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Bubblin': T. Williams

Who: T. Williams Where: London, UK Tesfa Williams spent much of 2010 making a name for himself in house music circles, but the UK producer originally got his start as …

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Casual Fridays: Mad-Scientist Shades and Clarks Goes '90s!

Our resident stylist Andrew Porter waxes casual on men’s and women’s must-haves. Clarks x Laura Ashley UK Desert Boots I was walking down Broadway the other day and noticed that …

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Bubblin': Ghostpoet

Who: Ghostpoet Where: London, UK When it comes to quality hip-hop, the UK’s record is spotty at best, but that hasn’t stopped 24-year-old Obaro Ejimiwe from getting into the game. …

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Casual Fridays: Man Bags and Preppy Polos

Our resident stylist Andrew Porter waxes casual on men’s and women’s must-haves. Steven Alan Spring Port Tote Often times, my pockets cannot accommodate all the stuff I have to carry. …

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Vis-Ed: Rafaël Rozendaal and the Information Superhighway to Nowhere

With his disarmingly stark websites, Rafaël Rozendaal has created exactly what Hollywood mogul Samuel Goldwyn once famously said was the mark of artistic genius: new, original clichés. For those who …

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Bubblin': Gatekeeper

Who: Gatekeeper Where: New York, NY Gatekeeper’s music has a decidedly spooky aesthetic, and it’s one that can be traced back to members Aaron David Ross’ and Matthew Arkell’s Chicago …

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Casual Fridays: Clog Boots, and Outfitting Your MacBook in Pendleton.

Our resident stylist Andrew Porter waxes casual on men’s and women’s must-haves. Pendleton Wool Macbook Case Pendleton blanket wool saw a lot of use last year, and for good reason: …

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The Emerald Forest: With his third LP, Lone takes a 180 and ventures into the deep end of electronic music's past.

Lone has been the nom de tune of Matthew Cutler for about three years now, when he set off on an ambitious path that would see him release an album …

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Five Star: Porn star/noise artist Sasha Grey tells us about the most important gear in her band aTelecine's arsenal.

Sony TC-D5 Portable Recorder Field-tested, mother-approved. NPR still uses it. If you’re going to make field recordings, this is a great reliable way to do it. We used two of …

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Casual Fridays: Casio G-Shock, Jil Sander, and Gilligan-Meets-Cappadonna

Our resident stylist Andrew Porter waxes casual on men’s and women’s must-haves. Casio G-Shock Watches I’ve been feeling a real pull towards technical gear these days. The heritage trend that …

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Components: This month's wrap-up in the best of gaming

Dead Space 2 EA; Xbox 360, PS3 2008’s Dead Space was a breath of sickeningly fresh, freaky air, telling the sci-fi tale of everyman engineer Isaac Clarke as he uncovered …

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Labels We Love: R&S Records

It’s hard to imagine the techno world of the late ’80s and ’90s without Belgium’s R&S Records. The Ghent-based label not only first introduced Aphex Twin to the world, but …

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Book of Matthew: LA-based cassingle digger Matthewdavid mixes Low End Theory and TapeOp aesthetics to turn the beat around.

To his peers in the LA beat scene, Matthew “Matthewdavid” McQueen is an innovator— a man whose crackling, dreamlike compositions, full of tape hiss and half-heard ambient tones, inspired some …

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