Music

Op-Eds

Netflix’s 'Sex Education' Balances Story and Soundtrack Beautifully

Stop providing outdated print-outs on "sexual intercourse." Schools should screen the well-curated and educational Netflix show instead.
Ryan Bassil
2.13.19
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
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
3.6.18
Objectively Correct Lists

69 Songs, Ranked

Finally, a comprehensive ranking of 69 of the songs.
Noisey Staff
2.14.18
RAP MAP

The Essential Guide to Toronto Rap

Toronto's rap scene is as diverse as its neighbourhoods and communities so we've made a map to track the best artists coming out of the city.
Jabbari Weekes
Jake Kivanc
11.24.17
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
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
11.7.17
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
11.7.17
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