We’ve featured Bil Zelman’s work before, and don’t plan on stopping anytime soon. This series of photos from Coachella offers a look into the festival from a slightly less glamorous, yet creative and honest way. Loving the composition and simplicity of these.
From London England, Jai Paul has just released another track with his label XL. Previously released BTSTU turned heads like mad, and now Jasmine feels just as good. Jai has proven to be as low profile as they come and details on the release of his first 16 track album has been tough for music bloggers to pin down and regardless I’m sold on what he is doing. The gritty grind of his beats, the ambient high-pitched sweet yet smooth vocals set apart Jai’s sound. I have no idea really what genre his music is, hence the absolutely vague tags below. Listen below and on his Soundcloud page, pick up a few tracks on Itunes, then get in line as we wait to find out more information on his full release.
Our favorite don’t give a fuck apparel brand Muschi Kreuzberg is back with their own version of prodigy’s Smack My Bitch Up highlighting their launch of their newest Hoodlum Hills Collection. It’s smart as hell, with it’s freeze frame highlighting of the newest pieces and brings us back to 1997 with a bit of nostalgia. It looks like our star ends up at packed house Prince Charles in Kreuzberg, Berlin for a night of debauchery which we love to see.
words by Kari Hendrick
I have been expanding my collection of printed pants and recently came across a number that has me drooling all over. The pieces of Clover Canyon. These are not just printed pants, they are truly a work of art, and as I was creating a wish list, I saw their swim collection…and THEN, I saw their collaboration with Los Angeles based artist Alexandra Grant. Based out of LA, each piece depicts the lifestyle and joyful spirit of California. All of these patterns are drawn, cut, and sewn in house to fit like a kaleidoscope of colors over the curves of these sunkissed women. The prints, they say, embark on endless voyage, from the tribal plains of Africa and the courts of ancient kings, through the annals of art history, and beyond. They’re bold, vibrant, and seem to dare me to try them on.
You can check out the Fall 2013 line for Clover Canyon here:
From Denmark, Sigurd Grunberger captures some magical moments. This series titled Last Summer, makes us all dream that our last summer looked something like this. The warmth of this series, created by the golden hour, fields, and the car he shoots in make us feel like we are basking in the sun even at the office.
Two hours outside of Berlin in the city of Hamburg Germany, lives Jacob Groening. Jacob teamed up with Daniel Wilhelm in 1998 to make Tanzen hilft! 2 DJ’s – eine Idee! Das ist “Tanzen hilft!”. Tanzen Hilft, fittingly means keep dancing.
Today we are focusing on Jacob’s solo set, Chairoplane 011. I came upon this set this last year and I haven’t been able to shake it from my mind. It begins slow and ambient, as though the soundtrack to a thoughtful foreign film. From here we build slowly, and eleven minutes in we are taken into a series of beats and piano that finally settles into a pulsing set, slower in bpm but so delicate and heartfelt. Vincenzo’s voice warms us further into the hour and a half set, and we are off, our heads nodding all the way. Download the set below for free and make sure to visit Jacob and Daniel’s Soundcloud pages below for hours of unreal music.