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Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting Into Pixies, Who Make Rock Music as Perverse as Possible

Here's where to start with one of the most influential bands ever.
Sasha Geffen
6.20.19
Rank Your Records

Titus Andronicus' Patrick Stickles Ranks All of the Band's Records

The talkative frontman looks back on his band's punk epics and lengthy Bob Dylan covers, rating them on a scale of "least best to most best."
Dan Ozzi
6.20.19
Remembering Things

The Who's 'Tommy' Is 50, So Here Are Nine More Essential Rock Operas

Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, and Co. may have introduced the world to the form, but they were far from the first—or last—to tell stories with bombast.
Bonnie Stiernberg
5.23.19
Premieres

Christelle Bofale's Watery Rock Songs Are What Forever Sounds Like

The Austin-based songwriter draws on the Congolese music she heard growing up to make boundless, flowing songs on ‘Swim Team.’
Colin Joyce
5.15.19
The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting into The Cramps, Garage Rock's True Freaks

Poison Ivy, Lux Interior, and their cast of collaborators left behind a legacy of heavy, horny, and horrifying songs. Here's where to start.
Leah Mandel
5.2.19
Interviews

The Glow’s Fuzzy Debut Album Ponders the Big Questions

Written both before and after the breakup of his beloved band LVL UP, Mike Caridi’s ‘Am I’ considers old memories and existential questions.
Colin Joyce
5.1.19
Essays

Vampire Weekend's New Album Is All Over the Place, In the Best Way

The newly minted trio took six years to follow-up a No. 1 record and a Grammy. 'Father of the Bride' is shaggy, psychedelic, and wonderfully strange.
Alex Swhear
5.1.19
Premieres

Brace Yourself for the Frenetic Punk of Japan’s Otoboke Beaver

The Kyoto quartet premieres their new album 'ITEKOMA HITS' in full before its April 26 release.
Josh Terry
4.23.19
PROFILES

After Wax Idols, Hether Fortune Is Better Off Alone

Having abruptly disbanded her primary creative outlet for nearly a decade, the songwriter is now working by herself, at her own pace.
Gary Suarez
4.16.19
Premieres

Drahla’s Abstract Punk Songs Are Ecstatic About the Everyday

The squalls of noise in songs like "Pyramid Estate" show a band willing to dig beneath the surface.
Colin Joyce
4.9.19
Scene Reports

Dublin’s Rising Guitar Bands Are Too Loud to Ignore

From Fontaines D.C.'s poetic punk to bands like Just Mustard and The Murder Capital, the Irish capital (and its surrounding towns) is turned all the way up.
Tom Connick
4.3.19
Noisey News

Watch Weezer's Wonderfully Ramshackle Tiny Desk Concert

They play new jams, rarities, and old hits in the NPR office.
Colin Joyce
4.1.19
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