Posts Tagged ‘Music’

Controversial Russian Punk Rockers Pussy Riot Release New Protest Song

February 7, 2016  |  Film  |  Comments Off on Controversial Russian Punk Rockers Pussy Riot Release New Protest Song

Russian all-girl punk band Pussy Riot‘s new protest video may be one of its most outspoken songs yet. Last week, the feminist punk group whose members were sent to prison by Vladimir Putin for a controversial performance that enraged the Russian president released a video for its new song, Chaika, named after Russia’s general prosecutor, Yuri Chaika. The video, which depicts prisoners in Read More

ROCK OF AGES | XAVIER VEILHAN “MUSIC” AT GALERIE PERROTIN, NYC

March 31, 2015  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on ROCK OF AGES | XAVIER VEILHAN “MUSIC” AT GALERIE PERROTIN, NYC

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Wrapping up next week at Galerie Perrotin in NYC is French multimedia artist Xavier Veilhan‘s Music, featuring an impressive array of wood sculptures depicting Veilhan’s favorite music producers. Known primarily for his figurative works, Xavier Veilhan has developed his own formal vocabulary, often reinterpreting classical sculptural and architectural elements with the aid of high technology. Read More

SOUND + VISION | TOM SACHS “BOOMBOX RETROSPECTIVE” AT THE CONTEMPORARY AUSTIN

March 18, 2015  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on SOUND + VISION | TOM SACHS “BOOMBOX RETROSPECTIVE” AT THE CONTEMPORARY AUSTIN

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Perfectly-timed to coincide with this month’s SXSW festival, Supertouch buddy Tom Sachs‘ current show Boombox Retrospective at The Contemporary Austin, is a powerhouse tribute to the artist’s mad genius and inimitable vision. While it can be argued that the persona of an artist should be separate from an interpretation of the Read More

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

September 8, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on MUSIC | INTERPOL ROCK THE MET’S TEMPLE OF DENDUR, NYC

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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

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

August 26, 2014  |  Film  |  Comments Off on FILM | FLYING LOTUS’ “YOU’RE DEAD” PSYCHEDELIC FREAK OUT BY SHINTARO KAGO

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…

STYLE: DAFT PUNK FOR SAINT LAURENT

April 15, 2013  |  Style  |  Comments Off on STYLE: DAFT PUNK FOR SAINT LAURENT

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For the newest installment in french luxury style house Saint Laurent‘s Music Project, creative director Hedi Slimane has enlisted robotic French electronic duo Daft Punk to rock some of his glittery new black smoking jackets in a series of beautiful black & white photos. Read More

MUSIC: PHOENIX DEBUT NEW SONGS ON SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE

April 7, 2013  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on MUSIC: PHOENIX DEBUT NEW SONGS ON SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE

French rockers Phoenix killed it on Saturday Night Live yesterday with two new songs, “Entertainment,” and “Trying to be Cool/Drakkar Noir” from the great new album “Bankrupt” Read More

ARTIST TALK: HENRY ROLLINS x PHARRELL WILLIAMS

April 3, 2013  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on ARTIST TALK: HENRY ROLLINS x PHARRELL WILLIAMS

Needless to say, young Pharrell is more than a little outgunned in this artist discussion with legendary Black Flag frontman and punk icon Henry Rollins, but it’s fun to watch the two dig in. Luckily, the topic of conversation never turns to wanton hedonism, conspicuous consumption, or overt consumerism, but hey, why would it?…

TUAREG GUITARIST BOMBINO’S AMAZING NEW RECORD WITH THE BLACK KEYS’ DAN AUERBACH

April 2, 2013  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on TUAREG GUITARIST BOMBINO’S AMAZING NEW RECORD WITH THE BLACK KEYS’ DAN AUERBACH

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The name Bombino is likely news to the majority of Westerners, but now that The Black Keys’ frontman Dan Auerbach has taken up his cause, we can only hope that his cryptic moniker will soon become a household name among discerning rock fans. Hailing from the Tuareg region of Saharan Africa, the nomadic guitar virtuoso was discovered by the Ohio guitar player turned mega rock star via a short online clip of his music. What Auerbach saw immediately compelled him to invite the musician to a session at his Nashville studio where the Key’s leader produced Bombino’s breakthrough recording, “Nomad,” (adding subtle Nashville touches like pedal steel guitar to Bombino’s shredding African riffs) released this week internationally. Read More

ERIC CLAPTON’S NEW VINTAGE REISSUE CROSSROADS GUITAR COLLECTION

April 2, 2013  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on ERIC CLAPTON’S NEW VINTAGE REISSUE CROSSROADS GUITAR COLLECTION

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Having sold off the majority of his original guitar collection to benefit his own Crossroads rehab program in recent years, rocker/art collector/style connoisseur Eric Clapton has now teamed up with Fender, Gibson, and Martin Guitars to create the vintage “Crossroads Collection.” The series is comprised of reissues of some of his favorite historial axes, including his 1957 refinished Les Paul Goldtop, “Lucy,” and his maple neck ’50s Strat, “Brownie,” with profits from all sales going to his foundation. Watch him play all three: Read More