Music

Captain Capa – Arsenic German electronic group Captain Capa use heavy emo influences from bands like Jimmy Eat World to add some teenage angst to standard synths. If you’re lucky enough to attend the Warped Tour, you can catch them rocking out on the EDM stage. Flume Ft. Kanye West – Insane (White Panda) Flume’s recent collaborations with the industry’s hottest acts (fir... Read More >

THURSDAY, JULY 24. If you've been looking for summer romance but found yourself wildly disappointed by the quality of your prospects, then the Scottish indie rock duo Honeyblood has just the song for you in "Super Rat." The perfect ode to disgusting dudes is a standout track from their self-titled debut album, just released on FatCat Records. They'll be opening for their countrymen Teenage ... Read More >

The Cute Kids of the Pitchfork Festival

Fashion | By. Abbey Bender | July 23, 2014

All Photos by Marcel Pawlas Chicago's Pitchfork Music Festival took place this past weekend, with performances from Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel, St. Vincent, Grimes, Giorgio Moroder, Kendrick Lamar, and many others. Pitchfork is a huge draw for musicians, and as it turns out, stylish kids, too. There were over 50,000 attendees, and about a million cute outfits. Here's a sampling of the well-dres... Read More >

Jessy Lanza photographed by Timothy Saccenti The groundbreaking London record label Hyperdub is going all out for its anniversary year, releasing a series of five themed compilations of their genre-bending catalog. The first compilation hit stores May 20th and showcased the label’s array of dance floor hits, like “Let It Go” from the late Footwork master DJ Rashad. Hyperdub 10.2 explore... Read More >

Time moves a little more slowly in the latest video from Sean Flinn & the Royal We. In the Tucker Wysong-directed clip for "The Lost Weekend," a carefree camping trip takes a turn for the sinister when the night falls. While Flinn delivers a performance that's as darkly charming as the song, his friends get up to no good–until evil comes after them. "In the end only Tucker and Sean retur... Read More >

Materia, the forthcoming EP from Florida-based Millionyoung, will be released on July 29th via Old Flame Records as a follow up to 2013's Variable. Frontman Mike Diaz (credited as an innovator of chillwave) and collaborator Kristof Ryan pair dreamy, laid-back electronica with hypnotic vocals to achieve a hazy, trance-enducing vibe. Perfect for summer, Materia's smooth, glossy beats and catchy... Read More >

Bradley Soileau meets me at my place. His phone isn't really working so around the email-specified arrival time, I wait outside my apartment, feeling like a fan boy (but honestly I just want to make sure he finds the address!) Eventually I notice a far-off tall figure walking toward me wearing a sick hat with a sicker vintage Metallica shirt. He’s evidently late because two fans wanted to take ... Read More >

Photo via BEAÛ's Facebook. With a silky-smooth sound and passionate confidence that’s as mellow as it is melodic, New York natives BEAÛ have given you another perfect summer track. Apropos of hazy afternoons spent wandering down city streets and gazing off rooftops, the new single “Karma” premiered over at  Kitsuné on America 3 earlier this month. Consisting of Heather Boo and Emma J... Read More >

Mainland Takes Center Stage

Music | By. Mathias Rosenzweig | July 22, 2014

When it comes to indie bands, if you’re looking for the perfect mixture of boyish playfulness and mature dedication, Mainland have you covered. Agilely shifting between joking about their love for Paris Hilton’s “Stars Are Blind” and the harshness of New York, their winning combination of personalities have not gone unnoticed. Mainland’s online presence and number of gigs are swiftly gro... Read More >

Last November Richie Hawtin got the posh crowd at the Guggenheim International Gala raving with a rare performance as his famed techno alter ego Plastikman. Hawtin released the recorded Guggenheim set as the album “EX” this past June, the first Plastikman full-length since 2003’s Closer. On June 12th Hawtin staged a second cutting-edge audiovisual Plastikman performance at the Sónar ... Read More >