rock

Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Some Raggedy-Ass Rock and Some Tropical Fuck Storm

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews The Mekons 77's 'It Is Twice Blessed' and Tropical Fuck Storm's 'A Laughing Death in Meatspace.'
Robert Christgau
9.14.18
Internet Exploring

The Beatles Have Been Talking About Jerking Off Together Since the 60s

Beatles fans have already known that Paul and John had "wanking sessions" together because, apparently, neither of them could shut up about it.
Erika W. Smith
9.13.18
New music

The Distillers Return with "Man vs. Magnet," Their First New Song in 15 Years

The first single from the recently reunited punk band comes with an equally great B-side, "Blood in Gutters."
Alex Robert Ross
9.12.18
The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting Into Spiritualized

The man known most colorfully as J. Spaceman has spent the better part of three decades tackling life's big questions with grand songs that feel gilded with precious metals. Here's where to start.
Colin Joyce
9.6.18
Interviews

The (Final?) Miracle of Spiritualized

Jason Pierce talks about the struggle behind the space rock band's new (and potentially last) album 'And Nothing Hurt,' and what he hopes for in the future.
Eric Sundermann
9.6.18
Premieres

Let Conduit's Depressing Shit Rock Scrub Out Your Insides

The New York quartet's debut 'Drowning World' is everything the stuff we call noise rock should be: namely, absolutely disgusting.
Colin Joyce
9.4.18
Noisey Next

The Goon Sax Are Indie Pop's Next Best Mess

The Brisbane trio is set to win the hearts and minds of lovesick kids around the world with the release of 'We're Not Talking', their second collection of guitar pop miniatures. They just have to find their keys first.
Shaad D’Souza
8.30.18
New music

Here's Spiritualized's 'And Nothing Hurt,' Their First New Album in 6 Years

The follow-up to 2012's 'Sweet Heart Sweet Light' is streaming at NPR this morning ahead of its release on September 7.
Alex Robert Ross
8.30.18
Premieres

FRITZ Is The Self-Aware Teen Making Sunny/Sad Surf Rock

We're premiering the video for FRITZ's wonderful new song "Summer Holiday", a dazed indie-rock jam about losing friends, a boyfriend, and self-confidence. Catch the video and read our interview with FRITZ.
Shaad D’Souza
8.28.18
Features

Neil & Liam Finn Is The Best Duo Since Neil & Tim Finn

The iconic Crowded House frontman has gone and made a record with his son. It's very cute, and we spoke to the pair about collaboration, pain in art and the artistic process.
Julian Morgans
8.27.18
Remembering Things

The Long Blondes Were British Rock’s Last Great Kitchen Sink Dramatists

In their tales of woe, lust and dual carriageways, the Sheffield band joined the ranks of Pulp and The Beautiful South, and nobody's touched them since.
Lauren O'Neill
8.17.18
Noisey News

Smash Mouth and Smashing Pumpkins Have 'Shrek'-Related Beef Now

According to Billy Corgan, Smashing Pumpkins were offered the final scene of the ogre romance before Smash Mouth. Now, San Jose's chillest dudes are miffed.
Alex Robert Ross
8.17.18