Music Interviews

Dead Lambs And Dark Sounds – Read A Classic 1993 NME Interview With PJ Harvey On Her Family Farm

On the release of PJ Harvey’s second album ‘Rid Of Me’ in early 1993, Stuart Bailie travelled to PJ Harvey’s family home in Dorset...

How Public Enemy Became The Most Exciting Band On The Planet – A Classic NME Interview With Chuck D

In 1988, Public Enemy were the greatest rock'n'roll band in the world. Danny Kelly visited Def Jam HQ to hear Chuck D's plans for...

Morrissey Talks Sex, Stalkers And The Smiths In Classic NME Interview

Like any longterm love affair, the relationship between NME and Morrissey has suffered turbulent times. But following a triumphant solo show in Wolverhampton in...

Brothers In Arms – Relive The Time NME Went On The Road With Oasis In 1994

In 1994, in the midst of their fast and furious rise, Simon Williams joined a raucous Oasis on tour to stagger from hotel...

Albert Hammond Jr Interview: On ‘Momentary Masters’, Overcoming Addiction And The Strokes’ Future

In London’s Covent Garden, Strokes guitarist/keyboard player Albert Hammond Jr sighs and says: “It’s terrible. Half of you almost wishes the band was over,...

Slaves Interview: On Breaking The Top 10, Sleaford Mods And Shutting Down Glastonbury

It’s Saturday night at Glastonbury, which means the Shangri-La field is thronged with revellers looking to make the most of their last big night...

The Killers’ Ronnie Vannucci Jr Talks Kanye West, The Psychology Of Man And Big Talk’s New Album

“Get in here!” Ronnie Vannucci Jr is shouting through the blacked-out window of a Ford pick-up truck, the sort of vehicle reserved for serial...

Tame Impala Interview: Inside The Mind Of A Psych-Pop Shaman

This article was originally published in July 2015   “I think five years ago,” says Kevin Parker, the man who to all intents and purposes is...

Kendrick Lamar Interview: The Compton King On Riches, Responsibility And Immortality

With the amount of praise that’s come Kendrick Lamar’s way of late, you’d be forgiven for thinking the guy can actually fly. So when...

This Might Be The Most Explicit Interview A$AP Rocky Has Ever Given

The 1,000-square-foot Wedgewood Suite at London’s opulent Langham Hotel, all antique bookcases and porcelain horses, looks like the sort of place minor royalty would...
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