Category: POP CULTURE

07 Jul 2020

#OneMileWear: The Next Sustainable Fashion Trend?

What Is One Mile Wear? Dress like you’re going somewhere better later. Excerpt via Rakuten and IKnockFashion ‘One-mile wear’ is a Japanese concept based around comfortable clothing that is worn within a one-mile radius of your home.  The main objective with one-mile wear is that the outfit is both smart enough to run errands while […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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