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Why the 80s Remixes of New Pop Songs Are So Addictive

We figured we'd ask some of the producers who've gone viral with these '2010 stars, but 80s' tracks.<p>In the opening line of his book <i>Retromania: Pop Culture’s Addiction to Its Own Past</i>, Simon Reynolds posits that “we live in a pop age gone loco for retro and crazy for commemoration”. It’s true, to be …

Ariana Grande

Louis Futon - Rewind (Feat. Ashe & Armani White)

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Premiere: Benedikt Frey - Private Crimes

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Tom Petty’s 50 Greatest Songs

50<p>“It’ll All Work Out”<p>Inspired by Petty’s brief separation from his wife, Jane, during the making of <i>Let Me Up (I’ve Had Enough),</i> “It’ll All Work Out” …

Music

The National - 'Day I Die'

Management

Hospitality "Rockets and Jets"

Hospitality

Sarah Vaughan - I Got Rhythm

Stay (Petit Biscuit Remix)

Remixes

Motörhead "Heroes" (David Bowie Cover)

Naxxos & Young Animal Hearts - Not Alone

Freedom Fry - Junkie (Penguin Prison Remix)

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Jlin - Challenge (To Be Continued)

Slowdive - Star Roving

The science of songs: how does music affect your body chemistry?

Classical music makes shoppers buy more. Gentle tunes can cure insomnia. How? Writer, composer and science lecturer John Powell explains<p>Like many music lovers I’ve always had a fascination withthe emotional power. How can a combination of sounds make all the hairs on your arms stand on end, or make …

Science

Hunx & His Punx - "Baby of the Band"

Bands

Static

gored

EUROPE IS LOST

lost

Laughing In The Sugar Bowl

Recipes

Why music has a hotline to our emotions

In the first of our new series answering your questions, we explore why music can be so emotionally charged.<p><b>Q: Why does music have a hotline to our emotions? What is the evolutionary advantage of this? <br>Philip Le Riche, via email</b><p><b>David Robson, BBC Future feature writer, answers:</b> <br>Who hasn’t ever felt …

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 …

MKJ X Alora & Senii - Travel (feat. Jimmy Hennessy)

Travel

Wintergatan - Marble Machine (music instrument using 2000 marbles)

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Bridges

Bridges

Shining Bird - Helluva Lot [Single] 2016

Your ultimate guide to the incredible Kate Bush

“First of all I thought she was mad, probably, a mad woman had slipped onto the airwaves. And then really I thought that it was very, very good.” Back in 1993, during an interview with Michael Aspel, British comedian Victoria Wood summed up in just two sentences the world’s collective response to …

The Best Bruce Springsteen Songs You’ve Never Heard

The same day he released his first memoir, the Boss released ‘Chapter and Verse,’ including five never-before-heard songs. Here are seven more rare …

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PREMIERE : Brian Bennett - Voyage [Isle Of Jura]

Sigur Rós live from the Walt Disney Concert Hall, with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

The history of American protest music, from “Yankee Doodle” to Kendrick Lamar

How protest music evolved from Civil War refrains to viral Trump videos.<p>“We don't believe you, ’cause we the people / Are still here in the rear, ayo, we don't need you,” Q-Tip raps on A Tribe Called Quests’s 2016 track “We The People,” an opening verse aimed straight at a flawed America. As the …

Music