03 Jun 2020

How TikTok became a hit maker in the music industry

“TikTok has opened up this door where anything’s at play. All old records, all new records — people don’t care on TikTok as long as it’s fun to make content with.” – Adi Azran, head of marketing at the TikTok-focused media company Flighthouse, Excerpt via Business Insider TikTok has become a hit maker in the […]

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28 May 2020

#DIY Your Food Is in the Mail

Excerpt via AngelList Kevin William David U.S. customers spent around $100 million on meal kits at retail stores in the month ending April 11, nearly double that period a year prior, according to Nielsen. Meal kits are making a comeback after years of faltering sales. People stuck at home because of the coronavirus pandemic are […]

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16 May 2020

#StayingIn // White Lines soundtrack: All the songs + club classics in the new Netflix drama

Excerpt via Evening Standard Set to be one of this year’s hottest new releases, Netflix’s new drama White Lines explores the underbelly of Ibiza’s nightclub scene, and the fictional murder of Manchester DJ, Axel Walker. Stream the soundtrack Here are all the songs from the show: 1. Your Love – The Outfield 2. All The Young Dudes – […]

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08 May 2020

CUT COPY RETURN WITH NEW SINGLE & VIDEO// “Love is all we share”

LISTEN HERE Despite almost three years having passed since we have heard from the adored band, “Love Is All We Share” is a track that comes at the time we need it most. Melbourne electronic music royalty, Cut Copy return today with their ambient new single and video, “Love Is All We Share.” The first track in almost three years breathes a universal […]

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25 Apr 2020

Appointment-only stores, hand sanitizing stations, and robots stocking shelves

Excerpt via Business Insider How our shopping experience could change in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic Retailers across the US are feeling the strain of the coronavirus pandemic, which is creating a surge in demand at some stores that remain open but has wholly dried up business for those that haven’t. Experts, landlords, and […]

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06 Feb 2020

#NEWMUSIC //\\ TEXAS SUN EP Khruangbin + Leon Bridges

Texas Sun EP Khruangbin & Leon Bridges Dead Oceans Records Columbia Records Night-Time Stories By John-Paul Shiver channelsubtext (@channelsubtext) From their start in 2010, Houston-based Khruangbin — the genre-bending psychedelic band consisting of guitarist Mark Speer, bassist Laura Lee and drummer Donald “DJ” Johnson — have pursued projects dedicated to craft, not trend. Founded on […]

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12 Nov 2019

#BacktotheFuture // GM turned a 1960s pickup into an electric hot rod

Excerpt via The Verge By Sean O’Kane Nov 7, 2019 General Motors teased the “future of hot rodding” this week with a stunning, if not necessarily novel idea: the automaker took a vintage 1962 Chevrolet C-10 pickup truck and turned it into an electric vehicle using technology from the Chevy Bolt. The franken-truck, dubbed “E-10,” is not […]

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09 Jul 2019

Rah Zen’s ‘Upon The Apex’ // Classic hip-hop meets futuristic motion

To celebrate the release of Rah Zen’s sophomore album, Upon The Apex, and the rich culture of music he is bringing to the world, PulpLab is presenting an exclusive interview with the Boston artist about his new album and the voyage that brought its finality. Order a limited edition tape of Upon The Apex from Dome of Doom via Bandcamp and stream the album’s single second “New Beginnings feat. Kadeem” during the read.

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17 Mar 2019

PULP LAB SXSW ’19 PICKS

By William Sheehan   Annoying // Dayne Jordan & Decap One of the more recent releases by Dayne Jordan and San Francisco’s Decap – real name Nicholas John Piantedosi. Decap’s a man in demand and – while we’re on the topic of annoyances, a follow up to this collaboration can’t come fast enough. Among Unlovers […]

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25 Feb 2019

Your Robot-Made Coffee Is Ready. Where Does That Leave The Barista?

Excerpt via FastCompany Austin, Tx.-based Briggo is expanding its robot-staffed “Coffee Haus” to San Francisco’s busy airport. Briggo’s founders say they’ve created a tech-centric coffee ecosystem, complete with Latin American backstory, that hits Millennial touchstones including customization and app availability. Briggo recently was listed among Fast Company’s 10 Most Innovative companies in the world for crafting […]

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17 Feb 2019

#DigitalNomads Trailers and Camper Vans You Can Rent

Excerpt via Dwell Few things capture the spirit of intrepid road-tripping and outdoor adventuring better than trailers and campervans. However, don’t worry if you’re not quite ready to buy your own mobile mini home just yet. Thanks to the following 10 rental companies, you can enjoy the freedom and convenience of mobile living, without making […]

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