05 Oct 2018

#Blockbuster Harmony Korine’s Art Show Is An Ode to VHS

Excerpt via ID By Arnolt Smead Oct 4 2018, 6:46am HARMONY KORINE BLOCKBUSTER September 11–October 20, 2018 976 Madison Avenue, New York Ever since he made a name for himself in the 90’s with the script for Larry Clarks “Kids,” Korine has been honing his craft as a storyteller, constructing a universe and an aesthetic distinctly […]

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05 Oct 2018

Spotify x AncestryDNA Playlist Generator

Excerpt via Vulture.com By Jesse Montgomery Two weeks ago, AncestryDNA and the popular music-streaming service Spotify unveiled a service that promised to use your very own genetic material to build a personalized playlist. Such a playlist, their website stated, would be totally unique. The sonic essence of your very own cultural inheritance. “If you could […]

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05 Oct 2018

#FestivalOfDisruption David Lynch Brings Twin Peaks into Virtual Reality

At David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption, a music, art, film and creative event with artists curated by the filmmaker, Lynch plans to debut a new Twin Peaks virtual reality experience. The game, titled simply Twin Peaks VR and made with Collider Games and Showtime, will take players through locations from the original series and the […]

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24 Sep 2018

Spotify’s direct distribution deals: What do artists get paid?

 Excerpt via Music Business Worldwide BY TIM INGHAM SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 Spotify got the entire music business talking last week with the news that it has started offering artists the opportunity to directly distribute their material on the platform – without the requirement for a third-party aggregator or record label. The skinny: Spotify’s Kene Anoliefo […]

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23 Sep 2018

#CannabisCulture: Marijuana Stocks Are the New Bitcoin

Excerpt via Barrons By Bill Alpert Updated Sept. 21, 2018 Marijuana stocks had a short strange trip this week. Led by Tilray,the U.S.-listed grower that just went public in July, the shares of Canada’s pot producers skyrocketed by Wednesday, then gave most of their gains back. Tilray opened the week at $117, for example, hit […]

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14 Sep 2018

Pulp Lab Playlist Fall 2018: Coping in Advance

By William Sheehan The party’s over. CD’s skipping. September’s the month where certain-let down correlates with a change in color you’ll see everywhere; on the branches of trees, in the shades of your neighbors’ wardrobe, or on their faces like uniformed angst with slanted mouths, minds idling. Acknowledge the spread: cut-and-dry, hardly-knew-ya, sure, but no […]

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10 Sep 2018

Stella McCartney Has Created the First Vegetarian Stan Smith

Excerpt via I-D As a lifelong vegetarian, Stella McCartney doesn’t use any leather or fur in her designs and has always been committed to cruelty-free fashion. This week she builds on her long-term collaboration with Adidas to reveal an ethical twist on the three-striped sportswear giants iconic tennis sneaker, the Stan Smith. Leather-free and suitable […]

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05 Sep 2018

#BurningMan Artists Impress #burningman2018

Excerpt via FastCo BY JESUS DIAZ After complex planning and frantic construction, Black Rock City is now fully armed and operational in the Nevada Desert–and even if you think the annual event is a wretched hive, the structures and installations that accompany the festival are actually worth checking out. First in line is the Orb, […]

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26 Aug 2018

32 Camping Essentials For an Outdoorsy Labor Day Weekend

Excerpt via Dwell Calling all nature lovers: Labor Day is Monday, September 3, so get ready for all your camping adventures with these outdoorsy picks. From sunscreen to outdoor dinnerware to LED lanterns, we’ve got you covered with our favorite products to celebrate the end-of-the-summer holiday. Shop Now Hydro Flask 10-Ounce Wine Tumbler Nordstrom $29.95 […]

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04 Aug 2018

Alekesam’s ‘Sound Proof Heart’ ft Hugh Masekela

Alekesam Sound Proof Heart Alpha Pup Records Release Date: August 10, 2018 By William Sheehan Presumptuously speaking, neither Sal Masekela nor Sunny Levine seem to sleep much. It wouldn’t be the strangest thing to contemplate, not quite like the arguably unusual circumstances surrounding the band’s formation. While Alekesam never needed flair to drive their point home, […]

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26 Jul 2018

An Essential Collection of Summer // Pulp Lab Playlist Summer 2018 

An Essential Collection of Summer // Pulp Lab Playlist July 2018 By William Sheehan Music streaming services had barely hit solid ground by the time they were generating a culture that thrived under a banner of manufactured ambience. An effort to counter the mellow timbre exists in the form of an audible companion to your […]

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16 Jul 2018

Q+A: Vinyl Williams // OPAL LP \\ “Milliennial Ballroom” – FIRST LISTEN

 Vinyl Williams Opal Release Date: July 20th, 2018 By John-Paul Shiver Los Angeles artist Lionel “Vinyl” Williams describes himself as “obsessed with harmony.” He’s built a handsome career snatching celestial pop frequencies from an alternate plane and literally recording those moments to VHS tape for the world to be seduced by. His 2016 Brunei, released […]

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