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Charlotte Gunn

Charlotte Gunn
Founder and Editorial Director of The Forty-Five. Former NME Editor and journalist for the likes of The Face, Red and Marie Claire.
Dream Wife

Dream Wife’s Rakel Mjöll: “I hope people appreciate a gig more after this”

It's been two years since Dream Wife released their rowdy, self-titled debut album. The trio, who formed at art college in Brighton,...
Jehnny Beth

Jehnny Beth | Renaissance Woman

As she releases her first "personal" record, Jehnny Beth talks to Charlie Gunn from isolation in Paris about how sometimes fear and loathing make the best foundation for art.
Orlando Weeks

Orlando Weeks: “I thought for a while I’d get really into British birds of...

It's been three years since indie darlings, The Maccabees played their farewell shows. In that time, Orlando Weeks, the band's somewhat...
Alfie Templeman

Alfie Templeman: “Everyone’s invited to the barbecue. My songs are on the grill”

As he releases his 'Happiness in Liquid Form' EP, we talk to Alfie Templeman during lockdown about drums, Brad Pitt and why you mustn't call him bedroom pop
Izzy Bee Phillips, Black Honey

Black Honey: “It’s Nancy Sinatra vs Nirvana and it always has been”

In our new episode of Trash In The Attic, the podcast where musicians go rummaging through the loft to find some hidden...
Haim Women In Music Part Two

Haim are the best they’ve ever been

Haim’s story is a familiar one. Band burst on to scene. Everyone loves band. Debut album is a mega hit! Band...
Baxter Dury

Baxter Dury: “I’m lying in my hammock, listening to Bach like an absolute twatcock”

It's week six of lockdown and we find Baxter in an hilariously loquacious mood. "I've gone through about five different stages...
James Acaster Perfect Sound

James Acaster is right, 2016 was a stellar year for music

In late 2015, I started working at NME. Aside from a few album reviews and the odd pop-star interview, this was...
Music Podcasts

The best music podcasts around right now

All around the world, COVID-19 has played havoc with people's sleep patterns. But do you know what's good for soothing you...
Fiona Apple Fetch The Bolt Cutters

Fiona Apple’s hidden message on ‘Fetch The Bolt Cutters’ teaches us it’s never too...

"Fetch the bolt cutters/I've been in here too long" is a lyric that will undoubtedly define the Corona era. When Fiona...