It’s not everyday you come across Asian sisters that combine rap alongside gorgeous live violin melodies. All of which is exactly why you should pay attention to Korean American duo Knewdles + Sos of Misnomer(S). Springing up from the Buffalo suburbs and now based out of cool brownstone-heavy hood Bed-Stuy in Brooklyn, the twosome throws [...]
Remember those days of homecoming crowds and Thursday night back to back basketball games? Well aptly named Rival Schools may not quite take you back to those nostalgic days, but they will spruce up your Friday with their new single “Wring It Out.” The highly anticipated track off their upcoming new album Pedals (out March [...]
Chi-town’s experimental, have-fun-with-it young band Maps & Atlases is tinkering around with their popular track “Living Decorations” off their debut album Perch Patchwork out last year. Come March 1, the indie four-some and Barsuk Records are releasing a couple mixes and live tracks exclusively via iTunes. Top that off with more tour dates, a stop [...]
Few bands have the gravitational pull that Radiohead does. The already epic band has a following the size of the Grateful Dead (albeit cleaner) and leaves tens-of-thousands of thumping hearts begging for more every time they hit the stage. One might imagine a band with the magintude of Radiohead would have a tough time keeping [...]
Australia may have opposite seasons than NYC environs, but regardless the weather, we’ve spotted a burgeoning group of young designers who’ve nailed down a certain chic way of everyday dressing. Salita Matthews tried a stint in NYC with her line but it wasn’t until she moved back to her home country that her feminine designs [...]
We read the other day in WWD that menswear sales are up for the past year. Just goes to show that the term “metrosexual” is old and plain ol’ style is “in.” To get us in the spirit for the upcoming Paris men’s fashion week, we’ve been perusing one of our favorite men’s magazines Man [...]
Doldrums is a one-man project from Toronto based Airick Woodhead. This past weekend Doldrums played four shows in three days in New York – his first time playing in the big city – and he KILLED it!
Cut Copy has been doing a lot right for a long time. The Melbourne based trifecta has been spreading their dreamy synth-pop sounds since 2001 and after touring with the likes of Franz Ferdinand, Junior Senior and Bloc Party Cut Copy is poised for another explosion. Their third Album In Ghost Colors donated todays Song [...]
We see so much s**t come into the office that we were skeptical, to say the least, when my brother shot over the Cee-Lo Green video this morning. Maybe we are last to see it, but we’ve watched it five times since this morning and we all love it. Guaranteed to make you smile!
Erin Kleinberg has quickly made a name for herself in the NYC fashion world. Known for high-end fabrics, beading and attention to detail her name sake line has quickly picked up momentum since its birth in the summer of 2008. Kleinberg’s latest collection consists of raw silk velvet, diamond cut chains and hand sewn metal [...]