Los Angeles

Scene Reports

The New Generation of LA Rap Is Changing Everything

A group of rappers and producers are reimagining not just the sound of Los Angeles, but its slang, its fashion sense, and the cultural divide between blacks and latinos.
Torii MacAdams
2.5.19
Noisey News

Hell Yeah, Kendrick Lamar and SZA Might Win a Damn Oscar

The TDE members are in the running for Best Original Song for "All of the Stars" at this year's Oscars.
Kristin Corry
1.23.19
Noisey News

Germs' Lorna Doom Has Died

The bassist for the groundbreaking West Coast punk band reportedly passed away on Wednesday afternoon.
Alex Robert Ross
1.18.19
Premieres

Watch Alt-Pop Duo Moby Rich's Live Video for Airy Single "Yoko Ono"

The cut, recorded in the same room where they wrote the song, celebrates the band's debut, 'Our First EP,' out today.
Noisey Staff
10.29.18
Noisey Acoustics

Here's Anna St. Louis Playing the Stunning "Water" and "Understand" in LA

The Kansas City-raised singer-songwriter's Noisey Acoustics session will chill you all the way out.
Noisey Staff
10.17.18
An Oral History

Hole’s 'Celebrity Skin' Was A Polished, Perfect Love-Hate Letter To LA

Drowning, disaster and transformation: revisiting Hole’s follow up to ‘Live Through This’ with the band and their fans 20 years on.
Hannah Ewens
9.4.18
Noisey Acoustics - Created With JanSport

Here's Cuco Performing "Lo Que Siento" Next to a Beautiful Lake

This acoustic version of the LA romantic's track will fix all of your problems.
Noisey Staff
8.15.18
Scene Reports

These LA Artists Are Keeping Jazz Raw as Hell

Kamasi Washington and Thundercat are making jazz cool again, but they're far from the only Angelenos helping LA reclaim its status as a boundary-pushing jazz city.
Ben Grenrock
8.7.18
New music

Clyde Guevara Is Using Rap to Grieve His Brother's Death on 'FreeJAH'

The Los Angeles-based rapper introduces himself on ‘FreeJAH,’ an introspective look at how the Brooklyn native worked through feelings of loss after his brother’s death.
Kristin Corry
7.24.18
Noisey X Soundcloud Video Singles

Watch Jae Stephens in the Beautiful, Trippy Video for "Headlights"

The future LA star's new video launches as part of Noisey X Soundcloud's Video Singles.
Noisey Staff
6.27.18
Premieres

Clyde Guevara’s “Higher Vibration” Is Rap's Latest Plea for Clarity

The Brooklyn-bred rapper is searching for clarity in the new visual for “Higher Vibration.”
Kristin Corry
6.7.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Father John Misty Covers Lana Del Rey, Channels the Id of Los Angeles

Josh Tillman covered Del Rey's "Ride" at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Beverly Hills last night. Thankfully, the two LA singers are back in the same territory again.
Alex Robert Ross
4.25.18
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