longreads

Essays

Kanye West Vs. Fame

Yikes.
Paul Thompson
10.5.18
Interviews

Kurt Vile Is All Greased Up

The Philadelphia musician speaks on his new album ‘Bottle It In,’ meeting Neil Young, computers, Donald Trump’s bullshit, staring age 40 down, a mental breakdown, and whatever the hell his future holds.
Eric Sundermann
9.20.18
Essays

To Iceage, With Love

The Danish group's new album 'Beyondless' is wonderful. Fuck the facts, Iceage are the greatest rock and roll band in the world.
Zachary Lipez
5.11.18
Features

The Dollars and Desperation Silencing #MeToo in Music

Sexual misconduct is built into the foundation of the music industry. Our data and the stories of over two dozen women show how culture and labour conditions create a perfect storm for abuse.
Andrea Domanick
3.22.18
PROFILES

The Impossible Tale of 03 Greedo, the Future of West Coast Rap

The rapper's incredible potential has made him one of Los Angeles' most enigmatic artists, but his complicated history could cause his future to be in question.
Torii MacAdams
1.17.18
longreads

The Story of Jud Jud, the World’s Only A Capella, Straight-Edge Hardcore Band

The search for the mythologized duo that lampooned the hardcore scene and went undocumented, until now.
David Anthony
10.10.17
Objectively Correct Lists

How Not to Die From Boredom This Christmas

Here's a bunch of stuff to read, hear and look at during that lonely, long stretch of nothingness we like to call “the holidays”.
Noisey Staff
12.23.16
Longreads Or Whatever

Fell Asleep and Forgot to Die: Mac Miller's Good Morning

The rapper's got a new home in a new zip code, a new album and record deal, and a new lease on life.
Craig Jenkins
9.28.15
Longreads Or Whatever

Ready to Die: Three Days of Drugs and Disintegration with The Grateful Dead

Over the Fourth of July, America's quintessential band said farewell. We spent those days embedded with Deadheads, exploring our dreams and doing acid. This is what happened.
Jeff Weiss
8.11.15
Longreads Or Whatever

Roc of Ages: Dame Dash's Second Chance at a Second Act

Damon Dash is 44-years-old and if you pay attention, you can see that he is playing a character he is presenting to the world. Damon Dash starring in 'The Life of Damon Dash.'
Paul Cantor
6.2.15
Longreads Or Whatever

Holly Herndon’s Friendly, Forbidding World

The experimental electronic artist—who just released her second album 'Platform'—invited us over for dinner. As she made stir-fry, we tried to find the source of her bizarrely beautiful compositions.
Byard Duncan
5.20.15
Interviews

Before Chiraq, There Was Fayettenam: J. Cole Takes Us Back To His Hometown

From the "super hood" to buying the family home that was foreclosed on his mother, the North Carolina rapper owes everything to Fayetteville.
Grant Brydon
5.18.15
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