The Story of the Very First Thing Securely Sold on the Internet
25 years ago, a college kid named Dan Kohn had the novel idea to let people buy things online. The first thing he ever sold was a Sting solo album.
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We Talked to Woodstock Attendees About the 50th Anniversary Lineup
"I have no idea who most of these artists are, to be honest," one woman who was there in 1969 told Noisey.
Remembering 'Summerteeth,' the Album Where Wilco Became Wilco
'Summerteeth' turns 20 this week, and while it is a flawed album, it established the confessional lyrics and studio magic that would go on to become the band's signature.
Prince's Final Top Ten Hit Is Pretty Creepy in Retrospect
Twenty-five years after reaching No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, “The Most Beautiful Girl In The World” feels complicated.
The Spectacular Failure of the World's Only Hard Rock Theme Park
Hard Rock Park boasted rides themed around Led Zeppelin songs and acid trips, but it closed after just five months, amid the 2008 financial crisis. Ten years later, we visited the abandoned site to find out how it went off the rails.
Skin from Skunk Anansie Will Always Be a True Original
We spoke to her about the lessons learned fronting a band that's been a haven for queer, angsty fans for 25 years.
40 Years Later, Robert Ashley's 'Private Parts' Is Still a Hilarious Mystery
The composer's recently reissued record is a spoken piece about philosophical abstractions with jokes about jerking off. There's still little else like it.
WHY? Look Back on 10 Years of ‘Alopecia,’ Their Beloved Accident
Four days on tour with Yoni Wolf and co., reflecting on the boundary pushing art-rap-rock(?) record that made them stars of a certain scene.
From Lana to Loski, Here's What You Might Have Missed Already This Year
Plus upcoming album releases by Fat White Family and Little Simz, the advent of a UK drill/bashment spin-off, and /that/ Soulja Boy interview.
Flight of the Conchords’ Best Song Was Also Their Least Funny One
The comedy-folk duo made a name for themselves for their humorous songs about killer robots and rapping hippopotamuses, but it was an early deep cut that showed off their lyrical prowess.
25 Years Ago, Guns N' Roses Unveiled Their Batshit $4 Million Music Video
Featuring a massive oil tanker, dolphins, and Slash walking on water, "Estranged" will go down as one of the most overblown creations in rock history.