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Diamond Geezers

Diamond Geezers

Run The Jewels – aka El P and Killer Mike – are the wisecracking US hip hop duo who mix humour with hard-hitting politics. On the eve of Donald Trump’s inauguration, they tell me about their new album ‘RTJ3’, America’s future – and why they think we’re living in a parallel universe. (NME) Continue reading

Kills. Thrills. Spills.

Kills. Thrills. Spills.

When guitarist Jamie Hince’s hand started rotting from the inside out, it could have spelled the end for The Kills. Instead, it freed him and bandmate Alison Mosshart to reinvent their bluesy sound. (NME) Continue reading

The real face of UK migrants

The real face of UK migrants

The migrant crisis has dominated the news agenda for the past year, but rarely have the voices of refugees and migrants themselves been heard. Here, six people who arrived in Britain under difficult circumstances tell their stories. (NME) Continue reading

Lusts

Lusts

Rising Leicester siblings Lusts tell me about borrowing from ‘Mulholland Drive’, the advantages to being directionless – and falling asleep at David Bowie exhibitions. (NME) Continue reading

Rocky All Over The World

Rocky All Over The World

First he took Manhattan, now A$AP Rocky is taking over London – its music, its drugs and, yes, its women. Over a blunt at the Langham Hotel he tells me about the LSD orgies that inspired his potent new album. (NME) Continue reading

Thai For Heroes

Thai For Heroes

Miracles do happen. There will be a third Libertines album and its coming out later this year. I get the inside story of the Thailand sessions that have “pumped the lifeblood back into the band”, as Pete Doherty says. (NME) Continue reading

The Van who would be King

The Van who would be King

Catfish & The Bottlemen are one of Britain’s biggest new bands, and now they’re breaking America. But as frontman Van McCann tells me in Chicago, there’s no rest ’til Knebworth… (NME) Continue reading