Jamie xx – Girl

Jamie xx – Girl

About a month ago, Jamie xx announced his first solo project since 2011 would come in the form of two new singles. First he graced [...]

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Wish I Was Here Teaser Trailer

Wish I Was Here Teaser Trailer

Zach Braff’s long awaited follow-up to his indie darling Garden State was a surprise hit at the Sundance film festival.  Here’s a look at the [...]

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The Renaissance of Street Photography, Courtesy Vivian Maier

The Renaissance of Street Photography, Courtesy Vivian Maier

[Welcome to the renaissance of Street Photography, courtesy Vivian Dorothea Maier.] 2007: In a seemingly endless quest to find 220 vintage photos of Chicago’s northwest [...]

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Blackberry Fig Perfume Oil By Belladonna

Blackberry Fig Perfume Oil By Belladonna

According to it’s maker, “Belladonna perfume oil foreshadows danger and begins with notes of violet, lilac, and jasmine, followed by hints of blackberry and fig, [...]

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Jamie xx – Girl

Jamie xx – Girl

About a month ago, Jamie xx announced his first solo project since 2011 would come in the ... >>

The xx – Sunset (Jamie xx Edit)

The xx – Sunset (Jamie xx Edit)

We love the nostalgic images in this video from The XX for “Sunset.” We also l... >>

All of Jay-Z’s 99 Problems Illustrated by Ali Graham

All of Jay-Z’s 99 Problems Illustrated by Ali Graham

Illustrator Ali Graham has been drawing Jay Z’s 99 problems, and now we know, a bi... >>

Four Tet’s Kool FM

Four Tet’s Kool FM

Kieran Hebden has announced that he’ll be releasing a new album as Four Tet in the c... >>

&&&&& by ARCA

&&&&& by ARCA

If you actually took the time to read through the credits on Kanye’s latest album, Y... >>

Fiona Apple | Hot Knife

Fiona Apple | Hot Knife

“If I’m butter, then he’s a hot knife,” bellows Fiona Apple in he... >>

Sarah Ruba’s Creative Bender

Sarah Ruba’s Creative Bender

Despite its obvious drawbacks, modeling is the perfect job to have while pursuing a career in the arts, says Sarah Ruba. They’re mutually beneficial. As [...]

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Downtowner by Neil Francis Dawson & Lisa Nguyen

Downtowner by Neil Francis Dawson & Lisa Nguyen

Photographer: Neil Francis Dawson Stylist: Lisa Nguyen Makeup: Jen Myles Hair: Nicole Blais Model: Lydia  (Next) Equipment provided ROOT STUDIOS

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Purrfectly Pretty Kitty Wear

Purrfectly Pretty Kitty Wear

Seriously. Meow, k? Snatch these pretty kitty rings from The Rogue and The Wolf for a purr-fectly reasonable price point. For just $34.50, glam up [...]

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CONTRA tv presents Create + Influence Episode 12 – FIVESTORY

Living in Paris and not sure of what to do or how to feel, a young Claire Distenfeld sought out therapy in retail stores. The [...]

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Nifty Thrifty Bucket Bag

Nifty Thrifty Bucket Bag

Although the brand’s moniker sounds a little like something your mom might have come up with (who says nifty anymore, I mean…) we can definitely dig [...]

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The xx – Sunset (Jamie xx Edit)

The xx – Sunset (Jamie xx Edit)

We love the nostalgic images in this video from The XX for “Sunset.” We also like the idea of mixing a new song onto old [...]

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ELLINGSON: From Jams To Gems

ELLINGSON: From Jams To Gems

“I don’t even know what happened,” says Aaron Ellingson, former guitarist of the indie-pop “haute rock” band, Young Empires. “It honestly felt like a break [...]

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All of Jay-Z’s 99 Problems Illustrated by Ali Graham

All of Jay-Z’s 99 Problems Illustrated by Ali Graham

Illustrator Ali Graham has been drawing Jay Z’s 99 problems, and now we know, a bitch ain’t one. In his lyrical memoir book, Decoded, Hova explained that years before [...]

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Downtowner by Neil Francis Dawson & Lisa Nguyen

Downtowner by Neil Francis Dawson & Lisa Nguyen

Photographer: Neil Francis Dawson Stylist: Lisa Nguyen Makeup: Jen Myles Hair: Nicole Blais Model: Lydia  (Next) Equipment provided ROOT STUDIOS
Stranger on the Third Floor Insomnia by Dan Crosby Badlands by Richard Dubois Down Time LA by Steven Burton
CONTRA tv presents Create + Influence Episode 10 – Hooman Majd

CONTRA tv presents Create + Influence Episode 10 – Hooman Majd

Create + Influence is a CONTRA tv original series; conversations with the people about ideas that matter most to the creative class. Meet Hooman Majd, man [...] >>
David Gensler – Being Human

David Gensler – Being Human

There’s an old Spanish saying that I found tucked inside a pack of matches: “Tell me who you run with and I’ll tell you who [...] >>
Natalie Off Duty

Natalie Off Duty

Natalie Suarez is the impossibly chic lady behind the highly addictive “Natalie Off Duty,” her blog that four years ago began quite literally in her [...] >>
“Pretty Vacant”: Assessing The Met’s Flippant Look At Punk Aesthetics

“Pretty Vacant”: Assessing The Met’s Flippant Look At Punk Aesthetics

In 2010, The Guardian’s Paul Lester wrote, “Pop was once a home for misfits and weirdos, troublemakers and problem children, anxious, paranoid individuals who skulked [...] >>
CONTRA at Coachella (First Weekend 2013)

CONTRA at Coachella (First Weekend 2013)

It’s both one of the best music festivals in the world and an impromptu fashion show, a gathering where thousands of music fans – ravers, [...] >>
Honest to Goodness Mr. Dougie

Honest to Goodness Mr. Dougie

Honest Ed’s is synonymous with ‘landmark’ for most Toronto residents. They know it’s the spot for the best deals on cheap products, for nearly every [...] >>