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Emilie Friedlander

Emilie Friedlander


Video for Woods “New Light” Brings Jeremy Earl’s Drawings to Life

FADER PREMIERE Jeremy Earl isn’t just the lead singer, guitarist and song-writer for New York psych-rock outfit Woods; he’s also the person behind the band’s visual presence, his doodle-like line-drawings of foliage, mysterious woodland creatures … read more »

POSTED July 24, 2014 2:25PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Tops Announces Second Album; Stream “Way to Be Loved”

FADER PREMIERE When I first heard Tender Opposites, the 2012 debut album from Montreal four-piece Tops, I remember low-key flipping out over their crystal-clear production style and upfront, unprocessed vocals. They sounded worlds away from … read more »

POSTED July 23, 2014 11:06AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: ,

Sax-Blowing Los Angeles Producer Anenon Debuts “Karma”

FADER PREMIERE Founder of the Dublab-affiliated label Non Projects, Los Angeles beatsmith Anenon, né Brian Allen Simon, has made a name for himself merging a delicate, grid-wary production style with the expressive moans and coos … read more »

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Visit New York’s Hidden Spaces with the Video for HTRK’s “Chinatown Style”

FADER PREMIERE The Gen F-profiled Melbourne duo HTRK released their slowly burning third record, Psychic 9-5 Club, this spring. They recorded the LP partly with Zebrablood mastermind and former Excepter member Nathan Corbin, who first … read more »

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Social Anxiety: Six Creepy Pieces of Life Advice from the Kim Kardashian Game

What can an addiction to Kim Kardashian: Hollywood teach us about getting ahead in the real world? In her bi-weekly column, Social Anxiety, Emilie Friedlander peeks underneath the artifacts of contemporary culture to question what … read more »

POSTED July 18, 2014 12:29PM IN ART+CULTURE, ART+CULTURE NEWS Comments (5) TAGS: ,

Warm Up Recommends: Vatican Shadow on Robert Hood

“Robert Hood’s Motor: Nighttime World 3 has the power to make me lose my sense of time altogether.” Every Saturday throughout New York’s long hot summer, MoMA PS1 presents Warm Up, the museum’s annual courtyard … read more »

POSTED July 17, 2014 11:52AM IN MUSIC INTERVIEWS, MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: , , ,
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“Taking Arizona Iced Tea and Making It Cry”: An Interview with Yung Lean and the Sad Boys

The Swedish hip-hop crew on starting a movement, American culture and making fans have puppy eyes Sad Boys, the Stockholm hip-hop crew led by 17-year-old, AutoTune-throated rapper Yung Lean, is full of enough beguiling contradictions … read more »

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Social Anxiety: Yung Lean, the Sad Boys and the Evolution of the Outsider Stance

Like Odd Future before them, Swedish rap crew Sad Boys has built a cult fan base. But what they’re selling is bafflingly familiar. In her bi-weekly column, Social Anxiety, Emilie Friedlander peeks underneath the artifacts … read more »

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FaltyDL Shares Teaser for In The Wild via Pornhub, Debuts “Some Jazz Shit”

FADER PREMIERE New York producer FaltyDL, aka Drew Lustman, is gearing up to release his fourth full-length, In The Wild, via Ninja Tune this summer. Below, we’re debuting its (jazzy) new single, “Some Jazz Shit,” … read more »

POSTED June 30, 2014 11:50AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Best Dressed: Style Tips from Weirdo Heartthrob Connan Mockasin

From the magazine: ISSUE 92, June/July 2014 Ever since he showed up to play The FADER FORT Presented by Converse in Austin, Texas this year wearing a white kimono and oversized straw hat, we’ve been … read more »

POSTED June 26, 2014 11:52AM IN STYLE Comments (2) TAGS: ,