Los Angeles

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
Noisey Acoustics - Created With JanSport

Here's Cuco Performing "Lo Que Siento" Next to a Beautiful Lake

This acoustic version of the LA romantic's track will fix all of your problems.
Noisey Staff
8.14.18
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
New music

Clyde Guevara Is Using Rap to Grieve His Brother's Death on 'FreeJAH'

The Los Angeles-based rapper introduces himself on ‘FreeJAH,’ an introspective look at how the Brooklyn native worked through feelings of loss after his brother’s death.
Kristin Corry
7.23.18
Video Singles - Created With SoundCloud

Watch Jae Stephens in the Beautiful, Trippy Video for "Headlights"

The future LA star's new video launches as part of Noisey's Video Singles Created with SoundCloud series.
Noisey Staff
6.26.18
Noisey News

Here's How to Stream Kid Cudi and Kanye West's 'KIDS SEE GHOSTS'

Kanye West and Kid Cudi are livestreaming their new album, 'KIDS SEE GHOST' tonight at 8 PST.
Kristin Corry
6.7.18
Premieres

Clyde Guevara’s “Higher Vibration” Is Rap's Latest Plea for Clarity

The Brooklyn-bred rapper is searching for clarity in the new visual for “Higher Vibration.”
Kristin Corry
6.6.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Father John Misty Covers Lana Del Rey, Channels the Id of Los Angeles

Josh Tillman covered Del Rey's "Ride" at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Beverly Hills last night. Thankfully, the two LA singers are back in the same territory again.
Alex Robert Ross
4.24.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Vince Staples Calls R. Kelly a "Piece of Fucking Shit... Child Molester"

In an interview at Coachella, the rapper dug in: "If piece of fucking shit R. Kelly didn't go to jail for being a child molester and peeing on people and having a human trafficking ring in Atlanta, then I'll be alright."
Alex Robert Ross
4.16.18
Premieres

Quincey White's "Graveyard or the Pen" Is a Morbidly Magnetic Rap Requiem

The LA rapper's new single and video are mournful dispatches from South Central.
Phil Witmer
4.10.18
Conspiracies

Behold the Secret Facts Behind Arctic Monkeys' Long-Awaited New Album!

A theory: 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino' is a concept album about Alex Turner galavanting around LA with a new accent.
Ryan Bassil
Lauren O'Neill
4.6.18
Op-Eds

When Will Kali Uchis Get the Major Recognition She Deserves?

The Colombian-American singer has at last put out debut album ‘Isolation,’ a bewitching embodiment of her sound. She ought to take over the world.
Daisy Jones
4.6.18