Tag: 80’s

26 Jun 2018

Pulp Lab Playlist #Harrison Shares Self-edited Video for #CelicaSupra

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 […]

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11 Jun 2017

#AmbientCompositions: Toro Y Moi’s “GIRL LIKE YOU”

“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 […]

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19 May 2017
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Q+ A: J GRGRY on Rock, Glam, Soul + 90’s Music Icons

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 […]

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15 Sep 2016

Flash is Fast, Flash is Cool @Xuly.Bët SS17

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.

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08 Jul 2016

Okayplayer TV Presents: New David Bowie [Mini-Doc]

“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 […]

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01 May 2016

New-stalgia: Instagram Accounts Revive 80’s and 90’s Style

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 […]

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30 Nov 2015

Captured Music

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.

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