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Grappling with the Future of Music and the Value of Vinyl

Music industry experts discuss how advancements in technology have changed the face of music on this episode of 'The VICE Magazine Podcast.'
ELLIS JONES
11.29.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

White Supremacist Chris Cantwell Got Booted from His Favorite Dating Site

OkCupid is the latest tech company to cut ties with members of hate groups using their platforms.
Drew Schwartz
8.18.17
Free Radicals

Spotify's "Fake" Ambient Artists Make Good Music, Actually

The faceless composers filling playlists for the streaming giant are actually a lot better than the tradition of corporate mood music that preceded them.
Colin Joyce
7.20.17
thump news

Spotify Denies Allegations of Creating “Fake Artists” for Streaming

The allegations were brought back into the spotlight after an article published this week on Vulture.
Britt Julious
7.8.17
thump news

Diplo's New 90s Alt-Rock Playlist Will Make You Feel Like a Kid Again

Sounds like teen spirit.
Krystal Rodriguez
7.7.17
thump news

Tesla Wants to Compete with Spotify and Apple Music

The luxury carmaker is interested in offering their own streaming music service in their cars.
Britt Julious
6.24.17
Thump

Why Does Calvin Harris Have So Many “Songs of the Summer”?

A scientific analysis of how the hit-maker dominates the airwaves every festival season.
Rachel Kraus
6.7.17
Features

Eight Artist-Curated Playlists to Ease Your Summer Soundtrack Woes

Whether you're cracking open a cold one or planning a road-trip, we've got you covered.
Max Mertens
6.7.17
thump news

The Chainsmokers Are the Second Ever to Reach 1 Billion Streams on Spotify

Drake was the first artist to reach the number.
Britt Julious
5.21.17
thump news

Spotify Executive Says Artist Streaming Royalties Aren’t “Fair”

Lady Gaga's former manager Troy Carter said he thinks the music industry's value chain is broken.
Krystal Rodriguez
5.18.17
edm

We Reviewed All the Billboard EDM Chart-Toppers That Nobody Has Ever Heard Of

From Bruno Martini and Zeeba to Cash Cash and Brian Justin Crum, these are the anonymous new stars of the post-Spotify world.
Ezra Marcus
4.4.17
Spotify

Prince’s Music Returns to Spotify on Sunday

Stream his entire Warner Bros. catalog, including albums such as 'Purple Rain' and '1999.'
Krystal Rodriguez
2.10.17