Jaimie Hodgson

  • 'Why Don't We All Go Bonkers?' – The Rise and Fall of Happy Hardcore

    DJs, producers and the scene's major players tell the full story of dance music's most divisive genre.

  • 10 Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask About Bipolar Disorder

    We spoke to Professor Eduard Vieta Pascual, one of the world's leading bipolar experts.

  • Totalitarian Tourism in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    My girlfriend and I recently returned from a vacation in Cambodia, where tourism has been growing ever since the country enjoyed its only ever UN-sanctioned elections in 1993. During our time there, all hell broke loose.

  • Totalitarian Tourism in Cambodia

    I went to the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) headquarters to meet Sam Rainsy, the controversial opposition leader who has a habit of leaving his colleagues red-faced while trying to explain away his gaffes. Despite his slip-ups, Rainsy seems to...

  • A Totalitarian Tour of Cambodia

    VICE tours Phonm Penh with a Cambodia National Rescue Party leader to learn about the country's murderous past and totalitarian present.

  • Rhinestone Tiger

    I don't get expensive hair cuts anymore. But that isn't through lack of vanity. I once spent two-thirds of my monthly pay packet on a long coat that suited neither winter nor summer.

  • A-town Rep-razent!

    Sorry, jaded white guy who professes to like rap music but can't remember the other guy's name out of Mobb Deep, but we love Soulja Boy. Since when did rap music being fun and goofy again become a bad thing?

  • Explosive Mental Images

    If you've entered 2008 feeling somewhat underwelmed by the crop of new bands on the cards, you may at least find some solace in the fact that you're definitely not alone.

  • Frat Attack

    It has always blown my mind how the US college basketball teams manage to get crowds of squillions of people and have like their own trading cards and stuff. My college football team found it hard getting the coach to turn up to matches. But I guess it...

  • Hated In The Nation

    Gallows are the most fashionable and most hated hardcore band in the country. It doesn't take a genius to work that these two accolades may be related. It is a plain fact that it's impossible for any hardcore group to endure any amount of trendiness...

  • Go With The Flow

    Right now, New York bands come in two flavours. There's the Brooklyn groups that all have Neanderthal beards, plaid shirts and want to sound like Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. Then there's the angel-faced Manhattan pixies that want to sound like The...

  • Ay Ay Ay!

    Now all the rich trendy white kids have tired of grime, it's time to introduce another exotic new fad for them to obsess over. How about the sound of Brazil's favelas, a smut-obsessed concoction of electro dubs, booty bass and Brazilian "bandit...