Well slap me sideways, three intense-looking chicks just went and stole the title for:’ Best breezy but busy, sun-kissed Friday ditty’. And let’s face it, the competition in that category is fierce.
Can you feel it coming in the air tonight? It’s Copenhagen’s finest street-wrecking, city festival and it’s coming for your sanity like a brain-stealing thief in the night. We heart Distortion to death, which is why we made this guide to the fun-filled shenanigans. Enjoy.
Remember ‘Boogie Nights’, ‘Magnolia’ and ‘Punch Drunk Love’? Well, the guy who directed those modern classics is back with a new movie starring Philip Seymor Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix. Check out the teaser trailer after the jump.
Derwin Schlecker AKA Gold Panda is at it again. This time he’s brought reinforcements in the form of gauzy, modern hip hop and tasty 808 snares.
We’ve been fans of this prolific San Francisco-based artist for quite some time, making a post on his outstanding work long overdue.
We cannot praise those on-point London hepcats at Boiler Room enough. Which is also why we cannot shy away from the fact that we like it when our headphones are in their excellent show. Here’s a selection of some of the sickest TMA-1 sets imaginable, live in the em-effin Boiler Room.
Ever wondered what it would sound like if Boddika had collaborated with Johnny Jewel on the Drive soundtrack? Girl Unit’s got your back on that one. Next level freshness right here.
One of our favorite labels made a mixtape for one of our favorite festivals, the upcoming Copenhagen Distortion Festival. It’s well nice.
Are you going? If not, what's wrong with you? Have you seeeeen the line-up? Matthew Dear, Hype Williams, Canblaster, Lil B, Kenton Slash Demon and Clark, among others. In other words, shit’s going down in Hamlet’s old stomping grounds.
This Oakland-based artist ‘s trippy paintings display a noteworthy degree of technical proficiency and an overwhelming amount of dark delectability .
Some of you may find this TED talk that makes the case for the existence of a so-called ‘multiverse’ through cutting-edge discoveries within physics a bit of a mouthful. But sometimes your Monday needs a good, dizzying, philosophical kick in the rear and that’s what Brian Greene’s utterly fascinating talk provides in full.
On this rainy Wednesday in April, an otherworldly sonic nugget perfectly suited to the sombre atmosphere fell in our lap. For fans of Grimes, Austra and good music.
As you may have heard it through the grapevine, the spectacularly brilliant Aleatoric Series is a collaboration between Ghostly International artist/designer Michael Cina and paper engineering artist Matthew Shlian. We fired a few questions at the two American talents as we were curious how they came up with the concept of meshing painting and paper engineering in such a strikingly attractive way.
This June, one of the world’s most exciting underground dance labels go on their first European tour. The marvelously eccentric 100% Silk imprint plan to film the whole thing with a view to creating a documentary that captures their performances and depicts their journey through the European cultural epicentres. What’s more, they need your help to do it.
Helsinki-based outfit, Kitkaliitto, are here to soothe your post-holiday blues with soaring, analogue bleeps and gorgeous, acoustic guitar.
The latest innovator to step up in !K7 Records’ legendary DJ Kicks series is none other than Photek, the guy who made drum and bass smart. Check out the interview after the jump.
Parked in a warped, experimental intersection somewhere between dub, jungle, and contemporary bass music, B. Riddim’s new EP on Third Ear Recordings is the freshest ting we’ve heard in ages.
Get a load of these enticingly natural ‘floating Islands’ crafted by Singapore and Barcelona designers Outofstock.
It's out today, people! And it features some solid remixes by Jacob Korn and Shlohmo to boot.
The tech-savvy, zeitgeist-nailing, Icelandic songstress gets more mileage out of her epic app-based album by enlisting Death Grips, El Guincho, Matthew Herbert, These New Puritans and TMA-tester, Hudson Mohawke, on remix duties.
Avant-hip hoppers, Death Grips, are back to feed you nuggets of intensity with their latest single.
The man of the moment puts together a riveting show at one of New York’s most forward thinking spaces. Pitchfork were on location to capture the unique multimedia performance.
This ungooglable Irish act sent us some music with an accompanying promo text. Turns out, it’s really good.
Aiming to convey science through art, Science Magazine’s annual Visualization Challenge found its winners. This year’s challenge led to some rather spectacular results.
Well, that's hard to say, really. But we can say this: the future looks promising as some of the world's best music blogs come together in this new Kickstarter project.