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The Guide to Getting Into Chaka Khan, Funk's Eternal Queen

'Hello Happiness' is Chaka Khan's first album in 12 years. As funk's standard-bearer, her dynamic voice is enough to stand the test of time—and genres.
Kristin Corry
2.21.19
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Remember When Beck Made The World's Greatest Hanukkah-Themed Funk-Rap Song?

"The Little Drum Machine Boy," stashed away on a Geffen Records compilation, was absurd even by Beck's standards. Twenty-two years later, it's still great.
Alex Robert Ross
12.16.18
New music

Hear Another Uplifting Song from Charles Bradley's Posthumous 'Black Velvet'

"Can't Fight The Feeling" is a forgotten studio cut from Bradley's first months with Menahan Street Band.
Alex Robert Ross
10.18.18
Noisey News

Anderson .Paak and Kendrick Lamar's "Tints" Is a Windows-Down Stunner

The two LA greats team up again on "Tints," a single in advance of .Paak's long in-the-works follow-up to 'Malibu.'
Colin Joyce
10.4.18
Noisey Hitlist

This New Orleans DIY Band Make Hooky 80s Music to Dance to

They're called Sexy Dex and the Fresh and we're premiering their new video “Play Me Birdie” today.
Daisy Jones
9.6.18
Essays

Dev Hynes Has Slowly Built an Extraordinary Canon

‘Negro Swan,’ out today, marks another step in a musical universe that the singer and producer has been forming for years.
Daisy Jones
8.25.18
Music

Copy of Prince's 'The Black Album' Sells for $27,500, Breaks Discogs Record

The only known Canadian copy of the record was salvaged by a pressing plant employee in 1987.
Alex Robert Ross
8.7.18
New music

Miguel Drops an Unexpectedly Delightful Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover

His Like A Version cover of RHCP's "Porcelain" came out alongside a slinky new song called "Python."
Alex Robert Ross
7.28.18
New music

Nile Rodgers and Chic's "Till the World Falls" Is a Disco Song with Vic Mensa

Mura Masa and Cosha also feature on the track, and Anderson .Paak had a hand in the writing process. It's the first proper single from 'It's About Time,' Chic's first album in 26 years.
Alex Robert Ross
6.23.18
New music

Gorillaz Get Moderately Funky on New Single "Sorcererz"

It's third single from the cartoon band's forthcoming LP 'The Now Now.'
Alex Robert Ross
6.8.18
Holy Shit

Parliament's First New Song In 38 Years Has a Psychedelic Video

Grab the shrooms and the pills.... "I'm Gon' Make You Sick O' Me," released in January, now has some visuals to match its trippy energy.
Lauren O'Neill
5.10.18
Art

These LSD-Inspired Paintings Are Wild, Man

Don't let this title put you off, they're actually great.
Kara Weisenstein
5.6.18
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