the north

Rank Your Records

Stars Co-Frontperson Torquil Campbell Bluntly Ranks the Band's Eight Albums

The longrunning Canadian indie rockers are about to hit the 20-year mark as a band. Co-founder Campbell takes an honest look back at the eight albums they've made in that time.
Cam Lindsay
11.22.18
Dating

I Drove 1,000 Kilometres for the Lesbian Tinder Date From Hell

Being a gay woman in northern Canada is hard at the best of times. This date was not the best of times.
Lori Fox
3.20.18
sandwiches

Northern Cafe Puts Steak Pie in Sandwich, Because Of Course

“English cuisine at its finest.”
Daisy Meager
9.21.17
Noisey News

Mastodon Were in 'Game of Thrones' Again, but They Were Zombies This Time

Warning: spoilers within.
Phil Witmer
8.29.17
Holy Shit

Migos' Video for "T-Shirt" Should Be a Nominee for Best Picture at the Oscars

Quavo for Best Director.
Phil Witmer
1.9.17
Stuff

We Tried an £18 Pint to See If It Was Worth It

Guess what? That's right.
Joe Bish
10.12.16
Features

On Tour With Britain's Biggest Narcissist... Johnny Rocket!

We followed a ramshackle supergroup comprised of Fat White Family, Slow Club, and The ERC on a sniff and cider-fuelled tour across Northern England.
Daniel Dylan Wray
10.4.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Nobody Smokes Any More, Apart from Northerners

Well done England – you've managed to pack in the fags, chuck out the tabs and crumble up the ciggies.
Joe Bish
9.20.16
Stuff

A Short Holiday In Hull, the Future City of Culture

According to the Rough Guide, it's a top 10 holiday destination for this year. Or is it? (It isn't)
Joe Bish
1.12.16
deep dives

Small Town Clubbing on a Large Scale: The Story of Out in the Sticks

We tell the story of a legendary clubnight that was tucked away in one of England's strangest small towns.
Josh Baines
12.18.15
News

Londoners are Ruining Liverpool

We need to stop trying to transpose the "nonsense" economy of Shoreditch onto the north.
Liam O'Brien
12.17.15
Lists

Sounds from the Steel City: The Black Dog's Ultimate Sheffield Playlist

"He hung around with Jarvis and Tim from Pulp. They were all really fucking weird. Sometimes they'd walk into a nightclub wearing hessian sacks and shower caps"
Martin Guttridge-Hewitt
8.14.15
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