Category: Music Interview

Budjerah on working with Ed Sheeran: “I was shocked to be picked by him – and that he said my name right!”

Budjerah on working with Ed Sheeran: “I was shocked to be picked by him – and that he said my name right!”

Budjerah is still in some sense of bewilderment. Days before his set at The Great Escape in Brighton, he revealed…

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Dora Jar: “The Billie Eilish shows were so big – but I could still feel the crowd’s energy”

Dora Jar: “The Billie Eilish shows were so big – but I could still feel the crowd’s energy”

Dora Jar’s music has always drilled down into connectivity. On 2021’s ‘Lagoon‘, she sings as a lonely mermaid waiting for…

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ASTRO talk pursuing a “relaxed, mature vibe” for ‘Candy Sugar Pop’, and their “meaningful” new solo songs

ASTRO talk pursuing a “relaxed, mature vibe” for ‘Candy Sugar Pop’, and their “meaningful” new solo songs

It is a vibrant spring afternoon in Seoul, and ASTRO are perched in a row of chairs at Fantagio Music,…

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Doechii: fearless, dexterous Tampa rapper that’s labelmates with SZA

Doechii: fearless, dexterous Tampa rapper that’s labelmates with SZA

Doechii is “meant to blow up like the white things and soda rockets”, to quote the dexterous wordplay at the…

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Cassyette: “Touring with Frank Carter was huge… it became a big learning curve”

Cassyette: “Touring with Frank Carter was huge… it became a big learning curve”

It never hurts to dive into the deep end once in a while. It’s a life lesson that Cassyette (born…

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Rachel Chinouriri: “It’s important to define who I am, as someone that is Black and involved in indie”

Rachel Chinouriri: “It’s important to define who I am, as someone that is Black and involved in indie”

In January, Rachel Chinouriri took to Instagram to discuss an issue that had plagued her career since she emerged as…

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Five things we learned from our In Conversation video chat with Flume

Five things we learned from our In Conversation video chat with Flume

Flume – aka DJ and producer Harley Streten – is buzzing when NME calls just weeks after he took Coachella…

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Abby Roberts: “People think they know the full picture of my life from a 15-second TikTok”

Abby Roberts: “People think they know the full picture of my life from a 15-second TikTok”

Seldom does a new artist come along these days whose story has not been impacted by TikTok; the social media…

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Finn Askew on playing his first-ever international gigs: “To be shown love in a country that is not mine is so beautiful”

Finn Askew on playing his first-ever international gigs: “To be shown love in a country that is not mine is so beautiful”

Last week, Finn Askew ticked off a major achievement that had long occupied a hallowed spot on his bucket list….

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