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Inside the Window: Man United's Next Superstar and Odion Ighalo's Dilemma

Memphis Depay is packing his bags, as a transfer worth up to £21.6 million from Manchester United to Olympique Lyonnais is being completed.<p>It comes days after Morgan Schneiderlin also left Old Trafford, moving to Everton.<p>United boss Jose Mourinho will consider both exits as good business, and we …

You can now get a free photography diploma from Harvard

As academic hopefuls face more debt than ever just to brush up on the skills of their choice, Harvard university is making the art of photography more accessible – and, more importantly, cheap. You can now ace a course from the prestigious institution for absolutely nothing from the comfort of your …

Harvard

6 Essential Tips for Taking Good Photographs on a Bright and Sunny Day

Midday is one of the most difficult times to shoot for any photographer. The brutal truth is that cameras struggle with the extreme light and …

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Shia Islam

Bob Dylan songs that changed the course of history (an incomplete list)

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Bruce Springsteen inducted Bob Dylan into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he said: "Bob freed your mind the way Elvis freed your body. He showed us that just because music was innately physical did not mean that it was anti-intellectual."<p>Dylan's influence on music cannot be overstated: …

Bob Dylan

Rumours rated: Paul Pogba to Man United, Gonzalo Higuain to Juventus

<i>There's a lot of talk and speculation, but when it comes to transfers, how do you separate fact from fiction? David Amoyal looks at some of the</i> …

Soccer

David Bowie's Blackstar is the best selling vinyl record of 2016 so far

<b>As expected.</b><p>Published earlier this week, Nielsen’s mid-year report details a climate of falling album sales in every format except vinyl, which is up …

Walk This Way: how Run-DMC and Aerosmith changed pop

Exactly 30 years ago today, a single was released that brought hip-hop into the mainstream, and revived a rock band’s career. This is the story of Walk This Way<p>When Aerosmith manager Tim Collins answered his phone one day in early 1986, he was, at first, confused. The voice on the other end …

How David Bowie Became the 'Starman'

Revisit fabled 1972 'Top of the Pops' appearance in 'On Bowie' excerpt<p><i>Rob Sheffield's new book,</i> On Bowie<i>, is a celebration of the late, great rock</i> …

David Bowie

Florence + the Machine / Kendrick Lamar at BST review – sublime, riotous clash of heavyweights

British Summer Time festival, Hyde Park, London US rapper Kendrick Lamar’s rage cuts through Hyde Park’s sound barrier to give headliner Florence Welch a fitting platform for her histrionic pop opera<p>It must he hard to headline a festival knowing that the primary attraction lies beneath you on the …

Watch the video for PJ Harvey's The Orange Monkey

Shot by Seamus Murphy as the pair travelled through Afghanistan, here’s the latest and last in Harvey’s Hope Six Demolition Project series<p>PJ Harvey is an artist with many talents. Already an established singer, songwriter, guitarist, saxophonist, autoharp player and, err, bouzouki-ist, the musician …

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds announce new album, Skeleton Tree

Their 16th album comes with a ‘stark, fragile and raw’ documentary film that ‘delves into the tragic backdrop of the writing and recording of the album’<p>Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have announced details of a new album, Skeleton Tree, and a “stark, fragile and raw” documentary film.<p>The album, Cave’s …

'Prince far more royal than the Queen' says Morrissey

The former Smiths frontman praises the late pop star’s veganism and compares the media coverage given to the Queen with that allotted to the purple one<p>It is a special kind of wordsmith who can pay tribute to a music icon, and yet still manage to turn it into a dig at the British royal family and a …

David Bowie Rejected a Dave Grohl Collaboration, Saying, "I'm Not Made for These Times"

<i>Photo taken at David Bowie's 50th birthday celebration concert, by KMazur / Getty Images</i><p>Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl and Pat Smear recently took a tour of David Bowie's favorite L.A. haunts in a video recorded for <i>Playboy</i> (via <i>Rolling Stone</i>). In the clip, Grohl reveals he once asked Bowie to sing on a …

DIIV – Is The Is Are: Exclusive album stream

Lose yourself in the textures of DIIV’s sprawling double album and let us know your thoughts<p>DIIV’s Zachary Cole-Smith certainly stands out from your typical indie rock frontman. Just take his comments on the making of this, his band’s second album, which are framed in rather disturbing life and …

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How David Bowie Went Mainstream

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'Wherever one went with him, there was a seismic shift': the readers who met David Bowie

Rejected pies, hallucinations, and dinner in Bowie’s flat in New York. Our readers share their favourite encounters with the Thin White Duke<p>See all the contributions – or add your own – here<p>David Bowie touched many lives. His death at the age of 69 led to an outpouring of grief across the world, as …

Lake Erie can get extremely violent and these are the photos to prove it

Lake Erie may be the warmest and shallowest of North America's Great Lakes, but it's more beast than beauty. The world's 12th largest lake is notoriously stormy and has been known to pound boats, break walls, and beaches with waves reaching 25 feet.<p>While gusts of wind over 50 miles per hour might …

Lake Erie

‘Ziggy Stardust’ Photographer Mick Rock Reflects on the Legacy of David Bowie

We spoke to the iconic photographer and music-video pioneer about his relationship with David Bowie, his legendary subject and friend of over 40 years.<p>Here at VICE we've been feeling the loss of David Bowie pretty hard. Whether it's wondering where we'd be without the man, extolling how he made the …

Iggy Pop

Liverpool 0 Man Utd 1, match report: Wayne Rooney scores first goal since 2005 at Anfield to secure win

Liverpool vs Man Utd - United captain strikes only sixth league goal of season but visitors indebted to David de Gea for string of saves<p>Jurgen Klopp had said derbies were the salt in the soup. But here was the salt in the wound with Wayne Rooney delivering the painfully smarting dose that was …

David Bowie, as remembered by…

From Blondie and Kate Bush to the Broadway producer who watched Bowie struggle to make his final video, friends, collaborators and celebrity fans offer their insights into the extraordinary man behind the music<p>• Read Neil Spencer on David Bowie here<p>Deborah Harry and Chris Stein: ‘He showed up at …

Daughter: Not to Disappear review – unflinching and unexpected

(4AD)<p>First, a flood warning. If you have ever had a loved one ailing from dementia, Daughter’s song Doing the Right Thing is either the last thing you need – or the very thing. One of the standout tracks on this London post-indie rock trio’s second album deals unflinchingly with that tragic decline …

RIP David Bowie, 1947–2016

A terribly sad day on Earth, with one less very special person. A tragic loss for music, for the arts, for film, and for the curious with the …

David Bowie

An Illustrated Tribute to David Bowie

Here are 20 illustrations by various artists in tribute to one of our most beloved musicians.<p>My feelings about David Bowie aren't unique. I've seen them echoed in every article eulogizing the late rock 'n' roll workhorse/genius. I was going to compare his career to Picasso's, but Nile Rodgers did …

David Bowie

Weekend Rock Question: What Is David Bowie's Best Music Video?

Cast your vote in our weekly poll<p>Over the course of his career, the late David Bowie found ways to fuse strong visuals with an even stronger body of …

David Bowie

Tony Visconti: David Bowie's death was 'just about the worst day of my life'

Bowie’s producer and the band Holy Holy, featuring original Spider from Mars ‘Woody Woodmansey’, vow to keep playing the rock legend’s songs in tribute<p>Karen Walker had just been listening to his new album on a flight to Geneva. Elaine Wiggins, feeling like she’d been punched, crawled into bed with …

David Bowie's last days: an 18-month burst of creativity

Over the last months of his life, the singer was able to shake off late career doldrums and, despite his illness, find a final creative surge<p>For more than a decade before his death David Bowie seemed to disappear. Beset by ill health after an on-stage heart attack in 2004, he largely withdrew into …

‘First Lou Reed, now David Bowie. That’s it for New York. It’s over’

The singer’s death seems to have cut Manhattan’s last link with its wild, creative past. But Bowie had come to love the city for the anonymity if gave him<p>An hour after the BBC alert at 2.05 am that David Bowie had died, a slender woman in a dark fur coat and heels swerved her car into the bike lane …

How radio reacted to Bowie: 'People come and join you – that's the way it should be'

BBC 6 Music broke the news of the singer’s death. Its presenters explain how they reacted – and how people came together via the old-fashioned medium of radio<p>Monday morning, 6.50am. A DJ and a news reporter are preparing for their first show of the week, checking the playlists, drinking their …