Colin Joyce

best of the 2010s

Lil Peep Is the Artist of the Decade

In his short life and even shorter career, the rapper born Gustav Åhr became a voice for a generation of kids who shared his powerful demons and sense of doom.
Colin Joyce
11.7.19
Essays

Girl Talk Has Quietly Become a Great Rap Producer

A new track with Young Nudy is just the latest in a long run of excellent hip-hop singles that the mash-up star has been involved with.
Colin Joyce
8.16.19
New music

Quentin Tarantino Made a Giant Playlist of His Favourite Music From His Films

The director also broke down the eclectic soundtrack to 'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood' on an in-depth podcast for Spotify.
Colin Joyce
7.30.19
stream of the crop

Beyoncé's 'Lion King' Anthems and 7 More of the Week's Best Albums

Micro rock songs and ornate noise make up the rest of this week's essential listening.
Colin Joyce
Josh Terry
Taylor Hosking
Will Schube
7.21.19
Essays

'Midsommar' Is as Beautiful as a Horror Movie Can Be

Director Ari Aster's follow-up to 'Hereditary' follows four tourists into the small Swedish village of a pagan death cult.
Colin Joyce
7.3.19
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
5.24.19
Internet Exploring

We Reviewed Literally Whatever You Sent Us, Volume 25

You sent us dirty fridges, fast dogs, and actually good songs? What the heck?
Colin Joyce
Drew Schwartz
Trey Smith
5.9.19
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
5.7.19
Interviews

The Glow’s Fuzzy Debut Album Ponders the Big Questions

Written both before and after the breakup of his beloved band LVL UP, Mike Caridi’s ‘Am I’ considers old memories and existential questions.
Colin Joyce
5.2.19
Noisey News

Diplo Continues His Yeehaw Phase With a Perfectly OK "Old Town Road" Remix

Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus joined him for the first-ever live performance of the song at last weekend's Stagecoach.
Colin Joyce
4.30.19
Premieres

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?”
Colin Joyce
4.26.19
Noisey Mix

The 83rd’s Noisey Mix Is a Potent Dose of Underground Energy

Slamming together 30 tracks in 30 minutes, the New York freak scene staple shines a light on the same experimentalists he highlights through his blog and label Sermon 3.
Colin Joyce
4.23.19
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