"Who's Drake? Lou, do you know who Drake is? I don't know who that is, but he's probably an idiot."
Welcome to Nocturnal Lands, where rain forces the DJ to close his set two hours early, kids attend with their parents, and you can't run 50 feet without coming across something that reminds you of Instagram.
On Tuesday, Swedish authorities raided and shut down the world's most notorious torrent site.
We got our writers to pick their bangers of the year.
"What's interesting is that the average purity of ecstasy tablets in the UK has gone up by five times in five years: an average of 20 mg in 2009 to 100 mg now."
Starting today we'll be releasing footage from each of the sets, beginning with Pussy Riot's cover of Le Tigre's "Deceptacon" and Jarvis Cocker's rousing rendition of "The Power of Love."
Slice through the crap: This truly is The Only Top 51 Albums Of The Year Countdown You'll Ever Need.
Do you like dance music but wish it were performed by glamorous robots in space-age catsuits?
The clip is being passed around the blogosphere as a humorous curiosity, but for lifelong ravers it's depressing and alarming.
Yesterday morning, Asian Man Records and Plea for Peace founder Mike Park unveiled his latest project: Punk Rock Weddings. But what the hell is a punk rock wedding? And where did this idea come from?
"Touring is the most boring time of my life. When we go away on tour, we just drive and wait and then play for 30 minutes and then we're done."
I spoke to Joe Ely, a friend of the late Rolling Stones horn player, about their time in West Texas's honky-tonks and their legendary escapades fueled by booze and little white pills.
We went to the Melbourne leg of the dance music festival to find people with the most clothes on.
After a year spent mostly out of the spotlight, the Atlanta-based producer is ready to release a mixtape called "Ransom."
In the artist-unfriendly streaming landscape—highlighted yet again when Taylor Swift pulled her catalog from Spotify—Bandcamp is entering the market with a new, artist-controlled model where the musicians, fans, and company might all win.
Cloakroom's new track taps into the sound of slowcore greats like Codeine and Low while simultaneously incorporating their own ambient Midwestern drawl. It's like if Steve Albini secretly moonlit as a corn farmer in Des Moines.
The bassist in Dutch symphonic metal band Delain managed seven songs after a bit of stagecraft went horribly wrong in England last month.
We asked the original Steve Aoki impersonator to review another lookalike's viral video from Stereosonic.
Year-end lists (even ours) suck—so our music site has decided to listen to what you have to say for a change. Welcome to the first annual Noisey Reader Poll.
"You are held up like kind of a piñata, but they forget that you are still there, so how much of a piñata can you be?"
Last night we celebrated our 20th anniversary party with everyone from Scarlett Johansson to Jarvis Cocker to Lil Wayne. Throughout the event, our friends and family tweeted their favorite moments of the night.
When singer Actually Huizenga sent us her latest music video, we knew it would include something weird, but nothing prepared us for this mix of aerobics, water, and mice.
When we saw a sign at a Nick Jonas concert advertising a Carter appearance at the Gramercy Theatre, we knew we had to send one of our favorite photographers to hang out with our boy AC backstage.
There is a worldwide community of people pretending to be the cake-throwing celebrity DJ. Some are better than others.