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Music

The New Lil Peep Doc Is the Defining Document of the SoundCloud Rap Generation

'Everybody's Everything' is both a tribute to the late rapper, and an examination of the image and money-obsessed music industry he found success in.
Justin Staple
3.19.19
we saw this

The 10 Most Bizarre Things We Saw at SXSW

Those hoping to see Lady Gaga perform in a Doritos vending machine may have been disappointed, but there’s still no better place on earth to be a curious music fan.
Dan Gentile
3.19.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Mad Libs—DSA Edition: Bill Nye Surprised AOC at SXSW to Talk About Climate Change

Just watch the video already.
River Donaghey
3.11.19
owns

The Chill Woman Who Pwned InfoWars Discusses Life After Going 'Softly Viral'

After InfoWars took down the original video, actress Dasha Nekrasova recently reposted the clip of herself coolly telling street interviewer Ashton Whitty she has worms in her brain.
Luke O'Neil
5.4.18
Music

Smoke Some Weed, Take a Walk, and Read This Interview With Neil Young

Sixty years into an iconic career, Young is still fighting back against the recording industry. In a rare interview, he talks to Noisey about art, algorithms, and the likelihood of music saving the world.
Andrea Domanick
Alex Robert Ross
3.23.18
PROFILES

Inside the 100-Hour Hell Week of a SXSW Programmer

A behind the scenes look at the logistics behind booking 2,000 bands—from breakout youngsters like Starcrawler to solo guitar experimentalists like Yonatan Gat to freaky jazz phenoms like Ezra Collective—playing on 100 stages in 6 days.
Dan Gentile
3.20.18
Essays

SXSW Might Be Good Again

SXSW used to suck, but so did I.
Jeff Weiss
3.20.18
we saw this

The Best and Worst Shit We Saw at SXSW 2018

Some of our favorites of the week in Austin included Rico Nasty, Mozzy, IDLES, Starcrawler, Goat Girl, Valee, an Uber driver, and more.
Noisey Staff
3.19.18
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A VR Film About Sex Workers Was Pulled from SXSW After Complaints From Its Leading Actor

Liara Roux claims that she never signed off on the final version of 'GFE,' including a nude scene.
Samantha Cole
3.16.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch the Trailer for 'Sorry to Bother You,' the Most Bonkers Movie at Sundance

Boots Riley's "fucked-up vision of the world" stars Lakeith Stanfield with the voice of David Cross.
River Donaghey
3.12.18
Jansport Bonfire Sessions

See Smino, Shame, and More at SXSW 2018 with Noisey and JanSport

Plus: Joey Purp, Tierra Whack, BbyMutha, Powers Pleasant, and Angel + Dren will also be performing at Cheer Up Charlies in Austin.
Noisey Staff
3.5.18
Film

[Exclusive] This Film's Epically Problematic Heist Is a Parable for Trump's USA

Bank robbery film 'American Paradise' combines gorgeous shots of the midwest with complex issues surrounding race and power.
Beckett Mufson
7.19.17
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