The 36-year-old weirdo-pop savant talks with Larry Fitzmaurice about his colorfully bizarre forthcoming album—which includes tracks about strippers, Jell-O, and nude beaches—and explains why American culture is too politically correct for its own good.
From Tame Impala to Frank Ocean to the Caretaker to Beach House to Kurt Vile and lots more, our picks for the best albums of the last five years.
From Drake to Beach House to Deafheaven to Sophie to Grimes to Cloud Nothings to, yes, Kanye—our picks for the best songs of the half-decade.
Our year-end coverage kicks off with some of our favorite shots of 2013, including images of Björk (above), Daft Punk, Vampire Weekend, Savages, Lana Del Rey, Arctic Monkeys, Solange, Grimes, Lil B, the xx, Danny Brown, and more.
From Death Grips' epilepsy-inducing freak-out, to Dirty Projectors' high-art cinematics, to Frank Ocean's warped strip club, to M.I.A.'s two-wheeled cruising, to Drake's re-bar mitzvah, here are the 30 visuals that caught our eye most this year.