guitar music

Essays

How British Guitar Music Caught Up With The World

It took a long time to get over itself, but now British guitar music feels like it’s standing on its own feet.
Ryan Bassil
10.5.18
Pity Party

The 1975 Have Shown Us How Guitar Music Embraces Streaming Too

The three new tracks from the band take an eclectic approach, mirroring streaming's affection for variety.
Lauren O'Neill
9.5.18
New music

Every Mood in Sports Team's Sunny New "Margate" Video

The west London guitar band follow up bangers like "Kutcher" and "Camel Crew" with an homage to English summers.
Tshepo Mokoena
8.2.18
Op-Eds

Snail Mail’s Debut 'Lush' Is a Love Letter to Romantic Rejection

On this first album, 18-year-old indie pop artist Lindsey Jordan articulates feelings that usually take years to get to grips with.
Daisy Jones
6.8.18
Noisey Hitlist

Pip Blom Is Ready to Join the Ranks of 2018's Rising Guitar Acts

Introducing the Amsterdam artist who makes sweet, fuzzy music for you to get lost in.
Lauren O'Neill
2.27.18
Woah, Dude!

Superorganism: the New Band Who'll Fuck with Your Brain and Turn It Inside Out

This mysterious eight-piece, supposedly fronted by a 17-year-old, are the truth.
Ryan Bassil
5.4.17
Hot Takes

Paul Weller Is the Woke Daddy British Music Needs

He's spoken out in favour of grime and R&B, and disavowed the "insipid" state of guitar music right now. Which, actually, yeah.
Lauren O'Neill
4.5.17
Premieres

Close Your Eyes for Three Minutes and Listen to Fazerdaze's "Take It Slow"

This is the sonic equivalent to cut grass and wearing shorts and cracking open a cold one with the boys.
Noisey Staff
3.29.17
Objectively Correct Lists

Shitty Music Cliches That Need to End in 2017

This cursed year is over. Bury all these things in the ground with it.
Noisey Staff
12.22.16
we saw this

The World Needs PWR BTTM

I found the best fucking band in the world playing the back room of a London pub, in all their queer and sparkling splendour.
Lauren O'Neill
12.8.16