Rhys Buchanan

David Crosby – ‘For Free’ review: countercultural icon faces mortality with grace

The hugely influential artist continues his late creative surge

Wavves – ‘Hideaway’ review: San Diego garage-pop dons’ most original and varied work yet

This Dave Sitek-produced seventh album finds the band maturing but still raw

Sam Fender: “This album is probably the best thing I’ve done in my life”

The upcoming ‘Seventeen Going Under’ boasts rites-of-passage yarns and colossal tunes aplenty

The Lounge Society – ‘Silk For The Starving’ review: refreshingly rural take on politically-loaded post-punk

The Lounge Society are blazing their own path in a busy British guitar scene by looking closer to home – the results are as raucous as they are rewarding

The Black Keys – ‘Delta Kream’ review: blues rockers honour their heroes with a rugged homage

The duo delve deeper than ever before into the swampy roots of their genre's forefathers

Reading & Leeds boss: “I think the festival season really can happen”

Festival Republic boss Melvin Benn tells NME what last weekend's Liverpool COVID pilot gig could mean for a summer of live music

Blossoms have finished their “really special” new album

(It may or may not sound like "Paul Simon meets Showaddywaddy")

On the scene at the first big gig in the new world: Blossoms at Liverpool’s Sefton Park

The indie-poppers play to 5,000 bank holiday punters: no masks, maximum fun

Brooke Combe: Scottish social media covers star crafting her own soul-stirring hits

The Edinburgh multi-instrumentalist on how her deeply powerful covers paved the way for her attitude-packed debut single and her ambition to one day open for Arctic Monkeys

The Coral – ‘Coral Island’ review: a romantic and reflective seaside waltz

This bold and nostalgic double album from the legendary Merseyside indie experimentalists features their most adventurous writing so far