Ben Jolley

SG Lewis – ‘AudioLust & HigherLove’ review: a stadium-sized dance party

A turbo-charged second album is more ambitious than anything the producer and songwriter has made before

Låpsley – ‘Cautionary Tales of Youth’ review: multi-layered pop storytelling

“I’m in the riptide, swimming against my own life/in the nighttime I’m fighting for the daylight,” sings Låpsley on the elegant yet searingly honest...

Fred again..: the producer’s meteoric rise in 10 banging tracks

As he releases the third part of his 'Actual Life' album series, we track the super-producer's rise through the ranks

Khruangbin and Vieux Farka Touré: “There’s wisdom in honouring your ancestors”

The Texan trio have teamed up with Malian singer and guitarist Vieux Farka Touré for 'Ali', a semi-improvised tribute to his father Ali Farka Touré

Five things we learned from our In Conversation video chat with Flume

Flume – aka DJ and producer Harley Streten – is buzzing when NME calls just weeks after he took Coachella Festival by storm. “We...

Kelly Lee Owens – ‘LP. 8’ review: techno don conveys a powerful, urgent message

The Welsh artist builds layers of ambient sound to craft a record that makes a lot of noise

Five things we learned from our In Conversation video chat with ericdoa

ericdoa on his new single ‘lifeline’, being inspired by video games & soundtracking Euphoria

Nia Archives – ‘Forbidden Feelingz’ EP: jungle anthems certify producer’s rapid rise

A week on from picking up Best Producer at the BandLab NME Awards 2022, the producer and DJ takes control of their destiny

John Newman talks mental health and his dance rebirth on ‘Waiting For A Lifetime’

"When the opportunity to run and hide was taken away, I realised I was actually miserable"
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