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Just in time for the weekend! It’s the weekly NME crossword

Here are the answers to last week’s crossword. ANSWERS ACROSS 1 Word Gets Around, 8 Ditto, 9 Sometimes, 11+19D I Can't Explain, 12 Easy Rider, 14...

Is signing to OVO the new Drake curse?

Canadian superstar Drake has raised some eyebrows over the past year, his association with various global sports teams and individuals having repeatedly appeared to...

This David Bowie deep cut is widely believed to be about Daniel Johnston

One of the first things you’ll be told when reading anything about Daniel Johnston, the prolific lo-fi musician who died yesterday (September 11) is...

“He was an outsider and I related to that”: Beabadoobee on how cult hero Daniel Johnston inspired a new generation of songwriters

Look at Beabadoobee’s catalogue, and you can see the influence of Daniel Johnston everywhere. From the intimate bedroom songwriting to the hand drawn artwork and slacker...

Arcade Fire’s ‘Funeral’ at 15: the album that killed indie rock as we knew it

Fittingly, it was a record called 'Funeral' that killed indie rock as we knew it. Fifteen years ago this week, on September 14 2004, it...

Daniel Johnston’s 13 best songs – wonderful tales of mortality, purity and… cartoon characters

Daniel Johnston was an ambitious songwriter and artist. When the filmmaker Jeff Feuerzeig began working with him for the famous 2005 documentary The Devil...

Rob Zombie on why he’s revisiting his Firefly Clan: “They’re vile people, but I want audiences to sympathise with them”

"I never had any intention of making a third movie, but I reached a point where I was interested in seeing how time had...

Video of the year? Kim Gordon’s witty ‘Air BnB’ takes aim at music video tropes in the Instagram age

What do you need to make a video that really stays with people in the Instagram age? Expensive lighting? A jaw-dropping location (perhaps a...

Green Day’s 2020 album ‘Father Of All…’ – tracklist, release date, artwork, and everything we know so far

We're not even at the end of summer yet but Californian punk heroes Green Day are already looking ahead to 2020. That's when they'll...

Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy simultaneously released new songs – but which is best?

Joint tours can be a tricky one. When Beyoncé and Jay Z took their On The Run tour around the world last summer, they...
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