Chillwave

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
Interviews

With ‘Mister Mellow,’ Washed Out Has Made His Fantasy Album

A visual album may sound very on-trend, but for Washed Out's Ernest Greene, the project was also a natural outgrowth of his previous work.
Leslie Horn
8.16.17
New music

Washed Out is Back, and Actually a Little Less Chill, with "Get Lost"

The next stage in the chillwave evolution.
Lauren O'Neill
5.26.17
Premieres

Max T's "Palm Isle" Grants You Access to a Sweltering Lo-Fi Utopia

The Montreal artist has made the perfect song for all the beach bums lost in winter.
Phil Witmer
3.22.17
New music

Katy Perry's "Chained to the Rhythm" Is... Vaporwave, We Think?

It has one of Bob Marley's grandsons and cartoon hamsters in it.
Phil Witmer
2.10.17
New music

Stream The xx's New Album "I See You" and Let the Gods Smile Upon You

Bathe in the soft glow of their more optimistic new sound.
Lauren O'Neill
1.13.17
Holy Shit

Look! Another 55-Second Clip of Something from The XX!

This time there's a voice over the swirl.
Alex Robert Ross
11.7.16
Noisey News

Shit... The xx Have Released a 55 Second Long Song That Sounds Like Valium Feels

...or at least a 55 second snippet of one.
Lauren O'Neill
11.3.16
Premieres

Montreal Band Wizaard Have Pioneered the Genre of Pineapple Rock on Their New Album 'Starfish Buffet'

As funky as Bruno Mars and more trippy than the ending of 'Altered States.'
Phil Witmer
10.26.16
Premieres

"Annie" Might be the Best Video Neon Indian's Ever Made

Alan Palomo is bereft, he's stuck in a karaoke video, he's looking for his lady like Harrison Ford was always trying to find his wife back in the 90s.
Kim Taylor Bennett
8.16.16
Holy Shit

Mark Hoppus "Reacts" to Day Wave's New Ultra High Budget Video For "Stuck"

Mark is the most excited man in America.
John Hill
4.9.16
Holy Shit

Day Wave Drops "Stuck" But Doesn't Sound Stuck at All

This Oakland kid just keeps pumping out the (introspective) hits.
Kim Taylor Bennett
2.17.16
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