Franz Ferdinand

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A Deep Read of Franz Ferdinand Covering Drake’s "Passionfruit"

Here is a review you didn't ask for of a thing you didn't ask for.
Lauren O'Neill
Rank Your Records

Rank Your Records: Alex Kapranos Contemplatively Ranks Franz Ferdinand’s LPs

The frontman reflects on the band's unexpected breakout success and what it means to "make records that girls can dance to."
Cam Lindsay
Deep Ass Questions

What Is the Millennial 'Stairway to Heaven?' A Battle Royale

Is it Kanye? Coldplay? Could it be... Keane?
Phil Witmer
Deep Ass Questions

What Is the Millennial "Stairway to Heaven?" A Battle Royale

Is it Kanye? Coldplay? Could it be... Keane?
Phil Witmer

Every Daft Punk Song, Ranked—Yeah, All of Them

From the bone-rattling techno of their earliest experiments to the maximalist pop they make now, we dug into the entirety of the android duo's discography.
Longreads Or Whatever

How a Kid Running an Obscure Music Forum Became the Target Of the UK's Biggest Ever Piracy Case

From his bedroom in North East England, Kane Robinson ran a music forum for 12,000 enthusiastic indie fans. But did a uni student with no prior convictions really deserve two years in prison?
Joe Zadeh
The Score

The Importance of Music in 'Gilmore Girls'

Bowie, Björk, The Shins, Sonic Youth and many others all have a part to play in this seminal TV series, which also features Korn and some tulips, weirdly.
Mathias Rosenzweig

2013 Was the Worst 2004 Ever

Fall Out Boy reunions. New Found Glory tours. 'Anchorman' sequels. Here are the things that wouldn’t stay dead this year.
Dan Ozzi
The Hot Box Issue

Music Reviews

This month around VICE junction, the heavy and weird stuff ruled, and the normal crap and rap music drooled. There are exceptions, of course; A$AP Ferg’s 'Trap Lord' is great; meanwhile, the faster we eradicate Norma Jean from the face of the Earth...
VICE Staff

Stop Talking About How Progressive Europe Is

Hate to spoil your sweet backpacking trip to Sweden, but racist ethno-nationalism has returned to the Continent.
Connor Kilpatrick

Win Field Day 2012 Tickets!

Noisey have ten pairs of Field Day tickets to giveaway
Jo Fuertes-Knight