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Visual Identity: Meet BFFA3AE, the Duo Exploring the Art of Communication in the YouTube Age

How two NYU film graduates turned their friendship into an art practice In his monthly column Visual Identity, Harry Gassel will highlight emerging voices in the ever-shifting worlds of art and design. Daniel Chew and … read more »

POSTED July 23, 2014 10:30AM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS Comments (2) TAGS: ,
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Flying Lotus Is Releasing a New Album Called You’re Dead!

Flying Lotus is a man of many talents. Quite aside from cementing the LA beats scene with his label Brainfeeder, over the last couple of years he’s collaborated with Earl Sweatshirt under his rapper alias … read more »

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Browse Photos from Reggae Sumfest 2014: Montego Bay’s Largest Dancehall Party

Last week, we sent a photographer to the warm waters of Jamaica to capture Reggae Sumfest in Montego Bay. The six days of nonstop jamming featured artists like Busy Signal, Sean Paul, Jason Derulo, Future, … read more »

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Future Returns to the Block on “T-Shirt”

Former FADER cover star Future has spent much of 2014 traveling across the country as part of the Honest tour. Naturally, his latest visual details the hours before a show. In “T-Shirt,” the crooner’s paranoid … read more »

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Toronto duo Electric Youth Shares Cinematic “Runaway” from Debut LP

FADER PREMIERE September will mark three years since Drive’s Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan sped through the sun-dappled Los Angeles River in a 1973 Chevy Malibu up against the beat-heavy synthesizers and silk vocals of … read more »

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Tyler, The Creator and Mac DeMarco Lust For Grandmas in New “Loiter Squad” Skit

Loiter Squad, the Odd Future sketch show now running in its third season on Adult Swim, is nothing if not subtle. Last night, Tyler, The Creator teamed up with gap-toothed Mac DeMarco for a sketch. … read more »

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Four Designers That We’ve Been Checking For Since Berlin Fashion Week

Berlin Fashion Week may be one of the younger and lesser-known fashion weeks without big name fashion houses presenting collections, but that doesn’t mean that it should be overlooked. Quite the opposite in fact; with … read more »

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Jessie Ware Announces New Album, Tough Love, Featuring Miguel, Dev Hynes & More

Earlier this month, pop chanteuse Jessie Ware, following up her acclaimed 2013 effort Devotion, released the single “Tough Love.” Yesterday she unveiled Tough Love as the album title, too, along with the pensive album art … read more »

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Common and Lil Herb Trade Crowns for Souls on “The Neighborhood”

Common and Lil Herb bridge two decades of Chicago rap in their new collaboration,”The Neighborhood,” a harrowing account of street life backed by a melancholy Curtis Mayfield sample and a wailing hook from singer Cocaine … read more »

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Toronto Artists A L L I E & 2nd Son Give Neo-Soul New Life on “Private Island”

It’s no news that electro-infused neo-soul is in high production, but sometimes a new artist comes along that seems to add a new dimension to the expansive genre. Toronto’s A L L I E is … read more »

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