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Friends Like These: Rising rapper Che Lingo talks life and music with his label boss Idris Elba

Watch Hollywood legend and DJ Idris Elba go deep on music, life and karaoke with his new signee Che Lingo

Nova Twins: “Being black women doing punk music is political”

The punk duo talk to NME about racism in rock, and opening doors for others

Holly Humberstone: Heart-on-sleeve spectral synth-pop perfect for Lorde and Phoebe Bridgers fans

The Lincolnshire musician's songs are emotional, miraculous things that have won fans in Lewis Capaldi and Niall Horan

Watch The Mysterines’ Lia Metcalfe play ‘Still Call You Home’ and ‘Gasoline’ for NME Home Sessions

Stripped back versions of the Liverpudlian band's fearless rock smashers

The best debut albums (and EPs) of the year… so far!

Here's what 2020's brave new faces had to say for themselves

Pottery: Montreal misfits’ debut is a hedonistic reminder of life on the road

After touring with Parquet Courts and Viagra Boys, the Montreal band's debut album tells the story of unglamorous – and unintentionally hilarious – times on tour

Arlo Parks performs stripped-back ‘Black Dog’ in front of Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage

She joined the BBC on Worthy Farm for The Glastonbury Experience 2020

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

Each week we introduce you to a brand new artist we’re going mad for here at NME Towers via our ego-busting Q&A, What’s Your Band Called, Mate?

Deema – ‘Chew Your Food’ EP review: rising star of UK rap displays an appetite for success on debut EP

Versatile production and quick-witted narratives are the order of the day from the rapper who once rolled with Novelist and The Square collective