Emma Garland

Associate Editor, VICE UK

Noisey Hitlist

SOAK Is Back with Indie-Pop Love Letters to Small-Town Culture

The Mercury-nominated songwriter captures the sound of the local bar on Cure-esque track "Knock Me Off My Feet", which we're premiering below.
Emma Garland
1.11.19
First Dates

Hands Down This is the Best First Date with Chris Carrabba

I took the Dashboard Confessional frontman for coffee and shit got real deep real fast.
Emma Garland
12.4.18
Welcome To The Club (For Lonely Hearts)

La Dispute's 'Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair' is Still Perfect, Darling

Ten years on from its release, we look back at an album that remains treasured by fans, unsung by critics, and unexpectedly subversive within hardcore.
Emma Garland
11.22.18
Noisey Roundtable

Here's a Passionate “Thong Song” Roundtable for Sisqo's 40th Birthday

Pls everyone, let's gather round and discuss the world's most extra song about some pants.
Daisy Jones
Emma Garland
Lauren O'Neill
Joel Golby
Hannah Ewens
11.13.18
Interviews

Placebo Reflect on 20 Years of Their Album 'Without You I'm Nothing'

We spoke to bassist Stefan Olsdal about intimacy, otherness and sticking to your convictions – all things that packed the album with enough gut punches to stand the test of two decades.
Emma Garland
10.27.18
PROFILES

Inside the Highly Strange World of Wicca Phase Springs Eternal

How an unlikely punk kid from Scranton began an emotional trap phenomenon in 'Gothboiclique' and how they move forward after Lil Peep's passing.
Emma Garland
9.6.18
Welcome To The Club (For Lonely Hearts)

Trust Fund's Final Album is the Best Thing You'll Ever Hear About Hating Music

If you’re prone to feeling confused and have an aversion to being earnest then 'Bringing The Backline' is for you.
Emma Garland
8.14.18
Op-Eds

#FreeTylertheCreator and Reject Theresa May’s Dumb Logic

Despite being all about flowers and sunshine and love – and putting on the best Primavera performance – he remains banned from the UK.
Emma Garland
6.6.18
Welcome To The Club (For Lonely Hearts)

Black Eyed Peas' "I Gotta Feeling" Is the Most Depressing Song in Existence

Released on the edge of summer in 2009, this WOAT party anthem fills me with a sadness like no other.
Emma Garland
5.2.18
Op-Eds

Boy Bands Are Back, Baby!

If Rak-Su and PRETTYMUCH mean Gen Z are about to get their dose of dance routines and heavily merchandised pop, then let the fun begin.
Emma Garland
12.19.17
Internet Exploring

Sorry Guys, We're About to Ruin Your Christmas

Did you know the songs of the festive season are really about being lonely, death and madness?
Ryan Bassil
Emma Garland
Lauren O'Neill
12.11.17
First Dates

A Pleasant Afternoon Being Hungover with Tim Kinsella

On a classic (fake) pub and park date, we talked about relationships, writing, trying to be a better person and his, uh, penis.
Emma Garland
12.5.17
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