the libertines

VICE UK Is 15

Mash-Ups, Bad Haircuts, the New Rock Revolution: 2002 Was a Load of Shit

Let's be honest, the year was a dismal one for music in the UK—propagated by marketing execs who had discovered cocaine and Hoxton.
Josh Baines
11.28.17
VICE UK Is 15

Investigating The Libertines Alley, a Piece of Dying Musical History

"Keryarggggghhhhhaveit!"
Niloufar Haidari
11.27.17
Noisey News

Jeremy Corbyn, Certified Bro, Opened For the Libertines Over the Weekend

Plus, Wolf Alice want you to register to vote, so you probably should.
Lauren O'Neill
5.22.17
Important Questions Raised By...

What Do Today’s Teens Honestly Think About the Greatest Indie Hits of the 2000s?

"The people I know are more likely to listen to Stormzy than The Rakes"
Daisy Jones
4.13.17
Features

The Ghosts of London Past (AKA, The Libertines) Played a Secret Gig in London Last Night

The likely lads are becoming less of a band, and more of an old myth that crawls out of London's back alleys thrice yearly to perform "The Good Old Days."
Daisy Jones
7.21.16
Remembering Things

Looking Back into the Sun: How #IndieAmnesty Gave a Second Life to a Forgotten Genre

If the indie amnesty hashtag taught us anything, it’s that plenty of us are bound by the experience of simply being young and alive between 2003 and 2008.
Emma Garland
4.7.16
Internet Exploring

Alert! There’s an Epidemic of People Confessing to Their Darkest, Dirtiest Indie Secrets

"An ex-girlfriend cheated on me with a Zuton."
Daisy Jones
4.6.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch The Velvet Underground’s John Cale Perform "White Light/White Heat" with The Libertines

Behold! The superband you never knew you always wanted.
Daisy Jones
4.4.16
we saw this

I Went to See The Libertines in Nottingham to See if They Still Mean Anything in the Age of Thinkpiece Pop

The rakish idealistic boys of yesteryear have become the portly realistic men of today.
Oscar Rickett
9.10.15
Festivals 2015

We Saw Drake, D’Angelo, and Die Antwoord in an Abandoned Airfield in Poland

Here's what went down at this year's Open'er Festival, where everyone enjoys everything.
Emma Garland
7.10.15
Longreads Or Whatever

A Look at Pete Doherty's Time at a Thai Rehab Facility

Through pictures, videos, and an interview with the founder of the Hope Rehab Center, we understand Pete's most promising recovery.
sam wolfson
1.7.15
Music

The Awful Legacy of the Libertines

As you’re probably aware by now, this week marks the tenth anniversary of one of the most influential moments in our shared history—the release of the Libertines’ semi-seminal debut album, 'Up the Bracket.' Let's surveying the wreckage of the album's...
Clive Martin and Kev Kharas
10.12.12
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