beats

Noisey

How Optimo’s JD Twitch Shaped the ‘Beats’ 90s Rave Soundtrack

JD’s musical choices bring back to a life a time in Scotland when police tried to kill rave culture, and helped galvanise a scene instead.
Megan Wallace
5.21.19
Premiere

Profligate’s Industrial Pop Shifts Between a Warm Hug and a Cold Shoulder

Listen to "Lose a Little", a shimmering pop track from the duo's upcoming album.
Tim Scott
12.13.17
New music

Just Enjoy These Three New Kaytranada Beats

The Montreal producer uploaded them over the weekend. They're not linked to anything. They're just really nice beats.
Alex Robert Ross
9.4.17
Holy Shit

Go Forth and Listen to Clams Casino's Fourth Instrumental Mixtape

Absorb the producer's cloudy beats for Vince Staples, A$AP Ferg, Danny Brown, and more.
Phil Witmer
6.27.17
Internet Exploring

A Genius Turned Desiigner's Nardwuar Interview into a Beat That's Harder Than Diamonds

If Desiigner rapped on a beat made out of Desiigner sounds... We must go deeper.
Phil Witmer
3.23.17
New music

Listen To Drake and Wizkid’s New Collab “Hush Up The Silence” 


Here we have Drake at peak Drake, singing about how nice a girl's hair smells.
Lauren O'Neill
2.6.17
New music

Metro Boomin's New Adult Swim Single "Forever Young" Cements His Powerful Production Vision

Has anyone given this guy a soundtrack gig yet?
Phil Witmer
11.3.16
Objectively Correct Lists

Five Times Kurupt FM Proved They Are the Best Comedians in Britain

When the history books are opened, time will remember MC Grindah. The lyrical master.
Ryan Bassil
Joe Zadeh
8.16.16
Stuff

We Visited the Set of 'People Just Do Nothing' Series Three

Talking garage, Wavey Garms and vaping with the Kurupt FM massive.
Jamie Clifton
8.12.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Legendary Letter that Inspired Kerouac to Write 'On the Road' Is Going Up for Auction

The 40,000-word letter by Neal Cassady is said to have inspired Kerouac to adopt his electric, spontaneous style was believed to have been lost forever.
River Donaghey
5.20.16
Art

Airbnb's "Stolen" Logo: Successful Design Isn't Always Original, and That's OK

Designers hit back at Spencer Chen’s unoriginal "Nothing is original" tweet.
Catherine Chapman
5.13.16
we saw this

Drake's 'Views from the 6' Pop-Up Shop Didn't Sell Anything But Still Made Everyone Happy

The abruptly announced Lower Manhattan event moved with machine-like precision.
Craig Jenkins
4.20.16
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