Music Interviews

Music Interviews

Jean Dawson: Britpop-inspired creative maverick making sense of boundless inspiraton

Raised on the cultural border between Mexico and the US, his vibrant approach to music-making isn’t about bending genres for the heck of it - but it works

Sheryl Crow: “It’s shocking that after 231 years we’ve never had a woman President”

The singer/songwriter has released a new version of her track 'Woman In The White House' ahead of November's momentous election

NOFX’s Fat Mike: “Eagles told us our cover of their song was the worst they’d ever heard”

NOFX frontman Fat Mike takes on music's toughest quiz – one that's all about his own life!

Haiku Hands announce album with new song ‘Fashion Model Art’, a “match made in heaven” with Sofi Tukker

The dance pop trio tell NME about poking fun at the fashion and art worlds, finally releasing their debut album and more

Alex Kapranos shares new Clara Luciani duet ‘Summer Wine’ and tells us what’s next for Franz Ferdinand

Check out their cover of the Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood classic here, as Kapranos talks to us about inspiration and the magic of the late, great Philippe Zdar.

California pop hero ASHE on The Beach Boys’ influence: “Pet Sounds is my religion’

“If I had an altar to bow to, it would be ‘Pet Sounds’”, an inspired Ashe tells NME from the California home. Well, you...

Emma-Jean Thackray: Beat-laden jazz groovers to “move your body, mind and soul”

Thackray's new collection, ‘UM YANG 음 양’, brings together Taoist ideals with a genre-hopping fusion of jazz and electronic music

Courtney Marie Andrews: “Singing ‘9 To 5’ with Dolly Parton was a moment I’ll never forget”

The singer-songwriter on new album 'Old Flowers' and being a former member of Jimmy Eat World

“It’s bigger than anything else”: Mercury Prize nominees on why they’re gunning for glory

Georgia, Sports Team, Lanterns on the Lake and Porridge Radio tell NME why they're hoping to bag the biggest prize in British music.

Charlotte Lawrence shares new single ‘Slow Motion’ and teases “therapeutic” album

The singer-songwriter talks anxiety, working with Yungblud and life in lockdown
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