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VICE US

Prolific Music Critic Robert Christgau Knows What He Likes (and Hates)

"One of my gifts as a critic is that I really like music, and I'm open and still excitable. I'm not a bored person, and I'm not tired of life."
Jenny Eliscu
10.24.16
Music

How to Dress Well's New Album Is All About Pleasure

Over breakfast burritors, we talked about nihilism, neoliberalism, and aiming for joy with How to Dress Well, a.k.a. Tom Krell.
Tasbeeh Herwees
10.22.16
Music

We Talked to Kim Gordon and She's Just Like Us (Not Really)

Kim Gordon sweats. Kim Gordon shits. Kim Gordon likes Rihanna's "Work."
Rebecca Haithcoat
10.17.16
Music

Artists' Odes to Their Favorite Musicians

We asked some of the our favorite photographers to create shrines to their favorite musicians. From Madonna to Chumbawumba, Eurhythmics to Morrissey, these were the results.
Signe Pierce; Lauren Poor; Aileen Son; Paul Mpagi S
10.15.16
Music

I Met the Rappers Trying to Legitimise Hick-Hop and One of Them Licked Me

Country rap, also known as hick-hop, has been dismissed as cultural appropriation and musical abomination. One group of rappers is trying to change that.
Zach Goldbaum
10.12.16
Music

A Tale of Two Cities: Disco Era Bushwick

Witness—and envy—the wild world of New York City in the late 1970s through the lens of Meryl Meisler's medium-format camera.
Meryl Meisler
10.10.16
Music

We Reviewed Some of October's Best Music

From Jenny Hval's latest album, 'Blood Bitch,' to alto saxophonist Steve Lehman's avant-garde jazz and hip-hop inspired 'Sélébéyone,' we took a listen to this month's best new albums.
Ben Shapiro; Kyle Kramer; Angus Harrison; Andrew
10.5.16