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Festivals

Wakoia Is the Intimate, DIY Festival You've Always Dreamed of

DJs till sunrise and the best damn tacos and micheladas you’ve ever had, on a beautiful beach just three hours from LA. Enter to win tickets.
Noisey Staff
3 days ago
Rank Your Records

Brandi Carlile Ranks Her Five Albums

The singer talks about the records that led her to ‘By the Way, I Forgive You,’ as well as same-sex parenting, missing out on the grunge movement, and working with Rick Rubin.
Dan Ozzi
4 days ago
Interviews

Kurt Vile Is All Greased Up

The Philadelphia musician speaks on his new album ‘Bottle It In,’ meeting Neil Young, computers, Donald Trump’s bullshit, staring age 40 down, a mental breakdown, and whatever the hell his future holds.
Eric Sundermann
9.19.18
international relations

Meet the Punk-Turned-Techno-Activist Revolutionizing Copenhagen’s Rave Scene

No racism, sexism, homophobia, or transphobia: Nikolaj Jakosen's punk rock ethos informed the underlying philosophy of the rave collective Fast Forward.
Theis Duelund
9.12.18
Interviews

The Dirty Nil’s ‘Master Volume’ Is the Album Rock ‘n’ Roll Deserves

For their sophomore effort, the Ontario trio made a powerful offering to the guitar gods. Crank the volume to 11 and listen to the whole thing early.
Dan Ozzi
9.12.18
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Steve Albini, Studio Whiz and Noise-Rock Freak

Between his catalogs by Big Black, Shellac, and Rapeman, to his work behind the boards for everyone from Nirvana to Cloud Nothings, the iconoclast has created one of the most impressive bodies of work in modern music.
David Anthony
9.7.18
Interviews

The (Final?) Miracle of Spiritualized

Jason Pierce talks about the struggle behind the space rock band's new (and potentially last) album 'And Nothing Hurt,' and what he hopes for in the future.
Eric Sundermann
9.6.18
Rank Your Records

Mudhoney's Steve Turner Ranks the Band's Ten Albums

The Seattle icons are celebrating their 30th year with the release of their 11th album, 'Digital Garbage.' Guitarist Steve Turner looks back on the band's catalog so far.
Cam Lindsay
9.6.18
Rank Your Records

White Denim's Steve Terebecki Plays Favorites with the Band's Six Albums

Ahead of the release of the Austin psych-rockers' seventh LP, 'Performance,' the bassist/vocalist looks back on their discography.
Bonnie Stiernberg
8.30.18
Guide to Getting Into

The Guide to Getting Into Devo

More than a quirky band with funny red hats, Devo were synth-weilding art punk pioneers who shaped everyone from Neil Young to Radiohead, and 'The Simpsons' to Martin Scorsese. Here's where to start.
Andrea Domanick
8.29.18
blind spots

Ryley Walker Listens to Leonard Cohen for the First Time: "Fuck This Guy"

Leonard Cohen is one of the most universally admired songwriters ever and his 1971 third album is a fan and critic favorite. We played it for Ryley Walker.
Josh Terry
8.29.18
Interviews

The Truth About Devo, America's Most Misunderstood Band

Over 40 years ago, David Bowie called Devo "the band of the future." What he didn't realize is just how bleak that future would be—and how right Devo would be about it.
Andrea Domanick
8.29.18