on the road

New music

Syd's New EP Is a Perfect Crystallisation of Her Smooth Sound

'Always Never Home' is more silky genius in the vein of her album 'Fin.'
Lauren O'Neill

DIANA Shows Us The Unsexy Realities of Tour Life in "What You Get" Video

One thing for certain is: they are big fans of hummus.
Sarah MacDonald
noisey meets

On the Road with Moxie Raia

We join the rising LA-based singer as she takes on the biggest opportunity of her career so far: opening for Justin Bieber for five months on his 'Purpose' tour.
Noisey Staff

POV Sketches Put Viewers in the Drawing Seat

Thomas Cian hits the road with sketchbook in hand.
Diana Shi
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Legendary Letter that Inspired Kerouac to Write 'On the Road' Is Going Up for Auction

The 40,000-word letter by Neal Cassady is said to have inspired Kerouac to adopt his electric, spontaneous style was believed to have been lost forever.
River Donaghey
dream dealing with zZz

Dissecting Parquet Courts' Surreal Stress Dreams About Endless Subways

Sean Yeaton is a brilliant bizarro and also the bassist of Parquet Courts. Whenever the band goes on tour, he has this recurring dream about a labyrinthine subway system and a vague destination he never reaches. We had an analyst interpret the...
Zach Sokol
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Some Book Nerds Made an Interactive Map of the Most Famous Road Trips in American Literature

It plots out the trips of everyone from Kerouac to Steinbeck to Cheryl Strayed.
River Donaghey
The Film That Made Me...

'Five Easy Pieces' Was the Film That Taught Me Misanthropy Was Hopeless

Jack Nicholson's performance as Bobby Dupea makes for a convincingly churlish asshole, and one I could recognize myself in.
Max Metzger

I Spent 24 Hours with a Female Truck Driver

"That's one thing about this job," says Kerry, her long blue nails resting on the steering wheel. "You get amazing sunsets."
Nell Frizzell

I Thought Becoming Jack Kerouac Would Cure My Depression

There are moments in On the Road when the author seems cured of his own mental health issues, so I figured that a freewheeling, weed-smoking experience might have the same effect on me.
James Nolan
Longreads Or Whatever

The Thing About Fat White Family and How Fucked Up Everything Is Right Now

Fat White Family are a reminder that rock music can mean something beyond an NME cover, a pull-quote, and a few tracks recorded with Jim Abbiss.
Ryan Bassil
Motherboard Blog

An E-Book of Turn-By-Turn Directions Lets You Literally Follow Jack Kerouac 'On the Road'

The only people for this Google e-book are the mad ones.
Ben Richmond