Music Interviews

The Lathums: Wigan heroes on local pride, topping the charts and supporting Blossoms

Signing to Island Records, working with James Skelly and saving Wigan football club – here's how the local heroes did it

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – John Oates, Hall & Oates

John Oates takes on music's toughest quiz – on his own life!

mxmtoon: alt-pop star examines the light and dark of modern living on duelling EPs

The 20-year-old's double EP release showcases a songwriter blossoming into something special – and comes with added Carly Rae Jepsen

Fleet Foxes: “In this moment, pre-election, there can be some optimism in the air”

Robin Pecknold talks new album 'Shore', beating his demons and counting Post Malone as a fan

Thurston Moore on “killer” new music and the “high order nihilism” of Boris Johnson and Donald Trump

The Sonic Youth legend on his new solo album ‘By The Fire’ and forthcoming book ‘Sonic Life’

The Albion Rooms: Watch Carl Barat show us around The Libertines’ new hotel

Barat gives us the tour and tells us about keeping Arcadia alive, the new Libertines' album, and Pete being the Manuel to his Basil Fawlty

Working Men’s Club: the Yorkshire group representing a frustrated Northern youth

Inspired by bleak winters in Yorkshire, the band tear lumpy chunks out of the surrounding hills on their brilliant debut album

Pixies’ Joey Santiago on playing with Pearl Jam, new music and Ian Brown’s conspiracy theories

The guitarist talks to NME about hopes for Hyde Park, the impact of COVID, new album plans, and the Presidential race

Laura Jane Grace: “JK Rowling has no grounds to speak on the transgender experience because she knows nothing about it”

The Against Me! singer talks to NME about her surprise debut solo album 'Stay Alive', inspiration and separating art from the artist.

Aloe Blacc: “Donald Trump has no desire to help the most vulnerable among us”

"With no third term to lose, there's really no stopping an individual who has no compassion."