Shaad D’Souza

Australian Editor

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Idaho's Treefort Is Better Than the Mega-Festivals

Why I traveled all the way from Australia to Boise, Idaho in a time when the lineups for most music festivals all seem the same.
Shaad D’Souza
4.2.19
Music

Charli XCX Formed A Pop Band That’s Half Spice Girls, Half Runaways

Today Nasty Cherry make their debut with "Win," a brash, bratty pop-punk track that was co-written by Charli XCX and is a perfect introduction to the four-member all-girl group.
Shaad D’Souza
3.14.19
Noisey Next

Stella Donnelly Is Ready to Piss a Lot of People Off

The Australian songwriter's debut album 'Beware of the Dogs' sticks the knife in misogynists and other regressive bullshit artists. She knows that some won't take too kindly to that.
Shaad D’Souza
3.14.19
Dumb Shit

Ariana Grande's Ridiculous Tattoo Drama Is Killing Me

Ariana Grande accidentally got a tattoo that said "small charcoal grill" in Japanese. Then, she tried to fix it. Except she accidentally made it worse.
Shaad D’Souza
1.31.19
Premieres

We Should All Be More Like Thelma Plum

The Gamilaraay singer-songwriter is leaving behind the bullshit on "Not Angry Anymore", her sparkling new single, premiering on Noisey today.
Shaad D’Souza
1.31.19
Interviews

Nakhane Is Sick of Your White Saviour Bullshit

The South African artist, riding high from his new collaboration with ANOHNI, sits down with us to talk pop music, moving to London, and colonial bullshit.
Shaad D’Souza
1.31.19
Noisey News

Dr. Luke Still Casts A Shadow Over Kim Petras’ Success

The Charli XCX collaborator was nominated for a GLAAD award. But should organisations like GLAAD be honouring artists who work with alleged abusers?
Shaad D’Souza
1.29.19
New music

Listen to Weezer Cover TLC, Black Sabbath and More on ‘The Teal Album’

After their "Africa" cover miraculously came into existence last year, Rivers Cuomo and co have decided to release a whole damn covers album.
Shaad D’Souza
1.24.19
Interviews

15 Years Into Her Career, M.I.A. Is Still Telling Hard Truths

We spoke to the iconic British-Sri Lankan rapper about her new documentary 'Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.' and the uphill battle she's faced in America.
Shaad D’Souza
1.24.19
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

"7 Rings" Introduces Ariana Grande: The Rapper

The latest single from 'thank u, next' interpolates The Sound of Music, Princess Nokia and the Notorious B.I.G. Girl's got range!
Shaad D’Souza
1.18.19
Rihanna

Prepare to Be Broke: Rihanna Is Launching a Luxury Fashion Line

After successfully conquering sneakers and makeup, Bad Gal Riri has allegedly been courted by Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy to start a luxury clothing line.
Shaad D’Souza
1.17.19
Interviews

Sarah Blasko's Songs of Love and Desire

The iconic Australian singer-songwriter is reinterpreting the works of the Pre-Raphaelites for a new show, so we spoke to her about the enduring nature of love.
Shaad D’Souza
1.17.19
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