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we saw this

The 10 Most Bizarre Things We Saw at SXSW

Those hoping to see Lady Gaga perform in a Doritos vending machine may have been disappointed, but there’s still no better place on earth to be a curious music fan.
Dan Gentile
3.20.19
Music

The New Lil Peep Doc Is the Defining Document of the SoundCloud Rap Generation

'Everybody's Everything' is both a tribute to the late rapper, and an examination of the image and money-obsessed music industry he found success in.
Justin Staple
3.20.19
owns

The Chill Woman Who Pwned InfoWars Discusses Life After Going 'Softly Viral'

After InfoWars took down the original video, actress Dasha Nekrasova recently reposted the clip of herself coolly telling street interviewer Ashton Whitty she has worms in her brain.
Luke O'Neil
5.8.18
Music

Smoke Some Weed, Take a Walk and Read This Interview with Neil Young

Sixty years into an iconic career, Young is still fighting back against the recording industry. In a rare interview, he talks to Noisey about art, algorithms, and the likelihood of music saving the world.
Andrea Domanick
Alex Robert Ross
3.26.18
PROFILES

Inside the 100-Hour Hell Week of a SXSW Programmer

A behind-the-scenes look at the logistics behind booking 2,000 bands playing on 100 stages in six days. Damn.
Dan Gentile
3.21.18
Essays

SXSW Might Be Good Again

SXSW used to suck, but so did I.
Jeff Weiss
3.21.18
we saw this

The Best and Worst Shit We Saw at SXSW 2018

Some of our favourites of the week in Austin included Rico Nasty, Mozzy, IDLES, Starcrawler, Goat Girl, Valee, an Uber driver, and more.
Noisey Staff
3.20.18
Jansport Bonfire Sessions

See Smino, Shame, and More at SXSW 2018 with Noisey and JanSport

Plus: Joey Purp, Tierra Whack, BbyMutha, Powers Pleasant, and Angel + Dren will also be performing at Cheer Up Charlies in Austin.
Noisey Staff
3.6.18
Soundcloud

We Talk Getting Money in Music on Episode 5 of the THUMP Podcast

Thoughts on a long week at SXSW and the recent news that Soundcloud will pay (some) DJs for streams of their mixes.
THUMP Staff
3.24.17
Interviews

How Trump’s New Border Policies Will Hurt the American Metal Scene

KEN Mode's Jesse Matthewson discusses how to cross international borders, metal masculinity, and being a "blue state" band.
Kim Kelly
3.22.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

The Chainsmokers Mixed "Closer" with Smash Mouth's "All Star" and Reached Music Meme Nirvana

So basically … they did a Jon Sudano cover.
Lauren O'Neill
3.20.17
thump news

Watch The Chainsmokers Become This Generation’s Smash Mouth by Covering Smash Mouth

When life imitates memes imitates life.
THUMP Staff
3.20.17
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