mental health

Why the Music Industry Should Follow This Label’s Mental Health Initiative

Royal Mountain Records’ pledge to extend benefits to its artists is a big deal.
Brad Garcia
Holy Shit

New Broken Social Scene Video Features a Toilet, a Metaphor for the Ages

But whom is flushing the entertainers away?
Sarah MacDonald
fine art

An Art Punk Legend Rises Again with Two Posthumous Shows

Artist and Suicide frontman Alan Vega left behind a treasure trove of art and photography. See it at two new exhibitions and in a special new vinyl sleeve.
DJ Pangburn

Jeff Goldblum’s Renaissance Is a Goddamn Silver-Haired Light In a Dark World

Goldblum finds a way...into my heart.
Jill Krajewski

Intricate Collages Turn Everyday Detritus into Iconic Portraits

Brazilian artist Christian Pierini immortalizes his favorite pop culture icons using the stuff that surrounds him.
Andrew Nunes

Why Do We Assume Good Musicians Are Good People?

Chuck Berry's death has reignited familiar questions over how far critics should go in the impulse to conflate a musician’s work and character.
Drew Millard
Avant-Garde Music

[Premiere] Watch Piano Hacker Hauschka Program a Self-Playing Piano

Self-playing piano meets hip-hop as the "prepared piano" pioneer shows how he made his latest track “Constant Growth Fails.”
Kevin Holmes
No More Excuses

No More Excuses #3: 10 Female and GNC Artists You Can Book Right Now

Too many bros at your shows? Allow us to intro you to 10 new artists every month. They're all brilliant, active, and available.
Kish Lal

Artists' Odes to Their Favorite Musicians

We asked some of the our favorite photographers to create shrines to their favorite musicians. From Madonna to Chumbawumba, Eurhythmics to Morrissey, these were the results.
Signe Pierce; Lauren Poor; Aileen Son; Paul Mpagi S

How (and Why) the Long-Form Music Video Is Making a Comeback

From Queen to Queen Bey, we explore the resurgence of the long-form music video.
Catherine Chapman

Developers Are Gentrifying Vittoria Wharf. Here's How London Artists Are Fighting Back

Performers, musicians, small business owners and neighborhood residents are teaming up to stop gentrification.
DJ Pangburn
Longreads Or Whatever

Living with Tinnitus: I Find It Hard to Believe Silence Ever Existed

Tom Bellamy from the band Losers woke up one day with ringing in his ears. Five years on, we asked him to write about life with tinnitus.