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Essays

40 Years Later, Robert Ashley's 'Private Parts' Is Still a Hilarious Mystery

The composer's recently reissued record is a spoken piece about philosophical abstractions with jokes about jerking off. There's still little else like it.
Drew Daniel
1.29.19
New music

Listen to Mac Miller's Previously Unreleased Spotify Session

Miller recorded a pared-down version of "Dunno" from 'Swimming' and a cover of Billy Preston's "Nothing from Nothing."
Alex Robert Ross
11.28.18
PROFILES

Get Lost in Kelly Moran's Multi-Dimensional Piano Music

The composer and pianist, now touring in Oneohtrix Point Never's band, has a new album of more free-flowing improvisatory music called 'Ultraviolet.' It feels both personal and infinite.
Sam Goldner
11.2.18
Noisey Acoustics - Created With JanSport

Here's Zola Jesus Playing "Soak" In the Middle of a Busy Intersection

The latest video in the Noisey Acoustics series has the art pop artist sat a at a piano in the middle of Boston, playing the melodramatic standout from last year's 'Okovi.'
Noisey Staff
10.26.18
New music

Listen to Prince's Intimate, 35-Year-Old Cover of "Mary Don't You Weep"

It's the first single from a new album of solo recordings, ‘Piano & a Microphone 1983,′ to be released by the late singer's estate on September 21.
Alex Robert Ross
6.7.18
New music

Lady Gaga's Piano Version of "Joanne" Reveals the Artist She Should Be

Stripped-down renditions are where her talents really shine.
Lauren O'Neill
1.26.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Tyler, The Creator and Kali Uchis Play a Chill, Piano-Rap “See You Again”

He described it as a "random acoustic version."
Alex Robert Ross
10.4.17
Holy Shit

Weep to This Piano Cover of Lil Uzi Vert's "XO Tour Llif3"

Play this during the season finale of your life.
Phil Witmer
5.30.17
Noisey News

Julien Baker Continues to Make Grown People Cry with Perfect, Piano-led “Good News”

The re-worked 'Sprained Ankle' track is the latest installment of the 'Our First 100 Days' series.
Alex Robert Ross
3.22.17
Premieres

Dead to a Dying World Bare Old Wounds in a Haunting New Video for "Cicatrix"

Watch the new Sera Timms-directed clip from these Texas black metal/neocrust wonders
Kim Kelly
3.6.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Here's Dave Chappelle as Emcee, Thundercat on Bass, and Robert Glasper Doing Everything

Thundercat's Irving Plaza show last night went somewhere fun.
Alex Robert Ross
3.4.17
A Scientific Investigation

Do Dogs Like Trap Music? Noisey Investigates

In part one of our ongoing experiment, we get resident musician Phil to play "Bad & Boujee" for these domesticated animals.
Phil Witmer
2.23.17
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