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Op-Eds

R. Kelly Is Still Working Because Of Who His Victims Are

Some have asked why the Chicago singer hasn't faced any real repercussions. The reason is because his victims are young black girls.
Kristin Corry
5.3.18
Bad Things

The Most Upsetting Noises From the BBC's Sound Effects Archive

We help you navigate the newly available trove, from "Rats scampering & scraping" to "​Woman, two screams as at apparition."
Alex Robert Ross
4.25.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Please, Soak in this Footage of Sting and Shaggy Singing for the Queen

Bow in the presence of greatness – and the Queen of England.
Lauren O'Neill
4.23.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Dvsn's Aaliyah and Prince Mash-Up Will Give You Goosebumps

The Canadian duo stopped by the BBC Radio 1Xtra Live Lounge to get everyone in their feels.
Lauren O'Neill
3.20.18
Remembering Things

Joe Strummer’s Radio Show Captured a Punk Legend at the End of His Life

The Clash frontman’s gig as a DJ for the BBC was a brilliant glimpse into the mind and record collection of a rock icon.
Dan Ozzi
12.24.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Vic Mensa Is Pretty Versatile on This Radiohead Cover

He's got the piano and the falsetto of the original down pat in this sparse version of "Karma Police" for BBC Radio 1.
Phil Witmer
11.3.17
Question Of The Day

People Making Music TV: We Did Your Research For You

In the lead-up to new (and likely dreadful) BBC series 'Sounds Like Friday Night', we asked some strangers what makes not-shit music television.
Patrick Heardman
10.20.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Lorde's Cover of Phil Collins' "In The Air Tonight" Has the Big Drums

When asked if she'd met Collins, Lorde responded: "I have not and I think I would just melt to a little pool. I think he would be like, ‘Oh no, there’s a little pool in front of me, not a person.'"
Alex Robert Ross
9.29.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

JAY-Z Trashes Trump, Plays "Family Feud" and "Numb/Encore" on Radio 1

"This guy, I’m looking at him like, man, this is a joke, with all – I can’t even say with all due respect – with all disrespect. I just think he’s not a very sophisticated man."
Alex Robert Ross
9.25.17
Op-Eds

The New Grace Jones Film Is a Beautiful Lesson in How to Document Our Icons

‘Bloodlight and Bami’ takes a step back, breathes and allows the artist to speak for herself.
Daisy Jones
9.12.17
Noisey News

The BBC Will Replace Glastonbury with The Biggest Weekend in 2018

The event will take place at the end of May next year as Glastonbury Festival takes a year off.
Lauren O'Neill
7.24.17
Noisey News

Let’s All Cry to Sampha Covering Solange’s “Cranes in the Sky”

The BBC Radio session from last week's Glastonbury has the London-born artist returning to 'A Seat at the Table,' which he contributed to last year.
Alex Robert Ross
7.3.17