mental health


Forth Wanderers' Ava Trilling on Touring with Panic Disorder

"Every time I would tell people about the tour I was told how great an opportunity it was. This was encouraging, but I couldn’t help but feel guilty—this great opportunity only brought me dread."
Ava Trilling

Musicians with Substance-Use Disorders Deserve Empathy, Not Hysteria

The reaction to Demi Lovato's hospitalization this week shows how much further we in the media, and the general public, still have to go.
El Hunt
Noisey News

Kid Cudi Says 'KIDS SEE GHOSTS' Took A Year and a Half to Make

In an interview with Billboard, Kid Cudi sets the record straight for anyone who thought his joint album with Kanye West was rushed.
Kristin Corry
Noisey News

Musicians Are Poorer and More Abused Than Regular People, Survey Says

A new report sheds stark light on income, discrimination, harassment, mental health, and other challenges facing musicians in the US.
Andrea Domanick
Noisey News

Mariah Carey Speaks On Her Experience with Bipolar Disorder

In a new interview with 'People,' Mariah opens up about the condition, which she was first diagnosed with in 2001.
Lauren O'Neill
New music

Tell Depression to Fuck Off with Lonely Parade’s “I’m So Tired”

The post-punk trio’s first single with Buzz Records tackles mental health with dark humour and melodic, contagious math-rock energy.
Jill Krajewski
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

Loyle Carner: "People Are Caught Up in Certain Ideas of Masculinity"

The London rapper speaks to us about why he's taken part in an important new male mental health awareness project.
Tom Ward
Noisey News

Austin, Texas Celebrated Daniel Johnston with 'Hi, How Are You?' Day

The city declared January 22 a day for mental health awareness and support, in honour of the legendary musician.
Lauren O'Neill
Noisey Hitlist

The Spook School Aren't Scared of the Intimacy of Being Sincere

The Glasgow four-piece's sparkling brand of empowering indie-pop might just save us all.
Lauren O'Neill

Auðn's New LP Represents the Next Generation of Icelandic Black Metal

Stream the quartet's stunning new Season of Mist debut, 'Farvegir Fyrndar,' and read on for their thoughts on Mayhem, tech death, and leaving their island home.
Louise Brown

Sinéad O'Connor Has Never Been Timid

After she uploaded a distressing video this week, it's worth remembering that bravery and vulnerability have always been central to O'Connor's music, just as they have been to her interactions with the public.
Rajeev Balasubramanyam
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

Help or Harm? How Social Media Can Impact Musicians' Mental Health

We spoke psychologists, a music manager and ex-East India Youth's William Doyle about the ups and downs of always being online.
Eoin Murray