new age

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
Views My Own

Making Friends Is Tough After You Leave a Cult

How Seven of Nine from ‘Star Trek Voyager’ spoke to my social dilemma.
Star Spider
3.26.19
cults

Yes, There Are Women-Led Cults

Meet Teal Swan, a YouTuber who proves selling salvation to desperate people is an equal opportunity racket.
Sarah Berman
8.1.18
Music

The Untold Story of 'The Sims,' Your First Favorite Jazz Record

The songs that soundtracked the game's Build Mode introduced millions of unknowing kids to new age jazz. The musicians behind it were just trying to make something that wouldn't interfere with your landscaping.
Alex Robert Ross
3.9.18
Premieres

Ezra Feinberg's Meditative Instrumental "God Sized Hole" Will Chill You Out

The opening song from the former Citay frontman's debut solo record is a minimal, new age song that'll lull you into relaxation before building to something overwhelming.
Alex Robert Ross
1.14.18
empaths

Who Feels for the People Who Feel for Everyone Else?

Making sense of empaths in a cruel, narcissistic world.
Hannah Ewens
11.17.17
Will This Save Me?

Having My Aura Photographed Was Cheaper Than Therapy

In this new column, I look for the spiritual, wellness, or magical cure that’ll definitely make me completely whole.
Hannah Ewens
11.9.17
Features

Deadboy's Debut Album Was Inspired by Rihanna's Use of Repetition

The Montreal-via-London producer discusses the ten records he listened to while making 'Earth Body.'
Erik Leijon
5.30.17
California

I Went on a Spirit Quest with a Guru Who Believes Dolphins Are Telepathic Aliens

Aros Crystos, a "dolphin ambassador on land," says the aquatic mammals are actually divine masters, and they're here to bring us back to the ocean.
Eva Sealove
5.2.17
Culture

The Church of Crying: Why Americans Are Devoted to 'Chicken Soup for the Soul'

Since the 90s, the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series has blossomed into a franchise that includes dog food. A lot of people have memories of the books being religious—but most of them aren't. What unites the stories, and continues the brand's...
Diana Tourjée
4.28.17
Features

How Exactly Did Enya Become One of the Richest Musicians in the World?

Have you ever wondered how a reclusive Irish new age artist outsold Aretha Franklin?
Josh Baines
3.7.17
Art

ASMR Is a Joke (But Laughter's Still the Best Medicine)

Concrete neck pillows and edible earplugs emerge at the Institute for New Feeling.
DJ Pangburn
8.24.16
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