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Auður Explores The Finer Details of Intimacy And A Wall in "I'd Love"

“I think that the most valuable thing about the [Iceland] scene is that it isn't money driven. It’s DIY by default.”
Sasha Kalra
10.20.17
teens

Confessions of a Teenage Christian Metalcore Superfan

It’s tough to overstate the genre’s role in the life of a socially and sexually anxious white Evangelical male teen.
James Wilt
4.4.17
Music

We Asked 90s Ravers What They Think of Today's Illegal Party Scene

Do they think this is a bold new illegal rave movement our just the next generation copying them?
Angus Harrison
5.27.16
Interviews

Meet the Student Using His Master's Thesis to Unite His Local Music Scene

A software engineer wants to bring his city's music communities together.
5.10.16
Features

How Manchester Came to Define the Progressive Edge of New British Music in 2015

A fresh aesthetic has been bubbling in the city over the last twelve months, pushing eerie dancehall and tempo-twisting bangers to the forefront of the Mancunian identity.
Kamila Rymajdo
12.28.15
Interviews

Tomar Control Is Proof That Peru's Hardcore Scene is Thriving

There is no such thing as boundaries for the vegan/hardcore band coming straight out of Peru.
10.6.15
Premieres

Microwave Is Good and Perfect in Their New Video for "but not often,"

Every reason you fell in love with pop-punk in one song.
John Hill
9.2.15
Film

Filming ​Mario Diaz, the Man Behind The Cock

In the aftermath of the AIDS crisis, Mario Diaz brought sex-positivity back to New York's gay scene with his balls-out wild club, The Dick. Now, documentary filmmaker Jon Bush is immortalizing Diaz's party life on film in <i>Club King.</i>
Hugh Ryan
6.20.15
Thinkpieces And Shit

Censorship and Piracy are Threatening the Future of Beijing's Indie Rock Scene

Local hype band Nova Heart tell us how a DIY attitude could help navigate the shitstorm.
1.23.15
Thinkpieces And Shit

A Love Letter To Myspace, the Social Network Where Music and Identity Intertwined

It was an era of top-down selfies, black-rimmed eyes, snake bite piercings, and Aiden t-shirts.
Emma Garland
1.21.15
Photo

Things Get Freaky In the Latest Installment of Walter Pearce's Photo Diary

Here's a collection of portraits Walter made over the last few months. Looks like he's having fun.
Walter Pearce
12.12.14
Music

The Internet Is Killing Warped Tour

If kids have the internet and EDM, do they really need punk rock?
Mitchell Sunderland
7.19.14