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Visual Identity: Meet Eric N. Mack, the New York Artist Breathing New Life into Old Clothes

The New York artist on the grammar of garments and how the runway shapes his practice In a new monthly column called Visual Identity, Harry Gassel will highlight emerging voices in the ever-shifting worlds of … read more »

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World View: Meet Five Bucharest Artists Who Are Building a Future From Communism’s Past

In her new column World View, Ruth Saxelby zooms in on cities off the beaten track to highlight rising talent in the realms of music, art, film, literature and photography. Bucharest, the capital of Romania, … read more »

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Most Liked: Three Tumblrs Flying By Our Dashboards

Leftovers honza-zamojski.tumblr.com From the magazine: ISSUE 92 June/July 2014 In our Photoshopped and memed-out times, Honza Zamojski’s Tumblr—host to a body of the Polish artist’s modest pencil drawings, accentuated with hits of cut and ripped … read more »

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FADER Explains: The Caxirola

Making a whooshing percussion sound that’s both characteristic of bossa nova and reminiscent of Amazonian rainfall, the caxirola—Brazil’s 2014 World Cup instrument—was initially given the seal of approval by FIFA and Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff … read more »

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Fan-Made Yeezus Montage “New Testament” Is Equal Parts Baiting And Bright

When a postcard announcing the release of a Kanye West project titled “New Testament” hit the Complex offices early this week, the prospect of a new Ye album was almost immediately debunked. Last night we … read more »

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What We’re Reading: Ricky Eat Acid on Kafka and Keeping Up with the Kardashians

Tired of reading the same recommended books from the usual sources? Just think of our weekly What We’re Reading column as your non-committal book club with FADER and some of your favorite bands and artists. … read more »

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How Neymar’s World Cup Homecoming Could Make Him a Legend

Why the Brazilian soccer player’s performance this month is about more than athletic achievement. From the magazine: ISSUE 92, June/July 2014. Brazil’s number 10 jersey might as well weigh a hundred pounds. Famously worn by … read more »

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R.I.P Dr. Maya Angelou

Television station WGHP in Winston-Salem, N.C, reports that renowned poet and activist Dr. Maya Angelou has passed away at 86. She was found by her caretaker early Wednesday morning. Dr. Angelou had reportedly been battling … read more »

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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 »

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The FADER’s Guide to Grilling

This weekend’s Memorial Day holiday is not just a three day vacation, it means summer is finally—finally—here. While for some it signals the return to local surf haunts or the perfect time to crack open … read more »

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