Stream Bill Callahan and WHY’s New Third Man Live Albums

Bill Callahan, who of course has recorded under the name Smog, and the indie rock/rap band WHY? have released new albums as part of Third Man Records'
Gwen Aviles / November 9, 2018

Watch WHY? Perform “This Ole King” in a New Virtual Reality Video

In the buildup to their new album Moh Lhean, WHY? have dropped a video for the single "This Ole King." Following last month's "Proactive Evolution," the…
Rob Arcand / February 24, 2017

New Music: WHY? – “Proactive Evolution”

Today, WHY? recently unveiled their latest "Proactive Evolution" from the upcoming album Moh Lhean out this March with Joyful Noise. Following the act's long tradition…
Rob Arcand / January 13, 2017

WHY? Announce New Album Moh Lhean, Share Single Snippet

WHY?, the songwriting project of Yoni Wolf, has announced the release of its sixth album, Moh Lhean, which will arrive on March 3 via Joyful Noise. Co-produced by Wolf's…
Andy Cush / December 6, 2016

Listen to a Deeply Uncomfortable A Capella Weezer Cover in a Honda Commercial

Honda's new commercial for the 2016 Honda Pilot Elite SUV features a charming family of attractive, relatable actors breaking into a God-awful cover of a…
James Grebey / July 10, 2015

Divorcee Marry Lo-Fi Pop and Real-Life Relationship Drama

There's a maxim that broken relationships spawn great tunes. The latest proof? Divorcee, a new duo featuring WHY? frontman Yoni Wolf and his ex-girlfriend, Anna Stewart. On…
Theo Salem-Mackall / August 1, 2014

Sufjan Stevens, the Melvins Prep New Music for Joyful Noise’s 2013 Flexi Disc Series

Joyful Noise Recordings' Flexi Disc Series will return in 2013 with new music by Sufjan Stevens and Cat Martino, the Melvins, Helvetia with members of Built…
Kyle McGovern / December 17, 2012

Hear WHY?’s Warm and Christmasy ‘The Water You Walk’

WHY? have gotten a lot of love out on the road since the release of their new album Mumps, etc., which you can still stream…
Chris Martins / December 11, 2012

SXSW 2013: Alt-J, the Zombies, Thurston Moore, WHY? Fill Out Initial Lineup

The folks behind annual Austin music bacchanal South By Southwest have announced the first round of bands set to play the 2013 event, which will…
Chris Martins / November 8, 2012

WHY? Play Boring Old People in ‘Bitter Thoughts’ Video

It's fair to say the new WHY? video for Mumps, etc. standout "Bitter Thoughts" is inspired by the Seventies, but perhaps the age bracket more…
Chris Martins / October 19, 2012

Hear WHY?’s Kaleidoscopic Folk-Rap Opus ‘Mumps, etc.’

"What can I say? I'm a hopeless psychotic romantic with a very big heart." So writes WHY? main man Yoni Wolf to SPIN whilst explaining…
Chris Martins / September 24, 2012

WHY? Answer 5 Questions About New Track ‘Jonathan’s Hope’

It's only been a couple of weeks since the Cincinnati-based folk-rap-pop usurpers in WHY? released their playfully deranged Sod in the Seed EP, but they've…
Chris Martins / August 29, 2012

WHY?, ‘Eskimo Snow’ (Anticon)

Too much sex, too little intimacy: It's a cocktail that, like most cocktails, leads to oversharing. Luckily, WHY? frontman Yoni Wolf offers an explanation for…
Spencer Kornhaber / October 21, 2009