Stanley Clarke Is the Reason You Love Music

The legendary bass player, who basically invented jazz fusion, speaks about his lengthy career—from collaborating with Keith Richards to Paul McCartney to Miles Davis.
Jeff Weiss
Guitar Moves

Guitar Moves with Lemmy Kilmister

One of the final interviews with Motörhead's late, great Lemmy Kilmister. Legend.
Noisey Staff

Everyone Loves Dolly

At 70 years young, America's favorite working girl is still a rainbow in the dark.
Kim Kelly
festivals 2016

It Doesn't Matter What You Say About Brian Wilson, Because He's Brian Wilson

The Beach Boy performed 'Pet Sounds' in Chicago. Was it the greatest performance? Eh. But who cares—it's motherfucking Brian Wilson!
Devin Schiff

Different Kinds of Trips: Brian Wilson Reflects on 'Pet Sounds' 50 Years Later

Wilson revisits his masterpiece on its 50th anniversary and gives some insight into his recent biopic and long-awaited autobiography.
Daniel Kohn
Noisey News

Afeni Shakur, Black Panther and Mother of Tupac, Has Died at the Age of 69

Her legacy runs much deeper than "Dear Mama."
Craig Jenkins
Important Questions Raised By...

Important Questions Raised by This Photo of Kanye West, Lil Yachty, Quavo, Vic Mensa, Offset, Big Sean, and Tyler, the Creator

Dang this is iconic.
Noisey Staff
brief histories

A Brief History of Mariah Carey Being Unimpressed By Things

What's thrilling anymore when you've seen it all?
Craig Jenkins
The Greatest Things Of All Time

Here's a Photo of Young Thug and Elton John Because Sometimes God Smiles

Sometimes, life is beautiful.
Eric Sundermann
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Country Icons Willie Nelson and Loretta Lynn Duet on "Lay Me Down"

The two old-time country icons take the stage together for the first time in 30 years to bring this dusky meditation on the great hereafter to life.
Kim Kelly
Holy Shit

Boosie Badazz Continues His Miraculous Hot Streak with 'Thug Talk'

The Baton Rouge rap legend's impossibly good third album of 2016 features Webbie, Z-Ro, and the late Pimp C.
Craig Jenkins
Presented By Vinyl

After All These Years, Alan Vega Is Still a Ghost Rider

We talked to the legendary Suicide singer about the 70s, working with Alex Chilton, and painting.
Peter Holslin