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Six Musicians Told Us How They Avoid Feeling Like Shit on Long Tours

Regular people who drink/smoke/party like you're on tour, take note.
Ryan Brown
mental health

Creativity and OCD Go Bizarrely Hand-in-Hand

The disorder presents a unique set of challenges—and sometimes freedom—for people in the performing arts.
Michael Stahl

This Artist Went from Working at IHOP to Performing With Chance the Rapper

In the months since Tank and the Bangas won NPR's Tiny Desk Contest, lead vocalist Tarriona "Tank" Ball has skyrocketed into fame and sold out a nationwide tour. Throughout the process, Ball has remained true to her New Orleans roots.
Leila Ettachfini

Did You Know Ben Folds Was a Guest Photo Editor for NatGeo? We Talked to Him About it:

The singer-songwriter recently curated for the ‘Your Shot’ open submission photo story series.
Nathaniel Ainley

Doula, Musician, and Mother Domino Kirke on How to Stay Sane in the New Year

Brooklyn singer, birth worker, and sister to 'Girls' actress Jemima Kirke speaks to Broadly about her work as a mother, a doula, and why she wants us to accept ourselves as we are in 2017.
Leila Ettachfini
Broadly Play

Musician Asmara on What It's Like to Break Out and Do Your Own Thing

Los Angeles-based DJ Asmara, aka Asma Maroof, loves digging through old beats to find inspiration for fresh new sounds. Now that she's breaking out on her own, she reflects on how her past has helped to shape her dreams for the future.
Kat Aileen & Keenan MacWilliam

Bob Dylan Paints the American Landscape in a New Exhibition of His Artwork

Dylan finds classical features in hot dog stands and donut shops in his new paintings.
Kevin Holmes

How Alicia Bognanno Left the Sound Studio and Became Bully's Frontwoman

On this episode of VICE's 'Autobiographies,' the songwriter explains how she started out studying as a sound technician student and eventually became the lead singer of a successful touring band.​
VICE Staff

Liquid-Filled Vinyl Records Make Trippy Art, Music

Now, collectors can own playable albums sealed with glitter, hair, leaves, and even blood.
Anna Marks

Alex G Opens Up About How He Gained Momentum As a Young Musician

In this episode of VICE's 'Autobiographies,' we meet up with the introverted Philly-based musician before he plays a hometown gig.
VICE Staff

Empress Of Shares the Inspirations Behind Her Breakout Album 'Me'

On this episode of 'Autobiographies,' the singer-songwriter walks us through the process behind creating her debut album and becoming a breakthrough experimental pop artist.
VICE Staff
bloody marys

This Texan Musician Has Invented Your Perfect Hangover Cure

Texas-bred singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen has enjoyed a long career as a country musician, but his other passion is cooking and cocktails. His Yardbird Bloody Mary Mix, a powdered punch of flavor, is a testament to that.
Arnold Wayne Jones