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.
Here's what Public Access TV, Sunflower Bean, Fat Tony, and others had to say about the last time they lied, the most annoying things in the world, and the most common misconception about them.
"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.
Noisey's Kim Taylor Bennett recalls getting lost in the Vondelpark at 4 AM with Interpol's guitarist when she was a rookie reporter.
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.
Comedian Jon Glaser loves gear. He loves it so much that this fall he's launching a new comedy series on truTV—called, appropriately enough, Jon Glaser Loves Gear—that documents his obsession.
ICP, "unquestionably... The World's Most Hated Band," want you to know who the real clowns are.
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.
After years making music as part of collaborations, the Melbourne-born songwriter is making uniquely gloomy recordings under her own name.
Frontman Jon Simmons provides a track-by-track breakdown of the band's third record.
The drone icon and Earth guitarist opens up about the eldritch inspirations behind his otherworldly new solo record.
The pop-punk musical refuses to stay dead.
We spoke to Mat Whitecross about his new Oasis film Supersonic, which revives the true legacy of the band—radical hopefulness.