It's Lit

'Live at the Safari Club' Is a Starry-Eyed Look Back at D.C.'s Wild Punk Past

Shawna Kenney and Rich Dolinger's new book tells the story of two teenage girls who started a DIY venue and changed the D.C. hardcore scene forever.
Trina Calderón

Introducing Darius Moreno, the Artist Behind GoldLink’s ‘At What Cost’ Art

We catch up with the young artist whose bold and colorful style helps flavor GoldLink's DMV.
Tim Scott

Oddisee Just Wants You to Rethink Your Place in the Universe

Also, his new album ‘The Iceberg’ is good as shit.
Reed Jackson
Noisey News

Janelle Monáe Speaks Fire, Performs “Hell You Talmbout” at Women’s March

"We’re going to have a moment together where we’re listening and we are in tune."
Alex Robert Ross
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Sleater-Kinney and Planned Parenthood's President Play "Fortunate Son" in DC

The National’s Matt Berninger and Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth also joined Cecile Richards on stage in DC.
Alex Robert Ross
Noisey News

Let’s Make the Next Four Years Look Like Run The Jewels and Zach de la Rocha Playing in DC

“No matter who won, the day after tomorrow, this is our motherfucking country.”
Alex Robert Ross

Recordando el show sorpresa que Radiohead y Pulp dieron frente a Brad Pitt y Jennifer Aniston

Lee dos extractos del libro que celebra la historia del 9:30 Club, el club más iconic de Washington, DC, que cumple 35 años, y que fue una de las cunas del hardcore de DC.
Noisey Staff
Remembering Things

Remember That Time Radiohead Played a Surprise Show at Washington, DC's 9:30 Club?

Read two excerpts of the book celebrating the iconic club's 35th anniversary, featuring comments from Henry Rollins, Ian MacKaye, and more.
Noisey Staff
Longreads Or Whatever

Toward a New Cubanity: How Pavel Urkiza Forged the Sound of Gen-X Cuba and Brought It to America

Pavel Urkiza was a voice for a lost generation of Cuban musicians. Now, with Cuban-American relations the friendliest they've been in more than 50 years, he's becoming an anchor for an expat community in Washington.
Julienne Gage

Listen to Chaz French's New Song "A Go!"

The DC rapper drops a loose track switching up the pace in advance of a new project this fall.
Kyle Kramer

Cooling with Goddesses and Gods: DMV Rapper Kelow Is Finna Change the World

Meet the 22-year-old rapper whose tape 'Amethyst Stoner' is an unlikely summer standout.
Lawrence Burney
Festivals 2015

Everybody Loves Jaden and Willow: A Report from DC's Exciting, Eclectic Broccoli City Festival

Rain couldn't stop dope sets from Lightshow, Tink, Joey Bada$$, Erykah Badu, and more.
Lawrence Burney