Music

Internet Exploring

Ja Rule and Metallica’s Lost Rap-Metal Atrocity Is Worse than Fyre Festival

Watch this hilarious 2002 video of Swizz Beatz convincing these rap and metal titans that “We Did It Again” is actually a good song.
Jabbari Weekes
Phil Witmer
1.24.19
Internet Exploring

Jill Scott Is Trying To Dismantle 'No Nut November'

During a live performance, the neo-soul and self-love queen put on a grand showcase of her divine talents on the mic. Yes, we mean that sexually.
Jabbari Weekes
11.13.18
Essays

How Music Communities Can Survive Their Leaders' Alleged Misconduct

Directors at Toronto's Wavelength concert series and Ottawa's Arboretum Music Festival have stepped aside, leading to questions about how these scenes can move forward.
Jill Krajewski
7.10.18
Unnecessarily Exhaustive Guides

We Reviewed All 43 Eurovision Songs

From Dutch outlaw country to Albanian hard rock to whatever Moldova are doing, here's an exhaustive guide to everything you'll hear from Lisbon this week.
Alex Robert Ross
5.9.18
Interviews

Jim Bryson's Remote Home Studio Is the Secret Backbone of Canadian Music

For years, Bryson has been riding shotgun to some of Canada’s most prolific music acts from Kathleen Edwards to Tragically Hip.
Luke Ottenhof
4.19.18
Internet videos of paticular importance

Here's a Video of a Cat Eating Dinner, Scored by Mac DeMarco's Jazz-Funk

Some new Mac DeMarco music soundtracks Pickles's dinner experience. Pickles lives behind the garage.
Alex Robert Ross
4.3.18
we saw this

We Sent Our Most Online Employees to See Lil Skies

Is what the kids are feeling familiar or are we well and truly fucked by society?
Annalise Domenighini
Trey Smith
3.28.18
Book Report

There Actually Is a Way to Balance Feminism and Your Problematic Faves

The essays in book 'Under My Thumb' explore that fine, often awkward line between personal politics and female fandom.
Lauren O'Neill
3.7.18
Objectively Correct Lists

69 Songs, Ranked

Finally, a comprehensive ranking of 69 of the songs.
Noisey Staff
2.14.18
we saw this

Two of Britain's Greatest Artists Made an Opera About Acid and Angels

Maverick composers Mica Levi and Dean Blunt came together for an opera that left our writer with more questions than answers.
Niloufar Haidari
11.13.17
Music

Pay-Per-Beat: Inside the Underground Market Shaping Soundcloud Rap

As beat leasing becomes a common practice, artists gain independence, but what is lost?
Andrea Domanick
11.8.17
The 2017 Music Issue

Meet Some of the People Who Put Together Our Music Issue

Writer Luc Sante, photographer Shaquille Dunbar, and more helped make our Music issue.
VICE Staff
11.8.17
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