indie

Premieres

Daniel Romano, Rock Chameleon, Tries On Some New Colors

'Finally Free,' the implacable artist's eight album in as many years, has him trying to break away from genre and convention.
Matt Williams
2 days ago
Noisey Acoustics

Here's Anna St. Louis Playing the Stunning "Water" and "Understand" in LA

The Kansas City-raised singer-songwriter's Noisey Acoustics session will chill you all the way out.
Noisey Staff
4 days ago
Noisey News

Florence Welch Brings Her Big Voice to a Tiny Desk Concert

Florence + The Machine played "June," "Patricia," and "Ship to Wreck" at NPR in an impressively restrained set.
Alex Robert Ross
4 days ago
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 11 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New albums from Kurt Vile, Quavo, and Yowler top this week's list.
Noisey Staff
10.12.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Ed Hamell's Brutal, Bastard-Bashing Fantasies

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Hamell on Trial's 'The Night Guy at the Apocalypse: Profiles of a Rushing Midnight,' Lyrics Born's 'Quite a Life,' Mudhoney's 'Digital Garbage,' and Will Hoge's 'My American Dream.'
Robert Christgau
10.12.18
we saw this

Inside Open Mike Eagle's Wild, Sweaty Pro Wrestling Debut

The rapper travelled to Louisville, Kentucky, at the last minute to fight Shiloh Jonze, a professional wrestler and awful rapper who had been goading Eagle online. We saw it all from ringside.
Michelle Eigenheer
10.11.18
Premieres

Young Jesus Are Indie Rock's Great Anarcho-Impressionists

The band's new album, premiering before its release via Saddle Creek this Friday, is a part-improvised mini-masterpiece.
Alex Robert Ross
10.9.18
Premieres

"What If I Died" Dives Into the Highs and Lows of Willis Earl Beal's "DIE"

The short film, directed by Dan Buyanovsky, works off of a disconcerting song from Beal's latest album, 'ALMS.'
Alex Robert Ross
10.5.18
Noisey Acoustics - Created With JanSport

Here's Zola Jesus Playing "Soak" In the Middle of a Busy Intersection

The latest video in the Noisey Acoustics series has the art pop artist sat a at a piano in the middle of Boston, playing the melodramatic standout from last year's 'Okovi.'
Noisey Staff
10.4.18
New music

St. Vincent Will Mercifully Release an LP Called 'MassEducation' This Month

The stripped-back "reimagining" of last year's Jack Antonoff-produced 'Masseduction' is out on October 12. Its first single, a new version of "Savior," is out now.
Alex Robert Ross
10.3.18
Noisey News

Pinegrove's Evan Stephens Hall Discusses "Sexual Coercion" Allegation

In a profile at Pitchfork, Jenn Pelly investigates the events that led up to the band's hiatus. Their second LP, 'Skylight,' is now due out on Friday.
Alex Robert Ross
9.26.18
New music

The Distillers Return with "Man vs. Magnet," Their First New Song in 15 Years

The first single from the recently reunited punk band comes with an equally great B-side, "Blood in Gutters."
Alex Robert Ross
9.12.18