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Scott Devendorf Ranks the National's Seven Stormy Rock Records
Ahead of their new album 'I Am Easy to Find,' the band's bassist reflects on their moving music, which has shown up on arena stages and in MMA movies.
3 days ago
Pittsburgh's Rap Scene Is Wounded But Optimistic
Following the deaths of two of the city's most prominent exports, Mac Miller and Jimmy Wopo, rappers like Benji. and My Favorite Color are doing their best to pick up the pieces.
5 days ago
Holly Herndon's New, AI-Spawned Album Is Full of Humanity
For 'PROTO,' the artist and her collaborators built an AI that was trained on their voices. The music it produced is eerie at times, but it's full of life.
The Story of the DIY Publication That Kept Bands on the Road for Decades
How 'Book Your Own Fuckin' Life' helped countless punk bands tour in the pre-internet era.
Oobah Butler's Guide to Faking Your Way to the Top
Read an excerpt from the VICE writer's new book, 'How To Bullsh*t Your Way To Number 1: An Unorthodox Guide To 21st Century Success.'
Pile’s Rick Maguire Gave Up Everything for His Band and He’d Do It All Again
You'd think 12 years of work would've worn Maguire down, but that couldn't be further from the truth.
Kelsey Lu Had to Manifest Hopeful Pop from Pain
We met the pop cellist and singer in London, hearing about the tumultuous journey behind her stunning debut album 'Blood.'
Making an Appearance at a Conference for Ugly People
At the first annual Ugly Conference, attendees aren't trying to "reclaim" anything. They're just trying to be seen as they are.
This Is Why California Will Keep Burning
One massive utility company is responsible for many of the wildfires and dozens of deaths. Can we make our infrastructure stop killing us?
The Stories You Lose When Your Refugee Family Splits Itself Up
After her entire family fled Iraq, my grandmother stayed behind because she didn't want to give up on the country she loves.
Rank Your Records
Wax Trax! Records’ Julia Nash Ranks Her Ten Favorite Releases
The daughter of founder Jim Nash orders the Chicago label’s expansive catalog ahead of her new documentary 'Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records.'
20 Years After "No Scrubs," We Look Back at the Song's Best (and Worst) Covers
The TLC track topped the charts two decades ago this week—since then artists of all stripes have offered up their takes.