Long Reads

In Search of the Real Michael Gira, From Prison Stays and Madonna Sightings to Swans’ Second C...

“I don’t want to focus on the spiritual aspects too much. That’s fucking corny."

COVER STORY: How White Lung Became One of Punk’s Most Compelling New Voices

"I'm not just going to sit up there and say nothing. There’s a million other bands that do that."

INTERVIEW: Sam Smith On… the Beauty of One-Night Stands, Whitney Houston and the ‘Lord o...

"I don't like looking back. I want things to get better. I want to be happy."

Former Emeralds Guitarist Mark McGuire Takes Us Hiking Above the Hollywood Hills

“Lately, I’m trying to get back to how I felt as a young kid, where you feel the world is a magical place"

INTERVIEW: Freddie Gibbs On… Getting Compared to Tupac, Working With Madlib and the Joys of Ba...

"The way for me to relieve stress is for me to keep on living. Every day I wake up with a smile on my face. I’m out back barbecuing right now."

Efrim Menuck On… Fatherhood, Tape Trading, Punk Rock Politicking and the Paralyzing Power of F...

"'A band with everyone we know, a band of orphans.' That’s how Godspeed started."

Read Our Evian Christ Cover Story

“He e-mailed last night. He wants something that sounds a bit like Otis Redding, a bit like Mobb Deep.”

INTERVIEW: Suzanne Ciani On… Her Buchla Beginnings, Talking Dishwashers and Why No One Got Ele...

Read Our Disclosure Cover Story

We take the UK's top dance duo on a tour of their favorite city: Detroit

INTERVIEW: Kathleen Hanna On…Bikini Kill Backlashes, Late-Stage Lyme Disease and the Second Li...

"People either loved us or hated us in a way that bordered on violence"

Read Our Nicolas Jaar Cover Story and Download Our iPad App

"Maybe there's a dead body in the house, but you'll figure that out later"