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Local's View

A Day Out in Austin with Thor Harris

Home, tacos and driving in a truck with the former Swans percussionist and Texan weirdo.
Kate Hennessy
6.7.18
Interviews

Smoke Some Weed, Take a Walk, and Read This Interview With Neil Young

Sixty years into an iconic career, Young is still fighting back against the recording industry. In a rare interview, he talks to Noisey about art, algorithms, and the likelihood of music saving the world.
Andrea Domanick
Alex Robert Ross
3.23.18
Essays

SXSW Might Be Good Again

SXSW used to suck, but so did I.
Jeff Weiss
3.20.18
The 2017 Music Issue

In Austin, Country Dancing Isn't Corny Anymore

The city's honky tonk resurgence is two-stepping into the future, with a twist.
Andy O'Connor
11.7.17
Noisey News

Austin's Sound on Sound Festival Has Been Cancelled

Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Iggy Pop, and Vince Staples were all scheduled to play the Texas festival in mid-November.
Alex Robert Ross
10.7.17
Features

Austin's Dance Scene Is as Weird as the Rest of the City

Enterprising DJs, promoters, and producers explain how they're making a space for electronic sounds in "the live music capital of the world."
Dan Gentile
8.16.17
Premieres

Mike Melinoe's Video for "Phase Face Moonlight" Is Hotter Than Fire Itself

Remember the flamethrowers from Noisey Detroit? This is where they ended up.
Alex Dorman
8.16.17
Interviews

Institute Deliver Some Nuance to Their Raw Anarcho Punk Blitz

The Austin punks incorporate elements of hard rock and glam on their new album ‘Subordination.’
Tim Scott
6.11.17
Interviews

The Black Angels Sing a Dark, Psychedelic New Death Song

We get heavy with the Austin psych rock greats about life, death, love, and their politically-charged sixth album.
Beverly Bryan
5.7.17
Festivals

The Best Places to Cry at SXSW

The only guide you need for music's biggest week.
Allie Volpe
3.14.17
Festivals

Two Months' Rent in a Day or “Exposure”: How Austin Musicians Juggle Work at SXSW

Tip well in Austin: Your bartender might be in your new favorite band.
Allie Volpe
3.13.17
Premieres

RF Shannon Finally Finds Peace with “Jaguar Palace”

The title track from his debut album arrives at a cosmic country bliss.
Alex Robert Ross
2.23.17
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