Brix Smith on going solo and watching Gary Lineker soil himself: “I’m bomb-proof now”

The Fall icon talks to NME about her new album 'Valley Of The Dolls', the dark side of Manchester and California, and overcoming hard times

The Raincoats’ Gina Birch: “Sometimes you’ve got to jump off the cliff and see what happens”

The punk pioneer, who inspired Kurt Cobain and the riot grrrl movement, tells NME how her first solo album 'I Play My Bass Loud' embraces feminist politics, musical variety and a crucial sense of humour

‘Bose x NME C23’: track-by-track guide to the huge new mixtape

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Yusuf/Cat Stevens on his new album, dreams of a Green Day collab, and the Glasto legend’s slot

The singer-songwriter icon reveals 'Take The World Apart' from ‘King Of A Land’, and shares his thoughts on Greta Thunberg and his beef with Rishi Sunak's government

Depeche Mode: every single album ranked and rated

Ahead of the arrival of 'Memento Mori', the band's first new album since the passing of Andy Fletcher, we take a look back at DM's journey so far

A damn good time: pH-1 kicks off Asia tour in Singapore

Relive the start of the Korean-American rapper’s ‘About Damn Time’ Asia tour with NME

100 gecs: the hyperpop duo’s story in 10 tracks

Charting the key moments in the Missouri band's musical journey so far, from their innovative self-titled debut EP to their hotly anticipated new album '10,000 gecs'

SXSW 2023: 10 unmissable acts to catch at this year’s festival

As SXSW kicks off in Austin, Texas, here's who NME are looking forward to seeing at this year's festival