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Essays

40 Years Later, Robert Ashley's 'Private Parts' Is Still a Hilarious Mystery

The composer's recently reissued record is a spoken piece about philosophical abstractions with jokes about jerking off. There's still little else like it.
Drew Daniel
1.29.19
Noisey

Listen to Mac Miller's Previously Unreleased Spotify Session

Miller recorded a pared-down version of "Dunno" from 'Swimming' and a cover of Billy Preston's "Nothing from Nothing."
Alex Robert Ross
11.28.18
PROFILES

Get Lost in Kelly Moran's Multi-Dimensional Piano Music

The composer and pianist, now touring in Oneohtrix Point Never's band, has a new album of more free-flowing improvisatory music called 'Ultraviolet.' It feels both personal and infinite.
Sam Goldner
11.2.18
Noisey Acoustics - Created With JanSport

Here's Zola Jesus Playing "Soak" In the Middle of a Busy Intersection

The latest video in the Noisey Acoustics series has the art pop artist sat a at a piano in the middle of Boston, playing the melodramatic standout from last year's 'Okovi.'
Noisey Staff
10.26.18
Comics!

'Monday Morning to Friday Night Blues!' Today's Comic by Nishant Saldanha

Mr. Good Guy plays the piano, the piano doesn't play him.
Nishant Saldanha
7.20.18
New music

Listen to Prince's Intimate, 35-Year-Old Cover of "Mary Don't You Weep"

It's the first single from a new album of solo recordings, ‘Piano & a Microphone 1983,′ to be released by the late singer's estate on September 21.
Alex Robert Ross
6.7.18
Cey-note

John Cena Graced the VICE Office with Some Pretty Fine Piano Playing

The WWE star is practically the size of a baby grand piano.
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.29.18
New music

Lady Gaga's Piano Version of "Joanne" Reveals the Artist She Should Be

Stripped-down renditions are where her talents really shine.
Lauren O'Neill
1.26.18
The 2017 Music Issue

Dave Is Not Normal

The 19-year-old London MC is an accomplished pianist who's already caught the attention of Drake, but he's not really concerned with any of that.
Joe Zadeh
11.7.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Tyler, The Creator and Kali Uchis Play a Chill, Piano-Rap “See You Again”

He described it as a "random acoustic version."
Alex Robert Ross
10.4.17
Holy Shit

Weep to This Piano Cover of Lil Uzi Vert's "XO Tour Llif3"

Play this during the season finale of your life.
Phil Witmer
5.30.17
Features

Ryuichi Sakamoto Survived Cancer and an Earthquake to Make His Most Personal Album to Date

An exclusive interview with the veteran Japanese composer about his latest album 'async.'
Corinne Przybyslawski
4.28.17
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