indie rock

First Dates

A Pensive, Museum Date with Big Thief's Adrianne Lenker

As the Brooklyn band release their third album 'U.F.O.F.', I took Lenker to a slightly creepy childhood museum to talk tours, John Prine, and the intangible.
Lauren O'Neill
5.1.19
Premieres

Emily Reo's New Single "Balloon" Is Her Most Vibrant Pop Song Yet

Her new LP 'Only You Can See It' is the result of a decade making these wonderful, sleepwalking pop songs; it's colorful, buoyant, and unpredictable.
Colin Joyce
4.2.19
Essays

Forth Wanderers' Ava Trilling on Touring with Panic Disorder

"Every time I would tell people about the tour I was told how great an opportunity it was. This was encouraging, but I couldn’t help but feel guilty – this great opportunity only brought me dread."
Ava Trilling
3.12.19
Essays

How Alison Mosshart's Onstage Prowl Changed Music

Eleven years after the release of The Kills' 'Midnight Boom,' Mosshart's ferocious fearlessness is something the indie rock still desperately needs.
Sarah MacDonald
3.7.19
Music

Whoa, The National Are Back Already

A new album called 'I Am Easy to Find' and a short film are out May 17. The band also shared a single and a trailer for the Mike Mills-directed visual that stars Alicia Vikander.
Josh Terry
3.6.19
Noisey News

Mac Demarco’s New Album ‘Here Comes The Cowboy’ Was Not Inspired By Mitski

The LA-based songwriter’s lead single is also called “Nobody” but apparently he has yet to listen to her 2018 acclaimed album ‘Be The Cowboy.’
Josh Terry
3.6.19
Premieres

Major Murphy's ‘Lafayette EP’ Sounds Like Home

The Grand Rapids indie rock trio premieres a collection of inviting and charming early recordings.
Josh Terry
2.21.19
Premieres

SASAMI Finds Catharsis in the Thoughtful Rock of Her New Song ‘Free’

The single off her self-titled debut album features backing vocals by Devendra Banhart and a lovely music video filmed in Australia.
Josh Terry
2.14.19
Premieres

We Should All Be More Like Thelma Plum

The Gamilaraay singer-songwriter is leaving behind the bullshit on "Not Angry Anymore", her sparkling new single, premiering on Noisey today.
Shaad D’Souza
2.1.19
Music

We Are So Lucky That Vampire Weekend Are Back

The New York band is and always has been very good. Period.
Sarah MacDonald
2.1.19
Remembering Things

WHY? Look Back on 10 Years of ‘Alopecia,’ Their Beloved Accident

Four days on tour with Yoni Wolf and co., reflecting on the boundary pushing art-rap-rock(?) record that made them stars of a certain scene.
Will Schube
1.24.19
Noisey News

This Vampire Weekend Teaser Is Pretty Bonkers

Two hours of guitar loops promise two new tracks from the band’s fourth album, which has the initials “FOTB” and is out this spring.
Josh Terry
1.23.19
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