Songwriter

11.13.18

Margo Price's New Video Shows All America Has to Offer

In addition to premiering a clip for "All American Made," the country singer weighs in on the midterm elections, gun violence, and the change she’s fighting for.

11.11.18

College professors explain why you can't stop listening to Post Malone

Every fan is trying to answer the same question: Why is Post Malone so damn catchy?

12.12.17

The Woes and Wiles of Cold Specks

Writing in English and Somali about love and exile, heartbreak and catastrophe, 'Fool’s Paradise' is the singer's most open offering yet.

1.24.17

‘Barely Human; I Like Randy Newman,’ a Zine Tribute to One of Music’s Most Resilient Underdogs

A written attempt to exorcise an obsession with the unfashionable musician.

10.20.16

This Is the Last Interview Cass McCombs Says He'll Ever Do

When Cass McCombs gets personal, you know it's what he really feels.

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8.26.16

A Britney Superfan Talks About Writing a Song for Her New Album, 'Glory'

Britney Spears may be a pop icon in the gay community, but few LGBTQ songwriters get to work on her albums. We spoke to one successful gay songwriter, Jesse Saint John, about the new song he wrote for Spears.

7.18.16

How Robyn Took Back Control of Her Music

In this episode of 'VICE Meets,' Gianna Toboni sits down with the Swedish pop star to talk about feminism, Prince, and her new music publishing company, Konichiwa Records.

5.17.16

Liberation’s New Video Is Full of Creeped Out Synth Lines and Desperation

The latest evolution of prolific West Australian David West takes inspiration from the heyday of Mute Records and is swathed in analogue and FM synths.

7.13.15

The Islamic State's Head Songwriter Has Reportedly Been Killed in an Airstrike

Maher Meshaal, who also went by the name Abu Hajar al-Hadrami, is believed to have been the militant group's main singer.

7.22.14

Katie Kate's Head is Full of the Most Amazing American Dreams

More interesting than Iggy Azalea, the Seattle singer/rapper/producer doesn't really care what you think