Music Reviews

The Road to Nowhere Issue

September's Best and Worst Albums

Destruction Unit kicks ass, Bring Me the Horizon sucks, and 2 Chainz is immortal (but you already knew that).
VICE Staff
9.8.15
The Make Believe Issue

August's Best and Worst Albums

Royal Headache rules, Hot Chip reminds us that British white dudes can't dance, and the new Mac Demarco mini-LP inspired a hallucinatory experience involving characters from "The X-Files."
VICE Staff
8.21.15
The Uganda Love This Issue

March Music Reviews

This is magnificent. Ata Kak is like the Ghanaian Sugar Man, except much better than that makes him sound. He recorded this mix of highlife, beatboxing, hip-house, electro-funk, and Francis Bebey–style minimal Afropop in 1994, but the tape—which was...
VICE Staff
3.9.15
The Outta My Way, I’m Walking Here Issue

January's Best and Worst Albums

Chief Keef is the shit, Joey Bada$ is just shit, and Panda Bear made something that sounds like the Grateful Dead got trapped in Jim Henson's Creature Shop overnight.
VICE Staff
1.5.15
The Do It Well and Leave Something Witchy Issue

October Music Reviews

Lil Wayne enters the young-girls-in-white-cotton-panties phase of his career, Taylor Swift reminds us of crying over an English boy, Weezer just makes us upset, and Aphex Twin is 01010100 01101000 01101001.
VICE Staff
10.10.14
Words

The Editors' New Groove Vol. XXII

New heavy hitters from Disclosure, Vin Sol, and Zane Lowe for your weekend workout.
THUMP Staff
4.12.14
Words

The Editors' New Groove Vol. XXI

Let's drink beer and trim our bangs and listen to these dope jams over the weekend.
THUMP Staff
4.4.14
The Skammerz Ishu

Music Reviews

Donald Glover just made a conventionally good rap record, which is doubly satisfying as a concept album documenting Honest Don’s slow realization that he’s nothing more than a mangled soul trudging a forced march toward the icy, unforgiving embrace of...
VICE Staff
12.13.13
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue

Music Reviews

People used to get all mad at Avril Lavigne because she didn’t know who the Sex Pistols were, but seriously, who cares? I can’t think of many things that are more punk than not knowing who the Sex Pistols were, and frankly, “punk rock” isn’t even a...
VICE Staff
11.12.13
The Syria Issue

Records

Everyone loves a good tan on a great chest. Pecs or boobs, it doesn’t matter—they both look better slightly exposed, glistening, and darkened.
VICE Staff
11.9.12