40 Years On, Ryuichi Sakamoto is Still Searching for Parts Unknown
In conversation with one of the most influential musicians of the 20th and 21st centuries.
A Walk Around a Nightlife Graveyard with Benin City
How the multigenre group turned the sound of London's changing club scene into an effervescent album.
Here Lies Lawrence, The Best Pop Star the World Never Really Knew
The frontman of Felt, Denim, and Go-Kart Mozart has said he's always been obsessed with being famous. Despite making some of indie rock's most influential records, he might never be, but that's ok too.
How to Disappear Completely: When Musicians Retire For Good
Looking back on Mark Hollis, Talk Talk, and fading into reclusive nothingness.
A Chat with the ‘Hey Arnold!’ Composer Who Folded Jazz into 90s Childhoods
How 66-year-old Jim Lang went from touring with the Pointer Sisters to soundtracking the Nickelodeon show about "football head."
How the Suit Stopped Being Essential
With bosses wearing chinos and streetwear, we've seen the death of the suit as a sign of superiority.
Wham's “Last Christmas” is the Only Truly Great Christmas Song
Powered by a sense of loss, the track centers on the feeling that's at the heart of Christmas.
VICE UK Is 15
Mash-Ups, Bad Haircuts, the New Rock Revolution: 2002 Was a Load of Shit
Let's be honest, the year was a dismal one for music in the UK—propagated by marketing execs who had discovered cocaine and Hoxton.
Yamaneko's 'Spa Commissions' Offers Some Much Needed Peace
The British electronic producer's fragile ambient compositions are an ode to relaxing spaces and video game soundtracks.
Shane Richie Made a Country Album and Doesn't Care If You Hate It
As long as you listen to the damn thing first.
Horror in the Hills: When Rural Life Meets Acid-Tinged Folk Music
From Richard Dawson's bellowed workers' songs to Shirley Collins' delicate folk, there's a story told beyond ruddy-faced farmer stereotypes.
Make Your Life Infinitely Better with this Mix from Two of Balearic's Finest DJs
It turns out that nothing is better than five and a half incredible hours of Phil Mison and Moonboots. Except maybe pints.