NME Festival blog: Circa Waves finish making ‘cinematic’ new album

Indie popsters say half their new album will ‘appal’ fans Circa Waves have finished making their third album, which the band have told NME will be their most varied and cinematic record. The band joked that the record is so varied that existing fans are likely to be “appalled” by half of its songs. Speaking […]

NME Festival blog: Here’s the tracklist for Nas’ new Kanye-produced album

The record is set to arrive on Friday (June 15) The tracklist for Nas‘ new Kanye West-produced album has been shared on West’s Twitter account. Nas’ record is the latest in a stream of releases from West’s GOOD Music stable. It follows Pusha T‘s ‘Daytona’, West’s own ‘Ye’, and West and Kid Cudi‘s collaboration ‘Kids […]

NME Festival blog: Spiritualized are back with first album in six years and new single ‘I’m Your Man’

Spiritualized have announced details of their first album in six years, ‘And Nothing Hurt’. Jason Pierce’s space-rock band last released a record in 2012 with ‘Sweet Heart Sweet Light‘. In a review, NME said: “This record is, as you’d expect, by turns breathtaking, entrancing, deafening and challenging, and Spiritualized are still the Vatican of artists. […]

NME Festival blog: Spoon on their hopes of making an ‘earthy, rock n’ roll’ new album for ‘dark times’

Spoon have discussed progress on their next album, revealing that it may take a more ‘earthy’ and ‘rock n’ roll’ direction than predecessor ‘Hot Thoughts‘. Watch our video interview with Britt Daniel and Alex Fischel from the band above. Speaking to the NME backstage after performing at the weekend’s All Points East festival with The National, […]

NME Festival blog: Jonathan Davis has given an update on Korn’s new album and it’s not the news fans want

Jonathan Davis has given an update on the new Korn album and fans are in for a wait. The band’s last record, ‘The Serenity Of Suffering‘, was released in 2016. It marked their 12th full-length studio release since forming in 1993. Speaking to WhatCulture, Davis said the group had begun working on the next album. […]

READING FESTIVAL NEWS: Interview: La Dispute talk ‘spiritual’ new album and flying beers

Latest update from Reading Festival “In my amazing memory of the moment, he caught the beer one-handed, chugged it, and threw the cup back, but memories are subjective…” 🍻👊 Interview: La Dispute talk ‘spiritual’ new album and flying beers La Dispute bring their poetic post-hardcore vibes to Reading Festival this summer. We sat down with […]

NME Festival blog: 10 Arctic Monkeys GIFs to express your feelings about the new album

Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino is almost here. Get these on yer Twitter. With only a few short days until ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’ is released, we’re reaching Defcon 1. It’s time to re-listen to the entire back catalogue and read the old interviews, as Monkeys mania is here, and it’s very real. With early reviews […]

NME Festival blog: Everything we know so far about Liam Gallagher’s upcoming new album

Our kid’s going back to the studio, and holy moly are we excited. He’s a Godlike Genius, after all. Here’s everything we know about the follow-up to this year’s much-loved solo debut ‘As You Were’. READ MORE: Liam Gallagher: The Godlike Genius on his triumphant year Has Liam Gallagher made his new solo album yet? […]

NME Festival blog: Kanye West teases Kid Cudi collaborative album with Japanese inspired art

Kanye West has revealed some hand-drawn visuals to tease his upcoming collaboration with Kid Cudi under the name ‘Kids See Ghosts’. West has recently become a prolific tweeter after many months of silence. As well as sharing plenty of life advice for creatives, he announced a handful of new projects including a “7 song” album […]

NME Festival blog: The Coral announce new album ‘Move Through The Dawn’ and share ‘Sweet Relief’ video

The Coral have announced details of their new album ‘Move Through The Dawn’, and shared the video for the first track to be taken from it. The Holylake band last released a record with 2016’s ‘Distance Inbetween‘. ‘Move Through The Dawn’ will be their ninth studio LP. The new album will be released on August […]