Swede:art from Bavaria has one foot deeply sunk in 90s R’n’b and hip hop grooves and the other dropping down a pixellated pathway to the future.
Ai Weiwei & Miley Cyrus sculpt culture, Wafaa Bilal and Rick Owens turn fashion into politics, Ryan Trecartin and DJ Assault team up and more ‘What If’ weirdness along with sounds from Vessel, Why Beezy, KK Null, Azar Swan, Tropic of Cancer and more. – more
A landmark copyright battle between funk visionary George Clinton and Universal Music Group came to a close this week. The 68-year-old artist was awarded $89,000 by the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, based on his phrase “bow wow wow, yippie yo, yippie yea” from the 1982 song “Atomic Dog”. Clinton now holds the rights – more
Unicorn Kid has clearly been spending a lot of time on tumblr lately. The Edingurgh 8bit wunderkind’s new EP is steeped in the youth lore of the Now: yin-yangs, tie-dye, smilies, and an urge to submerge in tropicult waves of rave. We highly approve. The EP, appropriately dubbed Tidal Rave, has been steadily released on – more
Fat Freddy’s Drop have just finished a trail-blazing tour around the world, promoting their slow-burning hit album ‘Based On A True Story’. They have left critics gasping for more, DJs singing their praises and the fans in a very sweaty, jubilant and euphoric state. Seeing FFD live is such a remarkable experience, doctors should write – more