Colin Joyce


Prince's Autobiography 'The Beautiful Ones' Has a Heartbreaking Story Behind It

A new piece in The New Yorker by the memoir's co-writer Dan Piepenbring explains the extremely Prince-ish way he was hired.
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Internet Exploring

Here Are Some Beautiful Covers of Silver Jews Songs

In the weeks since David Berman's death, he's received tributes across genres from free-spirited artists like Animal Collective, Nothing, and Bill Callahan.
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The Noisey Guide to

Chillwave Was the First Great Genre of the Internet Era

A guide to the best songs from the late-aughts movement of hazy pop artists like Toro y Moi, Washed Out, and more.
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Girl Talk Has Quietly Become a Great Rap Producer

A new track with Young Nudy is just the latest in a long run of excellent hip-hop singles that the mash-up star has been involved with.
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Listen to Marc Maron's Moving Tribute to David Berman on 'WTF'

The podcast opens this week with a crushing appreciation of the Silver Jews songwriter, who Maron calls a "genius and navigator of the dark places of the heart."
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Foster the People Is Peddling a Conspiracy Theory About Jeffrey Epstein's Death

Epstein reportedly died by suicide on Saturday, but the band insists he's "on a private plane to somewhere in the Middle East getting prepped for plastic surgery."
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Remembering Things

Remembering the Time Slipknot Threatened to Sue Burger King Over Chicken Fries

The masked band's new album 'We Are Not Your Kind' makes this a perfect time to revisit their bizarre legal feud with a fast food chain.
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New music

Carly Rae Jepsen Made a Dance Playlist That Could Save Your Summer

NPR asked her to make an entry for their "roséwave" series, which celebrates breezy music for the hot months. She says it's meant for a "living room dance party."
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Watch Beto O'Rourke Talk About That Time He Was In a Punk Band...Again

Did you know the former Texas congressman was once in a band with a member of At the Drive-In? He sure won't let you forget!
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New music

Quentin Tarantino Made a Giant Playlist of His Favorite Music From His Films

The director also broke down the eclectic soundtrack to 'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood' on an in-depth podcast for Spotify.
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Noisey Mix

This Mechatok Mix Is Like a 'Little Party Inside Your Brain'

The Berlin-based producer's daydreamy dance music could give you the lift you need to make it to the weekend.
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stream of the crop

Beyoncé's 'Lion King' Anthems and 7 More of the Week's Best Albums

Micro rock songs and ornate noise make up the rest of this week's essential listening.
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