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Easy Life – On the road with the carnage-creating Leicester gang: “It’s like we’re in Metallica!”

Here’s a list of things that go flying through the air at Easy Life gigs: flower crowns from fans, actual lemons (a reference to...

“We’re the most fucked-up band there is” — Meet Melbourne’s Tropical Fuck Storm

Tropical Fuck Storm have become one of Melbourne’s most subversive exports. Formed by Gareth 'Gaz' Liddiard and Fiona Kitschin while on a creative hiatus from...

Cartel Madras are creating “Goonda Rap”, their very own rap genre

Eboshi and Contra, a pair of sisters who make up Calgary rap group Cartel Madras, emigrated to Canada in 1999. 20 years later, the...

“It started as a dumb idea I had at a bar” – here’s Drunk Dial, the label that insists artists record when trollied

The sleeve notes on a Drunk Dial release are pretty different from your usual credits: "These songs were recorded drunk on small-batch mezcal, a case of...

Iceland Airwaves 2019: Joe and Shitboys are the fearless, funny punks from the Faroe Islands

Joe and The Shitboys are a band of “bisexual vegans” from the Faroe Islands. How do we know that? Because it’s the very first...

Listen to Omar Apollo and Dominic Fike’s collaborative new single, ‘Hit Me Up’

Dominic Fike and Omar Apollo have released a new collaborative track called 'Hit Me Up' – listen below. Read More: Omar Apollo is the funked-up icon perfect...

Mallrat’s country-flecked ‘Driving Music’ EP makes the everyday moments magical

A list of things that Mallrat – aka Aussie singer and producer Grace Shaw – has done in 2019: in February, she did swapped Australia...

Inhaler are the Dubliners who want rock to rage again – and shake off those U2 comparisons

Inhaler are feeling a little worse for wear, though they make very valiant efforts to hide it. Last night, the band played a particularly...

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

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

Victoria Monét interview – how ‘Ass Like That’ is finally putting the ‘Thank U, Next’ co-writer in the spotlight

The title of Victoria Monét’s latest single might strike fear into the hearts of thin-skinned radio producers and TV censors, but ‘Ass Like That’...
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