Obsessive Tendencies

An Ode to Late Nights On LimeWire

For me and others who grew up in 2000s, the file-sharing software became a way to forge my music taste and understand the internet.
Daisy Jones

The Rise and Fall of Hype Machine, the Internet's Forgotten Fave

From starting one of the most popular music websites of the 2000s to struggling to keep the lights on, Hype Machine’s founder explains what the fuck happened.
Arvind Dilawar
Essays Was the Only Music Social Network That Made Sense

Inside the rise and fall of, the social network that understood how online music worked and that resembled bits of Facebook, Songkick, Blogspot, and Spotify.
Elia Alovisi

Pay-per-Beat: Inside the Underground Economy Shaping Soundcloud Rap

As beat leasing becomes a common practice, artists gain independence, but what is lost?
Andrea Domanick

Poppy is the Internet's Biggest New Popstar, But Is She Actually Real?

If you've spent any meaningful time down the digital rabbit hole recently, you'll be aware of two simple words: "I'm Poppy."
Emma Garland

Whoever Says Never Meet Your Heroes Has Never Interviewed Jon Sudano

We met the man who saved 2016 by singing Smash Mouth's "All Star" over absolutely everything.
Emma Garland
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

2016 is Trash But This Dude Singing Smash Mouth Over Evanescence May Save Us All

You don't deserve Jon Sudano as your hero, but he'll do it anyway.
Emma Garland

Welcome to the Unholy Chaos of Divine Council

Watch the internet sensations' new video for "DBSB" and get ready for their upcoming debut album.
Joseph Henry Staten
Internet Exploring

Thanks to This UK Rapper 'The Life of Pablo' Is Finally On iTunes, Kind Of

'TLOP' as interpreted by a British rapper/gamer/internet guy.
Byron Yan
Internet Exploring

Cher’s Twitter is a Glorious, Trump-Hating, Caps Lock Lesson in Keeping It Real

If Twitter is a swimming pool, then Cher is doing bombs off the highest possible diving board.
Daisy Jones
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Some Fucking Genius Has Recreated Adele's "Hello" Using Hundreds Of Movie Clips

There's something weirdly powerful about seeing Johnny Depp as Hunter S Thompson, bellowing "Can you hear me?" over her solemn chords.
Noisey Staff
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Meet The Guy With Cornrows Who Eats Corn While Listening to Korn

Corn x 3
Tim Scott