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INTERVIEWS
INTERVIEWS

A Chat with the ‘Hey Arnold!’ Composer Who Folded Jazz into 90s Childhoods

How 66-year-old Jim Lang went from touring with the Pointer Sisters to soundtracking the Nickelodeon show about "football head."
Josh Baines
1.9.18
INTERVIEWS
INTERVIEWS

Stanley Clarke Is the Reason You Love Music

The legendary bass player, who basically invented jazz fusion, speaks about his lengthy career – from collaborating with Keith Richards to Paul McCartney to Miles Davis.
Jeff Weiss
12.15.17
Holy Shit
Holy Shit

Tyler, the Creator's Smooth Tiny Desk Concert Is the Epitome of His Vision

'Flower Boy' material + a live jazz-soul band is magical.
Phil Witmer
12.12.17
New music
New music

Let's Figure Out What the Hell Is Going On in DRAM's "Check Ya Fabrics"

He's teamed up with Rick Rubin for a wacky, psychedelic soul cut that may need an explainer.
Phil Witmer
11.6.17
INTERVIEWS
INTERVIEWS

Billy Bragg Wants to Know Which Side You’re On

The legendary songwriter enlightens us on working class rebellion, his new EP, 'Bridges Not Walls,' and his new book, 'Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World.'
Kim Kelly
10.26.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Get Your Face Gently Melted By Thundercat's Tiny Desk Concert

Jazz keys! Violin! BASS!
Phil Witmer
10.19.17
Fandom Week
Fandom Week

We Made Fans of Various Genres Confront Their Worst Stereotypes

Sorry guys, it's time to face Google search's autocomplete suggestions.
Rachel Grace Almeida
9.25.17
Obituaries
Obituaries

Walter Becker, Steely Dan Co-Founder, Dies at 67

The news was confirmed early Sunday morning.
Alex Robert Ross
9.4.17
Noisey Guide To
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Miles Davis

In his own words, Miles changed music "five or six times." That might even be undercutting it. So where do you begin?
Jeff Andrews
8.2.17
Interview
Interview

Alice Coltrane’s Devotional Spirit Lives on Through the Sai Anantam Ashram Singers

A new album elevates the jazz pioneer's powerful music from the ashram to new audiences.
Sophie Miles
8.2.17
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

When Jazz is Punk: Remembering The Time Sonny Rollins Kept Playing With a Broken Foot

A fall from stage during a 1986 performance didn't stop the saxophone legend from being a boss.
Tim Scott
8.2.17
Festivals 2017
Festivals 2017

Bon Iver’s Dad Helped Me Discover the Secret Jazz History of His Hometown

How a weekend at Justin Vernon's Eaux Claires festival ended in the back of his dad's pickup and a trip to the dive bar down the road.
Katie Bain
6.26.17