As a translator of one Nobel Prize contender and the former student of another, I'm not outraged. In fact, I think he's is the perfect choice.
Come one and all. Let us clear your mind and put a peace blanket over your hurt, broken ears.
As their surprise hit single "Soy Yo" threatens to cross over, the scions of electro cumbia break down their musical DNA.
Long before all your fave rappers, it was Bob who raised the bar on language.
Matt Sweeney sits down in Dahkla, Morrocco for some tea and some illumination.
Porter Robinson, Madeon, and Soulja Boy explain how one shockingly simple program gave 2010s hip-hop and EDM their respective sounds.
One of rock's longest running modern staples considers the future.
Meet the rapper behind the viral sensation "OOOUUU."
Robert Alexander talks us through what low frequency does to us physically and psychologically.
If Kreayshawn spiraled into obscurity in the early half of this decade, Natassia Gail Zolot has climbed out, with a jewelry business, motherhood, and a desire to own her future.
The Seattle-based songwriter wanted to be a pastor, but he now bears witness from the outside.
My schizophrenia is a minefield, but writing music transcends it.
At a festival dubbed "Oldchella," there was something life affirming in watching a band scoff at their expiration date.
After decades of silence, the hip-hop pioneer's alleged victims are stepping forward. Here are their stories.
It's our music issue.
Witness—and envy—the wild world of New York City in the late 1970s through the lens of Meryl Meisler's medium-format camera.
While much of Laura Jane Grace's memoir, TRANNY deals with the nuances of everyday life as a transgender person, this exclusive excerpt indulges in full-on sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll.
We asked some of our favorite musicians a few personal questions. Here's what they told us.
"One of my gifts as a critic is that I really like music, and I'm open and still excitable. I'm not a bored person, and I'm not tired of life."
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.
Kim Gordon sweats. Kim Gordon shits. Kim Gordon likes Rihanna's "Work."
We spoke with rising 24-year-old Bay Area rap star Kamaiyah about her ambition, her influences, and the inspiration behind her Rugrats tattoo.
When Cass McCombs gets personal, you know it's what he really feels.
Over breakfast burritors, we talked about nihilism, neoliberalism, and aiming for joy with How to Dress Well, a.k.a. Tom Krell.