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Mark, My Words: no, Roger Daltrey, bands won’t be able to tour like “before the EU”

Everything’s so simple if you really sit down and don’t think about it. Case in point: the notoriously black-or-white, cut-and-dried issue of Brexit. “As...

Crows’ long-awaited debut album drags them out of the darkness

Crows might just be your favourite band’s favourite band. Over the last half-decade, the London punks have alternated between tearing apart the toilet circuit,...

Scott Walker: 1943-2019 – Avant-garde genius and a true enigma

As tragic or unfortunate as their stories may be, the lives and motivations of Kurt Cobain, Ian Curtis, Syd Barrett and their ilk have...

Tame Impala’s comeback single ‘Patience’ sees the Aussies back in the spotlight – this time, wearing disco jumpsuits

Safe to say that few people expected Kevin Parker to go full Barry White, but on ‘Patience’ – Tame Impala’s first track in four...

Tame Impala release ‘Patience’, their first song in four years

Tame Impala have returned with 'Patience', the first track from the  psych rockers in four years. The new offering was released late last night –...

The Week’s Winners And Losers: sex ‘n’ sandals, hip-hop cheese, A Tribe Called Quest and Cardi B

This is our fourth visit to The Week’s Winner And Losers, a shaded corner of the internet where we extend congratulations and – yes...

Steve Lamacq picks ten great-but-forgotten 1990s UK indie tracks – how many do you know?

Steve Lamacq wants to counter the prevailing narrative about ‘90s indie. “It wasn’t all about laddish terrace anthems and Blur versus Oasis,” explains the...

Watch our surreal conversation with Jenny Lewis: “I want Daffy Duck to be my Bez”

As slick and sultry as it is vivid and emotional, Jenny Lewis' new album 'On The Line' could well be the best work of her career....

A love letter to Slipknot’s Dicknose

Well, you wouldn’t want to be around when he blows his Dicknose, would you? Yes, this weekend brought the sad news that Dicknose –...

Ohtis: How ‘Curve Of Earth’, eight darkly beautiful country songs about heroin, took 15 years to make

At a recent gig at London’s intimate Lexington venue, Ohtis singer-songwriter Sam Swinson made a gag that misfired: “I said something like, ‘This goes...

RIP MySpace music – the success stories of music’s first social media site

Long before it became a cesspit of inspirational mum-memes, endless spicy takes and a photo album of salads you’ll never get the chance to...

What’s Your Band Called, Mate? Get to know Squid

Every week, we're going to be introducing you to a brand new artist we're going for mad for here at NME Towers via our...

Stormzy, The Cure and The Killers to headline Glastonbury 2019 as line-up is revealed

Stormzy, The Cure and The Killers have been announced as the headliners for Glastonbury 2019, heading up a huge line-up on Worthy Farm. The line-up...

Post Malone live in London: an escapist victory lap from Gen Z’s divisive rap icon

Before the first of his two back-to-back shows at London’s O2 Arena, Post Malone seemed to spend most of his day on Twitter, just...

Du Blonde – aka Beth Jeans Houghton – on her brilliant, rawly emotional new album

Despite still not being 30, it feels like Newcastle’s Beth Jeans Houghton – or Du Blonde as she prefers to be known these days...

“I came home” – Solange takes NME to the heart of Houston

Solange has an enviable gift for swearing. It’s partly her Texan drawl, suited so well to swears, those hard consonants a pleasing contrast to...

Radiohead’s ‘The Bends’: The story of an anti-capitalist, anti-cynicism classic

This article was originally published in 2015  Two decades on years on, ‘The Bends’ is remembered as Radiohead’s first great album: a nuanced, searing indictment of...

Radiohead’s ‘The Bends’: Ranking the songs on the classic album

By Thom Yorke’s reckoning, Britain in 1995 was a mess: culturally crippled and socially “fucked over by the Tories” (his words), it was an...

Thousands sign petition to erect Keith Flint statue in The Prodigy’s hometown

Thousands have signed a petition calling for a state of late Prodigy frontman Keith Flint to be erected in the Essex town of Braintree. Flint was...

‘Under The Silver Lake’ film review – ‘It Follows’ director aims for weirdness but delivers confusion

Having a big surprise cult smash hit can be a mixed blessing. Of course, it gives a director the opportunity to make more work,...
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