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Stream The FADER Issue 91 Playlist

The 91st issue of The FADER, our annual Photo Issue, was a study of change. How is New York changing? How isn’t it? Are Ratking classic stars or breaking new rules? And what the hell … read more »

POSTED April 23, 2014 12:49PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, The FADER 0 Comments TAGS:

Contributors: Harry Gould Harvey IV on Ratking

“It’s kind of all a blur.” From the magazine: ISSUE 91, April/May 2014 For this issue’s cover story, photographer Harry Gould Harvey IV followed Ratking around NYC for a few long days and late nights. … read more »

POSTED April 23, 2014 10:01AM IN MAGAZINE 0 Comments TAGS: , , ,

Introducing The FADER’s 2014 Photo Issue: FKA Twigs and Ratking

The FADER’s 2014 Photo Issue hits newsstands on May 13th, and while you can pre-order a copy here, we’ve also made its three big features, including our cover stories on FKA Twigs and Ratking, available … read more »

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Ratking: Here Is New York

Ratking’s ecstatic noise-rap feels just like home From the magazine: ISSUE 91, April/May 2014 When I show up at Ratking’s practice space, a graffiti-covered nook hidden deep in the Bushwick area of Brooklyn, the first … read more »

POSTED April 22, 2014 1:48PM IN FEATURES, MAGAZINE Comments (5) TAGS: , , ,

Stream Two Moogfest Mixes Ahead of the Asheville Festival

Moogfest celebrates more than music. It’s named after Bob Moog, the inventor of the Moog Synthesizer and one of modern electronic music’s founding fathers. But while the Asheville, North Carolina festival has its roots in … read more »

POSTED April 22, 2014 1:01PM IN MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: ,

Reebok’s Relaunched Pump Sneaker Gets a Crazy Update By Bodega

With the Stan Smith and Vans Sk8-Hi dominating the conversation lately, the trend in sneakers has leaned heavily towards minimalism. Reebok, on the other hand, has decided to focus on a sneaker that is the … read more »

POSTED April 18, 2014 3:37PM IN STYLE NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: ,

Most Liked: Three Tumblrs The FADER Has Fallen For

Brand New Paint Job From the magazine: ISSUE 91 April/May 2014 Jon Rafman’s Brand New Paint Job, like many of his Tumblrs, is an ongoing, serialized exhibition of original artwork derived from existing images, … read more »

POSTED April 17, 2014 3:15PM IN ART+CULTURE 0 Comments TAGS: ,

Inside James Ferraro’s Elevator at MoMA PS1

What a musician’s major museum debut can tell us about the art of muzak James Ferraro (b. 1988): musician, jokester, conceptual artist. Currently “on display” at MoMA PS1 in Queens is Ferraro’s installation, 100%. “On … read more »

POSTED April 17, 2014 11:31AM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
"only lovers left alive"

Jim Jarmusch’s New Movie, Only Lovers Left Alive, and How the Music Creates the Cool

Live from the screening and celebratory concert of Jim Jarmusch’s 11th film Jim Jarmusch’s three decades of films bear, on a surface level, all the marks of a director with a fractured headspace. Since Permanent … read more »

POSTED April 14, 2014 12:29PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Vic Mensa’s European Tour Diary: Amsterdam

Being a 20-year-old rapper on an overseas tour is probably a pretty crazy experience —just ask Chicago’s Vic Mensa. The young MC recently went on a European trek and PUMA tagged along to help film … read more »

POSTED April 7, 2014 5:57PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: , ,