Sophie Williams

Friends Like These: Bugzy Malone and Dermot Kennedy

The Manchester rapper and the Irish singer/songwriter on their collaborative single 'Don't Cry', Bugzy's recovery following his near-fatal motorbike accident and the unlikely influence of Vincent van Gogh

Friends Like These: Zedd and Griff

“The reason I feel good about releasing ‘Inside Out’ is because it’s like therapy to me,” says superstar DJ and producer Zedd of his...

Bloxx – ‘Lie Out Loud’ review: hook-stuffed indie-pop for the virtual mosh-pit

The Uxbridge band come good on the promise, channelling big show experience into hook-stuffed indie-pop

Holly Humberstone – ‘Falling Asleep At The Wheel’ EP review: a perfect storm of hope, selfhood and pain

The staggering debut collection from the Grantham singer showcases staggering emotional clarity and gut-wrenching tales of pain and catharsis

Alfie Templeman – ‘Happiness In Liquid Form’ EP review: indie-pop’s boy wonder’s best release yet

An eclectic and poptastic EP that sees the 17-year-old Bedfordshire singer/songwriter sounding bigger, bolder and brighter

Beabadoobee’s ‘Care’: arena-baiting alt-rock stomper from Gen Z guitar hero

The first taste of Beabadoobee's debut album is here

Holly Humberstone: Heart-on-sleeve spectral synth-pop perfect for Lorde and Phoebe Bridgers fans

The Lincolnshire musician's songs are emotional, miraculous things that have won fans in Lewis Capaldi and Niall Horan

The weirdest and wildest moments in NME Awards history

From The Beatles last-ever UK show and Russell Brand starting a beef with Bob Geldof to an indie rock legend being sent to hospital – twice