blues

To Hell And Back

Metal's Inclusive Future Looks Like a Zeal & Ardor Show

Representation of diverse identities is crucial within a changing subculture that still has so far to go (Plus new tunes from Atrament, Electric Citizen, Ragana, and more).
Kim Kelly
9.29.18
Essays

Put Some Respect on Noname

The Chicago rapper has always been an exhaustive storyteller—brimming with narrative-driven stanzas that life in Chicago has written for her—but now the story feels like it’s completely hers.
Kristin Corry
9.15.18
PROFILES

What Ever Happened to Willis Earl Beal?

After his promising career evaporated four years ago, the songwriter disappeared. Inside an 18-month long, transatlantic journey chasing down a musician-in-exile.
Alex Robert Ross
3.6.18
Music

Essential Alan Lomax, According to the Guy Who Knows His Work Best

Nathan Salsburg's job is archiving one of the world's most famed archivists.
Rick Paulas
7.20.17
New music

You Can Now Stream the White Stripes' Little-Heard Debut Show

Recorded live at Detroit's Gold Dollar on Bastille Day 1997.
Phil Witmer
7.14.17
New music

Brad Stank Invites You to His Room For Some Sad and Sultry Pop

The Liverpool songwriter creates melodic melancholia that will have you feeling blissed and blue.
Noisey Australia
6.12.17
In Memoriam

Here's to Gregg Allman, Southern Rock Superhero

Despite a long battle with substance abuse, the blues rock legend helped invent a new form of rock 'n' roll that would change the shape of music forever.
Drew Millard
5.30.17
Trump

This Bassholes Anti Trump Song Is Perfect For Your Richard Spencer Meme

The punk blues duo have a direct message for the 45th President of the United States.
Noisey Staff
1.23.17
international cricket

Former Indian and NZ Cricket Coach John Wright Has Recorded a Country-Blues-Reggae Album

"Even if they are really bad songs, they are my songs."​
VICE Sports
1.2.17
Interviews

Bob Weir's Long, Strange Trip West

The iconic member of The Grateful Dead talks his first solo record in over a decade, fascination with the American West, and how he's still, somehow, searching.
Jeff Weiss
11.8.16
The Photo Issue 2016

Moments, Secular and Sanctified

Groundbreaking images by the founder of the UK's first women's photographic agency.
Val Wilmer
8.8.16
state of origin

A Blues Fan's Review Of Origin III

You don't get to choose who you follow when it comes to State of Origin (unless you're Greg Inglis), so it was with pure scorn that we turned out once more to watch this loathsome outfit try and salvage some pride in this here Dead Rubber.
Jed Smith
7.14.16
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