Music Interviews

Music Interviews

“We stand for love and peace and brotherhood” – inside Coldplay’s spectacular sermon on the mount in Jordan

Coldplay's two-date 'World Tour' began in off-the-beaten-track Amman. The Prince of Jordan was there to catch them play their brilliant new album 'Everyday Life' and so was NME's Dan Stubbs

Rina Sawayama: “We can’t just normalise using Japanese culture in the way that we’ve been doing”

The latest Dirty Hit signee rages against microaggresions on brilliant new single ‘STFU!’

Bones UK on their surprise Grammys nod: “Being a nominee is so fucking cool!”

Alongside the big names up for Best Rock Performance was a relatively unknown duo from Camden. We spoke to them about their shock nomination and how they're going to get "as drunk as possible" at the 2020 ceremony

The Big Read – Beck: “Was the ’90s a golden time for rock music? It was more like tarnished brass”

Beck's new Pharrell-produced album 'Hyperspace' is a boundary-pushing, genre-bending epic – perhaps the best thing he's done for a decade

Canadian fun-punks PUP: “Every band has a responsibility to call out bad behaviour at shows”

Over the past decade the Canadian punks have been outspoken about creating a safe environment at their gigs

Anton Corbijn on his new Depeche Mode film: “They’re the biggest cult band in the world”

As Depeche Mode's new film 'Spirits In The Forest' hits cinemas for one night only, director and iconic rock photographer Anton Corbijn talks to NME about the deep connection between the band and their fans – and a lifetime of visualising music

Girl Ray talk pop reinvention and Calvin Harris inspired new album: “It’s a banger!”

The trio’s new album 'Girl' swaps indie lullabies for shiny, exquisitely put-together pop songs of love and lust

Meet Poundz, drill’s next superstar: “‘Opp Thot’ isn’t a one hit wonder”

Poundz' mind is set on global success and Glastonbury 2020

Circa Waves explain new single ‘Jacqueline’ and their two-sided new album for 2020, ‘Sad/Happy’

Frontman Kieran Shudall tells us everything about 'Sad/Happy' and why he's voting Labour in the General Election

“There were times when I didn’t want to be alive any more”: punk heroes Creeper on their turbulent year and “aggressive reinvention”

The Southampton band returned to action earlier this month exactly a year on from their dramatic 'disbanding'
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