POP

Cursed Music

Whatever You Do, Don't Listen to This Kendrick Lamar/"Take On Me" Mashup

"Backseat Freestyle" aligns perfectly with a-ha's 80s earworm, but that doesn't mean that you should play it on repeat or even—God forbid—enjoy it. No, you should avoid it for fear of being cursed.
Alex Robert Ross
a day ago
Noisey News

Florence Welch Brings Her Big Voice to a Tiny Desk Concert

Florence + The Machine played "June," "Patricia," and "Ship to Wreck" at NPR in an impressively restrained set.
Alex Robert Ross
2 days ago
Noisey News

God Bless Ariana Grande's Small Pig, Piggy Smalls

The pop star's pet made her debut as the star of "breathin'" and it's the cutest thing you'll see all day.
Kristin Corry
10.11.18
PROFILES

How Little Mix Mastered the Pop Machine in Seven Years

We spoke to the pop group about mega-fame, the #MeToo movement, and what it felt like getting a shit ton of money overnight.
Daisy Jones
10.11.18
Pity Party

The ‘A Star Is Born’ Soundtrack Is Like a Trip Through Lady Gaga’s Career

The film's music moves through the sub-genres she's touched upon across her four albums, reaffirming the popstar's versatility.
Lauren O'Neill
10.10.18
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
10.4.18
Noisey Next

An Energy Healer Gave Emma Louise A New Voice

How a spontaneous trip to Mexico and an encounter with the Greek god Zeus led to 'Lilac Everything', the Australian singer-songwriter's weird, wonderful new album.
Shaad D’Souza
10.3.18
New music

St. Vincent Will Mercifully Release an LP Called 'MassEducation' This Month

The stripped-back "reimagining" of last year's Jack Antonoff-produced 'Masseduction' is out on October 12. Its first single, a new version of "Savior," is out now.
Alex Robert Ross
10.3.18
noisey beats 1

Mija Breaks Down Her New EP, 'Just Enough'

Tune into episode 165 this Sunday at 11 AM EST/8AM PST and 11 PM EST/8 PM PST when Mija and Alina Baraz join Noisey Radio on Beats 1.
Noisey Staff
9.28.18
Op-Eds

The Long-Awaited M.I.A. Doc Is Messy and Intimate, Just Like Life

It’s called ‘MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.’ because there are so many different sides to her story.
Daisy Jones
9.27.18
Premieres

Take a Time Out and Listen to "Hang," Merk's Lazy New Psych-Pop Track

We're premiering the Auckland artist's blissful new introvert anthem, and its Parallel Teeth-directed video.
Shaad D’Souza
9.27.18
Premieres

Huntly's "Drop Gear" Is Emotional, Fearless Techno-Pop

The Melbourne three-piece has released a gorgeous new song and video, premiering today on Noisey.
Shaad D’Souza
9.26.18