Rhys Buchanan

The Black Keys – ‘Dropout Boogie’ review: down-the-line rock destined for good times

The Ohio blues-rockers pack a familiar swagger on their 11th studio album

“It’s the ultimate battle of the bands!” – why Glastonbury’s Emerging Talent Competition is more vital than ever

Emily Eavis and this year's worthy finalists discuss the need initiatives like this, and how it can change careers

Blossoms – ‘Ribbon Around The Bomb’ review: Stockport heroes come of age

Album four sees the gang level up with some of their most candid songwriting to date

Kurt Vile – ‘(watch my moves)’ review: Philly hero keeps it weird on freewheeling ninth album

The great modern American songwriter exudes a wholesome, easy charm

Blossoms: “We don’t see a limit to what we can achieve”

New album ‘Ribbon Around The Bomb’ finds the lads more vulnerable and introspective than ever

Crawlers: Merseyside misfits making striking alt-rock with a powerful message

The Liverpool gang tell NME how fan power has them believing they “can achieve anything”

Sea Girls – ‘Homesick’ review: glossy indie with flashes of potential amid the forgettable

The London four-piece's second album shows glimpses of the band they can be

The Mysterines – ‘Reeling’ review: thrilling grunge-rock with supersized swagger

On their electrifying debut album, the Scousers make good on their promise of becoming the UK’s next rock heroes

Gang Of Youths – ‘Angel In Realtime.’ review: A towering account of love and loss

On their third album, the Sydney-formed band channel raw grief and frontman Dave Le’aupepe’s explorations of his Samoan heritage into soaring stadium rock
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