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Half-Waif ’s music has an ethereality that feels the good kind of religious. The free expansiveness of her music belie an exquisite compositional technique that create a variegated almost architectural soundscapes for the careful listener. For fans of Austra.


In his Metamorphosis series, Frederic Fontenoy seemingly pushes the visual logic of McGinley’s naked romps to the extreme. Here again are the pastoral settings and wan bodies of the latter photographer’s images, but a time lapse renders the human subjects intelligible. They become stumps of skin, trees of muscle, a naval notch, and a gesture a [...]


Wash away the everyday grind–”Bad” from Shakai Mondai’s eponymous debut.


Excuse the terrible pun, but the works of the Haas Brothers demands irreverence, even the corny sort. Since officially opening in 2012, Nikolai and Simon Haas have produced a bizarre body of work that teeters between Louise Bourgeouis-Dr. Seussian surreality and everyday utility. Invoking a naive sensuality unbothered by the sexual and taboo, their work appears [...]

The Maestro

Apart from Shabazz Palaces, Amen Dunes and Son Lux, who’ll be in town later this month, the incredible Shai Maestro Trio is going to play Berlin’s Quasimodo this Wednesday.

The Breezeway

While Mr. D. Shrigley has been busy making tunes recently, November also sees the return of the mighty Shabazz… (Berghain Kantine, Nov. 14), and by the way: the new video to “Motion Sickness” is epic indeed.

Swim Team

Arms and Sleepers, a heavily underrated, Boston-based duo comprised of Max Lewis and Mirza Ramic, are about to release their new, surprisingly beats-n-synths-heavy album Swim Team later this month, and right after that, they’ll be on tour over here in Europe:
Arms and Sleepers live:
05 Nov :: London, UK :: Cargo
06 Nov :: Manchester, UK :: [...]

P.T. Pynchon

Few things are better than Oldham doing Kelly, but then again, P.T. Anderson doing Pynchon might be just that: better than Oldham doing Kelly.


Bless all eaters of #CAKE. Bless ‘quakers! Blast Bunny Hops!


Maybe the most inadvertently accurate footnote on Ricardo Bofill’s architecture from the 1980s comes from Cyprien Gaillard, our interviewee of issue #24 who actually, at the time, introduced us to the work of Bofill. A mixture of fascination and skepticism exemplified beautifully in Gaillard’s short film The Lake Arches, shot, of course, at Les [...]