"Blasphemers," like the members of Tehran metal band Confess, face imprisonment—and even execution.
Since the 90s, the "advanced genius theory" has been used to analyze Lou Reed, David Bowie, Kiss, and more. What does it say about Kanye West?
The sound of DC is changing, and hip-hop, long overshadowed by go-go, is becoming more prominent.
After more than a decade of ups and downs, the New Orleans rapper has scored a legitimate hit.
Moodymann, Kevin Saunderson, and many others came together to raise funds for Flint's water crisis.
The musician tells us about his conflicted feelings living in the US and hints on what to expect with the new Wolf Parade.
We hung out with the influential journalist and DJ in Los Angeles. He told us his story and what it's like to continually be recognized as "the old guy who interviewed Kanye."
From edible keyboards to robotic guitars, Georgia Tech's annual tournament attracts artists and inventors from all around the globe.
The DMV is finally developing a substantial hip-hop scene, and its sound—once defined purely by go-go—is evolving in the internet era.
"Always stay hydrated, and never forget your chapstick."
It's 311 Day. Respect the legends.
An electronic music novice learns about Coachella, trombone samples, and tomato soup from the streaming service's strangest sitcom.
From Mabel and Ta-Ha, to Jorja Smith and Little Simz, here are 25 of our favorite emerging female artists under 25, all in one place.
The team behind the VICELAND series Noisey Bompton takes us behind the scenes of its new show and talks about what it was like to work with Kendrick Lamar.
Margaret Glaspy is the New York-based songwriter whose expectation-defying approach and empathetic songs are about to turn the world upside down.
We look at records from Matmos, Wanda Group, and Good Willsmith that find joy, pain, and transcendence in musique concrète structures
I didn't stop to think how it would impact my career, but everyone else had already decided: I was out of the game.
Sony will reportedly end its contract with Dr. Luke, the producer who allegedly drugged and raped Kesha, thanks to supportive music icons like Adele and the advocates of the #FreeKesha movement. Dr. Luke's attorneys have since denied these reports.
Get God on the phone!
How one DJ's dream opportunity turned into a six-month nightmare
The latest from a side project by members of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Locust, and The Blood Brothers.
"If anyone earned the title of the fifth Beatle, it was George," Paul McCartney wrote on his website.
He says it's a bargain.
In this special episode of Noisey Raps to celebrate International Women's Day, we meet inspiring Zimbabwean rapper AWA.