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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
a day ago
The Noisey Personality Test

ScHoolboy Q Is Not Here for the Bullshitters and Opportunists

Welcome to the Noisey Personality Test, where we ask established artists questions that start nowhere near 'so, tell me about the album…'
Tshepo Mokoena
9.14.18
Interviews

The Dirty Nil’s ‘Master Volume’ Is the Album Rock ‘n’ Roll Deserves

For their sophomore effort, the Ontario trio made a powerful offering to the guitar gods. Crank the volume to 11 and listen to the whole thing early.
Dan Ozzi
9.13.18
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Steve Albini, Studio Whiz and Noise-Rock Freak

Between his catalogs by Big Black, Shellac, and Rapeman, to his work behind the boards for everyone from Nirvana to Cloud Nothings, the iconoclast has created one of the most impressive bodies of work in modern music.
David Anthony
9.7.18
Rank Your Records

White Denim's Steve Terebecki Plays Favorites with the Band's Six Albums

Ahead of the release of the Austin psych-rockers' seventh LP, 'Performance,' the bassist/vocalist looks back on their discography.
Bonnie Stiernberg
8.30.18
blind spots

Ryley Walker Listens to Leonard Cohen for the First Time: "Fuck This Guy"

Leonard Cohen is one of the most universally admired songwriters ever and his 1971 third album is a fan and critic favorite. We played it for Ryley Walker.
Josh Terry
8.30.18
Guide to Getting Into

The Guide to Getting Into Devo

More than a quirky band with funny red hats, Devo were synth-weilding art punk pioneers who shaped everyone from Neil Young to Radiohead, and 'The Simpsons' to Martin Scorsese. Here's where to start.
Andrea Domanick
8.30.18
Interviews

The Truth About Devo, America's Most Misunderstood Band

Forty years ago, David Bowie called Devo "the band of the future." What he didn't realize is just how bleak that future would be—and how right Devo would be about it.
Andrea Domanick
8.29.18
Features

The World Needs Troye Sivan's Queer Love Songs

The 23-year-old Australian makes universal pop that looks queer listeners directly in the eye. With his sophomore album 'Bloom', Sivan is ready to step into a new realm of pop stardom.
Shaad D’Souza
8.29.18
Drugs

The Story of Indigo Ranch, the Improbably Beautiful Birthplace of Nu Metal

For six years, a 60-acre ranch in Malibu reverberated with some of the harshest music ever put to tape. Then it all burned to the ground.
Andy Hermann
8.28.18
Features

Why Scotland Has a Reputation for Making Potent, Political Pop

This summer, a major exhibition and the annual Edinburgh International Festival has said as much – but how much truth is there to that idea?
Assa Samaké-Roman
8.28.18
Features

Neil & Liam Finn Is The Best Duo Since Neil & Tim Finn

The iconic Crowded House frontman has gone and made a record with his son. It's very cute, and we spoke to the pair about collaboration, pain in art and the artistic process.
Julian Morgans
8.27.18