Rhys Buchanan

The Black Keys – ‘Delta Kream’ review: blues rockers honour their heroes with a rugged homage

The duo delve deeper than ever before into the swampy roots of their genre's forefathers

Blossoms have finished their “really special” new album

(It may or may not sound like "Paul Simon meets Showaddywaddy")

The Coral – ‘Coral Island’ review: a romantic and reflective seaside waltz

This bold and nostalgic double album from the legendary Merseyside indie experimentalists features their most adventurous writing so far

Pixey – ‘Free To Live In Colour’ EP review: cosmic pop masterclass with a Scouse soul

The Merseyside multi-instrumentalist's second EP revels in spritely indie-pop

Do Nothing – ‘Glueland’ EP review: a measured, expansive second outing

The Nottingham band have used the last year to expand on their danceable post-punk with this reclined and intriguing EP

Cloud Nothings – ‘The Shadow I Remember’ review: spit-and-sawdust indie-punk

The Ohio quartet's eighth album speaks to their 10 years in the game, a lack of inventiveness offset by their relentless drive

Kynsy – ‘Things That Don’t Exist’ EP review: genre-hopping anthems that flaunt grit and glamour

The Dublin-based musician makes a flashy arrival with her gripping debut EP

The NME 100: What happened to the rising stars next?

Billie Eilish, Arlo Parks, Dua Lipa and more all featured

Boy Pablo – ‘Wachito Rico’ review: viral indie-pop star makes hay while the sun shines

Nicolas Muñoz's debut album proves he deserves all the praise he gets