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Q&A: Andrew W.K. Discusses His New Kids Show, Meredith Graves’ Essay, & Being A Male Model-Turned-Role Model

Andrew W.K.'s new family television show Meet Me At The Reck premieres tomorrow. The six-part series follows W.K. with a group of kids at a…
Miles Bowe | October 3, 2014 - 5:32 pm

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Soundtrack Includes New Music From D’Angelo, Willie Nelson, Nas, Arca, Josh Homme, & More

Earlier this week, what sounded like a new D'Angelo song appeared online, plucked from the wildly popular new video game Red Dead Redemption 2. Today…
Chris DeVille | October 31, 2018 - 10:48 am

Hear Chavez’s First New Song In 20 Years “The Bully Boys”

Earlier this year, Matador Records teased a new EP from '90s math-rock luminaries Chavez, and today the band has officially announced the release of the…
James Rettig | November 16, 2016 - 1:59 pm

Watch Lemmy Kilmister Jam With Matt Sweeney In One Of His Final Interviews

The world lost one of its great rock 'n' roll avatars earlier late last year when Lemmy Kilmister died. A few months before his death,…
Chris DeVille | September 14, 2016 - 1:47 pm

Zack De La Rocha – “Digging For Windows” (Prod. El-P)

Around the time Rage Against The Machine first broke up in 2000, frontman Zack De La Rocha went to work on a solo album, recording…
Tom Breihan | September 8, 2016 - 8:41 am

Matador Teases First New Chavez Music In 20 Years

Nineties indie-rock OGs Chavez never officially broke up, but they've remained in a state of limbo for the better part of the past 20 years.
Peter Helman | June 2, 2016 - 10:09 pm

Watch Keith Richards Teach Matt Sweeney Some Acoustic Licks

So apparently indie rock veteran Matt Sweeney now has two shows in which he interviews great guitarists about playing guitar, one called Guitar Moves on…
Peter Helman | October 22, 2015 - 7:33 pm

Listen To Matt Sweeney On Marc Maron’s WTF

Legendary guitarist and recording engineer Matt Sweeney sat down with Marc Maron to discuss his 20-odd year career in rock. Sweeney has played in numerous…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 14, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Stephen Malkmus, Cass McCombs Contribute To Supergroup Soldiers Of Fortune’s New Album

Soldiers Of Fortune are a supergroup that will be releasing their new album Early Risers via Mexican Summer on 11/6. As Pitchfork points out, the…
James Rettig | September 9, 2015 - 2:33 pm

Watch Deafheaven’s Kerry McCoy Demonstrate His Guitar Techniques For Matt Sweeney

Deafheaven guitarist Kerry McCoy sat down with Matt Sweeney on the latest episode of Guitar Power, a continuation of the guitar-focused web series that Sweeney…
James Rettig | November 11, 2014 - 8:53 pm

Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) – “Dying To Live” (Edgar Winter Cover)

Next month, the newly honored Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Yusuf Islam, who used to be named Cat Stevens, will release a new LP,…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2014 - 4:59 pm

Watch Matt Sweeney And Kurt Vile Share Guitar Techniques

Last year indie-rock journeyman Matt Sweeney (Chavez, Zwan, Superwolf, etc.) started hosting an online show called Guitar Moves on Noisey in which he interviewed great…
Chris DeVille | August 12, 2014 - 11:46 am

Watch St. Vincent And Matt Sweeney Jam And Talk Guitars

In this, the eighth episode of the Noisey show Guitar Moves, industrious guitarist Matt Sweeney sits on a couch with Annie Clark aka St. Vincent.
Amrit Singh | July 9, 2013 - 3:33 pm

The Kills – “Dreams” (Fleetwood Mac Cover)

By my count, we've now heard about a third of the forthcoming indie-rock Fleetwood Mac tribute Just Tell Me That You Want Me, and the…
Michael Nelson | July 11, 2012 - 10:31 am

Win Win – “Pop A Gumball” Video (Feat. Spank Rock, Andrew W.K. & Matt Sweeney)

Last year, Win Win, the dance trio led by former Spank Rock producer XXXchange, released their self-titled debut album. Today, their track "Pop A Gumball"
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2012 - 3:23 pm