Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Nestled in a mountain canyon where Hemingway spent his summers, Queen Elizabeth II popped by to visit friends, and rodeo is still a main event, lies the cultivated oasis of Ford Ranch. Acquired by Joan F. Wallick and Robert L.
These photos document the surreal scene at a weekly gathering in East Detroit that has been steadily growing through word of mouth over the last decade.
Sam Falls’ video for EFG’s “Singing Bridges” delivers masterfully deconstructed slices of sewn together Spaghetti Westerns while psych-rockers Imaad Wasif (vocals/guitar), Josh Garza (drums) and Tom Biller (bass) channel classics of their own: pristine echoes of Bowie, The Cure, Blue Cheer and Jesus & Mary Chain, all woven meticulously into the fuzzed-out track. For the world's dystopian love songs, the sounds of EFG, coupled with Falls’ manipulation of iconic, ‘deinterlaced’ analog films, does not disappoint. So adjust your speakers accordingly and watch the Technicolor trip to the badlands here.
The Berlin-based Canadian songwriter, who has taken the Internet by storm, plays his first American show tonight.
The producer of Das Racist’s breakout hit steps to the mic and dazzles with playful aplomb.
The places you should be hanging out online this week.
Here’s our compendium of pop culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend.
Monday, July 28, 2014 Fashion show producer, art director and designer Alexandre de Betak lounges in the sitting room of his remote island home in the northern Tramuntana hills above Deia, Majorca, in this month’s episode of In Residence. Like almost every other room at Son Muntaner, the house has a devastating view of the Mediterranean sea, and during summer evenings when the sun finally sinks into the water, each of its undulating walls turn neon pink
It's not uncommon for discerning art collectors to drop thousands on a new artwork for their walls, but it's not as commonplace for the piece to be by a 12-year-old.
Sunday, July 27, 2014 From the brazen imagery of Amsterdam’s Parra to the internet-inspired visuals of the Kanye West-affiliated Canadian artist JJJJound, LA gallery HVW8 cultivates an international collision of pop culture and graphic design in a contemporary art setting.
Photographer Damon Casarez has researched the continuing struggle for independence faced by those aged 20 -30.
Saturday, July 26, 2014 “In Burgundy, where I’m from, we were very close to nature; we used to eat sandwiches and salads prepared by my grandmother under the trees,” says tattooed master chef Ludo Lefebvre, joining a roster of rotating culinary wizards at Le Fooding’s annual New York bash on Rockaway Beach’s boardwalk.
Andrea di Robilant’s newest book, “Chasing the Rose,” paints a beautiful picture of his search for the historical roots of a family flower.
Over the last fortnight, Scott has been enjoying his summer.
The art world too global for you?
Calling Christopher Williams a photographer’s photographer might be somewhat reductive.
A little over three years ago in New York City, a young vocalist and electronic music producer from Mentone, Alabama named Tyler Stone put together the sci-fi electro-rock-orgy five-piece Liquid Blonde as if he were assembling a hit squad of vicious, hyper-sexual, leather-clad cyborg vampire bounty hunters from the future.
Bosco is a talented multi-disciplinary R&B songstress who is thoughtfully strategic when it comes to what people hear. Head to her Soundcloud, and you’ll find four distinct tracks spread over a 10-month period.
Friday, July 25, 2014 Freckled beauty Adwoa Aboah loses herself to the beat-scattered, gospel blues of We Are Shining in their video for new single “Hot Love,” directed by Simon Cahn . The London-based outfit made up of Morgan Zarate and Acyde, garnered attention with an early release on Young Turks (as The Shining), while their recent collaboration with breakout singer-songwriter Eliza Doolittle, “Killing,” made waves with a flinch-inducing viral video capturing a dancer seemingly unaware of throwing knives narrowly missing her head.
The co-stars of “Magic in the Moonlight” share memories from the set in Cote d’Azur and insights about the legendary writer-director’s creative process.