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"thank u, next" Is a Much-Needed Love Letter to Choosing to Be Alone

Ariana Grande's candid, personal new track feels like a sincere appreciation of the value of being single.
Lauren O'Neill
11.6.18
New music

Tentenko Is Japanese Pop Music's Greatest Weirdo

The ex-idol's first solo release outside of Japan, which you can listen to right now, is catchy, blissful, and brilliantly inventive.
Alex Robert Ross
10.17.18
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St. Vincent Will Mercifully Release an LP Called 'MassEducation' This Month

The stripped-back "reimagining" of last year's Jack Antonoff-produced 'Masseduction' is out on October 12. Its first single, a new version of "Savior," is out now.
Alex Robert Ross
10.9.18
New music

Yaeji’s “One More” is Another Sleek, Addictive House-Pop Track

The Korean-American producer Kathy Yaeji Lee is back with her first solo cut of 2018, a minimal, vocal-led track called "One More".
Shaad D’Souza
9.26.18
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Here's Spiritualized's 'And Nothing Hurt,' Their First New Album in 6 Years

The follow-up to 2012's 'Sweet Heart Sweet Light' is streaming at NPR this morning ahead of its release on September 7.
Alex Robert Ross
8.31.18
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Paul McCartney Is Back and He's Hornier Than Ever

Macca is a shagger on his new song which is absolutely, definitely called "Fuh You."
Alex Robert Ross
8.16.18
FOOD

Seattle Has a Haunted Soda Machine

Seattle has a lonely, outdated soda machine that has been spitting out canned beverages for upwards of 15 years—but no one seems to know who restocks, maintains, or collects money from the thing.
Hilary Pollack
6.13.18
New music

Diplo and Mark Ronson's BBC Essential Mix is Actually Very Fire

It's an undeniably fun party mix featuring Cardi B, Drake, Mr Fingers, Tchami and Janet Jackson.
Shaad D’Souza
5.28.18
New music

John Mayer's "New Light" Video Is a Self-Conscious Shitpost and I Love It

"I went to a place downtown and made this with a company that usually does birthday and bar mitzvah videos," said Mayer on Twitter.
Phil Witmer
5.25.18
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting Into Yellow Magic Orchestra

Sampled by J Dilla, covered by Michael Jackson, and a key influence on Detroit techno, the genre-defying Tokyo trio shaped the formative years of electronic music.
Rob Arcand
2.20.18
Music

We Made a Playlist For Everybody Who's Celebrating Valentine's Day Alone

Indonesian pop music is so depressing, the government tried to ban it once.
Adi Renaldi
2.14.18
LOL

I Reviewed the Shit Out of Taylor Swift's Boring New Monthly Playlist

She released a Spotify playlist featuring Kehlani, Lady Antebellum, Charli XCX, LANCO, and a Savage Garden cover—oh, and she's on it herself, twice.
Lauren O'Neill
2.8.18