Sheffield

Essays

Arctic Monkeys Are Done Being Rock Music’s Saviors

The grimy Sheffield romantics are back with an album that’s insular, moody, and straight-up weird. There are no singles on ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino,’ but that’s part of the appeal.
Shaad D’Souza
5.11.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Behold a Confusing But Exciting Trailer For the New Arctic Monkeys Album

The Sheffield, UK band's sixth LP, 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino,' is out May 11 and tbh we're ready to rock.
Lauren O'Neill
4.5.18
Interviews

Coco Won’t Pretend to Be Someone He’s Not

The Sheffield MC on his first 16, working with Toddla T and making positivity his MO.
Tshepo Mokoena
5.16.17
Important Questions Raised By...

Does Anyone Still Give a Shit About Record Store Day?

Has it been ruined by major label releases and weasels flipping everything on eBay or is it still "Christmas" for music fans? We asked the people of Sheffield.
Daniel Dylan Wray
4.24.17
Ched Evans

Ched Evans Found Not Guilty of Rape in Retrial

After his conviction was quashed and a retrial was held, Ched Evans has been found not guilty of rape.
Sean Newell
10.14.16
Freshers Week

The Rise and Fall of Gatecrasher, the UK's Spiritual Home of Trance

The life and of Sheffield's most legendary institution, as told by those who lived and loved it.
Stacey Sampson
9.22.16
thump exclusive stream

If You Rinsed Zelda Growing up, This New Lean Low Tune Is for You

"Zelda's Werkout" is from forthcoming EP of the same name.
Alexander Iadarola
8.10.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

How One Phone Toppled a British Family's Prison-Run Drug Ring

The group, including three generations of one family, ended up with 72 years of prison time among them as a result.
VICE Staff
7.2.16
Photo

How One Photographer Captured the Changing Face of Immigration in His Hometown

He picked up his camera and started taking photos of the people who've made Sheffield their new home each year since 1945.
Ellie Bramley; Photos: Jeremy Abrahams
6.6.16
we asked a smart person

We Asked a Linguist Why Alex Turner Now Sounds Like an Old Cowboy

Alex Turner's voice now sounds like Sean Bean doing a Bill Clinton impression at gun point first thing in the morning. We wanted to know why.
Dan Wilkinson
4.8.16
Stuff

We Made the Rounds with a Whippits Dealer

Before the UK's Psychoactive Substances Act makes his business too risky to pursue, a British nitrous oxide dealer invited us to accompany him on his rounds.
Ethan Shone
3.31.16
Remembering Things

Here’s How It Felt to Grow Up in Northern England During the Rise of the Arctic Monkeys

As the group’s debut album reaches its ten year anniversary, I can’t help but think their impact made my city a worse place to be.
Daniel Dylan Wray
1.27.16
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