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Mija's Unexpected Ambience and 11 Other Albums for Heavy Rotation
This week's essential listening includes playful raps, optimistic jazz-fusion, spa ambience, and totally crushing noise. Something for everyone.
The Last Thing You See Before Being Attacked by a DIY Drone Swarm
Watch Michael Reeves' swarm of drones detect his face and try to ram into it.
How the Islamic State Gets Its Drones
A sophisticated supply chain of shell companies, false identities, and IT entrepreneurs backed the Islamic State’s drone fleet.
Alezzandra's "Black Rose" Visual Is a Dark, Lynch-ian Look at Femininity and Control
The LA artist's sludy slow-burners soundtrack a surreal night through the city's strip clubs and seedy underbelly.
The US Navy Wants Undersea Gas Stations for Underwater Drones
Access to undersea gas stations could allow Gavias and other underwater drones to spend more time scanning the seabed, searching for crash survivors or locating enemy mines.
Foie Gras' Droney New Single Simmers With Bloody Foreboding
"Red Moon" is the heavy first single from an EP out later in 2018 on Yellow Year Records.
I Feel at Home in the Isolation of Wrekmeister Harmonies' New Album
The experimental doom/drone duo's new LP was created in isolation, and makes me homesick for the once-familiar sound of silence.
Leila Abdul-Rauf's New Solo Album Is a Dark Storm of Ambient Introspection
Stream the prolific extreme metal (and otherwise) musician's brooding, ambient new solo album, 'Diminution.'
Noisey Guide To
The Guide to Getting into Jucifer
Doom/grunge/rock renegades Gazelle Amber Valentine and Edgar Livengood have been in perpetual motion since the 90s; here's where to start with their ear-splitting catalogue.
This Sped-Up Recording of Volcanic Thunder Is the Sickest Drone Demo of 2018
20 minutes of eruption compressed into 20 seconds of sheer hell.
Europe's Gnarliest Graffiti Crew Basically Shot an Action Film
We sat down for an exclusive interview with 1UP to talk about their new video "Graffiti Olympics," staying one step ahead of the law, and the future of street art.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Drone Captures Snowmobiler's Terrifying Fall into a Frozen Lake
The guy tried to claw his way out with two screwdrivers.