the body

Features

When Metal Festivals Get Political, It Feels Like Utopia

This year's edition of beloved Dutch metal fest Roadburn was about something bigger than music, which only added to its magic.
Kim Kelly
5.22.18
Premieres

Uniform and The Body's Chaotic Collaboration Is Unsettlingly Perfect

The two noisy duos teamed up on 'Mental Wounds Not Healing,' due June 8 on Sacred Bones. Today, they're sharing the record's first single, alongside a brief interview about how the project came together.
Colin Joyce
5.17.18
Premieres

The Body's New Album Is a Slog Through Electronic Misery

Stream the Portland noise doom duo's impossibly heavy, grindingly miserable new LP for Thrill Jockey, 'I Have Fought Against It, But I Can’t Any Longer.'
Cat Jones
5.11.18
Interviews

Lingua Ignota's Liturgical Noise Is a Celebration of Obliteration

Stream the new EP from the Providence-based artist who explores trauma and survival through neoclassical, death industrial, and extreme metal.
Claire Donato
6.8.17
brief histories

Ride the Feedback: A Brief History of Guitar Distortion

Or, how one of music's happiest accidents went on to shape countless careers and spawn entire genres, from rock 'n' roll to experimental noise
J. J. Anselmi
2.23.17
Holy Shit

Meet the Human Organ You Didn't Know You Had

The finding could open up new possibilities for researching intestinal diseases.
Dan Roe
1.4.17
Interviews

Violent Magic Orchestra Shatter Black Metal's Boundaries on Their Dizzying Debut

Stream 'Catastrophic Anonymous' and read our dual interview with transatlantic masterminds Pete Swanson, Vampillia, and Mondkopf.
Phil Freeman
11.18.16
Premieres

Step Into The Body's Latest Nightmare, "To Know and To Hide"

Listen to the Portland duo's harrowing, mechanized contribution to the Adult Swim Singles Program.
Kim Kelly
11.16.16
Premieres

Jay Boogie Doesn't Want to Catch Feelings On "Body Principles"

But the rapper is still accepting flowers and Edible Arrangements.
Max Mohenu
9.7.16
Health

A Successful New HIV-Nuking Drug Wasn't Even Designed for HIV

It may even be part of an eventual HIV cure.
Michael Byrne
5.19.16
Interviews

A Trip to Courtney Love's Old Strip Club with The Body to Talk About Pop Music

"Trying to get my metallic fart guitar sound onto a Taylor Swift song would be pretty awesome."
Cat Jones
3.25.16
Nine Inch Nails

5 Electronic Albums That Taught the Body How to Make Noise-Metal

The Portland-based makers of the year's strangest metal records explain how they were inspired by drone masters and Nine Inch Nails.
Colin Joyce
3.21.16
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