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The 1975's "Give Yourself a Try" Is Relatable Rock for Aging Cool Kids

It's the British band's first single from their new album 'A Brief Enquiry into Online Relationships,' out in October, and it's like a semi-jokey revival of early 00s indie rock.
Phil Witmer
6.2.18
Internet Exploring

Tom Hardy's Rap Mixtape from 1999 Is Actually Kind of Fire

Before he was in 'Dunkirk,' he was Tommy No 1... and a resurfaced, unfinished demo tape shows that he was pretty good at rapping.
Phil Witmer
1.18.18
Interviews

Liam Gallagher, Eternal Fuckin’ Shit-Talker

The legendary frontman chats about his first ever solo record, his brother Noel, a potential Oasis reunion, JAY-Z, his inability to swim, and pretty much everything else you'd want Liam Gallagher to address. He also says "fuckin'" over 100 times.
Eve Barlow
8.9.17
Interviews

Laura Marling Talks Exploring the Kink in Our Desires on 'Semper Femina'

Speaking about her new record, Marling negotiates feminine and masculine qualities, how she was inspired by women, and her curiosity about psychology.
Sarah MacDonald
3.7.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Here’s Skepta Performing “Shutdown” on British TV While Dressed as a Postman

Mailman don’t care.
Alex Robert Ross
12.27.16
Interviews

Ye Olde Englistan: Riz Ahmed On the Pride and Struggle of Being British and Asian

“I used to save speaking about these matters for my music rather than my interviews, but right now it feels do or die.”
VICE Staff
8.10.16
The Greatest Things Of All Time

A Tribute to Muse, the Band That Mounts the World

An entirely unprompted celebration of the band that does rock music the best because they do it the dumbest.
Phil Witmer
8.8.16
POP

I Travelled From Australia to a Small English Town to Track Down An Obscure Musical Pop Genius

A meeting with Cleaners From Venus' Martin Newell remains one of the highlights of my musical life.
Joe Brnadic
7.13.16
Holy Shit

Dawn Ray'd's Anarchist Black Metal Keeps It Grim up North on 'A Thorn, A Blight'

Dawn Ray'd latest album is a Molotov cocktail of black metal, crust, ambient, neoclassical, screamo, and radical politics; stream it in full here.
Kim Kelly
6.15.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Kendrick Lamar Steal the Mic at a Rap Cypher in Manchester, and Clash Some Teen Rappers

This way for a slice of hip-hop that is more heartwarming than new-born kittens chasing balls of wool.
Daisy Jones
3.17.16
Op-Eds

What I Learned Growing Up as a Very Serious Fan of The Darkness

“The song, ‘I Believe In a Thing Called Love’ has changed my life. I am now a full on rocker!” read my diary on 20th September, 2003.
Angus Harrison
2.20.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Who the Hell are Husky Loops?

UK art-rockers Husky Loops have a sound that's hard to pin down, but that's the point. Watch their video for "Dead."
Bryn Lovitt
1.26.16
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