longreads

Essays

Kanye West Vs. Fame

Yikes.
Paul Thompson
10.4.18
Interviews

Kurt Vile Is All Greased Up

The Philadelphia musician speaks on his new album ‘Bottle It In,’ meeting Neil Young, computers, Donald Trump’s bullshit, staring age 40 down, a mental breakdown, and whatever the hell his future holds.
Eric Sundermann
9.19.18
Essays

To Iceage, With Love

The Danish group's new album 'Beyondless' is wonderful. Fuck the facts, Iceage are the greatest rock and roll band in the world.
Zachary Lipez
5.10.18
Features

The Dollars and Desperation Silencing #MeToo in Music

Sexual misconduct is built into the foundation of the music industry. Our data and the stories of over two dozen women show how culture and labor conditions create a perfect storm for abuse.
Andrea Domanick
3.18.18
Objectively Correct Lists

How Not to Die From Boredom This Christmas

Here's a bunch of stuff to read, hear, and look at during that lonely, long stretch of nothingness we like to call “the holidays”.
Noisey Staff
12.23.16
Longreads Or Whatever

Second Impressions of Protomartyr

With the release of 'The Agent Intelligent' earlier this year, the Detroit band's experienced the most success of their career. After 2015, what is next?
Zachary Lipez
12.23.15
Longreads Or Whatever

Noisey Longreads: Catch Up on Some of Our Favorite Stories of 2015

Catch up on some of the best stories while avoiding small talk with your loved ones.
Noisey Staff
11.26.15
Longreads Or Whatever

Fell Asleep and Forgot to Die: Mac Miller's Good Morning

The rapper's got a new home in a new zip code, a new album and record deal, and a new lease on life.
Craig Jenkins
9.25.15
Longreads Or Whatever

Algiers: Too Good to Fail

As the Matador band heads out on tour after their self-titled debut earlier this year, we attempt to get inside the band that, honestly, sounds like no one except themselves.
Zachary Lipez
9.17.15
Longreads Or Whatever

Ready to Die: Three Days of Drugs and Disintegration with The Grateful Dead

Over the Fourth of July, America's quintessential band said farewell. We spent those days embedded with Deadheads, exploring our dreams and doing acid. This is what happened.
Jeff Weiss
8.11.15
Longreads Or Whatever

Noisey Beach Reads: Catch Up on Our Best Stories of 2015 so Far

We talked to everyone from Detroit rap crews to Madonna. All in one convenient place.
Noisey Staff
7.3.15
Longreads Or Whatever

Roc of Ages: Dame Dash's Second Chance at a Second Act

Damon Dash is 44-years-old and if you pay attention, you can see that he is playing a character he is presenting to the world. Damon Dash starring in 'The Life of Damon Dash.'
Paul Cantor
6.1.15
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