Silence

Meditation

I'm Addicted to Silent Meditation and I've Never Felt Better

Vipassana retreats offer ten days of meditation with no talking, reading, cell phones, or jerking off. I recently went on my fifth.
Conor Creighton
7.27.18
Premieres

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.
Kim Kelly
4.12.18
NETFLIX

The Best Jesus Movies on Netflix to Watch Over Easter

Because there are more movies about Jesus on Netflix than the Easter Bunny.
Noel Ransome
3.28.18
Outer Limits

What Will the Outdoors Sound Like in the Future?

We spoke to the lead tech at the National Park Service Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division about dwindling quiet spaces.
Samantha Cole
10.26.17
Silence

I Locked Myself in a Soundproof Room and Almost Lost My Mind

In the end, the silence was a little too loud for me.
Katrine Krøjby
9.29.17
New music

Khalid Joins Marshmello for "Silence," a Song That Doesn't Suck

"Silence" is an unlikely collaboration that works because Khalid is on it. It's cheating, basically.
Alex Robert Ross
8.11.17
Welcome To The Club (For Lonely Hearts)

Feeling, Florist, and Finding Space to Be Quiet

When city life grates on me like a million Jimmy Carrs laughing in unison, Florist's albums have become a third home.
Emma Garland
8.2.17
The sound of silence

Cassini Just Dove Into ‘The Big Empty’ Between Saturn and Its Rings

The first foray between Saturn and its rings reveals this zone is… bizarrely quiet.
Bryson Masse
5.2.17
Essays

On Brian Eno and the End of De-Civilization

Eno's new album 'Reflection' is arrhythmic and unpredictable. In the Age of Trump, it's also a clarion call for meditation.
Keagon Voyce
2.20.17
Noisey News

Report: Nobody Wants to Play at Trump’s Inauguration

Sources told The Wrap that they’re “willing to pay anything,” but musicians are still not forthcoming.
Alex Robert Ross
12.11.16
Art

Marina Abramovic Turns 70 | Insta of the Week

She celebrated seven decades of pain and performance with an appropriately strange party at the Guggenheim.
Beckett Mufson
12.9.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Trailer for Scorsese's 'Silence' Looks Like Beautiful Oscar-Bait

The movie follows two Jesuit missionaries who take a dangerous journey through 17th-century Japan to spread the word of God and search for their mentor.
VICE Staff
11.23.16
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