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Willis Earl Beal Gives Us Surreal, Lo-Fi Vibes with "Flying So Low"

Willis Earl Beal Gives Us Surreal, Lo-Fi Vibes with
Lo-fi crooner Willis Earl Beal is back to break your heart with his newest song "Flying So Low."The first single off of his upcoming Nocturnes LP, Beal's forlorn croon gives a whole new dimension to a track that's startling in...… Read Full Story

Vinnie's Pizzeria Has Created a Meta Pizza

So I'm not one to usually consider fast food gimmicks "adorable" (The Chicken Corsage is a gimmick only a mother could love), but these baby 'zas used to top this meta pizza slice at Williamsburg's Vinnie's Pizzeria are just... Read Full Story

Hudson Mohawke Talks "Maximalism" and Sonic Textures Ahead of His NYC Show Tonight

(photo by Lauren Gesswein)Hudson Mohawke arrives 20 minutes late to our interview, a bottle of orange Fanta tucked under an arm, clear-rimmed glasses slightly askance and one very tired look spread across his face. Though who could blame him. The professional pseudonym... Read Full Story
art There's a Kickstarter to Get Descartes Translated Into Bro-Speak

There's a Kickstarter to Get Descartes Translated Into Bro-Speak

The popular blog Philosophy Bro is basically Cliff Notes for frat stars, consistently conveying complicated philosophical and intellectual ideas in language that is not only extremely plain and easy to understand but also funny. Now, there's a Kickstarter for the publication... Read Full Story
art The 10 New Art Shows to See This Week

The 10 New Art Shows to See This Week

The big event this week is the third edition of New Museum's IDEAS CITY Festival, running from May 28th to the 30th in downtown New York City.  This year's theme, "The invisible City," honors the 1972 book by the Italian... Read Full Story

The Coolest Person In the Room: Queen Sateen

Queen Sateen. (Photo via Instagram)In our new column, "The Coolest Person In the Room," we're asking our favorite nightlife pros (hosts, DJs, door people, promoters, bar/club owners, club kids, bartenders, socialites) to tell us about who they think is the... Read Full Story

There is Going to Be Twice as Much Serial for Your Friends to Tell You to Listen to

Remember when you couldn't leave the house without a well-meaning friend telling you to listen to Serial? "It's soooo good," they'd say. "You just have to listen to it. I mean, what a crazy investigation!" There was a time when... Read Full Story
art There Isn't a Zine About Rappers and Cats Until You Help Make It

There Isn't a Zine About Rappers and Cats Until You Help Make It

Combining rappers with adorable art is a tried and true way to make a good product (especially if Bun B's Rap Coloring Book has anything to say about it), but never before have art and rappers been added to one... Read Full Story

Odd Future Is Probably Done For -- and That's Okay

Shock-rap collective Odd Future doesn't really exist anymore in any form but name -- its most successful member, Frank Ocean, hasn't collaborated with anyone in the group for a while, nor have Earl Sweatshirt or leader Tyler, the Creator. But,... Read Full Story
art Peep the All-Women Issue of ARTnews: Now With More Depressing Statistics

Peep the All-Women Issue of ARTnews: Now With More Depressing Statistics

Back in the 1970s, ARTnews published Linda Nochlin's seminal essay "Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?" And with prominent artists like Cindy Sherman still saying that their biggest career obstacles have been male artists, it's a question... Read Full Story