Music Interviews

Music Interviews

Killswitch Engage’s Jesse Leach: “This year I had my entire life turned on its head”

In this powerfully honest conversation, the metalcore frontman discusses his mental health struggles, moving to the countryside and recording with his one-time replacement Howard Jones

Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio and Fort Romeau on reinventing krautrock with new band CYM

The British-American duo reveal all about their eponymous debut EP and their plans to introduce a whole new generation to the joys of the motorik beat from their Los Angeles studio

Mac DeMarco: “I would love to make my own fucked up version of a Michael Bublé album”

This month Mac DeMarco is heading out on a UK and European tour to weird out some of his biggest audiences to date. NME caught up with him to talk coming of age, missing his mate Mac Miller, The Beatles, hating the internet, and why he’d quite like to go full Sinatra...

TLC’s ‘CrazySexyCool’ at 25: The inside story of the game-changing R&B classic

Atlanta trio TLC arrived on the scene in 1992, but it was 'CrazySexyCool', their game-changing second album, that cemented their legend, introducing the world to fly girl fashion and swinging brand of message-driven R&B, while doing things no other girl group had done before. T-Boz and Chilli talk to NME about the landmark album as it celebrates its 25th anniversary

Princess Nokia on her upcoming “curveball” of an album and her new outlook for 2020: “I’m not a garbage can, I’m not a place...

From the very start, Princess Nokia has refused to play by other people’s rules. Courted by hordes of labels and A&Rs at the beginning...

New York’s Habibi hypnotise on ‘Come My Habibi’ and give us the lowdown on their hot sauce-fuelled second album

Way back in 2014, Habibi (Arabic for “my love”) introduced themselves as one of New York’s most exciting bands. On their self-titled debut album,...

Easy Life – On the road with the carnage-creating Leicester gang: “It’s like we’re in Metallica!”

Here’s a list of things that go flying through the air at Easy Life gigs: flower crowns from fans, actual lemons (a reference to...

“We’re the most fucked-up band there is” — Meet Melbourne’s Tropical Fuck Storm

Tropical Fuck Storm have become one of Melbourne’s most subversive exports. Formed by Gareth 'Gaz' Liddiard and Fiona Kitschin while on a creative hiatus from...
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