• What The Hell Is That Noise?

    As a child I’d watch crap late-night films on British TV and say “wow” a lot at how great all the music and backgrounds were in movies—especially the slightly weirder and often ruder films from Italy or France

  • Die Antwoord

    Nobody really understands Die Antwoord. All we really have to go on is that they’re a ‘next level rap-rave krew’ comprised of a skinny white MC with a box cut and Pollsmoor chappies and a potty-mouthed, bottle-blonde bitchette in gold spandex, often joined on stage by Mitc…

  • Practice Space

    Obits

    Thomas Morton convenes in the bathroom with Obits, a straight-forward rock supergroup from Brooklyn.

  • VICE Music Specials

    Shy Child @ Live at the Old Blue Last

    Shy Child, a keytar-oriented synth pair, at Live at the Old Blue Last.

  • VICE Music Specials

    Rumblestrips @ Live at the Old Blue Last

    Soulful horn-backed tunes from Rumblestrips at Live at the Old Blue Last.

  • VICE Music Specials

    Jammer

    Jammer at Live at the Old Blue Last.

  • Records

    LA COKA NOSTRA
    A Brand You Can Trust

    Uhh, so these guys really like selling coke. Or at least they like talking about it. While listening to this, I couldn’t help but constantly picture these guys as stereotypical

  • Vice Fashion - Smash Hits!

    Photos by Jamie Taete
    Styling by Mischa Notcutt

    Whatever happened to bands looking cute and fun and actually like

  • Maggotted

    No Ordinary Life

    Kevin Debroux is from a small town in northern Wisconsin where he grew up on a brew of self-doubt and hardcore. His old band was called Hatefuck but the album he released in 2007 as Pink Reason, Cleaning the Mirror, is a bum-down classic, which basically gave the Internet

  • Rock N Roll Camp Leaders

    Those Darlins are three ladies from Tennessee who make free, rollicking country inspired tunes, which sit very comfortably alongside the music of bands like The Black Lips, Heavy Trash and King Khan and the Shrines. The full band is Kelley Darlin, Jessi Darlin and Nikki Darlin an…

  • Practice Space

    Haunted Grafitti

    Ariel Pink talks about the bafflement caused by his group’s name - Haunted Graffiti - and the tour games they play involving the physically handicapped.

  • Practice Space

    Silk Flowers

    Silk Flowers are a drum, key-and-button trio from Brooklyn who write brooding, Europeany electronic music tucked away inside a massive post-industrial labyrinth.

  • Practice Space

    Amebix

    England’s crust-punk barbarians take refuge in hand-forged swords and mysterious, stone-carved glyphs.

  • VICE Meets

    Fat Joe

    A guided tour of Fat Joe’s Bronx.