This weekend, we got to witness a piece of fashion history as the biggest group of masters ever graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts – Antwerp Fashion Department.
I warned our London visitor beforehand: “SHOW2017 won’t be what you are used to seeing during fashion month. This is a full 4(!) hours of looks.”
To be quite honest, even I, who had interviewed all 18 graduating masters for the Magazine (more on where to get your copy soon), was a bit worried about the sheer volume of work we were about to be presented with. But although I have no clue how Walter Van Beirendonck and his team pull it off and at the end I felt like I had been slapped around by the ghosts of couture past, present and future, the quality was high, time flew by and it was a pleasure watching the creations of both bachelors and masters. So a … Read More »
R.I.P. Jay Dee. Donuts forever.
* FANGIRL SCREECH * That’s how Soundcloud user ‘Paradoxian Demon’ welcomed the drop of a new half-hour mixtape created by Noodle of Gorillaz. I gladly join in the canon of screams, because it’s pretty perfect. Noodle stated finding a bunch of ‘kick-ass women who in their own individual ways are true pioneers in the writing, production and creation of music’ while she was looking for new sounds and inspiration. The tape features a seamless blend of Bulgarian choral music and gems like ‘Szechuan’ by Fatima Al Qadiri with the 1960s theme tune to Doctor Who.
Gorillaz are slated to release a new album in 2017 which would be their first in 7 years. Vic Mensa and De La Soul should be featured in some capacity so it’s safe to say we’ll be shook like 2-D when that day comes.
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5 mixes to switch off the madness outside and switch on the light inside.
Current #mood : #calmdown #lowkeyagressive #realblackish #holdme #glowedup
Looking for a longer listen? We got five on it. Feat. TLOP (chopped), Stranger Things, Blackest Ever Black, Beyond the Wizards Sleeve and Tobacco.
Entrañas is dark, murky, fascinating. Creeping flesh and bruises.
You know what soothes me every time? A casually, perfectly executed sample mix.
Here to remind us all about the joy of being alive: a foursome of tribute mixes full of classics plucked from the #RIP2016 stream that’s been flooding our days.
TEN SONGS WE LOVE RIGHT NOW: Lust For Youth, Kid Cudi, Carlson, Skepta, Novelist, Olafur Arnalds, Kilo Kish, Psychic Ills, Azealia Banks, Four Tet
Ten tunes to turn up right now.
Five mixes recommended for the weekend.