Category: Music

Moon Taxi’s ‘Silver Dream’ Takes Anthemic Step Toward Brighter Days, Brings Just Enough Pop To Prog Rock

Moon Taxi Moon Taxi is an indie-rock staple throughout the Southeast for years now, growing its audience around the globe with an anthemic sound that makes for incredible live shows. What makes the five-piece group so interesting is how they…

Tasty Tune Tuesday 1/12: The Eighth Edition Is A Cross-Genre Assortment That Flow Together

After break last week, we’re back with another edition of Tasty Tune Tuesday to kick off this year’s playlists! On the third day of every week, I’ll drop ten songs that tickle my eardrums. Variety of tracks will range from…

Musicians Told Us What They Want 2021 to Look Like

“As a primarily live band, a major part of our process as a creative unit is about holding a direct conversation and connection with our followers through the vibes at a gig, IRL, sweating together, rocking together, feeling that sense…

The View From Here: A Guided Tour of Forest Gate with D Double E

Clipper’s buzz over lo-fi dub.  “Music is my life. I don’t feel like I’m playing a part. I’m not putting on a football kit. It’s not draining me out. My energy for it is infinite. I’m gonna be one of…

ARIA Awards: Sampa The Great Delivers Epic Takedown Of Racism In The Music Industry

Channel 9Sampa the Great performs at the ARIAs on Wednesday night. Sampa the Great called out systemic racism in the music industry on Wednesday night during her ARIA Awards performance filmed in Botswana.  The Melbourne-based artist, who was born in…

After the Blast, Musicians in Beirut Face an Uncertain Future

This article originally appeared on VICE Netherlands. On the 4th of August, a warehouse exploded in the port of Beirut. Four tons of ammonium nitrate, stored there unsafely for over six years, were set off by a fire of unknown…

Kylie Minogue Reveals The One Thing Standing In The Way Of A Madonna Duet

Kylie Minogue has revealed the one thing that needs to happen for her to duet with Madonna. A collaboration between the two pop queens is at the top of many pop fan’s wish list, and while Kylie is up for…

Every Iconic Grime Video Referenced In Yizzy’s ‘Grime’

Photo: Yizzy “Grime” video still One good thing about time is that it allows perspective on the past. By looking back and zooming out on life’s small moments as a collective whole, you can see how far you’ve come. This…

‘BLM’ Is the Poignant New UK Drill Tribute to Mark Duggan and Black Lives Matter

Friday signalled another symbolic moment in the UK drill scene, as OFB members Bandokay and Double Lz unveiled a mesmerising collab with fellow UK rapper Abra Cadabra. Titled “BLM”, after the Black Lives Matter movement, the reflective meditation spotlights an…

I Found Out Firsthand What Happens When You Piss Off K-Pop Stans

Background image licensed under CC BY 3.0 | The original work is attributed to NewsInStar and has been modified. Collage: VICE. This article originally appeared on VICE Germany. K-pop stans hold a special kind of power online. A power that can be used for…

A. G. Cook Is a Popstar Now

A. G. Cook recently got his fishing license. He’d be the first to tell you that he sucks at it, but let’s be realistic: how else are you going to spend your time when you’re quarantined in the American northwest…

How It Felt When a Grime MC Slut-Shamed Me During a Clash

Tana showing the pixellated photo on Lord Of The Mics. Photo: Lord Of The Mics VIII When I started a music mentorship scheme in London in 2016, I was 21 and very excited. I’d been selected as one of 40…

Hit-Boy Will Take His Credit Now

Producer Chauncey Hollis has touched some of the biggest hip hop records of the last decade—”N*ggas in Paris,” “Clique,” and “Backseat Freestyle,” to name just a few. For a more recent example, there’s “Racks in the Middle,” by the late…

Touché Amoré Find Hope On Their New Album, ‘Lament’

Once you’ve written about the worst thing you’ve ever been through, where do you go from there? This was the monolithic question facing Jeremy Bolm, vocalist of the LA post-hardcore outfit Touché Amoré, when it came to writing their fifth…