Tag: visual culture

30 Apr 2018

8 Best Songs for Testing Headphones & Speakers

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 […]

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27 Mar 2017

#HappySad: Fazerdaze “Lucky Girl” Video Is All Euphoria & Melancholy

Fazerdaze “Lucky Girl” By John-Paul Shiver Fazerdaze, aka Amelia Murray, has shared the first single and video “Lucky Girl” from her debut album Morningside. Murray, a New Zealand native, will release the 10-track journal May 5th via Flying Nun Records. “Lucky Girl”, a subliminally hypnotic song, combines euphoria and melancholy into one multifaceted emotion. With numerous camera shots punching […]

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09 Mar 2017

#ZineScene: Why the Internet Didn’t Kill Zines

In theory, the maturation of the internet should have killed off the desire for zines entirely. Millions, maybe hundreds of millions, of posts are published to social-media sites each day. And yet somehow, it can feel impossible to engage with new ideas, even as our compulsive inability to stop scrolling exposes us to an unending […]

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20 Feb 2017

#WarholMoment: Andy Warhol Pops Up @RevolverGallery, #NYFW and Raf Simmons x Calvin Klein

Andy Warhol is having yet another moment. His works are featured this month in multiple formats on both coasts and across the digital advertising landscape. In Los Angeles, Revolver Gallery presents the critically acclaimed show Andy Warhol: Revisited. The free-with-reservation exhibition will premiere on February 11th, 2017, the 30th anniversary of Andy Warhol’s passing.   In New […]

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14 Feb 2017

TOSCA Mines Its Roots In New Release “Export Import”

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. […]

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09 Feb 2017

Austin Soul-Funk Band Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears Release “PTP” Animated Video

Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears PTP AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 10 By John-Paul Shiver Every once and a while you are reminded how the blending…. or contrasting of rock and soul in a song can produce distinct infectious grooves. Serious and memorable riffs.  In addition, the sly crafting of a peaking and descending guitar solo, amidst […]

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