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Crows sign to IDLES frontman Joe Talbot’s label and share new single and debut album details

Crows have signed to Balley Records, the label run by IDLES frontman Joe Talbot, it has been announced. Read more: Crows interviewed - mad-eyed stares...

Polish trap is a thing and it’s worth your time

Poland is a country of contrasts. It’s a hybrid of post-Soviet melancholy and patriotic glory, a country that looks back on Catholic tradition whilst...

Never mind the Buckfast! Five great contemporary Glasgow punk bands

Words: Jamie Wilde Thought Dublin was the new home of punk? Well, you might have a point, but the Scots are fast catching up. Glasgow has...

Do you want to perform at Glastonbury 2019? Now’s your chance

Glastonbury Festival have just announced details of their 2019 Emerging Talent Competition. The competition offers unsigned artists from the UK and Ireland from any genre...

Stats make absurdist funk-pop perfect for fans of LCD Soundsystem and Talking Heads

Sometimes a song comes across the NME desks that unites the office like nothing else can. A couple years ago, it was the rush of...

Eurosonic 2019 review: a blitz of blind discovery (and a few familiar faces) at The Netherlands’ music industry meat market

Up 260 spiral steps, what feels like several thousand feet above Grote Markt, a band are playing a gig in a snowstorm. At the...

Charlotte Adigéry’s Soulwax-produced EP is a celebratory and thumping delight

There are many sides to Charlotte Adigéry. First, you’ve WWWater, her electro-punk alter-ego under which she released one of the most striking songs of...

The eight best acts to see at Eurosonic

Legend has it that if you were to say the names of all of the NME’s recent 100 new bands for 2019 list in...

Miss Grit’s ‘Talk Talk’ EP is a St. Vincent-inspired explosion of creativity

January can be a lonesome month. For all the #fitspo and self-improvement, there's also a far less palatable flip-side – the prospect of a...

The NME 100: Essential new artists for 2019

Here it is: the NME 100, our annual rundown of 100 brand new artists who'll dominate 2019. You’ll find the rappers ready to take...
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