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“Each car felt like a small venue”: how it feels to play a socially distanced drive-in gig

The Danish musician made headlines across the world when, last week, he played a coronavirus-proof show to 2000 people in 500 cars

The National’s Matt Berninger on 10 years of ‘High Violet’: “We wanted to reach everybody”

The band's fifth album catapulted them from indie darlings to festival headliners

NME Recommends: need for speed – the best albums under 30 minutes

NME writers on their favourite records that keep it short and sweet

Still Woozy: Marvin Gaye-sampling party-starting DIY bangers

The Bay Area solo musician’s strong online following has been further boosted by his Tame Impala lockdown cover

Streaming services have saved cinemas, but now they’re kicking them while they’re down

Theatres are right to boycott studios intent on wiping them off the map

Where to start with the late, great Tony Allen’s extraordinary discography

The legendary drummer has died at the age of 79. He leaves behind a rich and complex legacy

Mahalia talks surprise ‘Isolation Tapes’ EP release: “I don’t want to compromise on who I am”

The British R&B star was supposed to be playing Brixton Academy to bring in her 22nd birthday but this intimate release is a present for us all

Tony Allen, 1940 – 2020: Afrobeat pioneer whose skill and talent inspired the world to skip and swing

The hugely influential musician has died in Paris at the age of 79. RIP

From music streaming to TV shows, nostalgia’s on the rise – and where’s the harm in that?

Streaming golden oldies? Revisiting the arts 'n' crafts of childhood? You're not the only one

‘The Assistant’ is the first great #MeToo movie

This post-Weinstein drama is miles ahead of the competition
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