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Daniel Johns: “I had anxiety about the future for so long, but realised I was scared of a place that may never exist”

There are no artistic limits for Daniel Johns – not anymore. He talks to NME about ‘FutureNever’, his new solo album and the “purest record” he’s ever made, his days in Silverchair and where he goes from here

Mallrat – ‘Butterfly Blue’ review: sublime pop portraits

Much of the Australian alt-pop artist’s debut screams potential hit – these compelling compositions are still perfect for bedrooms, but could captivate festival stages, too

Daine: future emo phenom fighting for her fiery artistic vision

Daine’s debut mixtape ‘Quantum Jumping’ is the work of a teenage underdog-turned-rockstar. The Filipino-Australian emo visionary talks to NME about vulnerability and anger

Jaguar Jonze: “Fear and I are redefining our relationship with each other”

After a whirlwind 2020, Brisbane’s Eastern-cowgirl rock star emerges stronger than ever as the ‘Antihero’ Australia needs

Ruel: “I was listening to a lot of sad music, thinking, ‘What am I even doing?’ I felt a bit useless”

Australia’s youngest global pop star leaps into adulthood with his bold new EP, ‘Bright Lights, Red Eyes’

Aphir stares down 2020’s fears on art-pop opus ‘Republic Of Paradise’

Producer and sound engineer Becki Whitton tells NME about her art pop alter ego and new solo album

Troye Sivan: “Ultimately my dream did come true, which is crazy”

After retreating from the glitzy Los Angeles pop star life, Troye Sivan returns home to Melbourne with the ‘In A Dream’ EP – his most profoundly generous, intimate work yet

Every Silverchair and Daniel Johns release ranked in order of greatness

From ‘Frogstomp’ to ‘Aerial Love’, 11 of the enigmatic frontman’s studio albums ranked and rated