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Florence + The Machine Interview: Read Her 2011 NME Cover Feature, On ‘Ceremonials’, Seances And Defying Expectation

The countdown begins here. It's now exactly two months till Florence + the Machine's long-awaited new album is finally released. Just how 'How Big,...

The Charlatans Interview: On Death, Drugs And New Album ‘Modern Nature’

Inspired by the passing of their much-loved drummer and rejuvenated after swapping drugs for meditation, The Charlatans have delivered a new album that's up...

New Blur Album ‘The Magic Whip’: Graham Coxon’s Track-By-Track Guide

Blur’s new studio album was a happy accident: one that rejuvenated the band and the relationship between Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon. In this...

Young Fathers Interview: The Mercury Prize Winners On Islamophobia, Pushing Perceptions And Their Incendiary New Album

When they won the 2014 Mercury Prize, Young Fathers were pigeonholed as a publicity-shy Scottish hip-hop group. Now ready to unleash a genre-bending follow-up...

Queens Of The Stone Age: As Josh Homme’s Band Announce Plans To ‘Take A Break’, Read A Classic NME Cover Feature Interview

Last week, Queens Of The Stone Age announced plans to go on hiatus. "There will be future stuff with Queens, we're just taking a...

Courtney Barnett Interview: On Her Debut Album, Sincerity And Overcoming Indecision

Melbourne's Courtney Barnett is being lined up as the face of millennial slackerdom, but there's more to this complicated character than ennui and a...

Happy Birthday, Damon Albarn! Read His April 2014 NME Cover Feature Discussing ‘Everyday Robots’, Middle Age and Mortality

Damon Albarn turns 47 today (March 23). To celebrate, here's the Blur man's last NME cover - a discussion with NME editor Mike Williams...

Sleater-Kinney Interviewed: On Reuniting, Empowerment and Staying Hungry

After almost nine years away, Sleater-Kinney have returned. And with their new, eighth album – the knockout ‘No Cities To Love’ – they sound...

Catfish And The Bottlemen On Storming America, Fighting Burn-Out And Following Up ‘The Balcony’ – Interview

Catfish & The Bottlemen have become one of Britain’s biggest new bands thanks to six years of good old-fashioned hard touring. Now they’re breaking...

MIA Interviewed: “If Drake Started At The Bottom, I Started In The Abyss” (NME November 2013 Cover Feature)

This week marks 10 years since pop provocateur MIA burst on the scene with 'Arular' - her brilliant, beguiling debut album. With rumours of...
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