Music Features

MILLI: “I’m not here to represent conventional ‘Thainess’. I’m here to represent who I am as a Thai person”

By tearing down Thai stereotypes and eating mango sticky rice onstage at Coachella, MILLI became a viral sensation. The 19-year-old rapper opens up to NME about her breakout moment, her ambivalence towards the label “soft power”, and the progress of her debut album

Lil Keed: the Atlanta rapper with a hustler mentality who leaves a legacy of inspiration

Young Thug's protégé and member of the fellow Atlantan's Young Stoner Life Records has tragically died at the age of 24. RIP

KPOP.FLEX Frankfurt 2022 recap: (G)I-DLE cover Justin Bieber, Kai captives and more

IVE and ENHYPEN perform overseas for the first time, MAMAMOO reunite, NCT Dream knock it out of the park, and more from the K-pop festival’s first day

Elephant Gym expand their universe

On third album ‘Dreams’, the Taiwanese band range far beyond math rock, collecting new sounds, styles and collaborators. The trio tell NME how they “stay flexible”

Warpaint on their healing new album: “We’re a family – I feel like these are my sisters”

How the dreamy 'Radiate Like This' brought the band back together

Live music is back in Singapore. Now what? Artists have their say

Hear from Singaporean musicians, DJs and organisers as they reflect on the devastating impact of the pandemic on the country’s music scene – and share their hopes for what lies ahead

The Peachskins: the Malaysian indie band that roped Najib Razak into promoting their music

Their cheeky guerilla marketing might turn heads – but The Peachskins are genuinely hoping to ask listeners the question posed by their new EP: ‘Are You Okay?’

Five things we learnt from our In Conversation video chat with Ella Mai

Pulling back the curtain and giving listeners a peek into the depths of her soul, on her second album Ella Mai is turning inward....