MUSIC | INTERPOL ROCK THE MET’S TEMPLE OF DENDUR, NYC

September 8, 2014  |  art, Music  |  No Comments

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Interpol took art rock back to the stone age last week when the band rocked the Metropolitan Museum of Art's ancient Temple of Dendur in celebration of their excellent new album, El Pintor, and the museum's  new app that brings the museum's collection into Read More

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FILM | FLYING LOTUS’ “YOU’RE DEAD” PSYCHEDELIC FREAK OUT BY SHINTARO KAGO

August 26, 2014  |  Film, Music  |  Comments Off

Enigmatic & brilliant multi-genre producer Flying Lotus will be dropping his forthcoming & much-anticipated album, You're Dead, featuring collabs with artists like Herbie Hancock, Snoop Dogg, & Kendrick Lamar on October 7th. In the meantime, to hold his rabid fans over, the artist known in real life as Steven Ellison has released this amazing heavy psych freakout video featuring original Artwork by legendary Japanese artist Shintaro Kago & animated by Strangeloop. Let the tripping begin...

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FIRST LOOK | DENNIS MORRIS’ “THE BOLLOCKS” AT KNOWN GALLERY, LA

August 14, 2014  |  art, Music  |  Comments Off

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If you've got a favorite photo of the Sex Pistols, there's a good chance it's by their former official photographer, Dennis Morris. There's also a very good chance you can see it in person at Morris' current show, The Bollocks, at Known Gallery in LA. Traveling with the punk boy band Read More

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FIRST LOOK | “GIRL” CURATED BY PHARRELL WILLIAMS AT GALERIE EMMANUEL PERROTIN, PARIS

May 28, 2014  |  art, Music  |  Comments Off

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Continuing the push behind his new solo album of the same name, Pharrell opened his group art show GIRL at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin in Paris last nite with a gala reception and onsite concert performance for the beautiful people of The City of Lights. Marking his debut as Read More

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SOUND + VISION | PHARRELL’S ANIME VIDEO FOR HIS REMIX OF TAKASHI MURAKAMI’S “JELLYFISH EYES” THEME

May 15, 2014  |  Film, Music  |  Comments Off

Longtime collaborators Pharrell & Japanese Pop Art god Takashi Murakami have teamed up once again for Skateboard P's new remix of “Last Night, Good Night,” the theme song for Murakami's recent Jellyfish Eyes animated film with a music video featuring virtual Japanese anime pop star Hatsune Miku. Read More

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MUSIC | MIKE GIANT ILLUSTRATES “AEROSOL CAN” FOR PHARRELL & MAJOR LAZER

April 22, 2014  |  Music  |  Comments Off

Supertouch buddies Mike Giant & Pharrell come together for a perfect collab on the Major Lazer track "Aerosol Can"...

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MUSIC | PHARRELL’S “HAPPY” + FELA KUTI = “HAPPY MENTALITY” BY DJ 100PROOF

March 25, 2014  |  Music  |  Comments Off

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Just when you thought you'd have to kill yourself to get Pharrell's infectious new ear worm "Happy" out of your head, DJ 100Proof mashed it up with the vintage Fela Kuti track "Colonial Mentality" to transform the pop tune into "Happy Mentality," the most welcome new Afrobeat single in ages. "One of the things I find interesting about [Fela's] music is Read More

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FILM: MOCA TV’S PUNK SERIES DEBUTS WITH BLACK FLAG DOCUMENTARY

June 11, 2013  |  art, Film, Music  |  Comments Off

MoCA TV kicks off its new punk documentary series with a video chronicling the importance of the most influential of all hardcore bands—both musically and visually, Black Flag, with a special focus on the artist behind the band's groundbreaking imagery, Raymond Pettibon. Watch. Now. Read More

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CHINESE DISSIDENT ARTIST AI WEIWEI RELEASES PROTEST HEAVY METAL SONG & MUSIC VIDEO “DUMBASS”

May 23, 2013  |  art, Music  |  Comments Off

China's most prominent modern artist Ai Weiwei—known as much for his formidable conceptual art career as his relentlessly outspoken stance against the Chinese government—has just released a dangerously controversial new song and music video called "Dumbass." The Deftones-ish metal song's Mandarin lyrics explicitly attack the Communist Chinese government's intolerance of artistic freedom and an accompanying music video directed by Read More

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RIP: TODD JAMES PAYS TRIBUTE TO FALLEN SLAYER GUITARIST JEFF HANNEMAN

May 3, 2013  |  Music  |  Comments Off

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Legendary metal guitar god Jeff Hanneman of the bloodthirsty supergroup Slayer died on Thursday, May 2nd of Liver failure in LA at age 49. Supertouch buddy Todd James (aka: REAS) paid tribute to the fallen ripper today with this fitting artistic tribute. Read More

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