1970's

Photos

Lost Photographs of an Iconic Queer Discotheque

Photographer Meryl Meisler captured the scene at Paradise Garage throughout the 70's
Elizabeth Renstrom
12.20.18
VICE TALKS FILM

John Cameron Mitchell on His New Film 'How to Talk to Girls at Parties'

The director's sci-fi odyssey follows a group of teenage punks who accidentally run into a roving band of aliens in 1970s England.
VICE Staff
5.30.18
Longreads Or Whatever

The Story of Rexy, Two 80s Blitz Kids Who Made One Cult Album

It’s been over 30 years since they put out ‘Running Out of Time,’ but their new romantic, outsider legacy lives on.
Daisy Jones
1.31.18
The 2017 Music Issue

Photos of 'Untypical Girls' and the Radical Stages of Revolution

See excerpts of Sam Knee's forthcoming book, 'Untypical Girls: Styles and Sounds of the Transatlantic Indie Revolution,' featuring Kim Gordon, The Wrecks, Slant 6, and more.
Sam Knee
11.8.17
The 2017 Music Issue

Maybe the People Would Be the Times

One writer remembers the 1970s New York City music scene, which we have to thank for everything.
Luc Sante
11.8.17
punk

Rare Photos of the 70s British Punk Scene

The new photo book 'Spirit of 76: London Punk Eyewitness' is a striking view from the front lines of when punk became punk.
Matthew James-Wilson
4.26.17
heartbreakers

What Can a Disco Record by a Dead Porn Star Teach Us About Life?

Dennis Parker's "Like an Eagle" is a strutting ode to the impermanence of pleasure.
Josh Baines
3.27.17
Photo

Colorful Photos of 70s Bay Area Punks Partying, Posing, and Passed Out

Photographer Jim Jocoy's newest book shows a brightly colored and seldom-shown side to the punk scene.
Matthew James-Wilson
3.1.17
thump mix

THUMP Mix: Toro Y Moi & The Mattson 2

Chaz Bundick and the West Coast jazz duo serve up 34 minutes of psych-rock, French pop, and 70s soul.
Max Mertens
1.4.17
Please Kill Me

Partying with John Waters in 1970s Provincetown

This is the story of the summer photographer Nan Goldin and writer/actress Cookie Mueller spent with eccentrics like Philippe Marcade and John Waters.
Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain
11.27.16
Photo

England in the 1970s Through the Lens of an Outsider

Before the construction of the Channel Tunnel, French photographer Gil Rigoulet saw England as a gloriously strange, distant planet.
Gil Rigoulet
5.25.16
Features

Junior Boys, Dinamo Azari, Skratch Bastid, and More Pick Their Essential Canadian Disco Songs

We rounded up our favourite crate-diggers to compile a list of the best 70s and 80s hits.
Benjamin Boles
4.28.16
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