singing

Music

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.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.9.19
Scenes

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.
Katie Bain
2.21.19
New music

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
8.21.18
body

Evolution Might Be Part of the Reason You Suck at Singing

Human skill with the voice evolved after our ancestors split from other apes.
Joseph F. Johnson
Sonja A. Kotz
Michel Belyk
5.9.18
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."
Hannah Ewens
11.27.17
New Orleans

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.
Lee Matalone
9.24.17
Comics!

'The Mint Club,' Today's Comic by Erik Svetoft

A ventriloquist learns that a beautiful voice is a tough act to follow.
Erik Svetoft
9.19.17
Comics!

'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.
Scott Lenhardt
8.20.17
Music

Actual Seapunks: This Underwater Band Plays Music in Fish Tanks

'AquaSonic' sounds like a siren song for sea creatures.
Dyllan Furness
7.11.17
Features

Figuring Out Why Americans Sound So Great on House Records

And why do European ones sound so...wrong?
Josh Baines
6.15.17
Berlin

Meet the Singing Chef Who’s Hosting Berlin’s Finest Dinner Parties

Julia Bosski's Polish-infused parties are equal parts dinner and theater.
Barbara Woolsey
3.14.17
fun with science

The Science of Why You Can't Carry a Tune

Singing requires a surprising amount of coordination.
Tim Falconer
2.14.17
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