art-rock

Open Letters

We Are Drowning in a Devolved World: An Open Letter from Devo

Following the band's Rock Hall nomination, founder Gerald Casale reflects on its dystopian legacy in the age of Trump.
Gerald V. Casale
12.7.18
Premieres

You Tell Me Wrote a Lively Song About an Ordinary “Water Cooler” Romance

The duo talk about their serendipitous meeting at a Kate Bush concert and the tired joke of explaining their band name to people.
Sarah MacDonald
11.29.18
The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting Into Brian Eno, the Playful Genius

From ambient soundtracks to alien planets to mega-hits fit for supermarkets to, uh, working with Coldplay, the legendary English producer has done it all. Here's where to start.
Dan Gentile
11.1.18
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Roxy Music

Featuring Bryan Ferry and Brian Eno, Roxy Music’s melodramatic yet undersung art rock paved the way for punk, new wave, and decades of music to come.
Jill Krajewski
5.18.18
Noisey News

Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Please Give Us the 15-Year Anniversary Tour We Deserve

'Fever to Tell' is just the sort of groundbreaking album that warrants another live outing.
Lauren O'Neill
9.26.17
PROFILES

The Art Rock Rebellion of Torres

On her third LP, 'Three Futures,' Mackenzie Scott lets go of her fears, celebrates the body, and finds comfort in acceptance. She tells us that she's just making up for lost time.
Alex Robert Ross
9.22.17
Interviews

Oxbow's Violent Art Rock Is a Meta-Commentary on Masculinity

The experimentalists return with 'The Thin Black Duke,' their first album in a decade, still as weird and aggressive as ever.
Ben Handelman
5.5.17
Premieres

Manchester Post-Punk Is Alive and Well on Dutch Uncles' 'Big Balloon', Thank You Very Much

Better than your actual uncles.
Sarah MacDonald
2.13.17
Interviews

Amen and Hello: Yeasayer Return from the Wilderness

It's been four years since their last LP, but now Yeasayer are back with 'Amen & Goodbye' and a newfound respect for goats.
Cam Lindsay
3.31.16
Interviews

Kele Okereke: "This is a new territory for me, singing about desire"

We talked to the Bloc Party frontman from bed about his most personal album to date.
Emma-Lee Moss
10.27.14