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Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best George Martin-Produced Album?

Producer George Martin passed away at age 90 earlier this week. Over the course of his lengthy, lauded career, he worked with a diverse array of …

The best flower paintings of all time

Few things are as beautiful as flowers, so it’s no wonder that they’ve attracted the attention of artists from ancient times to the present. Beyond …

Bowie was to the 70s what the Beatles were to the 60s

If the Beatles captured a 60s of optimism and love, Bowie was the signature artist of the 70s – distilling paranoia and confusion into pop both euphoric and terrifying<p>David Bowie had no feel for the 1960s. No wonder he floundered. Neither flower-power optimism nor insurrectionary bravado really …

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David Bowie dies at 69: music stars react and pay tribute

<b>David Bowie, who has died aged 69, was not only a huge star in his own right but also a massive influence on a wide cross-section of artists who</b> …

David Bowie in the Movies

A road at night, unreeling before our eyes. Dashed yellow line down the center, flickering by at unmanageable speed. Yellow lettering to match it, rushing toward us, bearing names that scatter and burst. Blue-gray blur of headlights on the asphalt; we must be in a vehicle, though we see no driver, …

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Someone Vandalized An Austin Street Sign To Honor David Bowie (And Austin’s Leaving It Up)

Would you believe that David Bowie‘s wide reach even extends to the hearts of government bureaucrats?<p>An unknown vandal swapped a street sign for Bowie St. — named for noted pioneer and Alamo defender Jim Bowie — in Austin’s Market District, and replaced it with one that read “David Bowie St.” While …

David Bowie's 'outsider' worldview struck a global chord

He arrived sometime between the Beatles and Led Zeppelin wearing a space-age metallic cape, singing about spiders from Mars, moon dust trailing out of his flaming orange hair.<p>Even in rock's risk-taking heyday, David Bowie stood out.<p>From Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke to the Elephant Man to …

Looking Back at David Bowie's Most Powerful and Influential Songs

The Thin White Duke has died at 69, leaving behind some of the greatest music of all time. Here are some of the VICE staff's favorites.<p>The Thin White Duke has died at 69, leaving behind some of the greatest songs of all time. Here, some of our writers choose their favorites and explain what he …

Yoko Ono on Bowie: ‘David Was as Close as Family’

Following the death of David Bowie, Yoko Ono penned a heartfelt tribute to the rocker she considered a good friend as well as a “father figure” to …

20 Beatles Songs For Almost Every Occasion In Your Life

You ever take a bite of food that's just too good to be true? Well, there's a song from the Beatles for that, in High Fidelity Sound, streaming on Tidal.

In Two Days, The Beatles Have Been Streamed 50 Million Times Across The World

The best gift of the 2015 holiday season came in the form of The Beatles‘ entire discography being available on all of the big streaming services on Christmas Eve. And even well after the band’s iconic run has long been finished, the Fab Four is still achieving accolades.<p>Two days after putting …

The X-Files: Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny return in 21-minute preview

Got 21 minutes to spare? If so, check out this newly released (and fairly extensive) sneak peek at the return of <i>The X-Files</i>. Stars David Duchovny and …

We now know what the Beatles' most streamed song is

The Beatles gave us all a super rad Christmas present this year when they made their catalog of music available to streaming services on Christmas …

Interview: Crashing Ocean Waves Frozen in Stunning Moments Captured by Clark Little

When surfing expert Clark Little‘s wife was looking for a photo of the ocean to decorate their bedroom wall with in 2007, Little decided to forego the random gallery print and take matters into his own hands. With the confidence of a seasoned wave chaser, the longtime Oahu resident bought …

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Watch Bono, Hozier, Glen Hansard Busk on Dublin Street

An annual Christmas Eve tradition finds Bono and some musical friends busking on Dublin, Ireland’s Grafton Street to raise money for a local charity, …

The playlist: the best African pop of 2015 – with Jovi, Kiss Daniel and more

From social commentary to wedding anthems, along with a hip-hop and Afrobeat UK hit in the UK, here are some of the best African songs of the year<p>Jovi’s versatility shines through on Zélé. Over a gritty trap beat he nods to fellow Cameroonian artist Zélé le Bombardier addresses their country’s …

Stuff of dreams: Karen Carpenter's voice

The other frigid night, I sat alone on the snowy street outside my house listening to Karen Carpenter sing "I'll be Home for Christmas" on my car radio.<p>I love that voice.<p>It hit notes with such surety. Its evocative lower register had a richness that no female pop singer ever has matched. But most …

Novelist Jami Attenberg on Liz Phair’s ‘Divorce Song’

The stripped-down honesty speaks to a young woman on a road trip<p>Novelist Jami Attenberg, 43, is author of five books, including her latest, “Saint Mazie” (Grand Central). She spoke with Marc Myers.<p>In 1996 I was a young, innocent woman of 25 on a five-day road trip. My friend and I had rented a car …

How to Create a DJ Podcast

If you've been working your craft as a DJ for some time and you'd like to promote your mixes and music to a larger worldwide audience, then it might …

Watch Public Radio's Favorite Sessions Of 2015

Public radio stations across the U.S. capture thousands of musical performances each year. Whether it's an exclusive, intimate studio session or a triumphant rooftop concert, there's something about capturing a band live that feels dynamic and thrilling, inviting viewers and listeners to experience …

Our Favorite Documentary Photographs of 2015

This year, Luca Locatelli travelled to the Italian Riviera to photograph the world’s wealthy clients of haute couture, and Benjamin Lowy went to the highlands of Iceland to document the extraordinary efforts of the country’s emergency-response volunteers. Peter Granser captured the stunning …

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Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Best music books 2015

<i>This year’s best books were full of heartfelt romances, weary travels, and through-provoking questions about our society. As 2015 comes to a close,</i> …

15 Great Albums You Didn’t Hear in 2015

Armies, ‘Armies’<p>There's no voice quite like Dave Gutter's, a weathered coffee-and-cigarettes growl that can turn vulnerable to vicious and crackles …

Diego Costa, Eden Hazard, Chelsea Stars Warned of Jose Mourinho Backlash by Fans

Chelsea's underperforming players have been warned they may be on the receiving end of backlash from angry supporters who are unhappy with the sacking of former manager Jose Mourinho and feel he was let down by their poor performances.<p>According to Simon Johnson of the <i>London Evening Standard</i>, Tim …

Star Wars 7 Spoilers Discussion

Advertising [x]<p>by Rob Keyes<p>– on<p>in Movie News<p>Looking for <b>Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens</b> spoilers? Head over to our list of the Biggest <i>Force</i> …

The 25 Most Important Full Frontal Nude Scenes in Movies

As titillating as the phrase "full frontal nudity" may sound, baring it all on screen is not always a sexy endeavor. Truth be told, nudity can be as …