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Noisey

Brazil's Love Affair with R&B Has Birthed an Incredible New Genre

The country’s contemporary R&B is a blend of American trap with regional rap, funk, and pagode.
Amanda Cavalcanti
a day ago
Interviews
Interviews

You Might Not Like Foxing’s Big, Weird New Album (But They Do)

The St. Louis band swung for the fences on 'Nearer My God,' an expansive third album that might turn their fans off. And that's OK!
Shawn Cooke
3 days ago
Rank Your Records
Rank Your Records

Ben Gibbard Ranks Death Cab for Cutie's Eight Albums

Ahead of the release of the band's new album, 'Thank You for Today,' the indie rock icon looks back on a 20-year career of appearances on 'The O.C.,' Grammy nominations, and dodging that whole emo thing.
Dan Ozzi
8.10.18
Features
Features

A Weekend at Heavy Metal Summer Camp Reminded Us Why We Love Riffs So Much

The bands, the friends, the venue, the city, and even the free bottled water—Migration Fest was the summer weekend of our collective hesher dreams.
Teddie Taylor
8.9.18
summer of screamo
summer of screamo

Virginia Is for Screamo Lovers

Years after the state became a prolific mecca for hardcore bands, a new generation is now carrying the torch.
Dan Ozzi
8.9.18
Features
Features

In Pursuit of Popcaan

Four days in Jamaica chasing down Popcaan, the dancehall superstar eyeing a global takeover.
Lawrence Burney
8.4.18
The Noisey Guide to
The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting Into Grace Jones

With her androgynous aesthetic, boundary-pushing musicality and 50-year career, Jones burst open doors before other people could even see them.
Daisy Jones
8.2.18
summer of screamo
summer of screamo

The Spirit of Screamo Is Alive and Well

The emotional sub-mutation of hardcore is more prolific now than it was in the days of Orchid and Jeromes Dream.
Dan Ozzi
8.2.18
IDM
IDM

The IDM List Gave Intelligent Dance Music Its Name and Geeky Legacy

Musicians and fans look back on the niche online hub they cultivated 25 years ago, and how it framed dance music that wasn't really for dancefloors.
Sam Davies
8.2.18
the shape of punk
the shape of punk

Ink & Dagger's 'The Fine Art of Original Sin' Gave Hardcore Some Theatrics

20 years ago, the Philadelphia band injected some much needed showmanship into a staunch, humorless punk scene.
David Anthony
8.1.18
we saw this
we saw this

Forget 'Love Island,' I Was at Stormzy's Spanish Villa Birthday Party

What it was like to hop on a private #MerkyAirways flight for a one-day pool party with Big Mike, his mates and some of his biggest fans.
John Bell
7.31.18
Features
Features

The Redemption of Haruhi Suzumiya: Why "God Knows" Is Still the Greatest Song Ever

On its 10th anniversary, the anime classic is still the sonic equivalent of a Mikuru Beam.
Jabbari Weekes
7.31.18