Music Interviews

Chromeo’ talk new album ‘Adult Contemporary’: “It’s a meditation on modern, mature relationships”

As the duo share new single 'Personal Effects', Dave 1 talks to NME about returning to their funk roots, working with La Roux, indie sleaze and creating their "most honest record to date"

The National’s Matt Berninger: “It was sobering to realise how fragile I was”

The National's Matt Berninger speaks to NME about battling depression, working with Taylor Swift and their two new albums

Shed Seven share new single featuring Rowetta and talk guest-heavy album ‘A Matter Of Time’

See the video for 'In Ecstasy' as frontman Rick Witter speaks to NME about teaming up with Pete Doherty and Reverend And The Makers' Laura McClure, the departure of two band members and shaking off that '90s "nostalgia tag"

mimiirose on their new single album ‘Live’: “We are a group with absolutely no limit”

The rookie K-pop girl group speak to NME about their long hiatus, how Lee Hyori inspires them and more

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – Eurythmics’ Dave Stewart

Which Los Angeles indie band covered ‘Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)’ for their 2019-released ‘The Teal Album'? “That’s a leftfield question! There’s...

Code Orange on defying their critics: “This is a record heavy music needs”

The Pittsburgh band's new material is dividing the fans, but the Billy Corgan-starring record was engineered to take the band into bold new places

Indonesian band Ali make cinematic, cross-cultural funk: “What we’re doing is nothing new”

Ahead of festival dates at home and abroad, the trio talk making “groovy background music” with Middle Eastern influences and why they don’t mind the Khruangbin comparisons

Bombay Bicycle Club: “There’s no point trying to play it safe”

Preparing to release their self-produced sixth album ‘My Big Day’, the indie heroes discuss nostalgia, working with Damon Albarn and their triumphant return to Reading Festival 

Soundtrack Of My Life: Devendra Banhart

Venezuelan American singer-songwriter whose funeral song might be the best yet

Lol Tolhurst on his new book, ‘Goth’: “Bowie’s ‘Low’ was a template for Robert Smith and I”

The former drummer for The Cure tells us how the band were really a goth band all along, and how artists like David Bowie, Joy Division and Nine Inch Nails shaped the scene