indie rock

First Dates

A First Date at a Vegan Donut Shop with Julien Baker

The Memphis singer-songwriter is about to tour the UK and Ireland – we hung out with her earlier this year to talk about Frank Ocean and eat sweet treats.
Lauren O'Neill
2 days ago
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
2 days ago
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
Interviews

If You Haven’t Been Listening to Unknown Mortal Orchestra This Summer, You’ve Been Fuckin’ Up

'Sex & Love' is one of the year's best psychedelic records, so we talked to Ruban Nielson about what's coming next.
Eric Sundermann
7.27.18
New music

Metric’s Emotional “Dressed to Suppress” Is a Riff-Heavy Ride

The Toronto band interrogates the foils of social performance and playing it fake when it comes to love.
Devin Pacholik
7.25.18
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
PROFILES

Dilly Dally Almost Died

The Toronto band nearly broke up after their breakout ‘Sore.’ Out of the ashes comes their new album ‘Heaven,’ the group's most dynamic work yet.
Jill Krajewski
6.26.18
Premieres

Luna Li Is Grim for the Summer in “Silver Into Rain” Video

The Toronto indie rock group’s newest single is a stunner that captures the unique feel of a sad warm season.
Sarah MacDonald
6.22.18
exclusive streams

ONLY's 'Talk' EP Pours the Emotion of Hardcore Punk Into Hooky Indie

Members of Have Heart and Guns Up! change course for their first outing as ONLY.
Lauren O'Neill
6.5.18
Premieres

Frida’s New Single Is a Warm Throwback to Indie’s Golden Age

"Feel Again," the first single from the band's new EP ‘these are all the things we’ve found,’ is homespun psych-pop in the vein of early Grizzly Bear.
Shaad D’Souza
6.5.18
New music

Snail Mail's "Let's Find an Out" Is Quiet, Contemplative Bliss

The track, taken from upcoming debut 'Lush,' follows Lindsey Jordan and co.'s sold out London show last night.
Lauren O'Neill
5.16.18
New music

Mitski Is Back With a Very Dramatic Track and Video "Geyser"

If you can't be extra in your own music video, when can you be?
Noisey Staff
5.15.18