1980S

The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting Into Pet Shop Boys

One part fist-pumping synth-pop, another part celestial balladry – here's everything you need to know about Britain's most enduring duo. 
Sean O’Neill
4.19.19
Noisey Hitlist

Georgia Is Back with a Euphoric, Late-Night Dance Sound

The drummer-singer-producer's “Started Out” sits somewhere between 80s Chicago house and what you might stick on an Uber AUX at 4AM.
Daisy Jones
11.1.18
Obsessive Tendencies

How Queer Stories Onscreen Breathe New Life into Old Songs

'Call Me By Your Name,' 'Moonlight' and 'Black Mirror' have transformed classic songs, giving us a fresh wave of LGBTQ anthems.
Daisy Jones
4.11.18
The 2017 Music Issue

Maybe the People Would Be the Times

One writer remembers the 1970s New York City music scene, which we have to thank for everything.
Luc Sante
11.21.17
pride

Squats, Sex Clubs and Punk: The Lesbian London of the 1980s

We spoke to filmmaker Siobhan Fahey about her life back then, living and partying with a gang of lesbian-separatist punk anarchists.
Amelia Abraham
7.5.17
My Favourite Soundtrack

The 'Pretty In Pink' Soundtrack Was a Gateway to Alt-Pop and Proletarian Revolution

Yes... the John Hughes film is as weighty as that sounds!
Jeremy Allen
6.9.17
netherlands

To Save the World, We Must Sue the Baby Boomers

Dutch children might be able to sue their parents for bringing them into this godawful world. Where can I sign up?
Drew Brown
6.6.17
rehab

I Smoked Weed Three Times and Ended Up in Rehab Hell

"It was such shell shock that... it was just like my bowels froze, my brain froze."
Maia Szalavitz
5.15.17
Op-Eds

The Only Really Good Thing About ‘13 Reasons Why’ Is Its Soundtrack

With a stylish mix of 80s classics, post punk and modern indie, the Netflix show's music far surpasses the series itself.
Daisy Jones
5.15.17
LGBT

Why 1984 Was a Vital Year for British Gay Culture

An interview with Paul Flynn, who's just published a book charting the last 30 years of gay culture in the UK.
Hanna Hanra
4.28.17
Noisey News

Mick Jagger Doesn’t Remember Writing His Own 75,000-Word Memoir

Look, the 80s were probably a blur for lots of people.
Noisey Staff
2.16.17
Photo

'Mad Max', 'Turkish Delight' and Hot Sausage: Retro Photos of Viennese Cinemas

Enter a world before nachos, wasabi popcorn or Marvel reboots.
Herwig Jobst
10.25.16
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