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Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst Just Released a Whole-Ass LP Together

The two singer-songwriters released their self-titled debut as Better Oblivion Community Center overnight, after a performance on 'Colbert.'
Alex Robert Ross
1.24.19
New music

With "Harmony Hall" and "2021," Vampire Weekend Are Finally Back

They're the first singles from the long-awaited 'Father of the Bride,' set for an April release.
Alex Robert Ross
1.24.19
New music

Hear a New Song from The Cranberries' Final Album with Dolores O’Riordan

"All Over Now" is the first single from 'The End,' due out on April 26.
Alex Robert Ross
1.15.19
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Only Fucked Up Could Save "Do They Know It's Christmas?"

The original Band Aid single stunk real bad, but a star-studded, indie rock remake in 2009—featuring Bob Mould, Tegan & Sara, and David Cross—turned it upside down.
Alex Robert Ross
12.24.18
The Noisey Advent Calendar

With "Santa's Coming Over," Low Embraced a Creepy-Ass Christmas

The Duluth trio's "Just Like Christmas" might be the indie classic, but the terrifying "Santa's Coming Over" deserves more attention.
Alex Robert Ross
12.23.18
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Owen Ashworth Writes the Loneliest Christmas Songs

As both Advance Base and Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, Ashworth has traversed America, carefully detailing the coldest Christmases imaginable.
Alex Robert Ross
12.17.18
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Remember When Beck Made The World's Greatest Hanukkah-Themed Funk-Rap Song?

"The Little Drum Machine Boy," stashed away on a Geffen Records compilation, was absurd even by Beck's standards. Twenty-two years later, it's still great.
Alex Robert Ross
12.16.18
The Noisey Advent Calendar

In Praise of Sufjan Stevens! A Christmas Enthusiast! (or, Holy, Holy, etc.)

His holistic approach to the holidays spawned 100 Christmas songs in a decade. At least one of them is among the best pieces he's ever recorded.
Alex Robert Ross
12.7.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on The Goon Sax's Humble Reflections

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews the Australian trio's 'We're Not Talking,' Mad Crush's new self-titled LP, plus recent releases from Flasher and Weakened Friends.
Robert Christgau
12.7.18
Premieres

Manchester Orchestra and The Front Bottoms Are Finally Together on "Allentown"

The two much-loved indie bands, currently in the middle of a US co-headline tour, have combined for a pensive, moving single.
Alex Robert Ross
11.30.18
Premieres

Harlem Are All Mellow and Literary on "Queen of Mosquitos"

The long-absent indie band, who will return with their third album 'Oh Boy' in February, have a new single that references Valerie Solanas and Corinthian columns. It's lovely.
Alex Robert Ross
11.28.18
Noisey Hitlist

Babeheaven Pair Dark, Intimate Songs with Warm IRL Personalities

We're premiering "November," the next dreamy and atmospheric track from the London duo's debut EP.
Ryan Bassil
11.27.18
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