noise

Premieres

Drahla’s Abstract Punk Songs Are Ecstatic About the Everyday

The squalls of noise in songs like "Pyramid Estate" show a band willing to dig beneath the surface.
Colin Joyce
4.10.19
Premieres

Dis Fig's Debut Album Is a 'Purge' of a Lot of Heavy Shit

Listen to "WHY," a ghostly drone ballad, for a glimpse of just how crushing the record can be.
Colin Joyce
2.26.19
Premieres

Deli Girls' New Punk-Techno Track Is Shredded and Upsetting

"Abortion" is the duo's first single from a new record called 'I Don't Know How to Be Happy,' a heavy reminder of why they're one of the most exciting bands in New York right now.
Colin Joyce
2.18.19
Noisey Mix

Boy Harsher’s Noisey Mix Is a Dramatic Collection of Prickly Pop

The duo’s set is a fitting accompaniment to their new album ‘Careful,’ which distills years of love and loss. Also there’s some dialogue from ‘The Sopranos.’
Colin Joyce
1.28.19
Free Radicals

This Is What Dreams Sound Like

Reissues of the Pennsylvania-based composer Michele Mercure's early electronic works provide an occasion to revisit the visionary electronic music that came to her in her sleep.
Colin Joyce
11.21.18
Noisey Mix

This Heavy Bonnie Baxter Mix Tastes Like Dirt and Rocks and Socks

The New York noise-destroyer celebrates a new solo tape with a survey of her like-minded buds in the local freak scene.
Colin Joyce
11.19.18
Premieres

Booker Stardrum Is a Master Manipulator of Time (And Drums)

'Temporary, etc' finds the composer stretching instants into eternities, both behind a drum kit and in other universes entirely.
Colin Joyce
10.25.18
To Hell And Back

Satan Deserves Better Than Slayer

Thoughts on the International Day of Slayer, plus a bunch of killer bands like Tomb Mold and Necros Christos that you should listen to instead.
Kim Kelly
6.8.18
Features

When Metal Festivals Get Political, It Feels Like Utopia

This year's edition of beloved Dutch metal fest Roadburn was about something bigger than music, which only added to its magic.
Kim Kelly
5.23.18
Noisey News

Glenn Branca, Avant-Garde Pioneer, Dies at 69

The influential and innovative composer died of throat cancer last night, according to his wife and collaborator Reg Bloor.
Alex Robert Ross
5.15.18
Premieres

Holy Cow, Holy Fuck's Side Project Dusted Rules

Listen to the premiere of "Dead Eyes" from Brian Borcherdt's solo project, which returns with a new album April 6.
Andrea Domanick
4.4.18
Premieres

Start Your Week with Rotting Sky's Brutal Blackened Noise

Stream the impossibly harsh, surprisingly pretty new album from former Nux Vomica guitarist Tim Messing.
Kim Kelly
2.12.18
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