Trump

Open Letters

We Are Drowning in a Devolved World: An Open Letter from Devo

Following the band's Rock Hall nomination, founder Gerald Casale reflects on its dystopian legacy in the age of Trump.
Gerald V. Casale
12.6.18
Premieres

Here's Deap Vally Clobbering the Shit Out of a Mutant Trump

Deap Vally are the intergalactic superheroes we need, armed with lizard brain riffs and feminist grit in their animated "Bring It On" video.
Andrea Domanick
10.25.18
Op-Ed

Tom Waits’ New Song of Anti-Fascist Resistance Needed More Teeth

Waits and Marc Ribot's cover of the Italian partisans' anthem "Bella Ciao" should've honored modern revolutionaries, not a milquetoast march.
Kim Kelly
9.14.18
Features

Johnny Marr Is On Another Planet and Wants Us to Join Him

On his new album 'Call the Comet,' the ex-Smiths guitarist finds defiance and offers solace in escapism as the world crumbles before our eyes.
John Ochoa
7.19.18
Internet Exploring

Trent Reznor Is Annoyed That People Like Taylor Swift Didn't Denounce Trump

In a New York Times interview, the Nine Inch Nails mastermind discussed his role as an influencer and his despondency at the state of America.
Phil Witmer
6.20.18
Essays

Five Years Later, 'Yeezus' Feels Like Kanye West Made a Deal with the Devil

Kanye's antagonistic sixth studio album pushed hip-hop in bold new directions but began his descent into contrarian shock tactics.
Phil Witmer
6.18.18
Premieres

Watch Cupid Shoot Down Trump Supporters in Surfbort's "Les Be in Love" Video

Watch the Brooklyn punks bring pansexual love to bigots and corporate stooges in their new video, featuring a cameo from Gibby Haynes.
Andrea Domanick
3.27.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Some Serious Anti-Trump Music

The Dean of American Rock Critics review Dawn Oberg's 'Nothing Rhymes with Orange' and Tim Heidecker's 'Too Dumb for Suicide.'
Robert Christgau
12.22.17
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
Interview

"Who Cares If Rock Is No Longer What It Was?" An Interview with Julian Casablancas

Just before of The Voidz's South American tour, we talked with the rockstar who, scattered as always, philosophized quite a bit in his answers.
Juan Pablo López M.
10.18.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Eminem Says a Big ‘Fuck You’ to His Trump-Supporting Fans

His BET Awards cypher, broadcast last night, came for the President's many flaws.
Lauren O'Neill
10.11.17
Noisey News

Marilyn Manson Wants You to Know He Got Crabs When He Lost His Virginity

He also talks Trump, Bowie, and Beethoven in a new interview.
Lauren O'Neill
10.5.17
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