Music Interviews

Music Interviews

Ice Cube: “You can change the law faster than you can change people’s hearts”

Two weeks before America erupted in protest over the murder of George Floyd, NME spoke to the man who taught the world to say “fuck the police”

No ugly duckling: Jack Colwell paints his own mythical, turbulent transformation on ‘Swandream’

The Sydney singer-composer tells us about his debut album, which is gorgeous and grotesque in turn

Melbourne indie artist Nat Vazer wants the hard questions and “absolute truth”

The singer-songwriter talks her debut album ‘Is This Offensive And Loud?’, the importance of representation and her journey to "live the most artful life I can"

Donny Benét: “I’m not interested in carbon-copy pastiches of ’80s music”

He’s a glistening, unabashedly romantic human disco ball. But there’s more to this cult Sydney artist than pink suits, pungent cologne and ’80s worship

BATTS shares lush cover of David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’

Tanya Batt tells NME about the ‘pay what you feel’ covers project she took on to earn income during the pandemic

Circa Waves on surprise new EP ‘Sadder Happier’: “I was quite pissed off when I wrote these songs”

Frontman Kieran Shuddall opens up about new music, celebrating success, inspiration, losing loved ones to COVID and life under lockdown.

Sparks tell us about working with Adam Driver and “coming from a different realm of pop”

Art-pop pioneer Russell Mael on Sparks' 24th album 'A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip' and dreams of collaborating with The Weeknd

The Teskey Brothers on post-isolation: “All tours after now are going to be different”

Guitarist Sam Teskey tells NME how it feels to release a live album in a time without live music

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