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 […]
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 […]
Excerpt via Dazed While you’re waiting for The Strokes to get a studio session in, it might be worth your time to check out this new project from tech collective Botnik. The tech and comedy group have released a song based on The Strokes lyrics written with the help of AI as part of their […]
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.
Tech and Education By Emily Watts Most recent tech trends in education appear to make the learning process more interesting and accessible to students. In this article, we are going to talk about educational tech trends that can simplify students’ life. 1. Video content is a must-have Vast majority of people perceives visual information more […]
Relax Kassin Luaka Bop By John-Paul Shiver What the hell is happening here? From the Star Wars font rolling the track name at the top to a floating headshot of Brazilian artist Lincoln Olivetti taking a trip past the nebula, this VHS video aesthetic comes in vivid. A frizzy-haired, sunglass wearing, tennis shoe clad gent […]
It’s a new year, new gear and a new fit. And as January closes out we have a playlist to recap some of the underneath-the-radar, slept-on music that maybe you missed the first time. These artists could be future Grammy winners or just performers who create songs that smack upside the head now…. and make you pay attention.
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 […]
From the album Blast Off Through the Wicker available July 14, 2017 on Western Vinyl. Directed by Terri Loewenthal,
Mean It Terence Ryan 3QTR / Kobalt By John-Paul Shiver In what seems to be a continuous one-shot detailing the goings on at a Boston industrial door hinge factory, the video for “Mean It” by Terence Ryan conveys the bare bones reality of working class America. Ryan, who was born and raised in the Boston suburb of Pembroke MA, comes from an “act […]
For the debut album by Jaques Greene, directors Mauriès Matos have created this vast mirage of club culture, shot on 16mm film in their native Montreal during his concert.
The second film in the “Boombox Collection”, a series of portrait and performance films on the class artists of hip hop.
She’s been mu(i)se and model for Miuccia Prada since the 90’s, but now, Chloe Sevigny has stepped behind the camera for her latest project with Miu Miu, premiering her own installment of the brand’s Womens Tales series in New York. Voyeuristic and candidly confessional, “Carmen” captures the realities of life as a woman today, from […]
Tosca “Export Import” Directed by Park SeungJin By John-Paul Shiver The video clip for single “Export Import” by Tosca, details the surrealistic on-goings of a nondescript alien being in costume via a horse-head. Shot entirely in black and white, weird things happening in peculiar places defines these surrealistic moments at a random turnpike hotel building. […]
Featuring Maggie Rogers “On+Off” one-shot video
The New Up Black Swan By John-Paul Shiver The video “Black Swan”, directed by Hassan Said, for the San Francisco indie/electronic band The New Up, captures a bizarre and possibly dreamt up encounter during a night out in clubland. Shot in one take, it’s a pragmatic rendering of what can happen once a person’s senses […]