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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Excerpt via PBS Why Andy Warhol retrospective has special resonance in the Instagram age Feb 20, 2019 6:20 PM EST The Andy Warhol retrospective exhibit, the first organized by an American museum in decades, is on display at New York’s Whitney Museum. Titled “Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again,” the show contains […]
“If technology is everywhere, the tech sector no longer exists,” Vincent Deluard, strategist at INTL FCStone, a financial-services company. If the tech sector no longer exists, its premium is no longer justified. When the Financial Times got it’s hands on the document, it leaned into the death thesis, declaring: The tech sector is over. Excerpt via The […]
Fashion futurist Amanda Cosco travels to Manila to keynote at StyleFestPH, a first-of-its-kind fashion and beauty event in the Philippines aimed at providing a platform for emerging and established designers alike to go digital and connect with the global fashion community.
Prolific Los Angeles artist Jonas Never revealed a mural paying tribute to Anthony Bourdain on June 15. The 13-foot-tall mural is painted on the side of Santa Monica’s new Gramercy bar on 25th Street and Wilshire Boulevard.
Can you ever really disappear from a world where your face is plastered all over Facebook, your location is stamped all over Instagram, and your private messages are stored in a permanent cloud somewhere? There’s a handful of websites and apps, such as DeleteMe and JustDelete.Me, which can help you to disappear online by automatically […]
SHOP THE STORY 1. Unfinished Sympathy – Massive Attack Why it makes a great speaker test: This song is the acid test for sub-woofers – there is a hidden thunderous quality to the intro that only the best bass speakers or headphones will reveal. 2. Hotel California – Eagles – Live From Hell Freezes Over Why […]
Excerpt via New York Times Standing around Samsungs tech-filled event space in Manhattan in striped knit dresses and jumpsuits, miniskirts with wavy designs and leggings that went over their heels, PH5s models looked like disco-mod glam bots sent from the future. It was impossible to tell just by looking, but among the models at the […]
A Minneapolis-based outdoor clothing company unveiled a new business model to benefit the climate.
On December 12, entrepreneurs, creators, and makers including rock star fashion designer, DJ, and creative director Virgil Abloh gathered at Skylight Modern in New York City for the grand finale of the American Express OPEN Success Makers series. The event showcased the intersection of art and design with interactive art exhibitions created exclusively for the night. The feature […]
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Artist and social activist Naomi Pitcairn recently completed six temporary, music-driven artworks for the Pershing Square Summer concert series in downtown Los Angeles. Offering six weeks of free outdoor concerts — with The Wallflowers, Boogie Knights, Toad the Wed Sprocket, Los Lonely Boys, The B-52’s, and X. The live music event was paired with Naomi’s site-specific artworks, each reflecting the bands’ […]
Excerpt via Dazed Be it his masterminding of the hazy deformity behind Lou Reed’s Transformer cover, or his role as Ziggy Stardust’s personal photographer, Mick Rock is firmly entangled within the mythology of the movement with which he shares a name; if it was someone worth knowing, chances are Mick probably snapped them. ‘Im not after your […]
Excerpt via SALON MA’AYAN PLAUT, RADIOPUBLIC As technology pervades every part of our lives, someone talking us through what it means can be a comfort (or a terror, depending on how youre feeling that day). ExponentBen Thompson and James Allworth explore the effect of technology on society as a whole. 1. “Exponent” Ben Thompson and […]
Behind the scenes, Amazon has been using technology to vertically integrate nearly the entire process of consumption.