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Living Among the Monsters at Lady Gaga's Vegas Residency

On a night when even a power outage couldn't stop her, what impressed us most were the moments Gaga stripped back the neon, sitting alone at the piano.
Dan Gentile
1.24.19
Watch This

Just Spend All Day Watching Janelle Monáe's "Pynk" From Austin City Limits

It's Friday and you know damn well you're not going to do anything more productive.
Alex Robert Ross
11.17.18
Hip-Hop

We Enter the Wu: Photos from Inside Wu-Tang's 36 Chambers in LA

Check out our exclusive behind-the-scenes footage with the legendary hip-hop crew celebrating the 25th anniversary of 'Enter the Wu-Tang.'
7.31.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Wynton Marsalis's Smarts and Chops

The Dean of American Rock critics reviews the Wynton Marsalis Septet's 'United We Swing: Best of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Galas,' Moby Grape's 'Live,' and the 'Outlaws & Armadillos' compilation.
Robert Christgau
6.23.18
we saw this

Charli XCX's London 'Pop 2' Show Confirms Her Innovator Status

The ecstatic half-rave, half-religious experience breathed life into Charli's future-pop aesthetic.
Lauren O'Neill
6.21.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Björk's First TV Performance in 8 Years is Breathtaking

The Icelandic icon turned Jools Holland's stage into Paradise with flautist-assisted versions of "Courtship" and "The Anchor Song".
Shaad D’Souza
5.23.18
Holy Shit

Dr. Dre Joined Anderson .Paak Onstage in London Last Night

He performed "Still D.R.E." and "The Next Episode" from 2001 for some lucky onlookers.
Lauren O'Neill
3.14.18
Laneway Festival

Some People Make Music, Moses Sumney Makes Art

With just a single album to his same, the Californian brought the Opera House to its feet.
Maddison Connaughton
2.9.18
Some Thoughts

The Buzz for Arctic Monkeys' Live Comeback Reminds Us That They're Timeless

Whatever you say about them, the band's slew of festival dates is a reason to get nostalgic for the past and excited for right now.
Lauren O'Neill
1.30.18
Objectively Correct Lists

The 5 Best Animal Collective Live Sets of All Time

The bands fans, like those of the Grateful Dead, obsess over bootlegs. There are hundreds of live recordings out there, but we're pretty sure these are the five best.
Justin Kloczko
1.22.18
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I Went to an Alice Cooper Gig With My Mom, and We Were Not Worthy

The shock-rock Romeo has always been my mother's favorite alt-heartthrob. Now, after watching him fake a decapitation, I understand why.
Cheri Amour
11.26.17
Noisey News

Watch Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Play KEXP

The Melbourne five-piece dropped in on Cheryl and the station to play, and to talk about their writing process and a love of their hometown.
Issy Beech
5.18.17
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