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Noisey Hitlist

Madge Is a DIY Electro Pop Wizard

Alongside her new track “How to Play”, we spoke to the LA-based artist about going from strict Mormonism to eclectic beatmaker.
Daisy Jones
2 days ago
Premieres

Imagine If Michael Scott Took Some Acid

Watch the premiere of JJUUJJUU's new video for "Zionic Mud," and don't miss the LA psych rockers and Desert Daze founders on tour with Primus and Lumerians this fall and winter.
Andrea Domanick
9.12.18
An Oral History

Hole’s 'Celebrity Skin' Was a Polished, Perfect Love-Hate Letter to LA

Drowning, disaster and transformation: revisiting Hole’s follow up to ‘Live Through This’ with the band and their fans 20 years on.
Hannah Ewens
9.4.18
Drugs

The Story of Indigo Ranch, the Improbably Beautiful Birthplace of Nu Metal

For six years, a 60-acre ranch in Malibu reverberated with some of the harshest music ever put to tape. Then it all burned to the ground.
Andy Hermann
8.27.18
Scene Reports

These LA Artists Are Keeping Jazz Raw as Hell

Kamasi Washington and Thundercat are making jazz cool again, but they're far from the only Angelenos helping LA reclaim its status as a boundary-pushing jazz city.
Ben Grenrock
8.6.18
Premieres

Sam Morrow's Cynical Joy Finds LA Country at Its Best

On his third LP, the rising LA country star is taking more chances and giving fewer fucks. Watch the premiere of his "Quick Fix" video below.
Will Schube
8.1.18
Premieres

Grunge-Gaze Weirdos Goon Return with a New Banger, "Enter Bethel Admissions"

Listen to the new Partisan signees' grungy ode to regret alongside their double EP re-release and upcoming tour dates with Shame.
Andrea Domanick
7.13.18
Interviews

Warren G Ain't Trippin, Ain't Mad, and Is Forever Hip-Hop's Unsung Legend

We sit down with the G-funk great to talk his new documentary, the birth of West Coast rap, and his legacy beyond "Regulate."
Torii MacAdams
7.11.18
Premieres

Gold Star’s “Half the Time” Is a Celebration of LA’s Seedy Underbelly

Listen to the cracked, joyous first single from his tumultuous third album, 'Uppers & Downers.'
Andrea Domanick
6.5.18
Premieres

Draag's "Sorry" Is a Grunge-Gaze Reckoning with Old Demons

The debut single from the rising LA act is a reflection on substance abuse and self-loathing three years in the making.
Andrea Domanick
5.31.18
Premieres

Saro's "Sky Doesn't Blue" Visual Is a Stark, Dark Pop Reckoning with Loss

The rising LA singer takes on the demons of a friend's suicide in the first of a video series from his 'Boy Afraid' EP.
Andrea Domanick
5.17.18
Premieres

Laura Jean Anderson's "Silence Won't Help Me Now" Is the Power Ballad 2018 Needs

The new video from the LA powerhouse singer is an electrifying anthem for speaking out.
Andrea Domanick
5.15.18