How a cramped rock club with no backstage and no liquor license became the unlikely hub of the LA DIY scene.
Ice Cube responds to some of the YouTube comments left on NWA's "Straight Outta Compton" music video.
Recently, artists like Future and Father have glorified the prescription drug's use. We wanted to know how much Xanax it takes to overdose, and if Future's claim of doing "56 bars all in one month" is as dangerous as some have claimed.
Royal Headache rules, Hot Chip reminds us that British white dudes can't dance, and the new Mac Demarco mini-LP inspired a hallucinatory experience involving characters from The X-Files.
How Bang On! Lightning in a Bottle, and other Burning Man-affiliated festivals are leading a movement towards sustainability.
Organizers say they want to recreate the opening scene from Blade.
In the fifth episode of Hip-Hop in the Holy Land, host Mike Skinner spends the day with local celebrity Saz who is a rapper, actor and in his words, the first Palestinian / Arab / Middle Eastern sex symbol.
We accosted "DJ Cole Carter" after a screening of We Are Your Friends in NYC.
At 21 years old DonMonique is making waves as one of the only rising female rappers in the male-dominated Brooklyn rap scene. With her debut EP Thirst Trap, the young talent has brought a unique edge to the New York City borough's evolving sound.
Last month's Meek vs. Drake feud left a question mark hanging over the link between authorship and authenticity.
The singer, songwriter, and activist talks to host JD Samson about how she harnesses the internet to create a post-riot grrrl feminist community.
The US government told Simon Tam that the name of his band the Slants was too racist to trademark, but he thinks a bunch of white people shouldn't be the ones to decide that.
And founding member Marian Goodell suggests that Black Rock City might be moving to Utah very soon.
Meet the 'supa dupa fly' all girl Thai band equal parts My Bloody Valentine, Electrelane and Destiny's Child.
In Mexico's Ciudad Juarez, people risked their lives to go dancing at Hardpop as others around them were dying in cartel wars.
Broadly got noodles with the Canadian pop star to talk about her new album.
The Chicago-via-Huntsville rapper prides himself on his coded yet deliberate message. With his new project Wave[s], the 24-year-old makes a statement, whether he wants to or not.
"You can tell who actually watches the anime, and who just likes the aesthetics."
Amidst the intense heat and the ever-shifting political tides, Israel's second largest metropolis heaves with musical talent of all genres.
For the first time, Afropunk is charging admission. Does its continued expansion compromise its identity?
Ten years after Squid and the Whale, Dean and Britta return with the synth-y score for Mistress America.
They're calling themselves "the world's only Nedal band."
Robert Christgau—a man who Lou Reed once slandered on stage—joins Noisey to tell you if your music taste is worth anything.
Strikes, takedowns, and suspensions galore as DJs, producers, and media outlets around the world are feeling the heat.