Colin Joyce

News

Prince's Autobiography 'The Beautiful Ones' Has a Heartbreaking Story Behind It

A new piece in The New Yorker by the memoir's co-writer Dan Piepenbring explains the extremely Prince-ish way he was hired.
Colin Joyce
9.3.19
Internet Exploring

Here Are Some Beautiful Covers of Silver Jews Songs

In the weeks since David Berman's death, he's received tributes across genres from free-spirited artists like Animal Collective, Nothing, and Bill Callahan.
Colin Joyce
8.30.19
The Noisey Guide to

Chillwave Was the First Great Genre of the Internet Era

A guide to the best songs from the late-aughts movement of hazy pop artists like Toro y Moi, Washed Out, and more.
Colin Joyce
8.23.19
News

Listen to Marc Maron's Moving Tribute to David Berman on 'WTF'

The podcast opens this week with a crushing appreciation of the Silver Jews songwriter, who Maron calls a "genius and navigator of the dark places of the heart."
Colin Joyce
8.14.19
News

Foster the People Is Peddling a Conspiracy Theory About Jeffrey Epstein's Death

Epstein reportedly died by suicide on Saturday, but the band insists he's "on a private plane to somewhere in the Middle East getting prepped for plastic surgery."
Colin Joyce
8.12.19
New music

Carly Rae Jepsen Made a Dance Playlist That Could Save Your Summer

NPR asked her to make an entry for their "roséwave" series, which celebrates breezy music for the hot months. She says it's meant for a "living room dance party."
Colin Joyce
8.7.19
New music

Quentin Tarantino Made a Giant Playlist of His Favorite Music From His Films

The director also broke down the eclectic soundtrack to 'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood' on an in-depth podcast for Spotify.
Colin Joyce
7.29.19
stream of the crop

Beyoncé's 'Lion King' Anthems and 7 More of the Week's Best Albums

Micro rock songs and ornate noise make up the rest of this week's essential listening.
Colin Joyce
Josh Terry
Taylor Hosking
Will Schube
7.19.19
Essays

'Midsommar' Is as Beautiful as a Horror Movie Can Be

Director Ari Aster's follow-up to 'Hereditary' trails four tourists into the small Swedish village of a pagan death cult.
Colin Joyce
7.1.19
stream of the crop

Thom Yorke's Breathtaking Solo LP and 9 More of the Week's Best Albums

Impossibly cool house tracks and tense raps fill out the rest of this week's essential listening.
Colin Joyce
Josh Terry
6.28.19
Noisey Mix

This Lil Texas Mix Is Full of Brutal Hardcore to... Have Sex to?

The Dallas-born producer thinks the freaks are ready to take over EDM.
Colin Joyce
6.27.19
Rank Your Records

Flying Lotus Ranks His Records

Ahead of his new album 'Flamagra,' the Los Angeles-based producer takes a look back at the psychedelic turns his career has taken.
Colin Joyce
5.23.19
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