Interviews

Interviews

Haruomi Hosono Has Made So Many Great Records He Can't Remember Them All

Upon his long-awaited return to the United States for sold-out shows on both coasts, the 71-year-old Japanese legend reflects on a lifetime of playful experiments.
Sam Goldner
6.12.19
Noisey Next

Lucky Daye Is Turning His Traumatic Religious Upbringing into Hope

The most exciting new voice in the R&B revival grew up in a Christian church that forbade him from listening to music. With his debut album, 'Painted,' he's turning his pain into song.
Kristin Corry
6.10.19
Interviews

Raveena's Debut Album Is a Dreamy R&B Universe

The Indian American singer crafts a world of self-acceptance on her debut album, 'Lucid.'
Kristin Corry
5.31.19
Features

Kevin Richard Martin's New Album Explores His Son's Traumatic Early Life

The producer best known as the Bug became a father in 2014. His new record 'Sirens' explores the "dark shadows" and "absolute panic" of the first months of his son's life.
Lewis Gordon
5.30.19
blind spots

David Bazan Listens to Joni Mitchell's 'Blue': 'Oh My God'

The Pedro the Lion frontman finally confronts one of the most emotionally resonant albums ever for the first time.
Josh Terry
5.30.19
Interviews

The Composers for 'Stranger Things' Are Careful to Not Be Cheesy

"There's this term that people use to describe the music that we make for 'Stranger Things,' and it's kind of a caricature of itself, so we really don't want to do that."
Adam Brodsky
5.24.19
Rank Your Records

Scott Devendorf Ranks the National's Seven Stormy Rock Records

Ahead of their new album 'I Am Easy to Find,' the band's bassist reflects on their moving music, which has shown up on arena stages and in MMA movies.
Dan Ozzi
5.16.19
Premieres

Erika de Casier's R&B Feels Like Hitting the Club with an Old Friend

The hit-after-hit energy of her debut album 'Essentials' earns its title, which nods to classic best-of CDs.
Sam Goldner
5.15.19
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
Interviews

Emotional Oranges Are 'Normal' People Making R&B More Mysterious

Noisey spoke to the anonymous R&B group about the release of their debut EP, 'The Juice Vol. 1.'
Eduardo Cepeda
5.13.19
Interviews

Holly Herndon's New, AI-Spawned Album Is Full of Humanity

For 'PROTO,' the artist and her collaborators built an AI that was trained on their voices. The music it produced is eerie at times, but it's full of life.
Leah Mandel
5.10.19
Interviews

Pink Sweat$ Is Putting Love Back in R&B

Philadelphia singer isn't afraid to sing about love, even if it's dysfunctional.
Kristin Corry
5.8.19
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