Music Features

Get lost, Joe Wicks – 2021 is all about Happy Mondays legend Bez’s fitness videos

The band's good time guy is launching a YouTube workout to lift the lockdown gloom

The story of SoundCloud rap in 15 seminal songs

The mid to late '10s represented an era of explosive creativity on the app

Why ‘Vaudeville Villain’, released as supervillain Viktor Vaughn, is MF DOOM’s undersung masterpiece

The 2003 record is often overshadowed by the late rapper's acclaimed 'Madvillainy’ and ‘MM..FOOD’

An oral history of David Bowie’s ‘Blackstar’ – five years on from his death

The genius's final collaborators look back on the making of his masterful last album

The NME 100 Showcase: Watch live performances from Bad Boy Chiller Crew, Holly Humberstone and more

We invited the top talent from this year's NME 100 list to our virtual showcase

It’s about time Nancy Sinatra got her due – she’s pop’s original rebel girl

A new compilation and a series of reissues will pay tribute to an artist who ripped up the rulebook and did things her own way

RIP, Children of Bodom’s Alexi Laiho: Finnish metalhead with a wicked sense of humour

The hugely talented singer steered the band through choppy waters to reign for 10 albums across almost three decades

MF DOOM, 1971 – 2020: world-building rap hero who styled himself as a supervillain

The iconoclastic music legend has died at the age of 49. RIP
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