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Chance the Rapper's "Sunday Candy" Is a Window into a Less Shitty America

The slowed-down, gospel-heavy version Chance debuted on 'SNL' three years ago today—and reprised at the White House a year later—became a small, but important, moment in American history.
Alex Robert Ross
10 hours ago
Noisey News

H.E.R Makes Her Tiny Desk Concert Look So Goddamn Easy

After being a guest on Daniel Caesar's Tiny Desk Concert, the elusive R&B singer finally has a chance to serenade us with her own 18-minute medley.
Kristin Corry
10 hours ago
Premieres

Surauchie’s “Sometimes” Is The Soul-Baring Bop We Need

The Toronto-based singer speaks on connecting with listeners and becoming a part of the city's R&B renaissance along with Daniel Caesar and Jessie Reyez.
Sharine Taylor
11 hours ago
Noisey Hitlist

Jockstrap Make Classical Music Sound Trippy as Hell

And we’re premiering their very glittery video for the haunting, intimate track “Charlotte”.
Ryan Bassil
12 hours ago
christmas

Prince's Only Christmas Song Is Still Completely Devastating

On 1984's "Another Lonely Christmas," he sang about misery and mourning without offering a way out.
Alex Robert Ross
a day ago
Obituaries

Pete Shelley's Solo Career is Worth Shouting About as Much as The Buzzcocks

From club banger "Homosapien" to the doomy and disco-y “I Surrender”, his 80s electro output is long overdue a revaluation.
Jeremy Allen
a day ago
Noisey Mix

DJ Lag’s Noisey Mix Shows How Fast Gqom Moves

The inventor, godfather and king of Durban's prolific and quickly-expanding gqom scene has put together a mix that surveys the genre's past, present and future.
Shaad D’Souza
2 days ago
Noisey News

Ty Dolla $ign Indicted on Felony Drug Charges, Facing 15 Years in Prison

The indictment stems from the rapper's arrest in Atlanta, Georgia, in September.
Alex Robert Ross
2 days ago
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Kanye West's "Christmas in Harlem" Squashed Some Beef and Became a Classic

Teyana Taylor, CyHi the Prince, Vado, Pusha-T, Musiq Soulchild, and Big Sean each took a turn on the twinkly, lengthy original. But appearances from Cam'ron and Jim Jones added another layer of peace and love.
Alex Robert Ross
2 days ago
The Noisey Advent Calendar

In Praise of Sufjan Stevens! A Christmas Enthusiast! (or, Holy, Holy, etc.)

His holistic approach to the holidays spawned 100 Christmas songs in a decade. At least one of them is among the best pieces he's ever recorded.
Alex Robert Ross
2 days ago
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The Guide to Getting Into Siouxsie and The Banshees, Dark Pop Outsiders

From punk to pop, the London band would influence a generation of artists by flouting convention and playing with public perception. Just don't call them "goth."
Liz Ohanesian
2 days ago
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Run-DMC's "Christmas in Hollis" Is a Wholesome Alt-Holiday Classic

The trio didn't want to touch a Christmas song at first, but their 1987 single blew up. Part of that was down to its focus on a real good family meal.
Alex Robert Ross
2 days ago

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