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Liss: “This story we’ve had together had a tragic ending… but it’s still our story”

After the passing of singer Søren Holm last year, the Danish band celebrate and honour his legacy on their gorgeous and poignant debut album

Phoebe Green: witty, intensely introspective pop diving deep into heartbreak

A tumultuous couple of years are gracefully worked out on the Manchester singer-songwriter's long-awaited debut album

Horsegirl: Chicago gang making boldly idiosyncratic noise-rock

After sparking a label bidding war during lockdown, the trio's thrilling debut album shows a band ready to come good on all the potential

Just Mustard: menacing, combustible noise rock that embraces the darkness

Fresh from touring the world with Fontaines D.C., the Irish five-piece move beyond their shoegaze roots on their second album and reap the rewards

HAAi: the creator of a high-flying, vibrant electronic wonderland

Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor and Jon Hopkins are among the touchstones for this Australian artist's free-ranging and adventurous debut

Sad Night Dynamite: freaky alt-pop beats to dominate festival season

The Glastonbury duo hit up arenas with Glass Animals earlier this year, and now they look set to become festival season's breakout live prospects

Belako: Basque Country guitar gang with globe-conquering appeal

The quartet – who have supported Liam Gallagher – outline their mission to shake up the Spanish rock scene, starting with their new remix album

SCALPING: rave-ready bangers from Bristol techno-metal heavyweights

The innovative four-piece tell NME about the long and winding road to making their expansive debut album

Romero: Melbourne rockers ready to ‘Turn It On!’ with their ebullient debut

NME 100 alumni Romero are the Melbourne five-piece making peppy yet personal power-pop

Crawlers: Merseyside misfits making striking alt-rock with a powerful message

The Liverpool gang tell NME how fan power has them believing they “can achieve anything”