The Great American Xanax Legacy
How the drug went from a medication for Middle America to being glorified by a range of hip-hop artists.
The 2017 Music Issue
Are We Heading for a Future Where Musicians Are Obsolete?
How algorithms are not only changing the way we listen, but are changing the way we write music.
Can Dubstep’s Legacy Be Rescued from the Fart Chamber of History?
Looking back at three seminal compilations, it's possible to imagine a world where the genre stuck to its roots and avoided the bros.
Is Kid Rock an Alien Spy?
What is a word like “BAWITADABAWBADANGADANGDIGGYDIGGY” if not a message to one’s extraterrestrial overlords?
Stop Trusting the Robots
With the state of SoundCloud in question and Spotify's growing influence, we must consider how we consume the music we love—and what that means for the future.
Let’s Shit on the Music of the Pop Singer Behind Trump Jr.‘s Russia Meeting
His music is like what you’d get if Ed Sheeran and Michael Bublé made a baby and that baby sucked at singing.
Rap Rock Is Actually Awesome and We Have Public Enemy to Thank for It
Last week, Public Enemy released their 14th album as a free download. We trace the group's impact, from 90s grunge to nü-metal and everything in between.
It's Time for Hot Take Mad Libs!
This week's music news got you confused? Let these [ADJECTIVE] arguments spell things out for you.
What Will Be the Song of the Summer to Rule Them All Forever and Ever?
Now that it is Summer, we can also listen to Song. Of Summer.
Well$ Is Fighting to Give North Carolina Hip-Hop a Sound of Its Own
Stream the Chapel Hill via Charlotte rapper's new surprise EP, 'All Young Kings Get Their Heads Chopped Off.'
Here's to Gregg Allman, Southern Rock Superhero
Despite a long battle with substance abuse, the blues rock legend helped invent a new form of rock 'n' roll that would change the shape of music forever.
The Tom Delonge Wikileaks Conspiracy Goes Deeper Than We Thought
Don't Blink 182wice, it's time for even more game theory.