Remembering Things

Remembering Things

20 Years After "No Scrubs," We Look Back at the Song's Best (and Worst) Covers

The TLC track topped the charts two decades ago this week—since then artists of all stripes have offered up their takes.
Bonnie Stiernberg
4.10.19
Remembering Things

Eddie Murphy's 'Life' Shows How Complicated Canceling R. Kelly Can Be

Twenty years after the buddy comedy first debuted in theaters, its soundtrack proves problematic in the wake of serious new allegations against executive producer R. Kelly.
Gary Suarez
4.2.19
Festivals

We Talked to Woodstock Attendees About the 50th Anniversary Lineup

"I have no idea who most of these artists are, to be honest," one woman who was there in 1969 told Noisey.
Justin Caffier
4.1.19
Remembering Things

'Like a Prayer' Was Madonna's First Masterpiece

By the time it was released in 1989, Madonna was already a bona fide superstar. Thirty years after its release, we look back at the album that established her as a meaningful artist.
Nick Levine
3.21.19
Remembering Things

People Told Us The Worst Songs They Uploaded to MySpace

They’ve lost more than 50 million songs by over 10 million artists. Here are some of the tracks our staff thought would make them famous.
Noisey UK Staff
3.20.19
Remembering Things

Remembering 'Summerteeth,' the Album Where Wilco Became Wilco

'Summerteeth' turns 20 this week, and while it is a flawed album, it established the confessional lyrics and studio magic that would go on to become the band's signature.
Alex Swhear
3.8.19
Remembering Things

Prince's Final Top Ten Hit Is Pretty Creepy in Retrospect

Twenty-five years after reaching No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, “The Most Beautiful Girl In The World” feels complicated.
Gary Suarez
2.25.19
Remembering Things

How ‘The Sebadoh’ Killed Sebadoh

Twenty years later, 90s indie rock icons Lou Barlow and Jason Loewenstein reflect on the tumultuous times surrounding their ill-fated and short-lived major label record deal.
Gary Suarez
2.21.19
Remembering Things

The Spectacular Failure of the World's Only Hard Rock Theme Park

Hard Rock Park boasted rides themed around Led Zeppelin songs and acid trips, but it closed after just five months, amid the 2008 financial crisis. Ten years later, we visited the abandoned site to find out how it went off the rails.
Will Caiger-Smith
2.11.19
Remembering Things

One of Three 6 Mafia's Best Albums Is a Y2K-Obsessed Crunk Side Project

DJ Paul looks back, twenty years after the release of the Tear Da Club Up Thugs' Southern hip-hop classic 'CrazyNDaLazDayz.'
Gary Suarez
2.4.19
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
Remembering Things

WHY? Look Back on 10 Years of ‘Alopecia,’ Their Beloved Accident

Four days on tour with Yoni Wolf and co., reflecting on the boundary pushing art-rap-rock(?) record that made them stars of a certain scene.
Will Schube
1.23.19
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