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Alex Frank

Gosha Rubchinskiy Stages His First Runway Show

Gosha Rubchinskiy is the type of designer more likely to stage presentations of his clothes at refurbished Cold War-era gymnasiums than any typical fashion settings: the Russian menswear maven’s streetwear sensibility has always been tethered … read more »

POSTED June 25, 2014 11:33AM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Angie Martinez Has Resigned from Hot 97

In an Instagram posted just minutes ago, legendary and longtime Hot 97 DJ Angie Martinez has confirmed she is leaving the New York radio station. “Today I resigned from HOT97. I am grateful to the … read more »

POSTED June 18, 2014 3:39PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Hey Mr. Grey: Bob Mould Rocks Through the Ages

From the magazine: ISSUE 92, June/July 2014 Bob Mould has never rested on the laurels of Hüsker Dü, the legendary three-piece he co-founded with drummer/vocalist Grant Hard and bassist Greg Norton in 1979. Since the … read more »

POSTED June 18, 2014 11:41AM IN MAGAZINE, NWSPRINT Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

Kanye-fy Your Desktop with a New App

When Kanye told an audience in Cannes this week that he thought the internet could use a bit of beautification, not sure this is exactly what he meant: a web programming group called The Free … read more »

POSTED June 18, 2014 11:30AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS:

Nasir Mazhar’s Muscles and Menswear

Nasir Mazhar’s style as a designer is almost as much about physique as it is about clothing—since his very first collections, he’s certainly had a type of model he prefers, and while his clothes change … read more »

POSTED June 17, 2014 4:20PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , ,

Stream a Long-Lost Aphex Twin Album, Caustic Window

There was a bit of a flurry a couple months back when a newly-discovered test vinyl of a mythic, long-lost album by English electronic music pioneer Aphex Twin showed up mysteriously on Discogs with the … read more »

POSTED June 17, 2014 11:00AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

6 Shows You Need to See from the First Weekend of London Collections: Men

Every June, London makes menswear the center of the fashion universe thanks to a long weekend dedicated to guys-only designers, London Collections: Men, with an impressively diverse line-up of designers that seems to touch every … read more »

POSTED June 16, 2014 10:54AM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , , , ,

Sky Ferreira Gets the Celebrity Treatment on a Brazilian Talk Show

In America, sit down interviews on late night shows are generally reserved for stars in the Angelina Jolie realm of fame, but Brazil is apparently enamored enough of Sky Ferreira that she landed a spot … read more »

POSTED June 13, 2014 11:38AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS:
Rapper Young Thug, seen in Atlanta, Georgia December 2013.

Hear a Sparkling New Remix of Young Thug’s “Danny Glover” by Lapalux

Young Thug is such a sharp presence on record that it’s hard to imagine his voice as beautifully drowned in chill, sparkling sounds as he is on a new remix by British producer Lapalux. Lapalux … read more »

POSTED June 10, 2014 5:06PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Comedian Casey Jane Ellison Starts a Cult, Makes a T-Shirt

The unofficial cult of comedian Casey Jane Ellison was already quite strong—her VFILES web series has made her #iconic—and if her penchant for maroon lipstick, rolling her eyes and speaking with a vocal fry has … read more »