04 Dec 2018

Homeboy Sandman & Edan’s Stones Throw Debut Humble Pi

Homeboy Sandman & Edan Humble Pi Stones Throw by Neil Weeks Homebody Sandman and Edan’s collaborative debut, Humble Pi, is a pivotal release for the year, adding another landmark group effort to the Stones Throw catalog. They are charting a new path for modern hip-hop in the 2010s and one that couldn’t be needed any […]

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30 Nov 2018

#TechnicalWear #LuxeTech HOMECQUE Luxury Technical Apparel x Gear

HOMECQUE FUNCTIONAL APPAREL & GEAR Proudly made in NYC. Excerpt via New York Times Introducing, the World’s Chicest Apron This apron dress from HOMECQUE, a new label, is a chic solution to a long day in the kitchen. The waterproof, stain resistant wrap design is made from eco-friendly silicone leather and comes in savory-sounding colors called stilton […]

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30 Nov 2018

#VisualCulture #AI #DigitalCulture Fashion x Cyber Warfare

Christopher Wylie, who helped found the voter-profiling firm Cambridge Analytica, said that clothing preferences had been key to helping Steve Bannon build his insurgency.  Today at a conference in Britain organized by the fashion industry website The Business of Fashion, Mr. Wylie explained that clothing preferences were a key metric for Cambridge Analytica, whose business was […]

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27 Nov 2018

Bushwick Film Festival 11th Anniversary Recap

Featured On: NY1, AM New York, BKLYNR, WPIX 11, BKReader, Bushwick Daily, Sincerely Hueman, Revelist & More “The Bushwick Film Festival is working to shine a light on indie filmmakers and diversity in the film industry.” – NBC The arts haven’t always reflected NYC’s Diversity… The Bushwick Film festival makes an effort to change That”– NY1 “The event […]

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27 Nov 2018

William Basinski x Lawrence English’s Selva Oscura Enters The Ether of Collaborative Ambient Albums

William Basinski & Lawrence English Selva Oscura Temporary Residence Ltd. by Neil Weeks Among the best ambient releases of the year comes the collaborative debut from William Basinski and Lawrence English, Selva Oscura. Dedicated to acclaimed experimental filmmaker Paul Clipson, the music is primal, emotionally complex, and texturally sublime, honoring their friend with tremendous respect and living up to the […]

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23 Nov 2018

Free The Robots Presents: Tempo Dreams, Vol. 5

By Neil Weeks One of the most eclectic and raw compilations this year comes in the form of Tempo Dreams, Vol. 5, put together by Los Angeles underground titan Free The Robots. Launched on respected Brooklyn label Bastard Jazz across high-quality vinyl and digital streaming platforms earlier this month, the music collects an array of […]

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20 Nov 2018

#NewStalgia // Superior Viaduct Unearths Two Lee “Scratch” Perry & The Upsetters Albums From The ’70s

By Neil Weeks The work of Lee “Scratch” Perry and his group The Upsetters are entering the archival ranks of San Francisco based label Superior Viaduct and their new imprint Antarctica Starts Here. Double Seven (Trojan, 1973) and Scratch The Upsetter Again (Upsetter, 1970) will hit record shelves over the next month, including liners by […]

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18 Nov 2018

INSOMNIAC: An Immersive After-hours Tour in LA’s Oldest Private Club

Inspired by the weird corners of the internet and the hidden gems of the world, X.X.T uses its music, videos, and experiential performances to connect and entertain audiences across the world. INSOMNIAC, presented on October 30th, 2018, was an immersive, after-hours tour through the historic Los Angeles Athletic Club’s most hidden and entrancing spaces, accompanied by surreal […]

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13 Nov 2018

“Ur Eyez”: CLYDE x Mitch Pond Collaborate For Analog Feedback Looped Music Video – First Look

CLYDE  Homes  Dome of Doom Release date:  November 16, 2018 By Neil Weeks The underground has seen an exponential climb in sample-heavy beat makers since the early 2000s and close to two decades later, this growth continues. Whereas most are straying from the roots, only a few newcomers are bringing a tone as heavy and […]

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05 Nov 2018

“Why Warhol now?” A New Video Series Produced by the Whitney

Why Warhol now?” is the central question explored in a new three-part video series produced by the Whitney on the occasion of the landmark exhibition Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again, opening on November 12, 2018. or. The aim is to help create a new kind of portrait of the artist that considers his relevance in our current moment.

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25 Oct 2018

Q+A: Kenny Segal “Happy Little Trees” // Ruby Yacht

Kenny Segal ‘happy little trees’ EPK Kenny Segal happy little trees Ruby Yacht Released on October 19, 2018   By William Sheehan We caught up with Kenny Segal (briefly, I might add) over the phone in his Brooklyn traipse; he’s not a stranger around here. The route warranted some attention, no doubt – it’s New York, but […]

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17 Oct 2018

SPINE // Blake Skowron & The Otherworldly Experimentations of His Debut LP for Dome of Doom

Blake Skowron Spine Dome of Doom Released October 16, 2018 By Neil Weeks Modern electronic music has splintered into an endless stream of forms, encapsulating degrees of experimentation that have put the genre into the forefront of musical innovation. In the path of the next generation of forward-thinking electronic producers comes Chicago’s Blake Skowron, launching his […]

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