uk

Essays

James Blake Just Made a Gorgeous Album About Being Happy in Love

His overwhelmingly optimistic fourth album ‘Assume Form’ finds the UK singer-producer coming to terms with life after stability.
Josh Terry
1.18.19
RIP

Rest In Peace SCUZZ, the Best Rock TV Channel Ever

You (and the fact that you played "Sorry You're Not a Winner" by Enter Shikari in 2018) will be greatly missed.
Noisey UK Staff
11.14.18
Essays

How British Guitar Music Caught Up With The World

It took a long time to get over itself, but now British guitar music feels like it’s standing on its own feet.
Ryan Bassil
10.5.18
New music

Elevate Yourself with Two Uplifting New Spiritualized Songs

"A Perfect Miracle" and "I'm Your Man" herald the arrival of the UK band's new album 'And Nothing Hurt,' out this summer.
Phil Witmer
6.11.18
Interviews

Skengdo & AM Are Redefining UK Drill

Today, on the release of their latest video "What A Feeling", we chart their rise to prominence—one which saw them beat Stormzy and JAY-Z in the iTunes chart.
Ciaran Thapar
6.8.18
rap

Who the Fxck Is scarlxrd?

His breakthrough video for "HEART ATTACK" has 27 million views, but until now, no one really knew who he was.
Noisey UK Staff
5.4.18
Premieres

Ryan Hemsworth's New Video Is a Surprisingly Sunny Afrobeats Ballad

Ryan Hemsworth and London’s NewAgeMuzik new video for “Four Seasons” is the only way to stay warm this winter.
Kristin Corry
3.7.18
Noisey 2017

The Ting Goes Skrrrahh, Pap–Parody, and Into The Mainstream

How did two parody rap acts—Big Shaq and Kurupt FM—become two of this year’s most successful artists?
Niloufar Haidari
12.19.17
An Oral History

An Oral History of SBTV, the Channel That Blew the Doors Open for UK Rap

Jamal Edwards, Devlin, Ghetts, and more discuss ten years of a platform that shifted the culture (and shone a light on Ed Sheeran in the process).
Tom Usher
12.15.17
we saw this

Two of Britain's Greatest Artists Made an Opera About Acid and Angels

Maverick composers Mica Levi and Dean Blunt came together for an opera that left our writer with more questions than answers.
Niloufar Haidari
11.13.17
Important Questions Raised By...

What the Hell Is Ed Sheeran's New Music Video?

The music video for “Perfect” raises many questions, namely what, how and why?
Noisey UK Staff
11.10.17
Deep Ass Questions

Paris Hilton Dropping an Oasis Remix Makes So Much Sense

Or: 'Why do Americans think "Wonderwall" is cool?'
Lauren O'Neill
11.8.17
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