Over breakfast burritors, we talked about nihilism, neoliberalism, and aiming for joy with How to Dress Well, a.k.a. Tom Krell.
Years after it birthed an internet sensation, the yearly march has become an important meeting ground for fringe groups in Germany—not to mention a hotbed of gabber and hardcore fanatics.
Fifty years after she discovered the Beatles at secret listening parties in Communist Hungary, I took my mum to her first music festival at Desert Trip.
The zine ran band interviews and features, demo and record reviews, and scene reports. It was heavily based on death metal, thrash/crossover and grindcore coming up in the late 80s.
We visited Paisley to spend 48 hours with the teenager whose freestyles are setting YouTube alight.
A look into the fractious, fractured, and frenetic history of dance music in Ghana.
The artist formally known as Sporty Spice shares her understanding of girl power then vs. now, and counts the ways in which the music industry has shifted throughout her career.
Embracing the good bits of a widely-dismissed music moment that gave us The Prodigy, The Chemical Brothers, and Fatboy Slim.
It's been four years since her last LP, but the Moscow-born, NYC-based singer's been anything but idle.
Long before all your fave rappers, it was Bob who raised the bar on language.
Carl Bean is a Los Angeles-based gospel singer, AIDS activist, and Archbishop of the Unity Fellowship Church who sang the powerful vocals on the 1977 Motown classic, 'I Was Born This Way'—one one of the first club hits of the gay liberation movement.
DJ S'cool teaches women to get booked, and get paid right.
The brain-battering music still has a firm fanbase in the Netherlands' provinces.
We speak to acclaimed music critic Simon Reynolds about tracing cultural legacy of glam —all the way from David Bowie to Lady Gaga.
After decades of silence, the hip-hop pioneer's alleged victims are stepping forward. Here are their stories.
Kim Gordon sweats. Kim Gordon shits. Kim Gordon likes Rihanna's "Work."
We asked some of the our favorite photographers to create shrines to their favorite musicians. From Madonna to Chumbawumba, Eurhythmics to Morrissey, these were the results.
Country rap, also known as hick-hop, has been dismissed as cultural appropriation and musical abomination. One group of rappers is trying to change that.
"In South Africa, rock music is massive, but limited to almost exclusively white communities. In Soweto, a microscopic punk and metal scene is emerging, demolishing some long-held cultural stereotypes. This is the new wave of South African rock music."
From disco parties in the 70s to Daft Punk's carnival-of-lights show at Coachella 2006, here's how lasers became a big part of what defines a rave.
The iconic 1986 album is all killer, no filler, and unquestionably remains one of heavy metal's greatest triumphs.
The drone icon and Earth guitarist opens up about the eldritch inspirations behind his otherworldly new solo record.
We spoke to Mat Whitecross about his new Oasis film 'Supersonic', which revives the true legacy of the band – radical hopefulness in the bleak years of post-Thatcherism.
Genesis P-Orridge and fellow wreckers of civilisation will tell their stories in 'A Message from the Temple,' a new documentary from filmmaker Jacqueline Castel.