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

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...

Allie X: The weird pop dynamo out to slay the industry dinosaurs

We speak to the alt-hero about her upcoming album and working with Troye Sivan

Sports Team want to make British guitar music tribal again

Meet the Cambridge band who are unapologetically carving a path towards big, big things. Next stop? Knebworth...

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

New York's Laundry Day talk remaking Drake's 'God's Plan' video, touring with Clairo and their fans, Tide Pods.

NME’s Girls To The Front: ARXX and Deep Tan bring bruising riffs and bewitching beats to The Shacklewell Arms

Another brilliant bill took over The Shacklewell Arms in London last night (Nov 27th) for Girls To The Front, with Brighton garage-rock duo ARXX...

mxmtoon: Hyper-relatable tunes from YouTube sensation turned pop star

“Thank you, New York!” calls mxmtoon from the stage of the Gramercy Theatre after finishing her final song. She throws up the devil horns...

Rina Sawayama: “We can’t just normalise using Japanese culture in the way that we’ve been doing”

The latest Dirty Hit signee rages against microaggresions on brilliant new single ‘STFU!’

Bones UK on their surprise Grammys nod: “Being a nominee is so fucking cool!”

Alongside the big names up for Best Rock Performance was a relatively unknown duo from Camden. We spoke to them about their shock nomination and how they're going to get "as drunk as possible" at the 2020 ceremony

Hannah Diamond: PC Music’s audio-visual artist who turned heartbreak into her long-awaited debut album

Where do you start when writing a pop song? Well, for Hannah Diamond’s ‘Invisible’, it began with 'Greensleeves': y’know, the 16th century folk song...