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Features

Kevin Richard Martin's New Album Explores His Son's Traumatic Early Life

The producer best known as the Bug became a father in 2014. His new record 'Sirens' explores the "dark shadows" and "absolute panic" of the first months of his son's life.
Lewis Gordon
5.30.19
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
Interviews

Holly Herndon's New, AI-Spawned Album Is Full of Humanity

For 'PROTO,' the artist and her collaborators built an AI that was trained on their voices. The music it produced is eerie at times, but it's full of life.
Leah Mandel
5.10.19
Noisey Mix

This Foodman Mix Is a Strange Trip Through Experimental Electronic Music

Themed around "urban indigeneity," it slams together producers from his native Japan, boundary-pushers from around the world, and, uh, Bright Eyes.
Colin Joyce
5.6.19
Interviews

The Apocalypse Is Mellow on Shlohmo’s New Track, "The End"

The LA producer's long-awaited new album, also called 'The End,' is out on March 22
Justin Staple
1.30.19
Essays

James Blake Just Made a Gorgeous Album About Being Happy in Love

His overwhelmingly optimistic fourth album ‘Assume Form’ finds the UK singer-producer coming to terms with life after stability.
Josh Terry
1.18.19
Interviews

Devi McCallion and Katie Dey’s Album Makes the End of the World Sound Fun

'Some New Form of Life' is a funny and fucked record about the end of everything and what comes after. Or something like that.
Colin Joyce
11.8.18
The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting Into Brian Eno, the Playful Genius

From ambient soundtracks to alien planets to mega-hits fit for supermarkets to, uh, working with Coldplay, the legendary English producer has done it all. Here's where to start.
Dan Gentile
10.31.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Huh, Cardi B Is Really Good at ASMR

Hope you like whispering and wet mouth sounds!
Colin Joyce
10.23.18
Noisey Mix

Take a Tour of Free-Spirited UK Jazz in International Anthem’s Noisey Mix

The Chicago label applies their boundary blending approach to this set, which digs deep on the dizzying sounds of their compatriots across the pond.
Colin Joyce
8.27.18
Premieres

Cruel Diagonals 'Disambiguation' Is a Lonely, Decay-Obsessed Wonder

The brilliant debut album from Megan Mitchell's experimental electronic project brings together a field recordings, disquieting beats, and an eerily clear voice.
Alex Robert Ross
7.9.18
Free Radicals

When Times Are Challenging, Listen to Music That Challenges You

Autechre’s new album is intimidatingly abstract and eight hours long, which is an ungodly amount of music to listen to in one sitting. You should try it.
Colin Joyce
6.28.18
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