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Music

The New Lil Peep Doc Is the Defining Document of the SoundCloud Rap Generation

'Everybody's Everything' is both a tribute to the late rapper, and an examination of the image and money-obsessed music industry he found success in.
Justin Staple
3.19.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Mad Libs—DSA Edition: Bill Nye Surprised AOC at SXSW to Talk About Climate Change

Just watch the video already.
River Donaghey
3.11.19
owns

The Chill Woman Who Pwned InfoWars Discusses Life After Going 'Softly Viral'

After InfoWars took down the original video, actress Dasha Nekrasova recently reposted the clip of herself coolly telling street interviewer Ashton Whitty she has worms in her brain.
Luke O'Neil
5.4.18
Music

Smoke Some Weed, Take a Walk, and Read This Interview With Neil Young

Sixty years into an iconic career, Young is still fighting back against the recording industry. In a rare interview, he talks to Noisey about art, algorithms, and the likelihood of music saving the world.
Andrea Domanick
Alex Robert Ross
3.23.18
PROFILES

Inside the 100-Hour Hell Week of a SXSW Programmer

A behind the scenes look at the logistics behind booking 2,000 bands—from breakout youngsters like Starcrawler to solo guitar experimentalists like Yonatan Gat to freaky jazz phenoms like Ezra Collective—playing on 100 stages in 6 days.
Dan Gentile
3.20.18
Essays

SXSW Might Be Good Again

SXSW used to suck, but so did I.
Jeff Weiss
3.20.18
we saw this

The Best and Worst Shit We Saw at SXSW 2018

Some of our favorites of the week in Austin included Rico Nasty, Mozzy, IDLES, Starcrawler, Goat Girl, Valee, an Uber driver, and more.
Noisey Staff
3.19.18
Film

Neil Young Stars in a Musical Western Coming to Netflix and It’s Weird as Hell

Will Netflix become home to the festival films that used to just disappear?
Frederick Blichert
3.16.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch the Trailer for 'Sorry to Bother You,' the Most Bonkers Movie at Sundance

Boots Riley's "fucked-up vision of the world" stars Lakeith Stanfield with the voice of David Cross.
River Donaghey
3.12.18
Jansport Bonfire Sessions

See Smino, Shame, and More at SXSW 2018 with Noisey and JanSport

Plus: Joey Purp, Tierra Whack, BbyMutha, Powers Present, and Angel + Dren will also be performing at Cheer Up Charlies in Austin.
Noisey Staff
3.5.18
the thump podcast

We Talk Getting Money in Music on Episode 5 of the THUMP Podcast

Thoughts on a long week at SXSW and the recent news that Soundcloud will pay (some) DJs for streams of their mixes.
THUMP Staff
3.23.17
sxsw

Has Tinder Really Ruined Homecourt Advantage in the NBA? Cookies 49

​Musician Ellis Ludwig-Leone of San Fermin joins hosts Ben Detrick and Jordan Redaelli to discuss the "Tinderization" theory of diminishing home court advantage, Dad LeBron versus Dad LaVar, resting players, and more.
VICE Sports
3.23.17
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