The 2017 Music Issue

Photos of 'Untypical Girls' and the Radical Stages of Revolution

See excerpts of Sam Knee's forthcoming book, 'Untypical Girls: Styles and Sounds of the Transatlantic Indie Revolution,' featuring Kim Gordon, The Wrecks, Slant 6, and more.
Sam Knee

Reckless Zine Pushes You to the Front of Australia's Punk Scene

A new photo zine captures the snarl of bands such as Power, Royal Headache, NUN, and Total Control.
Tim Scott
Music Video Premieres

Watch Heat Wave Tackle Australian Banality In ‘Dead End Town’

The Melbourne duo are the summer-goth-party band Australia’s been waiting for.
Monique Myintoo
Music Festivals 2016

We Sent a Photographer to Capture Some of the Mad Dogs at Camp Doogs

There was more going on at the West Australian music festival than Kevin Parker’s Mink Mussel Creek.
Jessica Cockerill

Check Some of Australia’s Hottest Rising Musical Talent Through Kurt Eckardt’s Camera Lens

The Melbourne photographer takes shots at gigs where there’s no ‘back stage’, and often no stage at all.
Noisey Staff
festivals 2016

Snapshots of Panorama Day 2: Kendrick Lamar, Blood Orange, and The National Sweat it Out

Like seven inches from the midday sun.
VICE Staff
festivals 2016

Scenes from Eistnaflug, in Black and White

Photographer Estefânia Silva captured the spirit of Iceland's premier metal festival on black and white film.
Kim Kelly

Hear What Inspires the Creatives of Places + Faces, and FTP This Weekend on Noisey Radio

Photography collective Places + Faces and clothing brand FTP stop by to explain why all art matters.
John Hill
we saw this

We Went to Culture Abuse's Album Release Party

The San Francisco punks celebrated the release of 'Peach' with a weekend of shows, exhibitions, BBQ, and, of course, peaches.
Noisey Staff
Behind The Lens

Photographer Steve Schapiro on the Magic of Shooting David Bowie

He first shot Bowie in 1974 and in his new book, Schapiro reveals never seen before snaps. Here he discusses capturing an icon and Bowie's ability to truly be himself frame after frame.
Joseph Henry Staten

Read An Excerpt From 'Tempered’, an Australian Journal Exploring The Backwaters of Punk, Hardcore and Electronics

Straightjacket Nation's Dan Stewart writes about the band's new album 'Power It Up' and we speak to the magazine's editor Max Easton.
Tim Scott
Internet Exploring

Michael Stipe's Instagram is an Artistic Masterpiece

The R.E.M frontman’s account is the work of a digital auteur on a voyage of self-discovery.