Jordan Bassett

IDLES – ‘Ultra Mono’ review: a blistering attempt to calcify the faithful

The Bristol punks’ third album is a juggernaut that roars through sarcasm, defiance, compassion and controversy

Sneaks – ‘Happy Birthday’ review: an experiment in sound that fits and starts (but never gets boring)

Eva Moolchan's fourth album sees her odyssey the journey into avant-garde pop

10 songs that just aren’t OK any more

These lyrics sure wouldn't fly these days, that's for sure

Why Arcade Fire’s ‘The Suburbs’, at 10 years old, is the perfect album for now

Like Taylor Swift's 'Folklore', the record offers much-needed comfort and nostalgia in confusing times

Liam Gallagher – ‘MTV Unplugged’ review: live record offers warmth, hope and a sense of unity

The frontman takes to Hull for intimate acoustic renditions of Oasis classics and new favourites

Sleaford Mods: “I apologise for making fun of NME in our song”

The duo's Jason Williamson on their new compilation album and being nominated for Worst Band at the NME Awards

Amyl and the Sniffers’ ferocious Glastonbury set showed off their eclectic, surprising influences

“It’s rough, raw and anything can happen.” So Amyl and the Sniffers frontwoman Amy Taylor told NME during the Aussie punk band’s NME Big...