mental health

Why the Music Industry Should Follow This Label’s Mental Health Initiative

Royal Mountain Records’ pledge to extend benefits to its artists is a big deal.
Brad Garcia
Holy Shit

New Broken Social Scene Video Features a Toilet, a Metaphor for the Ages

But whom is flushing the entertainers away?
Sarah MacDonald

Jeff Goldblum’s Renaissance Is a Goddamn Silver-Haired Light In a Dark World

Goldblum finds a way...into my heart.
Jill Krajewski
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Where the jobs at part 3

How to translate indie rock cred into a career in indie game soundtracks
Kate Fane

Why Do We Assume Good Musicians Are Good People?

Chuck Berry's death has reignited familiar questions over how far critics should go in the impulse to conflate a musician’s work and character.
Drew Millard

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Putin apparently wants Microsoft out of Russia, a US gas price hike is expected after a deadly pipeline explosion in Alabama, Assad plans to rule Syria until at least 2021, and more.
VICE Staff
so sad today

Fuck Music, Let’s Talk About Feelings: FYF Fest

So Sad Today went to this year's festival to talk to musicians whose work is "sad," "dark," "nostalgic," or "melancholic" about what happiness is, what it means to them, and how to get it.
So Sad Today
Longreads Or Whatever

Living with Tinnitus: I Find It Hard to Believe Silence Ever Existed

Tom Bellamy from the band Losers woke up one day with ringing in his ears. Five years on, we asked him to write about life with tinnitus.

Musicians Should Boycott Israel Until Palestinians Are Free

Brian Eno and Ohal Grietzer: "People around the world are not boycotting Israel because they think it is the only racist and oppressive regime in the world, but because they are responding to a call from Palestinians."
Brian Eno and Ohal Grietzer

Amazing Photographs of London Squatters in the 70s and 80s

Mark Cawson documented his time living in unoccupied buildings in the English capital. Now, his photographs are being exhibited for the first time.
Bo Franklin
Why the Fuck Is No One Talking About...

Grimes Hopes This Interview Encourages You to Vote Anyone but Harper

Claire Boucher talks about why politics matters and what we should be doing about it. Listen to her!
Slava Pastuk

Houseworld Raises the Roof of Immersive Theater

We met Andrew Hoepfner, the mastermind behind the otherworldly experience that explores new frontiers of performance, music, and the human psyche.
Deenah Vollmer