Music Interviews

The steady rise of Manga Saint Hilare, grime’s most loyal servant

20 years in, the former Roll Deep member Manga Saint Hilare continues to push his beloved scene forward

Fozzy’s Chris Jericho: “The pageantry of rock ‘n’ roll is in wrestling and vice versa”

The wrestler turned frontman reflects on his love for British rock ahead and tells us what to expect from the 'Spotlight On The UK' tour

Declan McKenna on the journey to his joy-filled third album: “The whole process has been empowering”

The songwriter and multi-instrumentalist discuss his surprise ABBA cover and how a trip to the West Coast rekindled his love for making music

Jonny Owen, Vicky McClure and Jon McClure’s new Day Fever club event is “harking back to an older tradition”

Trio tell NME of how they’re helping struggling venues double their opening hours and how Spice Girls caught them out

Zara Larsson: “Pop girls are expected to constantly reinvent themselves”

The Swedish pop star reflects on her recent industry moves, her comfortability in the nude and the power of new album 'Venus'

Laura Jane Grace talks ‘Hole In My Head’ and the return of ‘Against Me!’

The punk rock pioneer talks to NME about what went into her new record, 10 years of ‘Transgender Dysphoria Blues’, getting back with Against Me! this year and advice for young trans musicians

Sailor Honeymoon: Korean punks playfully bucking convention and perfection

Whether in London, Seoul, or elsewhere, the trio hope to build a community around their music and the Korean independent music scene

Abby Sage invites you to the visual world of ‘The Rot’

In the build up to her debut album, the Toronto-raised songwriter and papier mâché artist has spent countless hours perfecting her craft

Independent venues thrive on youth and diversity: “We’re here to help people feel part of something bigger”

To celebrate Independent Venue Week 2024, operators of gig spaces from across the UK talk to NME about providing opportunities for women, marginalised groups and young people – and advice for getting into the industry

The Driver Era: “The goal this year is to release three albums”

The Driver Era discuss new concert film 'Live at The Greek', potential for three albums in 2024 and being part of Troye Sivan's viral moment.