Tom Connick

Wild Beasts frontman Hayden Thorpe goes solo: “it’s like playing chess against yourself…”

The spilt of Wild Beasts was a knock for fans. Held up as one of British indie’s most individualistic talents, the four boys from...

Happy 30th birthday Matty Healy – here’s every time you were a massive meme

Like few others around, Matty Healy is a bonafide icon. Whether it's the sold-out arenas around the world, the bevy of haircuts identifiable by...

Talk Show are bringing a dark new wave to London’s guitar scene

Sometimes your ‘big break’ can come from the most unexpected of places. Take Talk Show, the South London new wave punks, recently signed to...

PUP – ‘Morbid Stuff’ review

PUP have never been ones to shy away from the gloomier side of life – take their cheerily titled last album ‘The Dream Is...

Kanye West’s Coachella Sunday Service could be his moment of redemption

Treading the tightrope between preacher and performer, Kanye West’s gospel side is one of his strongest assets. Through the warped works of ‘The Life...

What’s Your Band Called, Mate? Get to know Orchards

Every week, we’re going to be introducing you to a brand new artist we’re going for mad for here at NME Towers via our...

Show Me The Body – ‘Dog Whistle’ review

‘Body War’, the debut album from New York then-newcomers Show Me The Body, was a wrenching, hulking mass of flesh, bone and blood. In...

The Matrix at 20: the enduring impact of the sci-fi sensation

Strange though it may seem now, there once was a time when The Matrix felt like a premonition. A heavy-handed allegory for the rise...

Crows’ long-awaited debut album drags them out of the darkness

Crows might just be your favourite band’s favourite band. Over the last half-decade, the London punks have alternated between tearing apart the toilet circuit,...

Sports Team showcase their chaotic and cheeky charm at riotous Electric Ballroom sell-out

“You’re so highbrow,” scoffs Sports Team frontman Alex Rice in the opening seconds of their sold-out Electric Ballroom show. It’s a fitting introduction to...
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