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Kele Okereke's "Brexit Musical" Isn't as Political as You Might Think

Instead, it makes a return to two themes which have defined Okereke’s career, both in Bloc Party and as a solo artist: intimacy and anxiety.
James Greig
Way Out West

Indie's Dead, But Bloc Party’s 'Silent Alarm' Tour Was Beautiful Anyway

At Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne on Tuesday, Bloc Party put on a stunner of a show (even if it exposed the faults in our former indie lifestyles).
Sam West
New music

Kesha, Bob Dylan, and More Challenge Pop's Heteronormativity on a New EP

'Universal Love' is a collection of gender-flipped tracks which push past pop's usual gender conventions.
Lauren O'Neill

The Open-Hearted Evolution of Kele Okereke

If Bloc Party's 'Silent Alarm' soundtracked the house party, his latest solo album 'Fatherland' soundtracks the dinner party ten years later.
Daisy Jones

Strange Relations' New Album Is a Collection of Self-Proclaimed "Diary Rock"

Drummer/vocalist Casey Sowa explains how a Karen O quote and the human body informed 'Editorial You,' streaming here.
Zachary Lipez

How Fall Out Boy and My Chemical Romance Helped Me as a Gay Teen

The bands I worshiped in high school were fronted by gender-bending, guyliner-wearing, homoerotic antidotes to the American jock, and the music that helped me fit in would eventually help me come out as gay.
Tom Vellner
The Music Issue

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 the Vondelpark at 4 AM with Interpol's guitarist when she was a rookie reporter.
Kim Taylor Bennett
Longreads Or Whatever

Around the World in 12 Years with Bloc Party

We join Bloc Party on a beach in Bali, where things get pretty personal pretty fast.
Kim Taylor Bennett
New music

Noisey Beats 1: All Things Bloc Party, Baby

Also check out a sweet Coachella mix, a world premiere from Keith Jenkins, and a sit down with St. Louis up and comer J.R.
Noisey Staff
Remembering Things

Looking Back into the Sun: How #IndieAmnesty Gave a Second Life to a Forgotten Genre

If the indie amnesty hashtag taught us anything, it’s that plenty of us are bound by the experience of simply being young and alive between 2003 and 2008.
Emma Garland

Noisey Presents Bloc Party in New York City

Tickets go on sale today at noon EST.
Noisey Staff

PREMIERE: Stream Bloc Party's First Album In Four Years - 'HYMNS'

Kele Okereke and Russell Lissack return reinvigorated, with two new members and a record that's starkly emotional, yet celebratory too.
Kim Taylor Bennett