80's

Noisey Hitlist

This New Orleans DIY Band Make Hooky 80s Music to Dance to

They're called Sexy Dex and the Fresh and we're premiering their new video “Play Me Birdie” today.
Daisy Jones
9.6.18
Guide to Getting Into

The Guide to Getting Into Devo

More than a quirky band in funny red hats, Devo were art punk pioneers who shaped everyone from Neil Young to Radiohead. Here's where to start.
Andrea Domanick
8.30.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Paramore’s New 80s Video Perfectly Sums Up Their Sad-Pop Sound

The visual for "Rose-Colored Boy," off last year's 'After Laughter', encapsulates where the band are at right now.
Lauren O'Neill
2.6.18
Remembering Things

Skins, Smack and 'SNL': 80s New York Hardcore With Agnostic Front's Roger Miret

Read an exclusive excerpt from Miret's new book that looks back at the wild days of New York City hardcore.
Tim Scott
8.3.17
Future Days

From Yo-Yo Dicks to Jesus Christ, A Brief Survey of 80s Novelty Rap

There was a time when no one knew what a rap song should be about, and it was glorious.
Drew Millard
6.9.17
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Donna Summer

The Queen of Disco's career is much more diverse than you probably realise. Here's how to begin.
Ira Madison III
5.18.17
Profile

RALPH is Master And Commander of Her Own Brand of Pop

The Toronto musician is new to the pop game but she needs to be here.
Sarah MacDonald
3.20.17
Nice Song, What's It About?

How a Mid-80s ‘Alt Rock’ Radio Hit Defined Dramarama

One of an LA station's most requested songs, "Anything, Anything" helped launch the power-pop band's career.
Tim Scott
3.7.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Good Luck Hating Fifth Harmony After Listening to This 80s Rework

And then let's pray they do every other song on Earth. Except maybe that extremely sad cover of "Dancing on My Own."
VICE Staff
3.1.17
Premieres

Wax Idols's New Video for "Deborah" Is a Riot of Purple Light

The icy cool US goths are also preparing to hit the road with Thursday, Touché Amoré, Pop1280, and more
Kim Kelly
2.1.17
Interview

At the End of the World with Nikki Sixx

A day with one of the founding members of the legendary hair metal band, Mötley Crüe.
Annalise Domenighini
1.25.17
Op-Eds

2016 in Post-Punk: "I Should Be Sane but I Want to Murder Everyone"

Grand, dreary albums from Bootblacks, Altar De Fay, Kaelan Mikla, and more helped define a year marked by darkness.
Andi Harriman
12.23.16