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Film

Jeff Goldblum Talks About Doing Drugs as a Teen and, Uhhh, Lobotomies

We interviewed the internet’s favorite daddy about everything from his jazz career to his recent VICE Studios movie, ‘The Mountain’.
Meredith Balkus
7.29.19
Noisey News

Listen to Two Mind-Blowing Previews of Flying Lotus’ New Album

“Spontaneous” features Little Dragon’s Yukimi Nagano and “Takashi” is an instrumental jam. Both are great and on Flamagra, which is out May 24 via Warp.
Josh Terry
4.23.19
Interviews

Nico Segal and Nate Fox's New Project Intellexual Is Charming and Complex

The Social Experiment members took some time away from Chance to enlist their friends to make a lush new album inspired by ‘70s singer-songwriters.
Josh Terry
4.15.19
Noisey Mix

This Nonlocal Forecast Mix Offers Smooth Jazz Fit for Tears and Bong Rips

The Chicago-based artist best known as Fire-Toolz shares a mix of sounds from the world of her proggy computer jazz record ‘Bubble Universe!’
Colin Joyce
4.5.19
Premieres

Dexter Story’s Stunning ‘Bahir’ is a Love Letter to East African Music

The Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist and composer enlists a wealth of marquee guests like Sudan Archives on his rich, genre-blending third LP.
Josh Terry
3.13.19
Culture

Solange Turned to Her High School Jazz Band for 'When I Get Home'

The singer went back to her hometown of Houston and tapped her old crew for a deeply personal album about celebrating life.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
3.4.19
DEEP DIVE - CREATED WITH JAMESON WHISKEY

Uptown Bars Gave Life to New Orleans Jazz and Funk in the 1970s

Longtime residents and natives pay tribute.
Sarah Ravits
2.26.19
Music

The Guide to Getting Into Chaka Khan, Funk's Eternal Queen

'Hello Happiness' is Chaka Khan's first album in 12 years. As funk's standard-bearer, her dynamic voice is enough to stand the test of time—and genres.
Kristin Corry
2.20.19
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Jazz-Rock Staple Harriet Tubman

The Dean takes a trip around the world this week, reviewing albums from Brazil's Thiago Nassif, New Orleans' Hot 8 Brass Band, and Haiti's RAM.
Robert Christgau
2.15.19
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Sons of Kemet's Unique 'Your Queen Is a Reptile'

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews the British jazz group's Mercury Prize-nominated LP and Doctor Nativo's recent 'Guatemaya.'
Robert Christgau
11.30.18
The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting Into Joni Mitchell, the Blueprint for Human Experience

Mitchell, in all her incarnations, remains a chief cartographer of American music and the female experience. Regardless of who you are, her map is made for you.
Katie Bain
11.7.18
Premieres

Arin Ray Makes Arguments Feel Like Poetry in the Video for "Damn"

The Cincinnati native is blending R&B, hip-hop, and jazz on his debut album 'Platinum Fire.'
Kristin Corry
11.6.18
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