Music Interviews

Claud: meet the first artist signed to Phoebe Bridgers’ new label

After co-writing session in LA left Claud feeling "burnt out", the 21-year-old found inspiration in heading home to Chicago for their upcoming debut album

Five things we learned from our In Conversation video chat with Waterparks

Awsten Knight discusses his band’s new concert film 'Fandom: Live In The UK' and their latest single ‘Lowkey As Hell’, as well as sharing his 'Dragons' Den' ideas

Perry Farrell: “I saw through the pandemic that the world really loves music”

The Jane's Addiction singer and solo star on his new boxset and his relationship with the rest of the band

Smoothboi Ezra: the Irish bedroom producer making ‘songs for horny teenagers in love’ 

Irish rising star Smoothboi Ezra talks small-town life, new single 'My Own Person' and the randy playlists their songs end up in

K-Trap: “People are finally starting to realise that I’m more than just drill”

By taking off his bally last year, the Londoner wanted to use his new platform to showcase an all-encompassing story of his life so far

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: “Donald Trump is holding half of the country hostage”

The frontman tells NME about his 'No Fun Mondays' covers album, new Green Day music and life in the US after Trump's defeat

Soundtrack Of My Life: Paloma Faith

Soul-loving cockney crooner, owes Etta James everything

Common on Joe Biden: “You have never heard any other president talking about systemic racism”

The Chicago rapper, actor and activist talks to NME about America’s future, uplifting the people and dropping the ball on a Stevie Wonder feature

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – Boy George

The Karma Chameleon faces music's toughest quiz – on his own life!