"I'm sick of being told to shut up and just talk about my own experience."
Over the course of her career, Spektor has become a master of shifting perspectives to tell the stories of others. On the release of her seventh album, we discuss acceptance and motherhood.
Tom Krell steps into the light with his fourth album, Care.
The founding member of iconic NYC hardcore act the Cro-Mags talks about his new memoir, hanging out with Joe Strummer as a teenager and why his band will probably never reunite.
A conversation with the Icelandic artist about moving on, both emotionally and technologically.
Matt Sweeney sits down with the guitarist (and childhood idol) at the legendary Electric Lady Studios.
Novelist and MIA discuss whether we even need a music industry any more. Plus, what's it like to date Sean Paul?
Enjoy a week's worth of exhaustive coverage featuring everything you need to know about wherever in the UK it is you've ended up.
"I realised while I was in university that I didn't really want to write about other people; I just wanted to write music."
At the Boom Festival, a biennial gathering held near the Spanish border last month, about 100 volunteers committed to round-the-clock care for people using drugs. I was one of them.
With the planet's gaze having moved on from the Olympics, Rio's neighborhood rap circles remain a vital venue for protesting police violence.
One of the final interviews with Motörhead's late, great Lemmy Kilmister. Legend.
DJ Jambo... your days are numbered.
Since 2014, hip-hop has essentially been banned in the Central Asian country. So what have rappers done to get their songs on the radio? Compare their president to a god!
Last summer Nick Cave's teenage son died. He poured his pain into song and then realized he'd be caught in a cycle of having to talk endlessly about the tragedy to the press. He made this film instead.
On the cusp of the Detroit rapper's 'Atrocity Exhibition,' the now 35-year-old is more comfortable than ever. This is his moment.
Fifteen years after the release of Richard Kelly's cult classic, we take a look at how it's musical backdrop became so culturally and emotionally significant.
When I left Harvard with a degree in experimental psychology eleven years ago, I had no plans to sacrifice my career, marriage, and sanity to the Eurovision Song Contest.
Atiha Sen Gupta's "Chasing Stars" lifts the lid on the reality of an exploitative practice most of us take for granted.
The early internet's favorite site owes its popularity to its original songs which burninated pop culture.
It's fine to complain about club closures online, but when was the last time you actually went out? If you want clubs to remain a fixture of city life, you need to start supporting them.
From Florence + the Machine to Beyonce debuting 'Lemonade' on HBO, the Creators Project explore the resurgence of filmic music videos.
No, you can't pay me in coke and yes, I'm technically working.
In the peak era of depressing statistics about UK nightlife, it can be easy to forget about the truly brilliant and unparalleled music scenes that are still thriving despite the odds.