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3.20.19

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.

3.20.19

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.

5.8.18

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.

3.26.18

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.

3.21.18

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.

3.21.18

SXSW Might Be Good Again

SXSW used to suck, but so did I.

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3.20.18

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.

3.6.18

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.

3.24.17

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.

3.22.17

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.

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