Music Interviews

Maxïmo Park’s Paul Smith: “It feels like nobody’s been held to account for the Grenfell Tower fire”

The frontman tells us about new album 'Nature Always Wins', fighting for justice, and his feelings on 'landfill indie'

Stevie Nicks: “In Fleetwood Mac, Christine McVie and I were a force of nature”

On the eve of her new concert film, the Fleetwood Mac singer talks new solo material, Trump's response to COVID-19 and the chances of a 'Rumours'-era reunion

Five things we learned from our ‘In Conversation’ video chat with RZA

We go deep with the Wu-Tang Clan rapper turned movie maestro

Ritt Momney: Salt Lake City’s lo-fi indie hero channels lockdown misery into spirited pop cover

The Utah indie project's cover of Corrine Bailey Rae’s ‘Put Your Records On’ was recorded to put a smile on Jack Rutter's face

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – Thurston Moore

The Sonic Youth legend takes on music's toughest quiz – on his own life!

The National’s Matt Berninger on going solo: “These songs are about the people that made me… me”

The introspective frontman on going solo, empathy, David Bowie, Donald Trump and Taylor Swift

CMAT: Dublin cowgirl turning shitposting into Americana bangers

Life lessons from Charli XCX, breakdowns in chicken shops and a Western-meets-Dublin barbecues music video, meet the Irish cowgirl who’s all about "bastardising" country music

“We wanted to make something different”: the impact of Linkin Park’s ‘Hybrid Theory’, 20 years on

The 2000 album exploded genre and stood apart from the macho nu-metal scene it was lumped in with

Slow Pulp: Chicago group’s stunning debut navigates trauma and haunted studios

Slow Pulp's debut album 'Moveys' is the sound of a band overcoming setbacks with a record of healing

Tiña’s Joshua Loftin on the importance of ‘Positive Mental Health Music’

"We don’t live in an accepting culture that has room for the slow, reflective moments of uncertainty and awkwardness"