mental health


Forth Wanderers' Ava Trilling on Touring with Panic Disorder

"Every time I would tell people about the tour I was told how great an opportunity it was. This was encouraging, but I couldn’t help but feel guilty – this great opportunity only brought me dread."
Ava Trilling

Musicians with Substance-Use Disorders Deserve Empathy Not Hysteria

The reaction to Demi Lovato's hospitalisation this week shows how much further we in the media, and the general public, still have to go.
El Hunt
Noisey News

Kid Cudi Says 'KIDS SEE GHOSTS' Took A Year and a Half to Make

In an interview with Billboard, Kid Cudi sets the record straight for anyone who thought his joint album with Kanye West was rushed.
Kristin Corry
Noisey News

Musicians Are Poorer and More Abused Than Regular People, Survey Says

A new report sheds stark light on income, discrimination, harassment, mental health, and other challenges facing musicians in the US.
Andrea Domanick
Noisey Guide to Music and Mental Health

Dance Music and Drugs Are Long Overdue a Healthier Relationship

Industry heads offer up their thoughts on how our approaches to sesh culture and its toll on mental health need to change.
Tom Usher
Noisey News

Mariah Carey Speaks On Her Experience with Bipolar Disorder

In a new interview with 'People,' Mariah opens up about the condition, which she was first diagnosed with in 2001.
Lauren O'Neill
New music

Tell Depression to Fuck Off with Lonely Parade’s “I’m So Tired”

The post-punk trio’s first single with Buzz Records tackles mental health with dark humour and melodic, contagious math-rock energy.
Jill Krajewski
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

Loyle Carner: "People Are Caught Up in Certain Ideas of Masculinity"

The London rapper speaks to us about why he's taken part in an important new male mental health awareness project.
Tom Ward
Noisey News

Austin, Texas Celebrated Daniel Johnston with 'Hi, How Are You?' Day

The city declared 22 January a day for mental health awareness and support, in honour of the legendary musician.
Lauren O'Neill
Noisey Hitlist

The Spook School Aren't Scared of the Intimacy of Being Sincere

The Glasgow four-piece's sparkling brand of empowering indie-pop might just save us all.
Lauren O'Neill
Noisey News

Why Musicians Like Nadine Shah Are Backing This Mental Health Service

The initiative, from charity Help Musicians UK, is primed to offer practical support the music industry desperately needs.
Lauren O'Neill
Noisey News

A New Mental Health Service for People in Music Could Be a Lifeline

Charity Help Musicians UK will launch a 24/7 helpline in December, with three big pledges on how to practically tackle mental illness in music.
Noisey UK Staff