Alexandra Pollard

VICE UK Is 15

NME Created an Indie Scene Out of Thin Air in 2002 and Made It Stick

Former NME mag staff tell us how how they made so many people care about The Strokes, The Libertines and other "The bands".
Alexandra Pollard
11.27.17
BFI London Film Festival 2017

The Slits Are Refusing to Be Written Out of Music History

A new documentary retells the story of punk from the perspective of its most unapologetic band.
Alexandra Pollard
10.18.17
Noisey Hitlist

Don’t Sleep on New London Funk-Pop Collective FAUX

Their first-ever video, for Prince-inspired bop “Take Back Time”, will yank you out of whatever slump you're in.
Alexandra Pollard
10.17.17
Noisey Hitlist

Rina Mushonga Effortlessly Straddles Genres and Identities

And we're premiering her new track “Jungles” right this second.
Alexandra Pollard
10.5.17
Fandom Week

When Hardcore Pop Fans Turn Their Back on the Fandom Forever

Jealousy, disillusionment and anxiety can cause even the most dedicated fans to reevaluate how they spend their time, and who they spend it with.
Daisy Jones
Alexandra Pollard
9.27.17
Noisey Hitlist

You’ll Relate to Lazy Day If You’ve Ever Been in a Doomed Relationship

The grunge pop band's new EP 'Ribbons' is a brilliant explosion of love and loss, and we're premiering it right now.
Alexandra Pollard
9.15.17
Interviews

Why Emily Haines Made a Video on Women’s Control Over Their Bodies

She spoke to us about video "Statuette", how the dehumanisation of women certainly didn’t start with Trump – and won’t end with him without a fight.
Alexandra Pollard
8.18.17
Important Questions Raised By...

Kate Nash Fans, What’s More Dead: Indie or Your Last Relationship?

It's been ten years since 'Made of Bricks' but it's been a minute since you ugly cried down your ex's voicemail.
Alexandra Pollard
8.11.17
Interviews

From iPod Ads to Indie Icon: The Many Lives of Feist

Thirteen years since her debut, she speaks to us about charting a bolder pop return, the weirdness of interviews and whatever happened to "Torontopia".
Alexandra Pollard
4.19.17
Op-Eds

What Should We Do with an Artist’s Music After They Die?

We continue to pry open, quite literally in Prince’s case, the private works of artists to feast on their off-cuts – but is this fair?
Alexandra Pollard
2.21.17
Interviews

"People Just Love Oppressing Each Other": A Conversation with Regina Spektor

Over the course of her career, Spektor has become a master of shifting perspectives to tell the stories of others. On the release of her seventh album, we discuss acceptance and motherhood.
Alexandra Pollard
9.28.16