How Musicians Re-Adjust to Public Life After Time in Prison

The headlines pass, and critics move on, but artists like Blackpool grime's Afghan Dan have to navigate life anew in the public eye.


Melanie C Wants Us All to Be Trans Allies

She's gone from the Spice Girls reunion to touring with drag artists Sink the Pink – now she's pushing for gender and sexuality acceptance, too.


Octavian Has No Time for Fear

The rapper, Noisey UK's first digital cover star, opens up about the reality behind his much-hyped backstory so far.


West African Music Is Much More Than Just Afrobeats

The alté community is attempting to reinvent popular culture.


I Wore a Music-Activated Vibrator to the Club Instead of Doing Drugs

I had more orgasms than you had last weekend.


We Asked People About the Songs That Make Them Horny

There's a difference between songs to hook up to, and ones that inexplicably turn you on. A crucial difference.


Photos of People's Faces When "Mr Brightside" by The Killers Hits

Yeeaahhh you know you gotta inject this wholesome Glastonbury content, thank you.


All the Things We Overheard at Glastonbury 2019

“Sorry lads, but I have the most beautiful ballsack.”


We Asked an Expert Why We Stay Obsessed with Music From Our Teens

After a New York Times report confirmed that we solidify our music taste in adolescence, we spoke to someone who could explain why.


We Made People at Glastonbury Share Their Hangover Cures

"More drugs. Haha, no – water. Or avocado on toast. My best hangover cure: not drinking in the first place."


All the Truly Ridiculous Ways People Have Snuck into Glastonbury

From wading through a stream to slinging on a hi-vis jacket and trying to stroll in, this lot have tried every method you'd consider.


How 'Drag Race' Made Drag Queen Music Video Cameos Legit

You're not imagining it: the way drag queens are used by pop acts has moved from cheap laughs or deviance to something new.