Mortality

peak science

Going to Concerts Helps You Live Longer So I Calculated My Death Age

Another study has linked enjoying live music with adding nine years to your lifespan. I crunched the numbers.
Tshepo Mokoena
3.29.18
festivals 2016

Me, My Mom, and Paul McCartney: From the Iron Curtain to the California Desert

Fifty years after she discovered The Beatles at secret listening parties in Communist Hungary, I took my mom to her first music festival at Desert Trip.
Andrea Domanick
10.20.16
Noisey News

Leonard Cohen Was “Exaggerating” About Death, Intends to “Live Forever”

At a listening session for his new album, he also discussed Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize.
Alex Robert Ross
10.15.16
Essays

What Is Time?

In both 'Endless' and 'Blond(e),' Frank Ocean grapples with mortality, floating between consciousness and psychedelics, faith and his intuition.
Amani Bin Shikhan
8.24.16
Holy Shit

Earl Sweatshirt Considers His Own Mortality, Because of Course He Does, on New Adult Swim Single "Balance"

The Knxwledge-produced quick-hit keeps Adult Swim's incredibly good run going.
Alex Robert Ross
8.17.16
Interviews

With The Julie Ruin, Kathleen Hanna Hits Reset

Hanna's most personal record yet is about "finally being able to write songs about my own personal anger, not just about my political anger," she says. "I've really had to relearn how to exist."
Artemis Thomas-Hansard
7.8.16
Interviews

Being Regular and Normal with William Elliott Whitmore

Stream his latest album 'Radium Death' in full a week before its release.
Eric Sundermann
3.24.15