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I Took Shrooms with Bloc Party and Interpol, and All I Got Was This Lousy Pin

Noisey's Kim Taylor Bennett recalls getting lost in Vondelpark at 4AM with Interpol's guitarist when she was a rookie reporter.
Kim Taylor Bennett
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Public Access TV, Sunflower Bean, Fat Tony, and Others Answer Some Personal Questions

We asked some of our favorite musicians a few personal questions. Here's what they told us.
VICE Staff
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Prolific Music Critic Robert Christgau Knows What He Likes (and Hates)

"One of my gifts as a critic is that I really like music, and I'm open and still excitable. I'm not a bored person, and I'm not tired of life."
Jenny Eliscu
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A Tale of Two Cities: Disco Era Bushwick

Witness – and envy – the wild world of New York City in the late 1970s through the lens of Meryl Meisler's medium-format camera.
Meryl Meisler
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How to Dress Well's New Album Is All About Pleasure

Over breakfast burritors, we talked about nihilism, neoliberalism, and aiming for joy with How to Dress Well, a.k.a. Tom Krell.
Tasbeeh Herwees
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This Is the Last Interview Cass McCombs Says He'll Ever Do

When Cass McCombs gets personal, you know it's what he really feels.
Andy Capper
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Oakland Rapper Kamaiyah Is Repping for West Coast Women

We spoke with rising 24-year-old Bay Area rap star Kamaiyah about her ambition, her influences, and the inspiration behind her 'Rugrats' tattoo.
Antwaun Sargent
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We Reviewed Some of October's Best Music

From Jenny Hval's latest album, 'Blood Bitch,' to alto saxophonist Steve Lehman's avant-garde jazz and hip-hop inspired 'Sélébéyone,' we took a listen to this month's best new albums.
Ben Shapiro; Kyle Kramer; Angus Harrison; Andrew
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Teen-Focused App Musical.ly Is the Music Industry's New Secret Weapon

How America's favorite lip-synching video app is disrupting the way music marketing works.
Emilie Friedlander
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We Talked to Kim Gordon and She's Just Like Us (Not Really)

Kim Gordon sweats. Kim Gordon shits. Kim Gordon likes Rihanna's "Work".
Rebecca Haithcoat
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Artists' Odes to Their Favourite Musicians

We asked some of our favourite photographers to create shrines to their favourite musicians. From Madonna to Chumbawamba, Eurythmics to Morrissey, these were the results.
Signe Pierce; Lauren Poor; Aileen Son; Paul Mpagi S
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A Close Look at the FBI's File on Wu-Tang Clan

​The FBI has always had a hard-on for gangsta rap music, specifically the creative forces behind the genre's most iconic and provocative hits. We used the Freedom of Information Act to find out more about the bureau's file on the Wu-Tang Clan.
Jason Leopold