By John-Paul Shiver Responding to a sense of missed opportunity, Toronto artist Harrison made a freestyle meets wavy synth-funk earworm of a jam with the track Celica Supra. It’s the first from his forthcoming sophomore album, due this fall via Last Gang Records. His début, Checkpoint Titanium, received a 2017 JUNO nomination for Electronic Album […]
Homepage photo credit of Jesse Martinez by Dan Levy (@Juicedan) and Ted Terrebonne
“Girl Like You” Toro Y Moi Boo Boo By John-Paul Shiver In a Prince-esque move, Toro Y Moi aka Chaz Bundick, put the guitars down and picked up drum machines and 80’s synth magic for the lead single “Girl Like You” from the forthcoming full release Boo Boo out on Carpark Records on 7/7. Bundick, coming off the psych-jazz collaboration with twin-brother jazz duo Mattson 2, pursues here a smart […]
POP CULTURE Q+ A: J GRGRY on Rock, Glam, Soul + 90’s Music Icons We were lucky enough to see Seattle band J GRGRY, led by frontman Joe Gregory, at the innaugural Upstream Fest + Summit last week. We caught up with Joe after the show, where he spoke with us about his musical influences and the long journey to […]
Xuly Bët (“Keep an open mind” in Wolof), the label founded by Mali-born designer Lamine Kouyaté, showed a collection inspired by his mother and her fight for women’s rights at the Kelly Cutrone/People’s Revolution show on Wednesday morning. One printed dress directly referenced International Women’s Day.
“I always say those are the songs that are the biggest, iconic hits, are the ones that really take you somewhere,” Ann Wilson said. “A little kid or young kid could just dissolve into them and become Major Tom. And for a young woman, you could still be Major Tom.” While David Bowie’s two dozen albums of […]
The late 1980’s and early 90’s occupy a slightly bizarre place in contemporary fashion: they are recent enough to occupy a strong position in our collective memories, yet just far enough away for their fashion to be considered vintage. There are few people in the world who have had as strong a sartorial presence in […]
The term “Netflix and Chill” was first coined by Twitter user @itsIsaaaaaaac on October 8, 2014. From there it began to spread on Twitter through GIFs and memes containing phrase. Netflix has largely accepted the phrase, using it in marketing materials and during social-media campaigns.
Spring Broke points its lens at the 50 year-long marketing apparatus of spring break in Daytona Beach and Fort Lauderdale, and the businesses rivaling for the coveted 18-24 demographic.
Deep in the subterranean belly of the internet resides Internet K-Hole, an entrancing collection of personal photographs from the 1970s and 1980s.
Versace Dress, Back View, El Mirage, 1990 © Herb Ritts Foundation – The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Gift of Herb Ritts Foundation
Who Shot Rock and Roll? The photographers behind the scenes of rock history are currently being celebrated at the Annenberg Space for Photography (ASP) in Los Angeles. Created by the Brooklyn Museum with guest curator and author Gail Buckland, Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 To The Present, is the first major museum exhibit on rock and roll that highlights the integral role that photography plays in the history and making of rock icons.