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Download 1-Hour Photo, the Anti-Instagram App

Evidenced by every millennial parent ever, Instagram has become the go-to app for documenting life’s memorable moments. The irony is that the time we spend picking the perfect photo and filter often distracts us from … read more »

POSTED July 17, 2014 6:08PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS Comments (5) TAGS: ,
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Watch Jessie Ware’s Gentle Video for “Tough Love”

Jessie Ware shares a video today for “Tough Love,” the lead track from her as-yet-unnamed follow-up to her 2012 debut album Devotion. The visuals are easy on the eyes, although people with allergies might react … read more »

POSTED July 8, 2014 12:12PM IN MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: ,
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Death Grips Call It Quits; Read Their Handwritten Facebook Farewell

Though Death Grips released the Björk-featuring first half of their fall double LP The Powers That B just last month, it appears that the noise-rap provocateurs have called it quits. In a surprise note posted … read more »

POSTED July 2, 2014 5:57PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (3) TAGS:
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Ryan Hemsworth and Tinashe Get Lonely on “One For Me”

Guilt Trips, last year’s debut LP from Canadian producer Ryan Hemsworth, saw the self-proclaimed “Remix Ryan Gosling” experimenting with elements of trap, glo-fi, electro pop and hip-hop. But “One For Me,” a languid collaboration with … read more »

POSTED June 12, 2014 11:40AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Iamsu! Reps HBK at Converse Rubber Tracks Live in Brooklyn

As part of a concert series revolving around their Rubber Tracks Studio in Brooklyn, Converse brought the high-minded San Francisco rapper Iamsu! to Music Hall of Williamsburg last night. After a set from the similarly … read more »

POSTED June 10, 2014 11:38AM IN EVENTS TAGS: ,
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The Froyo-ization of New York Is Painfully Real

In our current Photo Issue, we sent intrepid photographer Matthew Monteith to document a rapidly changing post-Bloomberg New York City. He came back with photos from four neighborhoods in transitional phases, including Hunts Point, Willets … read more »

POSTED May 22, 2014 1:34PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS TAGS:
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Jonathan Mannion Shares the Stories Behind His Iconic Music Photography

“My dude, you’re gonna get in that pool of blood,” recalls Jonathan Mannion, the iconic photographer behind shots like DMX’s legendary Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood album cover, where he persuaded the … read more »

POSTED May 15, 2014 7:01PM IN ART+CULTURE, MUSIC NEWS TAGS: ,
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This Random Tumblr Catalogs Every Photo Drake Likes on Instagram

We love social media the most when celebrities share candid, unfiltered peeks into their lives. Case in point: Dr. Dre and Tyrese’s Heineken-fueled gloating about the Beats acquisition by Apple. Now, thanks to PhotosDrakeLiked.tumblr.com, we … read more »

POSTED May 9, 2014 2:34PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS:
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Itemized: Supra Wrap Sneakers

Twice a month, a different FADER staff member will pick a clothing item or accessory that he or she has lately been spending a lot of time with—or would like to—and write a little love … read more »

POSTED April 22, 2014 3:27PM IN ITEMIZED TAGS: , ,
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Stream: SZA, “Sweet November”

On Tuesday, we ran into SZA rocking a black dress and matching Converse kicks at her NYC listening party for Z, her debut album dropping April 8th. While there, we got an early taste of … read more »

POSTED April 3, 2014 4:25PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,