music interviews

Interviews

BJ the Chicago Kid's '1123' Magnifies the Soul of the Black Experience

The singer's follow-up album is an ode to the Chicago upbringing that shaped how he approaches love and life.
Kristin Corry
7.30.19
Interviews

Amaal's Intimate R&B Shows that Love Is Hard Work

The Somali Canadian singer went from making protest music to analyzing the blind spots in her love life on her debut EP, 'Black Dove.'
Kristin Corry
7.23.19
Interviews

Lupe Fiasco's New Documentary Series Explores His History in Martial Arts

In the new web show 'Beat N' Path,' the rapper opens up about his lifelong fascination with the form and travels through China to learn more.
Imran Hafiz
7.2.19
music interviews

Natasha Bedingfield Still Wants You to Feel the Rain on Your Skin

As 'The Hills' returns, the woman who penned its theme song reflects on the seminal hit that is "Unwritten."
Caroline Moss
6.20.19
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
music interviews

We Found the Actual Valerie From Amy Winehouse's Song ‘Valerie’

Few people know that the 2006 song is a cover; fewer still know who inspired it.
Rajul Punjabi
6.7.19
Features

Tim Heidecker's Divorce Album Is No Joke

The cult funnyman is known for his irreverent and outlandish comedy on Adult Swim, but his new album 'What The Brokenhearted Do…' gets real about an imaginary break-up.
Gary Suarez
6.5.19
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
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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
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
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