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Heard ‘Exits’? Watch Foals give us the lowdown about their two new albums in this exclusive comeback interview

Foals have announced UK tour dates as well as returning with new single 'Exits' – the first taster from their upcoming two albums 'Everything Not...

Stats make absurdist funk-pop perfect for fans of LCD Soundsystem and Talking Heads

Sometimes a song comes across the NME desks that unites the office like nothing else can. A couple years ago, it was the rush of...

‘You’ showrunner Sera Gamble on how ‘deeply, deeply problematic’ lead Joe Goldberg exposes and subverts rom-com misogyny

Despite being far from festive fun, Netflix’s You was on everyone's lips over Christmas 2018. The twisted tale of book-lovin' bad man, Joe Goldberg, proved...

The 10 most WTF moments from Netflix’s jaw-dropping Fyre Festival documentary

The 2017 Fyre Festival was one of the biggest music stories of this decade. Because it was an absolute disaster. Advertised as the most...

James Blake – ‘Assume Form’ review

James Blake has always been far more than the ‘sad boy’ he’s so often pinned as. Whether it’s cracking jokes on stage, inviting Stephen...

Netflix’s Sex Education: Asa Butterfield and Gillian Anderson on parenting, awkward conversations and on-camera wanking

Warm, funny and at times horribly relatable – especially in its depiction of adolescent awkwardness – Sex Education is the first big Netflix hit of...

‘Sex Education’ Netflix review: a teen show that’s surprisingly mature about sex

It’s fitting that a show all about scaling the greasy slopes of teenage sexuality should start off a bit awkward and over-keen, then get...

“We’re being recognised in a vapid chamber” – IDLES tell us about their BRITs nomination and their next album

IDLES frontman Joe Talbot has spoken of the "magical" and "fucking stunning" surprise of being nominated for a BRIT Award, as well as progress on...

Mark, My Words: the real reason I hate the cassette revival

It starts as a dull heat in the back of my brain, usually triggered subconsciously by a plosive ‘B’, as in the phrases ‘the...

Watch The Killers return with huge anti-Trump anthem ‘Land Of The Free’ in Spike Lee directed video

The Killers have returned with a stand alone anti-Trump anthem 'Land Of The Free' and new a video directed by Spike Lee.  The Las Vegas band...
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