• Aurally Fixated

    Swedish composer Ralph Lundsten remains one of his generation’s greatest unheralded influences—an intergalactic ambassador who's so accomplished he makes most other mortals look like lazy uninspired slobs. Besides releasing more than 100 records

  • Potato Sounds

    Adi Gelbart is an Israeli-born, Berlin-based musician who builds his own instruments out of vegetables, kitchen utensils, and, well, anything else he finds lying around his studio laboratory. The songs he makes with this assortment of musical crap-paratus sound like epic analogue…

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    Was grime ever really ready for its own KD Lang? Will it be any more ready now that Sov has started dressing like a Klaxon from 2004? Does Jay-Z actually like her?

  • Music World

    Black Lips in India

    Atlanta’s Black Lips embark on a missionary trip to the psychedelic motherland. But is India ready for flower punk? Or will the subcontinental authorities make them martyrs to the cause?

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    The Law of the Playground

    Not just shitty, DANGEROUSLY shitty. So putrid it should be locked in a safe and dropped in the Bermuda Triangle along with anyone who knows the combination

  • Vice Fashion - Intrauterine Devices

    Photos by Richard Kern
    Styling by Avena Gallagher at De facto

  • Music World


    We explore the North England Donk scene, the lowest common denominator of British dance music.

  • Hate, Sodomy, And Models

    We first came across Mike Bones while he was playing guitar with one of our other favourite singer-songwriter guys of all time, Cass McCombs. He then turned up playing with yet another band we have a big crush on, the Sian Alice Group. With those credentials and a background in t…

  • Ready To Fight

    Hardcore is just about the gayest form of music around. Electroclash? At least those guys had the balls to come out with it and dress like women. Italo-disco? Those guys can all take ten times the drugs you could. Hardcore, on the other hand, is full of rippling, topless, sweaty,…

  • See The Possiblilty Not The Disability

    The UV Race are a pack of mutants. Skinny, fat, daggy, female and male mutants. They play songs that conjure up the corpses of Nikki Sudden and Epic Soundtracks to shit all over the floors of hundred capacity venues, spastic homes and Hungry Jacks. At the forefront of this reject…

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    The Proper Sex

    Fact: Lizzi and Sadie are single-handedly keeping the legacy of weirdo NYC

  • VICE Meets

    Wayne Coyne

    An interview with the Flaming Lips frontman about Mars, in Mars.

  • Too Loud

    In school I was never afraid of the jocks or the pretty kids because I knew that they'd never amount to anything. I was always scared of the drama kids and nerds, because they weren't afraid of anything. Every nerd kid I knew then is now either a politician or a rich web designer…

  • Electric Independence

    Regular readers may have noticed the absence of this column in Vice for most of last year. For those who cared, I can only mumble a sheepish apology and promise to write it more regularly. What amazing new music have you missed out on? Quite a lot, I suspect, very little of which…