Gary Suarez

Features

Tim Heidecker's Divorce Album Is No Joke

The cult funnyman is known for his irreverent and outlandish comedy on Adult Swim, but his new album 'What The Brokenhearted Do…' gets real about an imaginary break-up.
Gary Suarez
6.6.19
Cultura

Why Every Popular Rap Song Gets a Latin Trap Remix

Gaming the system by combining an original track and an ostensibly related one with some level of Latinx representation is a long-standing strategy.
Gary Suarez
4.23.19
PROFILES

After Wax Idols, Hether Fortune Is Better Off Alone

Having abruptly disbanded her primary creative outlet for nearly a decade, the songwriter is now working by herself, at her own pace.
Gary Suarez
4.17.19
Remembering Things

Eddie Murphy's 'Life' Shows How Complicated Cancelling R. Kelly Can Be

Twenty years after the buddy comedy first debuted in cinemas, its soundtrack proves problematic in the wake of serious new allegations against executive producer R. Kelly.
Gary Suarez
4.3.19
Cultura

As Pop Music Embraces Música Urbana, American Trap Keeps Its Distance

Latin and American trap has been slow to get in bed together.
Gary Suarez
3.27.19
Interviews

Why Indie Rock Fifty-Somethings Are Going Synthpop

Decades into their careers, rock 'n' roll journeymen from seminal bands like Guided By Voices and Pavement are discovering the subversive joys of making electronic music.
Gary Suarez
3.26.19
Interviews

Orville Peck Is a Lone Stranger Singing Country Songs From Behind a Mask

The queer cowboy and pseudonymous country singer discusses his evocative campfire torchsongs and debuts the music video for his latest single “Turn To Hate.”
Gary Suarez
3.21.19
The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting into Ice-T, the God of Talking Shit

A brash attitude, true pioneering lyrical skills, and hardcore energy made him a star. Here's where to start with his vast catalog.
Gary Suarez
3.14.19
Op-Eds

American Media Still Doesn’t Get Música Urbana

The 'New York Times Magazine''s failure to recognise Spanish language hip-hop and pop in its "25 Songs That Matter" feature underscores the media's misunderstanding of a major movement.
Gary Suarez
3.11.19
Remembering Things

Prince's Final Top Ten Hit Is Pretty Creepy in Retrospect

Twenty-five years after reaching No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, “The Most Beautiful Girl In The World” feels complicated.
Gary Suarez
2.26.19
Remembering Things

How ‘The Sebadoh’ Killed Sebadoh

Twenty years later, 90s indie rock icons Lou Barlow and Jason Loewenstein reflect on the tumultuous times surrounding their ill-fated and short-lived major label record deal.
Gary Suarez
2.22.19
Cultura

The Grammys Buried Latin Trap

In spite of Camila Cabello's splashy "Havana" opener, at the Grammys it was as if the last year or so of Billboard Hot 100 hit-making by Latin American artists hadn’t happened.
Gary Suarez
2.13.19
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