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Mark, My Words: watch out shit bands, Artificial Intelligence is coming for your jobs

We all have something that wakes us screaming in the night. Perhaps you suffer from Brexit nightmares, you’ve heard the new Mumford & Sons...

Meet Peter Cat Recording Co., the New Delhi troupe who’ve written an unmissable big band banger

Peter Cat Recording Co. are five dudes from New Delhi who look like an indie band but, somehow, sound like Dean Martin. They are,...

The Top Five takeouts from the first episode of Jodie Whittaker’s ‘Doctor Who’

Unless you've been hiding on Gallifrey, it's been pretty much impossible to avoid the fact that Doctor Who returned last night. READ MORE: Lucky...

Rihanna’s new 2018 album – release date, title and everything we know so far

With Rihanna confirming that she was back in the studio earlier this year, rumour has it that a new Ri Ri album could drop...

Virtual reality gigs are coming – but do we want them?

Virtual Reality technology has taken some interesting leaps in music over the last three years. With the introduction of the Oculus Rift/Go, PSVR, the...

Twenty One Pilots’ fifth album ‘Trench’: official stream, tour dates, music videos and fan theories

'Trench', the long-awaited follow-up to Twenty One Pilots' fourth record 'Blurryface', is officially here - here's everything we know about the Columbus duo's new...

“This is a dancer who isn’t afraid of breaking social boundaries” – we asked a choreographer to analyse Theresa’s Maybot dance

It’s never a pleasant experience taking in the daily headlines at the moment, but the morning after Theresa May’s speech at the Conservative party...

Is Tupac alive? A comprehensive guide to the rumours and conspiracy theories

The did-he, didn't-he mystery that surrounds the death of Tupac Shakur is one of modern music's most enduring myths. Since vanishing from the public...

Here are the 10 best reactions to Theresa May dancing at the Tory conference

In August, NME asked the big question that we all needed answering - is Theresa May the world's worst dancer? The resounding answer was yes,...

Fans rejoice! ‘American Horror Story: Apocalypse’ Is Ryan Murphy’s own ‘Infinity War’

Linking all the seasons of American Horror Story is a repertory company of actors who portray different characters in each series, yet in its...

Pop is Not A Dirty Word: ‘A Star Is Born’ puts Gaga back on top – but why is pop music the film’s villain?

Whenever one of my favourite pop stars falls out of vogue, there's a voice in the back of my head that taunts me: "this...

Which musicians went to university in your city?

Prior to forming world-famous bands, even some of the best-known musicians around have tried their hand at sneaking shop tinnies into the student union....

NME’s best songs of 2018 (so far!)

Words: Dan Stubbs, Tom Smith, El Hunt, Jordan Bassett, Hannah Mylrea, Andrew Trendell Well, well, well. 2018's been a humdinger so far, hasn't it? In literally...

The anthropology of heavy metal – meet the academic challenging the metalhead stereotype with actual hard research

The stereotype of the metalhead is one as old as heavy music itself. Brutish, beer-guzzling, bearded and overwhelmingly male, metal fans are seen to...

Lady Gaga: her top 10 songs, ranked

With 2018 marking Lady Gaga’s tenth year in the business, it’s become impossible to deny her colossal presence. Hers is a catalogue that boasts multi-platinum...

Mark, My Words: let’s keep the term ‘supergroup’ for special occasions

Heroes: they can definitely be super. Flying about, melting shit with their brains, landing enigmatically, I'm having that. Markets, OK, if they sell everything,...

Petting zoos, abstinence and speed-friending: how university Freshers’ Weeks got woke

When you think of typical student pastimes, your thoughts may turn to sambuca shots, alcopops that look like window cleaner, bad dancing, worse hangovers...

Tash Sultana – the Australian newcomer who sold out O2 Academy Brixton THREE times

Tash Sultana is a big deal. Like, a really big deal. Just last weekend, the Australian multi-instrumentalist played three sold-out shows at London's Brixton...

‘SNL’ and the 13th Amendment – these celebrities think Kanye West has gone too far this time

Kanye West, as we all know by now, is absolutely no stranger to controversy. But 2018 has seen Ye – as he now wants to...

The biggest takeaways from Lil Wayne’s long-awaited ‘Tha Carter V’, from the Obama sample to XXXTentacion’s guest slot

It’s been a long eight year wait for ‘Tha Carter V’. Way back in 2012, Lil Wayne announced that his fifth 'Carter' record would...
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