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Billie Eilish’s new song ‘Therefore I Am’ is an existential banger (and might boast her best chorus yet)

Billie fuses critical philosophy with a swipe at the haters on her thrilling new single

Daði Freyr on Iceland Airwaves, Hot Chip’s influence and next year’s Eurovision song

The Icelandic electro-pop star might have missed out on Eurovision glory, but he tells NME he'll be back next year. First up though, is Live From Reykjavík online festival

Radar Roundup – November 6, 2020: The killer new music you need to hear this week

NME's Radar Roundup is your weekly reminder of the rule-breaking rising artists you can't afford to ignore right now

Radar Roundup – October 23, 2020: The killer new music you need to hear this week

NME's Radar Roundup is your weekly reminder of the rule-breaking rising artists you can't afford to ignore right now. Go on, get stuck in...

Gorillaz – ‘Song Machine: Season One – Strange Timez’ review: bingeable brilliance from the pop oddballs

The virtual band continue to eschew tradition and expectation with a guest-heavy alt. pop romp

Kevin Morby – ‘Sundowner’ review: intimate, lo-fi musings on love and isolation

Morby reflects on his Kansas City beginnings on his pensive sixth album

Radar Roundup – October 9, 2020: The killer new music you need to hear this week

NME's Radar Roundup is your weekly reminder of the rule-breaking rising artists you can't afford to ignore right now. Go on, get stuck in...

Kelly Lee Owens: “I genuinely feel magic around me at all times”

The Welsh producer’s second album ‘Inner Song’ is a meditative, powerful techno-pop triumph in the face of a crumbling world

Ruby Fields: strident garage-rock fuelled by self-improvement

The Aussie star's new song 'Pretty Grim' is a tale of betterment and improvement, all set to clattering guitars and sincere vocals

Beabadoobee – ‘Fake It Flowers’ review: the sound of a modern guitar great in bloom

The journey from bedroom-hero to bonafide rockstar is complete for the Londoner
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