In 1980 Kiss Manis was at its peak and the Kiss Army had headquarters in every city.
Mark Wilson has experienced a lip-sync gone wrong while performing in front of 90 0000 football fans.
Featuring guest reviewers from Melbourne's Parkville College, a school for young people who are detained in custody.
On this third episode of Soft Focus at ATP UK, Ian Svenonius sits down with one of the world's greatest rock and roll experimentalists, Pete Kember.
Check some more Melbourne public transport mayhem but this time backed with a sweet soundtrack.
As the most revolutionary MC of the last 15 years, you'd expect Lil B to divide rap fans. Just like the purists who refuse to acknowledge anything written after the golden age, you can bet there will be folks who never touch anything past 2010 (or, more r…
I know I'm not saying anything new here, but what is up with the music they play at bars these days? Laser sounds accompanied by a brain dead vocalist who sounds like Robocop on ecstasy. Music used to mean something kids, and it wasn't that long ago.
The legendary hip hop MC is heading to Australia for the first time, so we looked back over some of the lesser known high and lowlights of his career.
Ahead of their highly anticipated second album we sat down with Royal Headache to talk soulful melodies, breakups, and Punk rock 2015
The issue was guest-edited by Sam McPheeters, who we hope you're already well familiar with, but if not is one of our favorite music-players and writers, and a real mensch's mensch.
Located two hours south of Auckland, Hamilton is a farming town that pretends to be a functional city. But in the 2000s Hamilton was home to a raucous independent music scene.
Sitting down with two perennially fine composers, writers, and artists—and one-half of Sonic Youth.
The hows and whats of the artist's career as a videogame hacker and video-manipulating mastermind.
J opens up about the secrets of songwriting, an east-coast punk upbringing, and his near total disregard for bass.
It's been nearly three decades since the Big Boys commanded, "Now go start your own band!" For the most part, everyone has complied. There are more bands now than ever before, clogging nightclubs, burning millions of unwanted CDs, straining the nation's b…
Back in the day, Saint-Saëns's contemporaries called his work dull. Now his contemporaries are all like, "Uh..." and Saint-Saëns is all like, "What's up, bitch?"
Hey guys! We should all hang out like this more often!
In the 1990s, the manufacturing cost of a compact disc was a little over a dime. It had cost four times as much to manufacture a vinyl album, meaning that the switch from vinyl to CD slashed operating costs for record labels large enough to own the means
Napster 1.0 was one of the best things that ever happened to the internet. It wasn't just a file-sharing site where college kids stole Snoop Dogg songs. It was more a massive bazaar where anyone could access practically every kind of music ever crea…
In 1969, two young hippies named Ken Douglas and Dub Taylor heard some unreleased Dylan material on one of the edgier LA radio stations. The station had acquired a copy of the illicit The Basement Tapes, which were, at that time, circulating around…
Here is the URL that we promised you in The Vice Guide to Not Being in A Band. It's filled to the brim with educational information, tips, and tidbits to help you get out there and do something with yourself. Besides being in a band. Enjoy.
Many, many people believe that the Recording Industry Association of America is a giant hairy tumor on the neck of the music business.
There are certain types of tours where you barely make it off the floor. And if you do, the couch is a sweet, sweet blessing.
It's odd to think of the Wild West as something that could be "closed," like a cardboard box or a failed department store. And yet the 1890 US Census did precisely this.