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Interviews

Stephen Malkmus Isn't Horsing Around Anymore

On 'Sparkle Hard,' the Jicks frontman takes modern life in stride. We talk to indie's Founding Father about the new album, short attention spans, and his budding romance with Auto-Tune.
Andrea Domanick
3 days ago
Op-Eds
Op-Eds

No, Drill Music Isn’t The Reason Kids Are Killing Each Other in London

Instead of using UK music as a scapegoat, the government needs to seriously look at the root causes of this fatal epidemic.
Ryan Bassil
4.10.18
Essays
Essays

This Bullshit World Was Predicted by Pulp's 'This Is Hardcore'

The Brit-pop icons' sixth album is dark, filthy, and essential for understanding modern life.
Andrea Domanick
3.30.18
Noisey News
Noisey News

Eminem Accuses the NRA of Controlling America in a New Freestyle

Performing at the iHeartRadio Music Awards, Em opened his Kehlani collab "Nowhere Fast" with yet another political screed.
Phil Witmer
3.12.18
Noisey News
Noisey News

Killer Mike and T.I. Join New Atlanta Mayor’s Transition Team

The two rappers will advise Keisha Lance Bottoms on her first-term agenda and her Administration's recruitment.
Alex Robert Ross
1.13.18
Interviews
Interviews

Summoning Is the Best Tolkien-Obsessed, Anti-Fascist Metal Band in the World

Stream the iconic Austrian fantasy metal duo's new album, 'With Doom We Come,' and read an interview on capitalism, composing, and why Nazis don't belong in black metal....
Kim Kelly
1.5.18
Features
Features

Punks and Metalheads are Infiltrating the System by Winning Political Office

What did their musical experience have to do with recent political wins by metalhead Danica Roem and hardcore vocalist Justin Brannan?
Brendan Menapace
12.6.17
Essays
Essays

Taylor Swift Is Too Big to Fail

The pop star returns with a middling record but her commitment to staying quiet, engaging with her fanbase, and not addressing anything has proven a win for her anyway.
Sarah MacDonald
11.15.17
Interviews
Interviews

Billy Bragg Wants to Know Which Side You’re On

The legendary British songwriter enlightens us on working class rebellion, his new EP, 'Bridges Not Walls,' and his new book, 'Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World.'
Kim Kelly
10.25.17
Noisey News
Noisey News

Kid Rock Is No Longer Running For Senate, Democracy Weeps

"Fuck no, I’m not running for Senate," —Kid Rock, October 2017.
Lauren O'Neill
10.24.17
Essays
Essays

Let's All Settle Down About Eminem's BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher

The wide praise for the Detroit rapper's politically-charged freestyle is bothersome and dangerous.
Lawrence Burney
10.11.17
Interviews
Interviews

Joe Scarborough Convinced Me His Band Is Maybe Kind of Sick?

The poofy-haired cable newscaster told us that his band is "the worst rock 'n' roll story ever." We're trying to not overthink this.
Eve Peyser
9.26.17