Music Interviews

The 1975, “Love Me” – NME Song Stories

Matty from The 1975 tells us about the lengthy process of writing 'Love Me'

Nathaniel Rateliff And The Night Sweats ‘SOB’ – NME Song Stories

Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats tell the song story of 'SOB'

Hinds, “Garden” – NME Song Stories

Hinds explain how the video for 'Garden' was inspired by Jean-Luc Godard's 1965 feature film 'Pierrot Le Fou'

Bill Bailey Soundtrack Of My Life

Bill Bailey Soundtrack Of My Life

Song Stories – Foals, ‘What Went Down’

Yannis from Foals explains how he channelled "the angry Pepparami guy in the adverts" on album opener 'What Went Down'

Bloc Party Return With New Line-Up But Old Wounds Are Still Raw – The Revelatory NME Cover Feature

Three years ago, Bloc Party looked dead and buried. Now they're back with a brand new line-up and a deeply personal fifth album – but...

Halsey: 2015’s Most Exciting New Pop Star On One Direction Fandom, Taylor Swift And Being ‘Kind Of An Asshole’

With her blue hair and songs about a dystopian society, ‘New Americana’ singer Halsey is a modern breed of pop star. Jordan Bassett meets 2015’s...

Sam Smith – Our Exclusive Cover Interview With The Man With The Golden Lungs

Sam Smith turned heartache into a goldmine with his lovelorn 2014 debut ‘In The Lonely Hour’. Now, with his Bond theme the first to...

Courtney Barnett On Jack White, Writing Her Next Album And Being A Slacker Icon

Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett is a slacker hero with a secret – she’s an overachiever. Kim Hillyard talks to her about recording with Jack...

Aphex Twin – Richard D James’ Famous Fans On His Demonic Genius

Thirteen years on from his last studio album proper, Richard D James finally released a new LP, 'Syro', last year. With the record...