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Mark Ronson Knows He'll Never Beat 'Uptown Funk'

We met the producer ahead of the release of his new album, to talk about songwriting, L.A., his break-up, Amy Winehouse, and the highs and lows of creating an international hit.
Michael Segalov
4 days ago
Noisey Next

Karol G Is Bigger Than Reggaetón

The urbano hitmaker spent over a decade making a name for herself in Colombia, slowly evolving into the global pop artist she's ready to become.
Gary Suarez
5 days ago
Rank Your Records

Scott Devendorf Ranks the National's Seven Stormy Rock Records

Ahead of their new album 'I Am Easy to Find,' the band's bassist reflects on their moving music, which has shown up on arena stages and in MMA movies.
Dan Ozzi
5.16.19
Premieres

Erika de Casier's R&B Feels Like Hitting the Club with an Old Friend

The hit-after-hit energy of her debut album 'Essentials' earns its title, which nods to classic best-of CDs.
Sam Goldner
5.15.19
Essays

Vampire Weekend's New Album Is All Over the Place, In the Best Way

The newly minted trio took six years to follow-up a No. 1 record and a Grammy. 'Father of the Bride' is shaggy, psychedelic, and wonderfully strange.
Alex Swhear
5.1.19
Premieres

Maya B's "Dollar to a Diamond" Is Motivation for Better Days

The California artist’s visual for “Dollar to a Diamond” proves you can’t put a dollar amount on self-worth.
Kristin Corry
4.30.19
Noisey News

Whoa, Kindness' New Song With Seinabo Sey Is So Good

"Lost Without" is the second single this year from Adam Bainbridge, following their Robyn collaboration "Cry Everything."
Josh Terry
4.30.19
New music

Taylor Swift Is Good at Making People Pay Attention to Her

Her new single, "ME!" is very fitting.
Leslie Horn
4.26.19
The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting Into Cher, Pop Shapeshifter

Cher has reinvented herself about a dozen times in the 55 years since "I Got U Babe." Here's where to start with her treasure trove of hits.
Nick Levine
4.24.19
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Billie Eilish Talk ‘Spirited Away’ While Drawing Her Self-Portrait

“You can’t take drawing seriously. I just act like I’m still a kid drawing.”
Josh Terry
4.22.19
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Khalid's Textured Anxiety

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Khalid's 'Free Spirit' and 'Suncity,' as well as recent albums from 6LACK, Kyle, and Fat Tony.
Robert Christgau
4.19.19
PROFILES

After Wax Idols, Hether Fortune Is Better Off Alone

Having abruptly disbanded her primary creative outlet for nearly a decade, the songwriter is now working by herself, at her own pace.
Gary Suarez
4.16.19
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