Rhys Buchanan

Indie survivors Metronomy: “I like the idea that we stealthily succeeded in our own way”

Seventh album 'Small World' is a meditation on the band's strange voyage so far

Metronomy – ‘Small World’ review: the songwriting shines as brightly as ever

The band have stripped down the setup for their romance-packed seventh album

The Lazy Eyes: Aussie psych-rockers gunning to join scene’s greats

The Lazy Eyes discuss how their high school years and Aussie's thriving psych scene shaped their sound – and landed them a support slot with The Strokes

Beach House: “Nostalgia is dangerous. There was a lot about ‘00s indie that sucked”

The dream-pop duo have weathered fickle tastes and emerged with the innovative 'Once Twice Melody'

Yard Act: “Life is really fucking messy with no right answers”

Sorted for cheese and fizz! NME greets the four-piece in Paris, where we get the street beers in to talk compassion, post-punk and debut album ‘The Overload’

Neil Young & Crazy Horse – ‘Barn’ review: rugged and rural beauty, with a sense of hope

There’s a cracked and weary charm to the rock'n'roll veteran’s latest outing

Pip Blom – ‘Welcome Break’ review: a familiar follow-up full of spark

The Amsterdam four-piece build on the winning indie-pop foundations of their debut with an effort that fizzes with confidence and self-belief

Parcels – ‘Day/Night’ review: an ambitious and arresting step forward

The Berlin-via-Byron Bay disco gang take us on a cyclical voyage on their second outing

Nation Of Language – ‘A Way Forward’ review: a magical synth-pop exploration

The Brooklyn trio have built on their beautiful debut by drawing on the genre's early pioneers to make an instant synth-pop classic

Nation Of Language: Brooklyn’s synth-pop romantics realising their dreams

On the band's thrilling second record, Nation Of Language capture the essence of their synth-pop heroes