That '70s Something

For as long as we’ve been alive, the ’70s have been lampooned via strap-on Afros, bad pimp costumes, and sketch comedy gags set to pop-disco anthems like “Y.M.C.A.” and “…

Just Jeremy: A Book That Bares All

From toys to tees to treads, Sydney, Australia-based Jeremyville is a tireless supporter of the myriad manifestations of our generation’s style and design. Following Vinyl Will Kill, his 2004 to…

Milanese: Birmingham Bass

Birmingham, UK’s reputation as a bombed-out, concrete wasteland is slowly changing, but you’d never know that listening to the music of Steve Milanese. After leaving London in favor of the…

C-Mon & Kypski: Channeling Vibes

C-Mon & Kypski are big in Morocco… sort of. Seeking inspiration for their latest album, Where the Wild Things Are, the four-man hip-hop/electronic group spent a month driving around the Mor…

Three New Music Documentaries

Tapes N’ Tapes Silly graphics and haphazard organization aside, Walter Bell’s film Mixtape Inc.–which will tour the indie festival circuit before it lands on DVD–does a great job of explai…

What Is It? Cosmic

Sometimes Gomma’s DJ Mooner and Balihu’s Danny Wang have the same wet dream. They’re in a ritzy club in a seaside town just south of the Italian resort Rimini, and it’s 1977 an…

The Field: Pop-Ambient Perfection

Despite his penchant for crafting hazy, atmospheric suites of ambient techno, The Field’s sole member, Axel Willner (who also records as Cordouan and Lars Blek), is a pop music specialist. His d…

Digitalism: Signal to Noise

Little-to-no lighting or ventilation. Borrowed gear. Sensitive circuit breakers. A sketchy, ex-con landlord. A five-dollar strobe light. Welcome to Digitalism’s first fully functioning but decid…

Superdeux: Flash Kingdom

The world of Superdeux resembles an adult version of Saturday morning cartoons, combining vaguely ominous characters with elements of hip-hop culture and playful surrealism. The international company,…

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