Gear

Interviews

Zen and the Art of Extreme Metal Production

Dave Otero has worked with everyone from Primitive Man and Khemmis to Cephalic Carnage, so we went to Denver to find out what makes him tick.
Ben Hutcherson
12.13.17
brief histories

Ride the Feedback: A Brief History of Guitar Distortion

Or, how one of music's happiest accidents went on to shape countless careers and spawn entire genres, from rock 'n' roll to experimental noise
J. J. Anselmi
2.23.17
Gear

A New Gig Booking Platform Saves Bands and Venues Time and Their Sanity

Because filling in spreadsheets Is not rock 'n' roll.
Noisey Staff
8.21.15
Interviews

Playing God with Modular Synths at Control, New York's Electro Emporium

We spoke with the owner of this modular synth shop about the expansive nature of synthesizers, the barriers of getting into it, and EDM as the new rock ‘n’roll.
Reed Dunlea
6.26.15
Contests

Win a Signed Lithograph Print and Copy of The Rolling Stones' Crusher 'Let It Bleed'

It's really beautiful, and it will tie the room together.
John Hill
6.10.15
The Noisey Guide to

The Noisey Guide to Steely Dan

The Dan are legends. Here's why the duo will eternally rule.
Gabriel Stebbing
4.9.15
Interviews

We Interviewed the Founder of Tym Guitars About Mechanics, Marketing, and Multi-Tasking

"How many friends have you met in a record store or guitar shop? Without these spaces we're becoming lost as people."
Brian Cook
4.5.15
Gear

No Buddies for Backup Singers? Control These Tiny Dancing Robots with Your Voice

PanGenerator's eight strong robot choir is the solution to all your backup singer woes.
Beckett Mufson
12.25.14
Interviews

Nerding Out with Phantogram’s Josh Carter

It's not all about expensive gear—being broke can make you creative, and maybe, if you're lucky, you'll make it big and play Madison Square Gardens.
Mathias Rosenzweig
11.21.14
Holy Shit

John Cale's Only Gone and Co-Created the First Ever Drone Orchestra

John Cale and Liam Young create the first drone orchestra performance at the London Barbican's Digital Revolution.
Becky Chung
11.21.14
Interviews

Canadian Hemp Guitars Give Literal Meaning to “Stoner Rock”

They go for around $1,300... depending on the dealer.
Jamie Ludwig
9.25.14
Holy Shit

How to Build a Magnetized Piano Harp

Singer Samantha Urbani spent the day with inventor, sculptor, and instrument designer Andy Cavatorta.
Xavier Aaronson
9.23.14