indie

Film

How Horror Has Evolved from Slasher to Drama

Films like ‘Hereditary,’ 'Get Out,’ and ‘A Quiet Place’ are using terror as a Trojan horse for indie drama.
Noel Ransome
6.13.18
music videos

5,566 Stickers Animate The Shins' Wild New Music Video

Directors LAMAR+NIK turn the band into a binder-worthy sticker collection for "Half a Million," off the band's new album 'Heartworms.'
Beckett Mufson
8.8.17
music video

[Premiere] Drift Through an Animated Dollhouse in This Dreamy Music Video

Handmade sets and gravity-defying dancers fill the music video for "Heat Seeker" by SOFTSPOT.
Andrew Nunes
7.19.17
music video

Indie Pop and Krumping Collide in a Music Video Documentary

A new music video for LA indie trailblazers The Great Escape is a surprising mini-doc on the street dance genre.
Andrew Nunes
7.10.17
VICE Long Reads

How the Cultural Heart of London Died

Camden, the gritty, alternative capital of London, is being gentrified, but it's not like anything good has happened there for decades.
Hannah Ewens
1.17.17
Art

'Girl Power' Documentary Gives Female Graffiti Writers Their Due

The adrenaline-fueled film features graffiti legends like Martha Cooper and Lady Pink, as well as up-and-coming writers.
Sami Emory
1.14.17
Music

[Premiere] Boy Meets Alien Girl in This Animated Music Video

A relationship between an alien and a human is cut short in Sam Kogon's 'I Was Always Talking' music video.
Nathaniel Ainley
12.15.16
Features

How Did a Beardy Scottish Folk Duo Write the Best Song About Going Out Ever?

20 years on, Arab Strap's "First Big Weekend" is still the ultimate record about clubbing.
Josh Baines
7.18.16
Art

Jade Street Protection Services, Squirrel Girl, Jupiter’s Legacy, Grayson: This Week in Comics #24

Misbehaving 'Sailor Moon'-esque super teens train their powers in one of the four awesome comics of the week.
Giaco Furino
7.1.16
defending the indefensible

Are the Kaiser Chiefs Your New Favorite Tropical House Band?

Life's too short to get annoyed at indie bands hamfistedly trying to do club records.
Josh Baines
6.16.16
Art

[NSFW] Meet Math Magazine, Porn's Artsy, Indie Alternative

"Our new tagline could be: 'Come for the consent. Stay for the orgasms,'" says Math Mag founder and editor-in-chief, MacKenzie.
Sami Emory
6.14.16
the vice interview

Caroline Polachek Talks About Social Anxiety, Being Electrocuted, and Life as a Heartbreaker

The Chairlift singer reveals how many people have been in love with her. It's a lot.
Sam Wolfson
5.31.16