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The Guide to Getting Into Joni Mitchell, the Blueprint for Human Experience

Mitchell, in all her incarnations, remains a chief cartographer of American music and the female experience. Regardless of who you are, her map is made for you.
Katie Bain
11.8.18
Premieres

Daniel Romano, Rock Chameleon, Tries On Some New Colors

'Finally Free,' the implacable artist's eight album in as many years, has him trying to break away from genre and convention.
Matt Williams
10.19.18
Op-Ed

Tom Waits’ New Song of Anti-Fascist Resistance Needed More Teeth

Waits and Marc Ribot's cover of the Italian partisans' anthem "Bella Ciao" should've honored modern revolutionaries, not a milquetoast march.
Kim Kelly
9.14.18
Open Submission Wednesdays

We Reviewed Literally Whatever You Sent Us, Volume 22

We even hired a new intern this time around. Don't say we never did anything for you.
Annalise Domenighini
Dan Ozzi
Colin Joyce
7.20.18
Premieres

Great Lake Swimmers Bring It Back to the Beginning on “Alone But Not Alone”

The Canadian band’s newest single from their forthcoming record, 'The Waves, The Wake,' is a breezy 60s inspired track that’s more than meets the eye.
Sarah MacDonald
6.21.18
New music

Listen to Sufjan Stevens and James Blake Reimagine Moses Sumney

Sufjan covering Moses Sumney on the new 'Make Out in My Car' EP will mess you right up.
Shaad D’Souza
5.25.18
New music

Moses Sumney's "Quarrel" Video Is a Tragic Love Story About a Horse

The folk-soul maverick's new 'Aromanticism' clip is beautiful and odd.
Phil Witmer
4.18.18
Holy Shit

Florence + the Machine Return, Quietly, with "Sky Full of Song"

The English group's first single and video since 2016 is something a bit more muted, but still rapturous in its own way.
Phil Witmer
4.12.18
Features

Hurray for the Riff Raff Makes Feminist Murder Ballads for Today's America

Raised in a Puerto Rican family in the Bronx, Alynda Segarra is here to remind you that Americana is for all Americans. Catch her at Noisey's Emerge Impact + Music fest in April.
Noah Berlatsky
3.21.18
Noisey News

Phil Elverum Didn't Get Lil Peep at First, Either

In an interview with Stereogum, the Mount Eerie leader says that he was initially put off by the late emo-rapper sampling his music.
Phil Witmer
3.14.18
Features

In Search of the Legendary Italian Musician Who Vanished into Thin Air

He was supposed to be the Bon Iver of Italy, but in 2013 he and his music disappeared without a trace. I tracked him down in Berlin five years later to find out why.
Enrico Pitzianti
3.12.18
Interviews

Lucy Dacus Is Paranoid, In Pain, and Writing Great Indie Songs By Accident

We talk to the rising Virginia songstress about nihilism, queerness, and getting heavy on her knockout second album, 'Historian.'
Rebecca Haithcoat
3.2.18
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