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Film

Jeff Goldblum Talks About Doing Drugs as a Teen and, Uhhh, Lobotomies

We interviewed the internet’s favourite daddy about everything from his jazz career to his recent VICE Studios movie, 'The Mountain'.
Meredith Balkus
7.30.19
Noisey News

Listen to Two Mind-Blowing Previews of Flying Lotus’ New Album

“Spontaneous” features Little Dragon’s Yukimi Nagano and “Takashi” is an instrumental jam. Both are great and on Flamagra, which is out May 24 via Warp.
Josh Terry
4.24.19
Interviews

Nico Segal and Nate Fox's New Project Intellexual Is Charming and Complex

The Social Experiment members took some time away from Chance to enlist their friends to make a lush new album inspired by ‘70s singer-songwriters.
Josh Terry
4.16.19
Noisey Mix

This Nonlocal Forecast Mix Offers Smooth Jazz Fit for Tears and Bong Rips

The Chicago-based artist best known as Fire-Toolz shares a mix of sounds from the world of her proggy computer jazz record ‘Bubble Universe!’
Colin Joyce
4.8.19
Premieres

Dexter Story’s Stunning ‘Bahir’ is a Love Letter to East African Music

The Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist and composer enlists a wealth of marquee guests like Sudan Archives on his rich, genre-blending third LP.
Josh Terry
3.14.19
Music

The Guide to Getting Into Chaka Khan, Funk's Eternal Queen

'Hello Happiness' is Chaka Khan's first album in 12 years. As funk's standard-bearer, her dynamic voice is enough to stand the test of time – and genres.
Kristin Corry
2.21.19
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Jazz-Rock Staple Harriet Tubman

The Dean takes a trip around the world this week, reviewing albums from Brazil's Thiago Nassif, New Orleans' Hot 8 Brass Band, and Haiti's RAM.
Robert Christgau
2.19.19
The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting Into Joni Mitchell, the Blueprint for Human Experience

Mitchell, in all her incarnations, remains a chief cartographer of American music and the female experience. Regardless of who you are, her map is made for you.
Katie Bain
11.8.18
Premieres

Arin Ray Makes Arguments Feel Like Poetry in the Video for "Damn"

The Cincinnati native is blending R&B, hip-hop, and jazz on his debut album 'Platinum Fire.'
Kristin Corry
11.7.18
Noisey Next

Makaya McCraven's Utopian Vision of Jazz Could Change the World

The drummer's new album 'Universal Beings' was recorded in four cities with four bands, turning moments of improvised genius into ecstatic beatwork. It's a testament to the power of music without borders.
Colin Joyce
10.31.18
we saw this

The Final Sermon of Childish Gambino

Donald Glover brought his Childish Gambino act to Madison Square Garden for what he claimed was the last time. It was a weirdly religious experience.
Kristin Corry
9.18.18
Essays

Put Some Respect on Noname

The Chicago rapper has always been an exhaustive storyteller – brimming with narrative-driven stanzas that life in Chicago has written for her – but now the story feels like it’s completely hers.
Kristin Corry
9.17.18
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