culture / Feature

Why We Can’t Stop Watching TV Shows About Cults

June 19, 2015
For her latest installment of Social Anxiety, Emilie Friedlander unpacks our ongoing obsession with cults and new age culture, referencing NBC series Aquarius and Todd Haynes' forthcoming show about the Source Family.
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music / Feature

Meet FORM: Arcosanti, The Tiny Desert Festival With A Big Dream

May 29, 2015
Hundred Waters' 3-day artist retreat at Arcosanti shines light on a better future for branded music.
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music / Feature

How Hippos In Tanks Ushered Avant-Garde Music Into The 21st Century

April 17, 2015
Barron Machat's L.A. label put out releases by Grimes, Arca, Oneohtrix Point Never, Laurel Halo, James Ferraro, d'Eon, Dean Blunt, and more.
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culture / Feature

Social Anxiety: Is Ryder Ripps Done Winning The Internet?

March 19, 2015
With his new solo show, the notorious internet artist turns over a new leaf.
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style / Feature

How Everlane Turned Hipsters Basic

Photographer Mark Mahaney
February 16, 2015
​The internet’s smartest clothing brand is dressing a new professional class.
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culture / Feature

Social Anxiety: I Had A Virtual Boyfriend And This Is What “He” Taught Me

February 06, 2015
Emilie Friedlander tries out a new dating service called Invisible Boyfriend that offers a real-life Her experience.
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culture / Feature

Social Anxiety: What SNL’s Bushwick Skit Gets Wrong About Gentrification

January 23, 2015
New York’s gentrification narratives are more complex than middle class fear and fussiness.
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culture / Feature

Social Anxiety: Why You Didn’t Have A Life In 2014

December 22, 2014
When you live your life online, you’re always on the clock.
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culture / Feature

Social Anxiety: Marina Abramović’s New Show Is Better Than Therapy

​Four FADER staffers recount their experiences with the performance artist’s latest work, Generator.
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music / Feature

Social Anxiety: How Red Bull Is Changing What It Means To Be An Independent Musician

November 20, 2014
What happens when a multibillion-dollar corporation decides to become a patron of independent music?
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culture / Feature

Social Anxiety: Why Artist Amalia Ulman’s Fake “Middlebrow” Instagram Is No Different From Yours

November 07, 2014
This art project Instagram account gets disturbingly close to the truth of contemporary culture.
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culture / Feature

Social Anxiety: Why Basic Culture Is Just Normcore 2.0

October 23, 2014
One is obsessed with Ugg Boots, the other with Tevas, but both are examples of locating “cool” in unexpected places.
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