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The Kid LAROI – ‘F*CK LOVE’ review: Juice WRLD’s protégé is similarly adept at turning heartbreak into massive tunes

The 16-year-old shows off his extensive musicality and emotional depth on this promising debut mixtape

The Goa Express: Scorching garage-rock with psych undertones

Each week in First On, we introduce a shit-hot artist you'd have no doubt have seen opening the bill for your favourite bands

California pop hero ASHE on The Beach Boys’ influence: “Pet Sounds is my religion’

“If I had an altar to bow to, it would be ‘Pet Sounds’”, an inspired Ashe tells NME from the California home. Well, you...

Emma-Jean Thackray: Beat-laden jazz groovers to “move your body, mind and soul”

Thackray's new collection, ‘UM YANG 음 양’, brings together Taoist ideals with a genre-hopping fusion of jazz and electronic music

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

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

Radar Roundup – July 24, 2020: The killer new music you need to hear this week

NME's Radar Roundup is your weekly reminder of the rule-breaking rising artists you cannot afford to ignore right now. Get stuck in...

Jawny: Bright and wise-cracking bedroom pop

The Bay Area artist formerly known as Johnny Utah says he’s busier than ever, having signed to the major label earlier this year following the huge success of his single ‘Honeypie’ on TikTok

Illuminati Hotties – ‘Free I.H.: This is Not The One You’ve Been Waiting For’ review: red-hot sonic riposte to industry bullshit

After a messy legal battle, Illuminati Hotties new mixtape is a snarling, fantastic triumph