While so many punk bands sat on their hands as the world burned around them, Killer Mike and El-P spoke up.
Somewhere along the line things went sour with pop punk and emo, but thankfully this new track by Twin Foxes is an exception. It reminds me of Taking Back Sunday's heyday, but with some lo-fi hints of Cap'n Jazz and Lincoln mixed in.
NOISEY sat down with Sean McBride of Martial Canterel to discuss his new album, Gyors, Lassù.
On paper Madonna's new album sounds ridiculous, but Rebel Heart perfectly captures the crises of 2014, making the record Madge's most relevant in 16 years.
Gay circuit parties are about so much more than 17 hours of non-stop dancing and sex—they create sacred spaces where gay men can converge to celebrate their identity without hostility or judgment.
"Ephemera" is one of three new tracks Surachai produced using the Shared System from Make Noise, a tool that creates a vast range of sounds and looks like a prop from Blade Runner.
This brand new track will encourage you to quell the seasonal anxiety and actually connect with your next of kin.
Last weekend, Chief Keef hosted his first art show at the Seventh Letter Gallery in LA. It had been teased that Keef himself had a couple of canvases, so we had to stop by for a look.
Grab the keys to the '96 Volvo wagon and bump this while you drive on that lonely and long suburban road.
Meet the genre's leading second-generation producers, including DJ Jayhood, DJ Lil Man, Nadus, and DJ Sliink.
From making friends with fellow sex symbol Trey Songz to bringing up his ideal superpower at every turn, Larry King had a great year of interviewing rappers and singers.
At first listen, "Gold" will make you want to drive quickly through a desert with a blunt in hand. But after it's been playing in your mind over and over again for about a week, you'll probably wanna blow your brains out just to make it stop.
VICE Germany was offered exclusive visitation rights to speak with Xatar, a German rapper of Iranian descent, during a stint in prison. There, we discuss his newly-found religious beliefs and follow him around during a typical day in jail.
Earlier today, English singer Joe Cocker passed away from an undisclosed illness. Widely considered one of the greatest vocalists to ever step behind a microphone, it's an understatement to say that he will be missed.
Starring thinkpiece pop, Killer Mike, rave nostalgia, and the same boring white guys with guitars.
This year, feminism was as big of a buzz word as booty, but are Nicki, Bey, Taylor, J.Lo, Iggy, Meghan Trainor, and other artists pushing the conversation forward? We assess the situation.
In a new series of excerpts from 33⅓ books' album reviews, Kirk Walker Graves tells us why My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is a historically important album at just four years old.
In honor of the gayest holiday of the year, gay indie supergroup Slink released a smelly perfume and new music video with Los Angeles cult hero Angelyne.
"Slippin'" is a bonus track from their new record, 'Vanilla Abstract.' It has the IDM vibe but doesn't pander and never gets too weird. If you drink enough, you'll certainly be able to dance to it.
To celebrate their 100,000 followers, THUMP is giving away every MIXED BY for free.
If your parties don't smell like cheese, you're doing something very wrong.
Danny Brown, Killer Mike, Action Bronson, Pusha T, and a bajillion other rappers all appear on this massive Hudson Mohawke–produced cut.
This song will make you feel like you're floating on a blow-up raft in a tropical lake composed entirely of Capri Sun and Dragon Balls.
The premature release of 11 songs was the closest we've come to confirmation that Madonna's 13th studio album exists (though it's perhaps unfinished) and is either titled Iconic or Unapologetic Bitch.