Music Interviews

Muse Interview: On Modern Warfare, The Conspiracies That Drive New Album ‘Drones’ And Matt Bellamy’s Night At The White House

Album seven finds Muse at their ridiculous best: highlighting the atrocities of modern warfare using grandiose, experimental space-rock. "It's back to basics by our...

Lana Del Rey Interview: Read Her First NME Cover Feature, From The Day ‘Blue Jeans’ Hit The Internet

Can't wait for the new Lana album? You and us both. To help ease the wait, here's a short saunter down memory lane: Del...

Manic Street Preachers Interview: Read A Classic NME Interview With The Band From May 1992 On The Empty Glamour Of LA

On 15th May 1991, Manic Street Preachers' Richey Edwards gave his most infamous NME interview, cutting '4 real' into his arm during a chat...

Catfish And The Bottlemen Interview: Van McCann On Oasis, Their “Miles Better” Next Album And Setting Off “A Little Bomb In The Music Industry”

Van McCann had one instruction for his booking agent regarding festival season: say yes to everything. Kevin EG Perry meets up with the man...

Azealia Banks Interview: “I Was Never Going To End Up A Broke Bitch”

Three long years after becoming an instant star with '212', Azealia Banks finally sacked off her label late last year to release her psychedelic...

Mark Ronson Interview: “I Wasn’t Thinking Of A Number One When I Wrote ‘Uptown Funk’, But I’ll Take It”

Even Mark Ronson admits that nobody was waiting for him to make a new record. But after reinventing his process with a little help...

The Wombats Interview: “Sometimes I Purposefully Fuck Myself Up To Get A Song Out Of It”

“I’ve waited four years for this!” yells the teenager barging through the bouncing O2 Academy Brixton throng to the opening synth twinkles of ‘Techno...

Catfish And The Bottlemen On How New York Helped Inspire ‘Cocoon’ – Song Story

Catfish and the Bottlemen's Van McCann tells NME how he wrote 'Cocoon', which he describes as "our Dakota" - a nod to the Stereophonics...

Ride Interview: Backstage With The Returning Shoegaze Pioneers At Their First Gig In 20 Years

It’s a glorious Easter Sunday in Oxford and the city is thronging with visitors admiring the historic dreaming spires, basking on college greens or...

Brandon Flowers Interview: On Stalking Morrissey, His New Solo Record And The Future Of The Killers

It's getting too dark to see on a spookily windy evening in Hollywood. Brandon Flowers' hotel key is somewhere in his bag. “Shine me...
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