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West African Music Is Much More Than Just Afrobeats

The alté community is attempting to reinvent popular culture.
Aanu Adeoye
7.24.19
Important Questions Raised By...

We Asked People About the Songs That Make Them Horny

There's a difference between songs to hook up to, and ones that inexplicably turn you on. A crucial difference.
Daisy Jones
7.5.19
Music

We Played Palms 'Plantasia' and Heavy Metal in the Name of Science

How do plants react when you play one ambient 70s classic 'Plantasia', and the other Megadeth?
Ryan Bassil
Daisy Jones
7.2.19
Noisey

How 'Drag Race' Made Drag Queen Music Video Cameos Legit

You're not imagining it: the way drag queens are used by pop acts has moved from cheap laughs or deviance to something new.
Yusuf Tamanna
6.24.19
we saw this

This Is Not a Spice Girls 2019 Tour Thinkpiece

Imagine 90,000 raucous seven-year-old fans, except they're adults now and can drink wine and stay up late.
Daisy Jones
6.18.19
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Hope Tala Makes Neo-Soul that Warms Like a Ray of Light

Introducing the 21-year-old Londoner who makes break-ups sound far less horrible and teary than they feel, on new track "DTM."
Ryan Bassil
6.6.19
vice

The Secret Instagram Account Selling Black Metal–Inspired Biryani

Singaporeans queue around the block to try chef Ahmad Zahid’s “biryani of doom,” which he advertises on a private Instagram and sells in limited drops.
Nisa Kreems
10.19.18
Playlist

Presenting Week on Week: The VICE India Mixtape

A song for each day of the week, throwing in a mix of new releases and some #throwbacks. Everything from homegrown hip-hop to Bollywood (uh-no?) to K-pop—we gotchu.
Naman Saraiya
10.19.18
Music

Simon Raymonde's Secret to Happiness Is to Let Go of Grudges and Listen to Music

The former Cocteau Twins member stopped thinking about the band's reunion years ago, and now spends his time discovering new bands all over the world with his label Bella Union.
Yudhistira Agato
10.18.18
Music

Japanese Punk Band CHAI Is Redefining Kawaii

The Tokyo band have grown tired of seeing beauty defined as "long legs and big eyes."
Nick Fulton
9.10.18
VICE x JawaPosTV

Here's All the Amazing Stuff You Can Watch This Month on JawaPosTV

Take a break from binge-watching Netflix and turn on an actual TV to catch the best of VICE at 2200 WIB every night.
VICE Staff
5.4.18
Culture

Intimate Photos of the Ramones During Punk's Early Days

After Danny Fields discovered the Ramones, he spent the next five years managing and photographing the band.
Miss Rosen
4.26.18
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