Tagged: FADER explains


FADER Explains: Hood By Air

There are two kinds of designers: those who are influenced by their surroundings and those who create entire worlds from within. Shayne Oliver is one of the latter. With his label, Hood By Air, he’s … read more »

POSTED May 27, 2014 1:22PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: ,

FADER Explains: Drake’s Boys

September 24th has come and gone. Nothing Was the Same has topped the charts, selling more than Take Care. And meanwhile, the block of guys that orbited Drake in NWTS promo-tees all summer has stayed … read more »

POSTED October 3, 2013 6:30PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , ,
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FADER Explains: Twitter’s #Music App

Twitter’s new #Music service, already deemed “insane” by Wiz Khalifa, launched publicly yesterday. Partnered with iTunes, Rdio and Spotify, it joins an already-crowded field of music recommendation and sharing services, with Twitter aiming to further … read more »

POSTED April 19, 2013 6:35PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

FADER Explains: Beyoncé Tickets

A couple Mondays ago, I arrived at work hours early, ate an energy bar and created a Ticketmaster account to buy tickets for Beyoncé’s Mrs. Carter Show world tour. The moment they went on sale … read more »

POSTED March 6, 2013 6:57PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (11) TAGS: , ,

FADER Explains: Harlem Shake

More than a decade ago, a guy named Jayson Musson, then a Philly art student, got into a bloody fight with a guy who’d been painting over his graffiti around town. He wrote a song … read more »

POSTED February 15, 2013 6:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (36) TAGS: , ,

FADER Explains: What Gucci Mane Is Up To

In the last couple years, Gucci Mane has tattooed an ice cream cone on his face, been in an out of jail and institutionalized. More recently, he’s had a bit of a return to form, … read more »

POSTED October 12, 2012 1:20PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: , , ,

FADER Explains: Hedi Slimane’s Beef with The New York Times

On Tuesday, a day after his debut collection as the new designer for storied French fashion house Yves Saint Laurent, Hedi Slimane posted a bizarre and cheaply Photoshopped diatribe against the New York Times’ fashion … read more »

POSTED October 4, 2012 6:30PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (6) TAGS: , , ,

FADER Explains: The New Aaliyah Album

After a swirl of rumors, deleted tweets, a new Aaliyah single featuring Drake and finally, a confirmation from Aaliyah’s record label, it looks like a new, posthumous Aaliyah album will be released by year’s end. … read more »

POSTED August 9, 2012 6:40PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (8) TAGS: , , , ,