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One Week After 'Surviving R. Kelly,' the Change Is Just Beginning

In the week following Lifetime's 'Surviving R. Kelly,' the news cycle surrounding the Chicago singer has been unrelenting.
Kristin Corry
1.14.19
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 12 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New projects from Khalid, Lil Yachty, and How to Dress Well top this week's list.
Noisey Staff
10.22.18
Premieres

The Ocean Party’s New 12-Minute Album Proves Size Doesn’t Matter

We're premiering 'I.B.O.', a thoughtful and experimental new 12-minute, 12-track project from the Wagga-bred six-piece.
Shaad D’Souza
8.1.18
Op-Eds

Counting Video Streams Won't Change Much in the UK Singles Chart

Including YouTube and other services may still not do enough to boost underground and independent artists in our major label-heavy charts.
Tshepo Mokoena
6.26.18
Essays

The Charts Made No Goddamn Sense in 2017

In both the US and UK they suffered identity crises, tweaking their rules in a bid to keep up with streaming.
Tshepo Mokoena
12.27.17
Investigative Journalism

It's Actually Pretty Easy to 'Hack' the Digital Music Industry

We made a terrible song then bought Spotify streams for it as proof.
Lasse Cato
Alfred Maddox
12.5.17
Music

Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo' Hits Number One on Billboard Charts Based on Massive Stream Numbers

'TLOP's number one position is a milestone for music streaming.
John Hill
4.10.16
Interviews

Is Ghost Bath Really China's Answer to Deafheaven?

Stream the Chongqing quartet's latest album, 'Moonlover' in its entirety, and decide for yourself.
Kim Kelly
3.2.15
Holy Shit

Wake Up and Listen to the New Trinidad Jame$ EP

The Atlanta rapper has a new five-song EP and a new game plan.
Noisey Staff
1.5.15
Premieres

Stream the First Black Lips LP in Three Years, Two Weeks Before Release

'Underneath the Rainbow' hits on March 18th
Noisey Staff
3.4.14
Music

Here Is Woodkid's Album 'The Golden Age'

You're already aware of Woodkid, in one way or another. Now listen to his debut album.
3.19.13