The Great Escape


Coco Won’t Pretend to Be Someone He’s Not

The Sheffield MC on his first 16, working with Toddla T and making positivity his MO.
Tshepo Mokoena
Remembering Things

How Blur's 'Blur' Brought Them Back from the Brink

Burnt out by Britpop and a failure to break America, 20 years ago Blur were disintegrating, but somehow they wrote their biggest song, and one of the best LPs of their career.
Kevin EG Perry
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Stormzy Smash Through "Not That Deep" and "WickedSkengMan Part 4" Live at the Great Escape

Essential viewing for anybody wishing to experience post-event FOMO.
Noisey Staff
Rank Your Records

Rank Your Records: Drummer Dave Rowntree Rates Blur’s Discography

Almost 30 years since their inception and Blur are still one of Britain's best bands. Don't argue with us on this one. Thanks.
Kim Taylor Bennett

Them&Us' New EP Is Equal Parts Rave and Tragedy

"We had the vision of Sea Sirens, and how they hypnotized sailors to their demise with their voice and beauty."
Gigen Mammoser
VICE vs Video games

Britain’s Music Industry Needs to Take Lessons from the Indie Gaming Scene

New music is in a funk, with base competence alone serving as a selling point. Labels would be wise to look to gaming for guidance through these depressing greys.
Mike Diver

How to go to a Festival When You're a Small Child, an Old Man, or a Sober Person

We interviewed an 11-year-old and a 60-year-old to find out.
Ryan Bassil
sam wolfson