"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.
This dreamy tune encourages you to close your eyes, suspend your undying love for black metal or horrorcore, and ride the magic carpet groove train all the way back to the station, man.
This week a Staten Island grand jury declined to indict the cop who killed Eric Garner with an illegal chokehold. With Ghostface Killah hailing from the streets of Shaolin, I thought I'd call him up to get his opinion on what's been going on.
After Lady Gaga revealed that a producer raped her when she was 19, Kesha's attorney alleged on Twitter that Dr. Luke was the rapist in question.
Eli is a teen from New Jersey who emailed Noisey asking if he could write for them. They said yes, and even gave him his own column!
Hasidic reggae artist and rapper Matisyahu known for 2006's "King Without a Crown" is back—but he looks a little different these days.
"We're just sitting in the middle of space—the middle of the universe. Really, we're all extraterrestrials."
If you don't like good old-fashioned American rock 'n' roll, green wigs, and blood, well, find something else to watch.
"I said I had a million dollars on a couple of raps, too. Obviously I don't have that, because I'd be home already. It's entertainment. It's not real."
Some expenses are unavoidable, but you don't have to be a business genius to earn a profit on your tour.
Love. Angel. Music. Baby. is simultaneously a racist mess, a lyrical car crash, and a treasure chest containing champagne kisses.