Remembering Things

Remembering Things

'Like a Prayer' Was Madonna's First Masterpiece

By the time it was released in 1989, Madonna was already a bona fide superstar. Thirty years after its release, we look back at the album that established her as a meaningful artist.
Nick Levine
3 days ago
Remembering Things

People Told Us The Worst Songs They Uploaded to MySpace

They’ve lost more than 50 million songs by over 10 million artists. Here are some of the tracks our staff thought would make them famous.
Noisey UK Staff
5 days ago
Remembering Things

Remembering 'Summerteeth,' the Album Where Wilco Became Wilco

'Summerteeth' turns 20 this week, and while it is a flawed album, it established the confessional lyrics and studio magic that would go on to become the band's signature.
Alex Swhear
3.11.19
Remembering Things

Prince's Final Top Ten Hit Is Pretty Creepy in Retrospect

Twenty-five years after reaching No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, “The Most Beautiful Girl In The World” feels complicated.
Gary Suarez
2.26.19
Remembering Things

Looking Back on the 10 Underrated Moments of Giggs’ Career So Far

With new album 'Big Bad', it's clear the UK rapper is a legacy act – one who bridged the gap between UK and US, and influenced hundreds.
Jesse Bernard
2.25.19
Remembering Things

How ‘The Sebadoh’ Killed Sebadoh

Twenty years later, 90s indie rock icons Lou Barlow and Jason Loewenstein reflect on the tumultuous times surrounding their ill-fated and short-lived major label record deal.
Gary Suarez
2.22.19
Remembering Things

Without Bloc Party There'd Be No Skrillex, HARD Parties or EDM

We speak to Steve Aoki, and other musicians and promoters from the time, about how nu rave pretty much gave America pop-dance music.
Daniel Dylan Wray
2.19.19
Remembering Things

The Spectacular Failure of the World's Only Hard Rock Theme Park

Hard Rock Park boasted rides themed around Led Zeppelin songs and acid trips, but it closed after just five months, amid the 2008 financial crisis. Ten years later, we visited the abandoned site to find out how it went off the rails.
Will Caiger-Smith
2.12.19
Remembering Things

One of Three 6 Mafia's Best Albums Is a Y2K-Obsessed Crunk Side Project

DJ Paul looks back, twenty years after the release of the Tear Da Club Up Thugs' Southern hip-hop classic 'CrazyNDaLazDayz.'
Gary Suarez
2.5.19
Interviews

Skin from Skunk Anansie Will Always Be a True Original

We spoke to her about the lessons learned fronting a band that's been a haven for queer, angsty fans for 25 years.
Biju Belinky
1.31.19
Essays

40 Years Later, Robert Ashley's 'Private Parts' Is Still a Hilarious Mystery

The composer's recently reissued record is a spoken piece about philosophical abstractions with jokes about jerking off. There's still little else like it.
Drew Daniel
1.30.19
Remembering Things

WHY? Look Back on 10 Years of ‘Alopecia,’ Their Beloved Accident

Four days on tour with Yoni Wolf and co., reflecting on the boundary pushing art-rap-rock(?) record that made them stars of a certain scene.
Will Schube
1.24.19
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