This Man Went on a Karaoke Marathon So Intense His Lung Collapsed
He reportedly powered through 10 straight songs even after he started feeling chest pain.
How LA Became a Bastion for People Who Are 'Spiritual, Not Religious’
The ecstatic, hypnotic chanting of kirtan is a huge scene in the city. And that makes perfect sense.
Young Thug's Remix of Elton John's "Rocket Man" Has Leaked, and It's Perfect
The long-rumored collaboration between two unique, impeccably dressed musicians crept onto the internet last night.
Alex Robert Ross
Evolution Might Be Part of the Reason You Suck at Singing
Human skill with the voice evolved after our ancestors split from other apes.
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VICE Long Reads
I Went to the Karaoke World Championships as Soon as I Found Out It Was a Thing
The only time you’ll find people from around the globe coming together to wave flags at someone thrusting to "Pretty Fly for a White Guy."
Remembering New Orleans' Beloved Singing Vegetable Vendor
Mr. Okra was from another time, before people started caring about organic produce and bought their food from singing street vendors like The Banana Man and The Hot Stuffed Crab Lady.
'The Mint Club,' Today's Comic by Erik Svetoft
A ventriloquist learns that a beautiful voice is a tough act to follow.
'The Twenty-Four Hour Woman's Tomato Song,' Today's Comic by Scott Lenhardt
Our heroine always finds a way to turn lemons into lemonade.
Actual Seapunks: This Underwater Band Plays Music in Fish Tanks
'AquaSonic' sounds like a siren song for sea creatures.
Figuring Out Why Americans Sound So Great on House Records
And why do European ones sound so...wrong?
Meet the Singing Chef Who’s Hosting Berlin’s Finest Dinner Parties
Julia Bosski's Polish-infused parties are equal parts dinner and theater.
fun with science
The Science of Why You Can't Carry a Tune
Singing requires a surprising amount of coordination.