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Videos of the Year: What the 2013 MTV VMAs Got Right and FADER’s Underdog Picks

This Sunday, FADER will attend MTV’s VMAs. After a stint in LA, the ceremony’s returning to New York this year, with YouTube’s brightest converging on Brooklyn’s hulking Barclays Center. We’re legitimately thrilled to go—with no … read more »

POSTED August 23, 2013 2:16PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , , , , , ,
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FADER Mix: Slava

This is a great FADER mix. Following Slava’s flutteringly percussive 2012 EP Soft Control, and an ensuing GEN F profile, he recently released his debut LP Raw Solutions, a hard-hitting record that sticks boldly tight … read more »

POSTED April 30, 2013 11:14AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Video: Slava, “Werk”

In the eye-popping video for “Werk,” Slava Balasanov walks into a swanky modern office, looking fly in a baseball jacket with the word RUSSIA across the back. A secretary ready with a hundred come-hither glances … read more »

POSTED March 26, 2013 11:26AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,
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Stream: Slava, “On It”

One curious detail in the story of Slava Balasanov, as chronicled in our GEN F profile on the New York-based producer last year, is that he became really obsessed with free jazz for a time … read more »

POSTED February 14, 2013 11:30AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

FADER/MoMA PS1 Warm Up Mixes: Slava

Every Saturday every summer, MoMA PS1 presents Warm Up, a event series taking place in their enormous courtyard. The museum—MoMA’s longstanding sister site in Long Island City, Queens—is a lightning rod for new and exciting … read more »

POSTED July 26, 2012 10:21AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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MoMA PS1′s Warm Up 2012 Lineup

Judging from MoMA PS1’s Warm Up lineup, we will once again be spending our summer Saturdays sweaty and stoked in the courtyard of MoMA PS1. This year we’ll be shaded (and the air will be … read more »

POSTED May 30, 2012 6:24PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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GEN F: Slava

Slava Balasanov is 30, with a precise bowl cut and a surprising fondness for the plain black dress shoes of a bank teller. The son of two mathematicians, he spent his first 12 years in … read more »

POSTED May 23, 2012 9:00AM IN GEN F TAGS: ,

The FADER #79 Podcast

Philip Glass is an icon of the avant-garde, which more or less means the star of FADER #79 is a weirdo of mythic proportions. In that spirit, and in his honor, we’ve crafted one of … read more »

POSTED May 8, 2012 10:30AM IN MP3 / STREAMS, The FADER TAGS: , , , , , ,
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World Premiere! The FADER #79 Featuring Philip Glass

The most famous, absurd anecdote about Philip Glass, the subject of our annual Icon Issue this year, is that around the time Einstein on the Beach was performed at the Metropolitan Opera in 1976, he … read more »

POSTED May 1, 2012 10:09AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,
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Recently, I watched Xavier Beauvois’ very good movie, Of Gods and Men. It’s a narrative film based on a true story about nine Trappist monks living in Tibhirine, Algeria during the mid-’90s, when radical Islamists … read more »

POSTED May 1, 2012 9:52AM IN BACK ISSUES, ISSUES Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , ,