This Week in The FADER: July 17, 2011 Edition
** We collected four ways to wear sweat shorts, a perfect unisex Summer staple.
** Lil Wayne rapped on “Gucci Gucci” and with Lil B on his Sorry 4 The Wait mixtape.
** Joakim, the lovely French producer living momentarily in New York City, helped lift our grit with his light disco FADER/MoMa PS1 Warm Up Mix.
** Real Estate, the consistently terrific pop rockers from New Jersey, release a new song, “It’s Real”
** Shakira hired NYC underground princess Venus X. Why?
** Occasional Odd Future collaborator Michael Uzowuru’s new beat tape Paisley Palm Trees impressed.
** We took a drive through the canyons of Querétaro, Mexico.
** A ridiculous, awesome Wu-Tang vs Fugazi album, ingeniously named 13 Chambers by Wugazi, appeared.
** We counted Washed Out’s new album, by the numbers/a> of orgasms and hours spent in bed.
** Jhene Aiko purred through her own version of “Marvins Room,” like no one else would.
** We watched the Tour de France.