music interviews

9.12.19

Twenty-Five Years Later, Korn Are Still 'in This for Life'

Ahead of their new album 'The Nothing,' the nü-metal pioneers reflect on their massively successful career – and why they don't want to be a nostalgia act.

8.23.19

Octavian Has No Time for Fear

The rapper, Noisey UK's first digital cover star, opens up about the reality behind his much-hyped backstory so far.

7.24.19

Amaal's Intimate R&B Shows that Love Is Hard Work

The Somali Canadian singer went from making protest music to analyzing the blind spots in her love life on her debut EP, 'Black Dove'.

6.21.19

Natasha Bedingfield Still Wants You to Feel the Rain on Your Skin

As 'The Hills' returns, the woman who penned its theme song reflects on the seminal hit that is "Unwritten."

6.7.19

We Found the Actual Valerie from the Song 'Valerie'

The Zutons' song, obvs covered by Amy Winehouse, all started with the real Valerie being arrested.

6.6.19

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.

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5.27.19

The Composers for 'Stranger Things' Are Careful to Not Be Cheesy

"There's this term that people use to describe the music that we make for 'Stranger Things,' and it's kind of a caricature of itself, so we really don't want to do that."

5.13.19

Holly Herndon's New, AI-Spawned Album Is Full of Humanity

For 'PROTO,' the artist and her collaborators built an AI that was trained on their voices. The music it produced is eerie at times, but it's full of life.

5.8.19

Pink Sweat$ Is Putting Love Back in R&B

Philadelphia singer isn't afraid to sing about love, even if it's dysfunctional.

5.2.19

Alsarah Wrote a Song for the Sudanese Uprising

The Sudan-born Alsarah and the Nubatones singer has done the only thing an artist an ocean away from her people and their struggles can do.

5.2.19

The Glow’s Fuzzy Debut Album Ponders the Big Questions

Written both before and after the breakup of his beloved band LVL UP, Mike Caridi’s ‘Am I’ considers old memories and existential questions.

5.1.19

Maya B's "Dollar to a Diamond" Is Motivation for Better Days

The California artist’s visual for “Dollar to a Diamond” proves you can’t put a dollar amount on self-worth.

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