Nav Is Finally Self-Aware
The Punjabi-Canadian rapper may be a frequent target of maligning memes and industry plant accusations, but The Weeknd’s homegrown favourite now has a Billboard chart-topping album despite the controversy.
Jamila Woods Wants You to Stop Rewriting Black History
We grabbed lunch with the Chicago singer in the middle of Harlem. Her new album, 'LEGACY! LEGACY!,' underscores why Black lineage needs to be protected.
Institute’s Freak-Punk Tries to Make Sense of a Disorienting World
Vocalist Moses Brown opens up about their new single “Deadlock” and new album ‘Readjusting the Locks’: “What are you doing if you’re not addressing this absurd world?”
Nish Kumar Thinks You're Destroying Yourselves
The BBC comedian explains his anger, humour and politics during his long nationwide tour.
Longreads Or Whatever
Nothing Will Save Us
The Philadelphia underdogs are void fuckers in a time that calls for it. They rose from hardship to become one of today's most beloved cult rock bands—but they still feel misunderstood.
How Little Mix Mastered the Pop Machine in Seven Years
We spoke to the pop group about mega-fame, the #MeToo movement and what it felt like getting a shit ton of money overnight.
Uncle Luke's Next Chapter is Here
After a long and controversial journey, Luther Campbell is producing a documentary series about the football program he founded in his hometown that counts Antonio Brown, Devonta Freeman, and many other NFL stars as alums.
World's Fair Will Make You Believe in New York City Again
The seven-man Queens group is getting ready to put out ‘New Lows,’ a long-awaited debut loosely inspired by Elvis Guesthouse. But it almost didn’t happen.
This Band Photographer Smoked Weed Once and Says He Wrote the Next Bible
Will von Bolton smoked weed for the first time and it changed his life, leading him to write the 'Loophole to Happiness,' which is not so much a religious text as it is an operating system for your mind.
Dilly Dally Almost Died
The Toronto band nearly broke up after their breakout ‘Sore.’ Out of the ashes comes their new album ‘Heaven,’ the group's most dynamic work yet.
Legendary Experimental Composer Jon Hassell Is Still Dreaming Up New Worlds
On his new album, Hassell continues his lifelong exploration of the style he invented, Fourth World, which essentially means collaging folk music traditions with abstract electronics.
Surviving the Last Days of Excess With Oneohtrix Point Never
The world is overwhelming, and the Brooklyn-based composer is just trying to process it all on his wonderfully all-over-the-place LP 'Age Of.'