issues

Op-Eds

There’s No Easy Way for Musicians to Engage with Climate Change

Grimes is one of a few artists to speak on the issue. What more can the music industry do to help reverse this global catastrophe?
Ryan Bassil
4.2.19
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Party On a Yacht with Meek Mill in His Video for "Issues"

The track appears in his upcoming album, 'Wins and Losses,' that comes out next week.
Aranya Tatapudi
7.17.17
Premieres

PREMIERE: Watch Violent Femmes' Video for "Issues"

The Milwaukee legends wrote a song about the complexity of human relationships which was then perfectly distilled into this stick figure drama.
Matt Williams
6.21.16
Art

This Is How Mykki Blanco Does 'Romeo & Juliet' [Behind the Scenes]

Baz, beware. Director Matt Lambert gives us an inside look at music video triumph, "High School Never Ends" (ft. Woodkid).
Emerson Rosenthal
5.18.16
Stuff

How the British School System Fucks You Up

A study released yesterday suggested that the internet was affecting teenage girls' mental health – but what about the pressures we face at school, like exam stress, competitive kids and fear-mongering sex education?
Lola Fried
8.25.15
Art

[Exclusive] Artist Hides a $2,000 Gold Nugget Inside a Mansion Filled with Dirt

As a metaphor for the destruction of the Amazon caused by mining, artist Iván Sikic's 'LOOT' had people digging up to their elbows.
Beckett Mufson
5.31.15
Stuff

The Politics of 'Passing'

We talked to some British men and women about the pressure of hiding the fact that they're transgender in order to protect their own safety, while also acknowledging the need for greater trans visibility.
Chris Godfrey
3.25.15