Soojin – ‘AGASSY’ review: a captivating love letter to herself

After two years away from the spotlight, Soojin bares her soul on her debut solo mini-album

X Japan bassist Hiroshi “Heath” Morie has died, aged 55

He had reportedly been diagnosed with cancer earlier this year and died in late October

Towa Bird is writing a queer love story for the ages

The British-Filipino musician has already won fans in Olivia Rodrigo and Billie Eilish. Her upcoming debut album navigates her identity, new cities and a blooming romance

Ed Sheeran announces 2024 ‘+ – = ÷ x’ Asia tour

English singer-songwriter Calum Scott will join Sheeran on the tour

Tomorrow X Together: “Against all odds, you have to find your true identity”

As the K-pop boyband return with their third album, ‘The Name Chapter: FREEFALL’, they talk with NME about growing pains, camaraderie and the positive side of being in free fall

Subsonic Eye, Motifs and Nicholas Wong talk Baybeats in ‘A Cornerstone of Culture’, an NME x Baybeats documentary

The Singaporean artists talk about the impact and importance of Baybeats in this new documentary produced by NME in partnership with the alternative music festival

Listen to Indonesian indie band Grrrl Gang’s exclusive playlist to accompany The Cover

Ever been ‘Passed Out On The Kitchen Floor At 2am’? This playlist should resonate with you

Grrrl Gang are the Indonesian trio making irresistible indie pop

With their debut album ‘Spunky!’ – and a release by Kill Rock Stars, the home of riot grrrl – the trio set their sights on the world

Listen to YOASOBI’s playlist of J-pop recommendations to accompany The Cover

The Japanese duo have curated a playlist of J-pop tunes from past and present

YOASOBI: the “ultimate J-pop unit” faces the world

With record-breaking hits including ‘Idol’ and ‘Into The Night’, iconic anime theme songs and an immersive literary outlook, YOASOBI have rocketed to the forefront of Japanese music – and are more than ready to take on the world