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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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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