The Score

The Score

How 'Trainspotting' Made Underworld's "Born Slippy" One of the 90s' Most Iconic Songs

We talk to Underworld's Rick Smith about the creation of the zeitgeist-capturing hit, working on the sequel 'T2 Trainspotting,' and shouting LAGER LAGER LAGER!
Alex Godfrey
3.24.17
The Score

Jóhann Jóhannsson's Uncanny New World

The Icelandic composer tells us about crafting the score for 'Arrival', a unique challenge in a terrifying age.
Keagon Voyce
1.9.17
Interviews

Meet the Guys Behind the Music From Your New Favourite Show, 'Stranger Things'

Netflix's latest success is a small town story set in the 80s, involving a missing boy and a telekinetic girl, and featuring Winona, but the synthy soundtrack is a key player too.
Cam Lindsay
7.22.16
The Score

How Composer Howard Shore Brought the Sounds of Tangier to William S. Burroughs' ‘Naked Lunch’

Mondo will bring three Shore scores from David Cronenberg films to vinyl this summer.
Derek Scancarelli
7.1.16
The Score

Witches and Rebellious Women: Why 'The Craft' Continues to Kick Ass

Nineteen years after its release and we're all still dressing like this coven of misfits. We map the movie's music, style, and abiding appeal.
Elizabeth Sankey
10.30.15
The Score

How 'Freaks and Geeks' Predicted Our Adult Personalities

A look back Judd Apatow's seminal short-lived series which—15 years later—still resonates. Maybe we never really grow up.
Kathy Iandoli
10.29.15
The Score

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VICE Staff
8.27.15
The Score

The Enduring Appeal of 'The Virgin Suicides'

It remains Sofia Coppola's finest film—the perfect melding of sound and vision, teen passion and inexplicable tragedy, and plenty of 70s sartorial flair.
Elizabeth Sankey
7.15.15
Music

The 'Cowboy Bebop' Score Is Still the Coolest Anime Soundtrack Ever

Yoko Kanno and The Seatbelts gave 'Cowboy Bebop' the key ingredient to make it one of the best anime series of all time.
Elijah Watson at Noisey
5.17.15
The Score

The Score: Mapping the Music, Style, and Girl Power of 'Spice World'

Spice World is evidence of a simpler, much more naive time when people wore platform shoes unironically.
Kat George
9.2.14
The Score

The Score: Mapping the Music, Style, and Gateway Feminism of '10 Things I Hate About You'

Kat Stratford was post-riot grrrl beacon of hope to teens everywhere.
Anne T. Donahue
8.29.14
The Score

The Score: Mapping the Music and Style of 'My So-Called Life'

"This life has been a test. If it had been an actual life, you would have received instructions on where to go and what to do…"
Elizabeth Sankey
5.19.14