JUST THE MUSIC, HOLD EVERYTHING ELSE
“Stop pretending nothing’s going on in this world. Fight for equality. Hands up, don’t shoot.” Antwerp hip hop duo blackwave. released a powerful new video for their track “Hands Up!” that... Read More »
If you’ve been hitting rewind (you know what I did there) on Kelela’s breakout EP’s “Hallucinogen” and “Cut 4 Me” for the past four years, you are about to... Read More »
Even after more than a dozen plays, it’s still pretty impossible for me to pick a favourite song from 4:44, the lyrical masterpiece JAY-Z dropped last Friday.
I’ve already shared a very personal... Read More »
2017 has already proven to be a great year for Belgian hip hop with artists like Hamza and Damso -whose rise in particular seems unstoppable with his video for “N.J.... Read More »
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... Read More »
Fresh off the already classic Soulwax album “FROM DEEWEE” (you’re still replaying this record like it’s paying the rent, right?) comes the amped-up new video for the track “Do You Want To Get Into... Read More »
Amandla Stenberg decided that ready or not, it’s time to fully inform the world that next to acting, writing and showing the next generation how to be fully woke and... Read More »
Kendrick Lamar has dropped his first single of 2017 and Black Twitter/every other rapper currently working has been left aquiver. “The Heart Part 4” is a scorching take on... Read More »
(Image: Perre van den Brink & Freddy Tratlehner at Avenue © Kelly Fober)
The morning I’m interviewing the two creative polymaths behind TRATLEHNER, the Amsterdam-based clothing label that had a succesful run in... Read More »
With their first studio effort in 12 (!) years burning a hole in whichever digital port much-anticipated releases are stocked in, brothers Stephen and David Dewaele and Stefaan Van... Read More »
The greatest working Director of Photography out there, our own Nicolas Karakatsanis, was commissioned by fellow Belgians Warhola and Danish director Anders Malmberg to shoot the video for “Jewels”.
No one knows how to... Read More »
Your mask is shifting.Blanck Mass – Please
Your connection is in flux.Mount Eerie –... Read More »
Off the perpetually excellent (and Grammy-nominated) mixtape ‘Coloring Book’, Chance The Rapper surprise-dropped an ace video for “Same Drugs”, directed by Jake Schreier.
Joined by the ‘Magnificent Coloring World Tour’ puppets, the... Read More »
Belgian band Warhaus, fronted by Maarten Devoldere of Balthazar and Sylvie Kreusch of Soldier’s Heart, needed a video for their new single ‘Machinery’ off of their debut record ‘We Fucked... Read More »
(Above image: Ronald Stoops for Walter Van Beirendonck)
Each season, when Walter Van Beirendonck sends out his coveted invitations, like clockwork, the speculation begins and we ask ourselves: What will... Read More »
If you were still muttering ‘With this Apple appliance…’ in your best German lilt months after the drop of Frank Ocean’s ‘Endless’, you’re in luck. The fabled photographer and... Read More »
We could all write trilogies on how this year got us messed up but undeniably music has come to our collective rescue in 2016. A fresh release to add... Read More »
By the looks of it, last night’s broadcast of the 2016 Soul Train Awards was pretty epic.
I need to get a lot of work done today, so I’ll watch the... Read More »
Trying to understand Frank Ocean is like being in one of those revolving Madhouse rides: you think you – literally – know what’s up but then it turns out... Read More »
Willow Smith, who clearly has no qualms about being so great so early in life, has just dropped the ethereal song ‘November 9th’, written on election day and fully... Read More »
My mailbox is ringing with Yeezy Season 3 collection drop-announcements from some of my favourite apparel stores and as a very happy Season 1 customer I’m already picking out my favourites.
I own... Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Junya Watanabe, Oathbreaker, Baloji, Oneohtrix Point Never, Jeroen Lemaitre, A$AP
re-imagines the spikes of punk lore as an elegant bolster of soft petals and nudges the entire fashion universe in a new, more interesting direction.... Read More »
Between being stared down aggressively during my daily subway commute by soldiers carrying machine guns, having my work bag searched frequently (when I’m not accompanied by my blonde husband, because, see, then I’m accounted for),... Read More »
The Lizzies just released their video for ‘Forget About It’ and it’s a trip.
Inspired by the song’s lyrics and cloud rap/trillwave aesthetics, the Rock Well-directed video is a pink skies... Read More »
Y’all haters may be corny with that Illuminati mess, but that will not stop Justin ‘Icon of Dance’ Vernon of Bon Iver from convoking Beëlzebub with this new lyric video... Read More »
A lot of things happened at the 2016 MTV VMAs just a few hours ago.
Desiigner showed up wearing Devon Halfnight Leflufy FW16 boots.
Beyoncé cancelled everything mid-award show and performed half... Read More »
If there ever was an appropriate time to bust out the Mr Krabs meme, it’s now. For on this day, we have been delivered. Frank Ocean has released ‘Endless’, a... Read More »
When you’d ask the question what I was doing when I first heard about Belgian band GOOSE, the answer would probably be heavy on the “coming down from the... Read More »
When GOOSE reached out to KNOTORYUS asking if we wanted to work on something together in regards to their excellent new album “What You Need” and I subsequently bumped into Alex Salinas the... Read More »
When your president is black.I’m going to miss this SO much.Read More »
Today is the day that Dev Hynes aka Blood Orange blessed us with his brand new album “Freetown Sound” and a video for its first single “Augustine”.
Dev is just... Read More »
Eyecandy Smorgasbörd feat. Masahisa Fukase, Aphex Twin, Iris van Herpen, Sevdaliza, Nicolas Karakatsanis, Sigur Ros, Sang Blue, Preoccupations, Vetements, Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared
Eyecandy Smorgasbörd feat. Tessa Kuragi, Nick knight, Skepta, Mykki Blanco, Radiohead, Keiichi Matsuda, Hastune Miku
Colourful crawling, jungle data moshing, creepy paintings, feelgood robot dancing, bleak butterflies and goosebumps.Read More »
THOUSANDS OF OTHERWISE MUNDANE LIVES TEMPORARILY MADE POIGNANT AND SAD BY STREAMING NEW RADIOHEAD ALBUM
From all over the world, reports are coming in of people with otherwise non-eventful, medium-happy lives suddenly experiencing poignant moments of existential intensity while listening to the new Radiohead... Read More »
If you’re not up on your Belgian talent, you most definitely need a formal introduction to The Lizzies: KNOTORYUS family member Tauba and her just-as-dropdead-gorge bestie Louise are all... Read More »
FIVE THINGS TO WATCH ON A FRIDAY feat. Kaytranada, Anderson .Paak, Woodkid, Tigran Avetisyan, Chance the Rapper, Saba, Babymetal
Hovering, happiness, exploding pants and stifling violent sobs at the office.Read More »
I’m really stoked about the contributions some of these new(-ish) kids are making to Belgian hip-hop and hip-hop tout court.
Lord knows cats like Baloji have been operating on some lonely level and... Read More »
(Blondey McCoy portrait by Mike O’Meally)
For this post’s occasion I thought I’d count how many Thames products I already own and apparently it’s a grand total of six. Which... Read More »
Five mixes recommended for the weekend.Read More »
Eyecandy Smorgasbörd feat. Massive Attack, Blaze, IloveMakkonen, Young Fathers, Rosamund Pike, Chrystal Castles, Future, Sticky Baby, Nina Hagen
Mostly NSFW so stop scrolling now if you’re not up for the evil possessions, dirty (sprite) emoji, juvenile swimming pool parties and/or pink eighties hair ahead.Read More »
5 MIXES FOR THE WEEKEND feat. House Shoes, J Dilla, The Lizzies, J. Rocc, Mobb deep, A Cut Above, Soulwax
Since you can’t stream ‘The Life of Pablo’ 48 hours in a row (no matter how many new tracks and versions Kanye keeps siphoning into your feed), here’s a... Read More »
EYECANDY Smorgasbörd feat. Fatima Al Qadiri, Kelsey henderson, A$AP Ferg, Future, Phurpa, Amina Blue, Questlove, Greem Jellyfish, etc.
(shouts to Gödel!).
For example: Fatima Al Qadiri’s sounds and cover art for ‘BRUTE‘ are a near-perfect representation of what it’s been... Read More »
(Image : Willy Vanderperre by Nicolas Karakatsanis)
I come from an upbringing where I struggled with the dichotomy that comes with spending one’s childhood and early teenage years in a strict catholic school environment... Read More »
“I’m too black, I’m too vocal, I’m too flagrant.”
A couple of days later than expected and after apologising for the delay caused by having to check on Yeezy Season... Read More »
“I do this shit for B.I.G. so if you don’t like me, fuck you and the building you #workin.”
Fire video, fire song. Puff stays relevant, I don’t care what anyone... Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Scorsese, Daniel Johnston, Baloji, Arca, NAO, Richie Quake, Pusha T, Sonic Youth, Tanya Tagaq, Peter Martensen
I know that it might feel like everything around us is going to shit, but try to find comfort in the fact that David Bowie is still out there... Read More »
KNOTORYUS TALKS TO VIRGIL ABLOH ABOUT COMPETING AT THE FASHION OLYMPICS, JUSTIN BIEBER’S ON-POINTNESS & HIS BEST FRIEND RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT #KANYE 2020 (INTERVIEW)
KNOTORYUS was invited by Ouni and luxury store SMETS to attend the private presentation of the OFF-WHITE c/o Virgil Abloh FW15_16 installation and subsequent dinner in the presence of the... Read More »
Belgian designers A.F. Vandevorst will be presenting their second collaboration with artist Joris Van de Moortel, “Ne Vacuum”, this Friday. Turning Antwerp gallery Sofie Van de Velde into a... Read More »
(above image : Nicolas Karakatsanis by Willy Vanderperre)
Raise your hands if you have been fangirl-ing over a Director of Photography and Visual Artist for almost ten years straight. No... Read More »
Perfectly timed on a Friday & Halloween, here’s Travis Scott video for “Piss On Your Grave” ft. Kanye West.
I for one cannot get enough of Travi$ and... Read More »
Someone uploaded the full soundtrack to “Maryland” by Gesaffelstein on Youtube yesterday. His label, Zone Records, shared it so I know they’re cool with it if you listen to this... Read More »
I think it was in a 2007 issue of the local edition of ELLE in which I got a 4 page interview with Baloji published, that the last lines of my feature read : “There... Read More »
Not only does Disney-kid-gone-right and fearless teenage voice, Amandla Stenberg, who has been patiently trying to explain to people twice her age what appropriation means, cover the Fall issue of Dazed,... Read More »
EYECANDY Smörgasbord feat. Kendrick Lamar, the Internet, Kaytranada, Vince Staples, James Pants, Slug Christ, BadBadNotGood, etc.
Amsterdam has been stunting as always, and it’s pretty cool to see some younger cats trying to get theirs as well.
Its all really a no degrees of separation thing, so come follow... Read More »
BLESSINGS, SIDE-EYES & A SOUNDTRACK : KNOTORYUS WENT TO SHOW2015 TO SEE THE ANTWERP FASHION DEPARTMENT CLASS OF 2015 GRADUATE
(Image : Boy Kortekaas)
Just like every year, KNOTORYUS was excited and honoured to be invited to the end of year show of the Fashion Department of the Royal Academy of Fine... Read More »
A$AP Rocky just dropped the video for “LSD” and I am so glad it features the beautiful YOON from AMBUSH who I think is way too slept on but I’m guessing... Read More »
Genius Dutch lolboys and casual game changers Le Le have dropped an entire album on Instagram.
9 posts, all 15 seconds long and animated by Parra.
My favourite is “Emotionally Unstable... Read More »
A little over a week ago, A Cut Above founder Robin De Flô, aka Flo, stopped by the KNOTORYUS offices to discuss the ACA High Summer 15 collection (which we... Read More »
RRIGHT NOW incl. PALACE X ADIDAS PART 2, ACA SUMMER 15, SKEPTA BY GRACE LADOJA & THE ABC BOOK OF DRUGS
“This ain’t a culture it’s my religion.” SKEPTA
Been-boundary-pushing Brit Grace LaDoja directed Skepta’s “SHUTDOWN” video.
Yué Wu brought his #WhatIlikedToday series back and now it’s the best thing on Instagram.
Lev and... Read More »
I am currently looking at…Read More »
A couple of more days (Feb. 24) until the BADBADNOTGOOD & GHOSTFACE KILLAH album “Sour Soul” drops.
To tease their joint venture some more, the Torontonians and the Staten Island poet... Read More »
After bringing you all the available information on the upcoming Kanye West for adidas release in one clear post, we now present the very first reveal of one of the... Read More »
Update: See the first images of the adidas Yeezy Boost 750 HERE
As it is pretty clear that the first Kanye West x adidas release is approaching, it is time to... Read More »
Here is the video for “FourFiveSeconds”, the first song from Rihanna’s upcoming new album.
Directed by legendary photography duo Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin, it of course features the song’s... Read More »
Kanye West just dropped a new song featuring Paul McCartney and the lyrics are written from his late mom’s -Dr. Donda West who passed away in 2007- perspective.
Kanye West also... Read More »
EYECANDY Smörgasbord feat. Brad Downey for Case Studyo, Rae Sremmurd, Rodaidh MacDonald, Kirill Savchenkov, Miranda July
Let the festivities commence: Diplo dropped the Mad Decent Chritsmas Mixtape 2014, like the well-oiled rumpus of an overzealous trap elf.
Fa-la-la-la-la (la la la la la).
By the way: “In... Read More »
This track has been one of my happy songs these past couple of weeks. It’s glorious how multi-applicable it is in all kinds of situations.
The video just dropped and... Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Arca, Ryan Hemsworth, Boogie, Ariel Pink, Scott walker & Sun O))), Flying Lotus
The great Raf Simons is in Antwerp and he is making sure everybody has fun.
If you haven’t been keeping up, go here.
Yesterday he, Charlotte Arts and Willy Vanderperre hosted... Read More »
LISTEN TO THE FIRST APHEX TWIN TRACK “MINIPOPS 67 [120.2][source field mix]” FROM THE NEW ALBUM SYRO
What days, my friends. The soundtrack to this dark ass film that keeps playing in my head is mostly Ghostface narrated.
Good thing Supreme just dropped the images... Read More »
I know it’s in Dutch, but I simply can’t with this “Brakka Van Balmain” video Amsterdam-grown artist FKA Young Kermit, Donnie just dropped.
Getting your hair brushed, sipping from Versace... Read More »
I DO THINK IT’S EVIDENT THAT I’M THE LORD’S FAVORITE AND NOW IS THE TIME I SHOULD HAVE WHATEVER I DESIRE
A message from Death Grips:
this is “niggas on the moon”, featuring björk on all 8 tracks. it is the first installment of our new double album, “the powers that... Read More »
Less than a week from now, ON MAY 24TH, Miami bred artist Lofty 305 – part of Metro Zu– who has been safely stashed away inside the LOCKWOOD/AVENUE headquarters... Read More »
High-level bingewatching.Read More »
KNOTORYUS TALKS TO MØ about being young, lifestyle diseases, eating all the candy and Tweeting with the Spice Girls
I don’t like watching regular TV. When I’m stressed out I like to watch reality greatness like “Ru Paul’s Drag Race” (I cried for Vivacious and am now switching... Read More »
LISTENING TO THE NEW JAY ELECTRONICA: “BETTER IN TUNE WITH THE INFINITE” (feat. LaTonya Givens) and “IN THE SYSTEM’ (Notorious B.I.G. remix by J. Peroid)
Ever since I got a new phone LGF has been side-eyeing me for not getting a case, a protection slip and whatever else makes your shit about 3000% uglier.... Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. A$AP Ferg, Bret Easton Ellis, Tallulah Harlech, Atella, Ali Michael, M/M Paris for A.P.C., Pierre Debusschere, etc.
After releasing their Spring/Summer 14 collection a couple of weeks ago, SUPREME just unveiled their brand new collaboration with Comme Des Garçons SHIRT.
The collection features the late great New... Read More »
Three weeks ago, I shot a new editorial for De Morgen Magazine with Belgian top photographer + all-round super interesting human ALEX SALINAS (he’s funny too -the best dudes... Read More »
KNOTORYUS TALKS TO ARTIST KATRIEN MATTHYS & AWARD WINNING DIRECTOR / PHOTOGRAPHER TOON AERTS : “THERE IS A DRUG DEALER OUT THERE WAITING TO PUNCH ME IN THE MOUTH.”
(c) Toon Aerts
Toon Aerts is a good and talented dude. He directs award winning short films, makes dope commercials and takes an amazing picture. I first got to... Read More »
First teaser of the Kanye West ‘Yeezus’ tour film, which will apparently be released in theatres soon.
Let’s hope that goes for overseas territories as well.Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat Wild Beasts, Jeremy Ayer, King Krule, Cass McCombs feat. Karen Black, Jesscia Stoller, TrenteMøller and ‘The Jump’
Cass McCombs feat. Karen Black. “Brighter”. A fantastic tribute to one of the most fascinating figures in American film and fringe... Read More »
The Christmas-coming of Beyzus wiped out just about anything else on the internet for days. But just because Beyoncé took a page from the Death Grips anti-marketing playbook, that... Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Jessica Chastain, Robert Mapplethorpe, Gatekeeper, Death Grips and Natasha Leggero
‘Doggystyle’ is, 20 years after its release, still a must-have for any music collection. It has aged remarkably well. Tribute mixes were to be expected. But not this. This... Read More »
Allright, so I had a choice between magicians, mixtapes and R.Kelly to post today. It had to be Kellz. Rolling Stone gave him random phrases to turn them into... Read More »
Kanye West dropped the Nick Knight directed video for “Bound 2” off the “Yeezus” album starring his wife-to-be Kim Kardashian.
“Marlboro Man” inspired graphics & a half naked KK.
Update: here’s... Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Abella Anderson, Raymond Pettibon, Juergen Teller, Lars Tunbjork, Léa Seydoux, etc.
Yassss!!!! Out of the blue, or better: out of complete darkness Death Grips has uploaded their new album ‘Government Plates’ to Soundcloud. Free for download and streaming. Anyone who... Read More »
Good times, my friends. This new Busta track with old-timey feel-good Kanye beat will be featured on E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event) 2 and … Damn son! Those Q-Tip bars!
*piggetypoff!*Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Savages, Major Lazer, Harmony Korine, Gaspar Noé, Sarah Silverman, The Residents, David Cross, Bob Odenkirk
Lots of skin, girls smoking like a choo choo train, a singer-songwriter living like a French maid, a saxophone and rock school for smarmy Indie types. (And more.)Read More »
Don’t know what to say about this other than maybe whuuuuuuuuuut.Read More »
(Image : Ouni by Boy Kortekaas. Styling & Neck Face by KNOTORYUS)
I don’t know if you heard any of Married To The Mob founder Leah Mc Sweeney’s “Bitchisms” or... Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. James Blake & Chance the Rapper, Game of Thrones Bad Lip Reading, Gaspar Noé, Hannelore Knuts, Alexander Skarsgard, etc.
After playing all the big festivals around the world including Coachella, being photographed and art directed by Alasdair McLellan and Jefferson Hack, getting Bono on stage and working with... Read More »
Still ahead of the ever-expanding pack of beatmakers: Tour Tet released his new album this week and posted a stream on his soundcloud for limited time only. Highly recommended!
Tracklist: 01... Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD: SINCERITY SPECIAL feat. Boychild, FKA Twigs, Russel Brand, Journey Into Self, etc.
Yeezus paid a visit to Jimmy Fallon and brought Charlie Wilson and a children’s choir along to help him out on the hook.Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Stasi styling, Chance the Rapper, Childish Gambino & Abella Anderson, Werner Herzog, etc.
Your average high school students interviewed about fashion. I love videos like these, because the eighties styles and editing pulls... Read More »
(Jigga’s sweatshirt : Aaron Young x Surface To Air HERE)
Aw ma ghad.
I’m trying to finish this photo heavy SHOW 2013 post, but I had to get this out first.
LGF... Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Dirty Beaches, the Sex God of Soviet Estonia, Richard Mosse, A Cut Above, etc.
“The prime importance to me is beauty. Beauty is one of the main lines to make people feel something. If you want people to feel something, beauty is the... Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. DIIV for YSL, Stromae, Chance the Rapper, Hannelore Knuts, Woody Allen, etc.
Zacharay Smith, lead shoe gazer of DIIV (who used to be Dive), is the latest addition the Hedi Slimane campaign roster. DIIV is one of those bands most people... Read More »
Mr. Wes Pentz and his pecs have put together a massive soundcloud playlist for summer. Easy, now.
(Diplo Polaroids by Ouni / A Polaroid Story)Diplo Endless Summer Tracklist
Blood Diamonds, “Phone... Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Alexander McQueen, Agent Provocateur, Action Bronson, Kazuki Katamatsu, DFA, etc.
Art by Japanese painterKazuki Katamatsu.
The 3D-effect is painted by hand.Read More »
A couple of days ago, So Me was in Belgium and he was kind enough to sign Lil KNOTORYUS’ jacket.
Today, the “Numbers On The Board” video he directed for... Read More »
Here we go again!
You are all invited to my favourite fashion-moment of the year :
THE GRADUATION SHOW OF THE ANTWERP FASHION ACADEMY
All info & some KNOTORYUS highlights after the... Read More »
(above image : Daft Punk by Hedi Slimane via Dazed Digital)
What a glorious night. I just came back from an awesome SAVAGES concert at Botanique -tell you more later-... Read More »
A SCUZZBUCKET FULL OF WONDER: GARAGE SWIM MIXTAPE free download feat. Black Lips, Mikal Cronin, King Khan, Mikal Cronin, etc.
NPR just put up a full stream of The Great Gatsby OST executive produced by Jay-Z.
Link + tracklist after the jump …Read More »
Remember how a couple of years ago I interviewed So_Me, did a big feature on the Triple Trouble exhibition, got him to sign all my shit, bought one of... Read More »
Watching people I dig collaborate makes me really happy .
For their S/S 2013 campaign, superbe Belgian tailors Café Costume teamed up with their favourite photographer Alex Salinas and Lockwood owner... Read More »
Seeing Danny Brown’s filthy lyrics as subtitles is more of a trip than any other 3D-effect on this Globodigital video.
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By now you have probably heard about acclaimed Belgian rapper/musician/producer Baloji being one of the faces of the S/S 13 Diesel + EDUN collection. But what a lot of... Read More »
Here’s David Bowie’s new video for “The Stars (are out tonight)” by acclaimed director Floria Sigismondi who has been directing Bowie video’s since 1996 starting with “Little Wonder”…Read More »
I took the liberty of interpreting ‘for professional use only’ as: ‘blast this on high volume in the office building since I’m the only one here on a Sunday’.... Read More »
I literally followed last week’s Grammy’s via Tyler’s instagram (@feliciathegoat) and I am pretty sure I had a better time than most of y’all watching the actual show.
He just... Read More »
The weekly KNOTORYUS mixtape: ten songs on Spotify, mostly themed. This week: ten songs used on runways for spring / summer 2013 feat. Vivaldi recomposed by Max Richter, the... Read More »
A stream of imagery, some NSFW, to start the kind of trouble you could taste, baby.Read More »
Listenin’ for the sippenin’ trippenin’ & tippenin’. Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Chromatics, Gert Jochems, Chanel, Brooke Candy, Pig Destroyer, Sonic Youth in 1987, etc.
Back to the origins of Eyecandy Smörgasbord: no themes, just stuff that got stuck to my eyeballs.Read More »
Hours and hours of sounds to accompany you on the miles you have to go before you sleep.Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Charlie Kaufman, Comme des Garçons, Crystal Castles, Tom Araya, Ezra Pound, Slavoj Zizek, etc.
EARCANDY SMÖRGASBORD: STOP MAKING SENSE SPECIAL feat. Propr Boyz, 2 Chainz, Kanye West, G-Dragon, Orbital feat. Lee Scratch Perry, etc.
Girls, Girls, Girls inside.Read More »
Game-changer Frank Ocean dropped the digital version “Channel Orange” one week before its store release…Read More »
Okay, I’m typing this with super sore arms because I’m on this health trip and I got myself a brand new gym membership including sessions with a personal trainer.... Read More »
This has been some music month, maang! It started with seeing The Throne live, then The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky and now Childish Gambino…Read More »
I had fun these past couple of weeks! Between seeing “Watch The Throne” live and some of my work being plastered on the cover of a national newspaper it’s... Read More »
After posting the unofficial H5C video a couple of months ago we now give you the official one directed by Romain Gavras.
Watch it after the jump…Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD Instagram Special feat. OFWGKTA, Dominique KNOTORYUS, Patta, David Shrigley, Perks and Mini, Big Boi, etc.
It’s been a while since I’ve seen my friend the great Baloji…Read More »
EARCANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Jai Paul, Light Asylum, Danny Brown, Ab-Soul, Bei Maejor, A$AP ROCKY etc.
Honorary brother Ben & his friends dropped a mixtape and t-shirt in remembrance of Nate Dogg’s passing one year ago.
And you know what’s fun to me? Having your own... Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Jay-Z, Kanye West, Chromatics, Lana Del Rey, Frank Ocean, Tyler the Creator, Tangerine Dream, etc.
Hey Hey. My My. Here’s some candy for your eyes.Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Kanye West, Jay-Z, Biggie Smalls, Jay Reatard, Das Racist, Patrice O’ Neal, Kid Sister
The Internet consists of Odd Future producers Syd Tha Kid and Matt Martians.
This is a new release (featuring Left Brain) from their soon to be dropped album “Purple Naked... Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD: intensify special feat. cat warbling, Will Ferrell, Beyonce, Junior Boys and Trash Talk
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Trash Talk, Kim Kardashian dressed as Princess Leia on Kanye’s “Alligator Boots” Puppet Show, Panda Bear, Planningtorock, Winnie Truong and Hooters
A couple of days ago after a hard day’s work I was about to take the elevator in my building when a 30 something woman suddenly yelled: “Stop! Don’t... Read More »
The album ‘Audio, Video, Disco’ drops October 25, 2011.
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EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. S.C.U.M., King Fantastic, The Ettes, Frances Bean Cobain by Hedi Slimane, Amy & Jack & Jay, Flaming Lips, etc.
I am absolutely adoring this whole males expressing their exact emotions shiz. It might be difficult to do sometimes but it is so so beautiful. (Ecxept when you’re sampling... Read More »
I think Stromae is an extremely talented human being.
And I’m also really loving this video because my cousin’s extremely talented son is playing the young Self.
Watch the video after... Read More »
UPDATE!! TRACKLISTING + Important fan information about release date.
I don’t want to say : Release this shit already.Read More »
DIR Spike Jonze PROD Vince Landay, Arcade Fire SCR Spike Jonze, Will Butler, Win Butler DP Greig Fraser CAST Sam Dillon, Zoe Graham, Zeke Jarmon, Paul Pluymen, Ashlin Williamson ED Jeff Buchanan, Patrick Coleman PROD... Read More »
This is how we spent our Saturday : lunch with the Monobrow Fam at RA before planking at the Walter Van Beirendonck x Erwin Wurm exhib.Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. FWA, S.C.U.M., Wu Lyf, Tha Carter IV artwork, Dom Kennedy, The Weeknd, Just A Number 05272011, etc.
I love the men in my life to death, but I’m a girl’s girl.
That’s right, I said it. You confused?
A couple of weeks ago I did an interview with a... Read More »
EYECANDY Smörgasbord feat. Genki Sudo, The Weeknd (Robocop Version), Fleet Foxes, Big Freedia, René Magritte and Michael Jackson partying on wodka
I know I know, it’s been a while since we posted a new Best Of The Weeks episode. But you have to forgive us. LGF and I are working... Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. David Shrigley, Serena-Maneesh, John Currin, Zach Galafinakis, 20101104, etc.
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Brian Eno, The Dead Weather, Ryan McGinley, Deerhunter, Diplo, Daft Punk, Tron and two songs about real love
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Animal Collective, Sean Penn, Sleigh Bells, Koudlam, Vincent Gallo, Serge Gainsbourg, Seth Galafinakis, etc.
2 of my favourite Belgian musicians on one track.
Baloji tapped dEUS’ Tom Barman to lay down some vocals on the remix of his latest single “Le Jour d’Après (Indépendance... Read More »
You know where I’m at right now?Read More »
The new M.I.A. will be a global controversy in 5,4,3,2,1….Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Bret Easton Ellis, Los, MGMT, Guru Tribute Mix by DJ Permier, Chola Make-Up Tutorial, etc.
(via Hello Minor)
Things I’ve come to care about.Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. MGMT, The Terry Richardson Controversy, Devendra Banhart, Lego, Zao Bros. etc.
Some days are better than Sundays. But today I’d even take a bad Monday.
Untill this video rolled around that is. Baby! This one’s for you!
And for all y’all as... Read More »
Less opinions, more stuff to watch, please.Read More »
Gareth Pugh’s vision of summer looks like the kind of garbs a friendly, advanced society would wear in an RPG game. He literally went from seeing everything in black... Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD: wha? huh? special feat. Jeff & Lindsay & Terry & Katie & Soft Pack & Rihanna & Viktor & Rolf
This is a 1979 BMW ‘art car’ painted by Andy Warhol.
You know who’s going to do the 2010 version? (Duhu, it’s like.. the first name in the header..)Read More »
Kid Cudi was still working in the NYC Bape shop when he met Ian Edelman, the man behind ‘Entourage’. Ian was putting the finishing touches to his new project:... Read More »
I’ve only got 5 minutes to post today. Which is fine, because I can be brief about this: Massive Attack have a new video out for ‘Splitting the Atom’... Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Vladimir Nabokov, Reebok, Louboutin Sneakers, Karl Lagerfeld turns Jacky O communist, Shout Out Louds, Barbie, Gucci Dayglo, etc.
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Lanvin, Plummeting Polar Bears, Candy Magazine, Terence Koh, Daisy Lowe and your Mega Meow Moment
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Tavi, Dover Street Market Extra Small, Fraggle Rock, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Health, JP Gaultier, Comanechi, etc.
Classic fun, rubber neckin’ and post-apocalyptic techno.
Tracklists and a little extra (Miu Miu FW09 soundtrack) after the jump.Read More »
EYE CANDY SMÖRGASBORD : feat. Nike, Louboutin, Acne, Awkward Family Pictures, Andrea Crews, The Soft Pack, etc.
Imagine your dad as a priest in a pair of tight shorts. Wow. Actually, now that I think about it: that description fits my dad rather well…
Moving on.Read More »
So, we just received the DISKODRUNKARDS ( the band that includes Tim Vanhamel ) promo copy.
You know we have been waiting for this.
Artwork by Toykyo (good job dudes!) &... Read More »
EYE CANDY SMÖRGASBORD : feat. YSL for Puma, Mr. Natural Sneakers, V Swimsuit issue, April 77, ACNE, etc.
Natalia Vodianova in the new ACNE paper. Don’t know why, but I just imagined her doing a rain dance in those frilly pants.
This is from the new April 77... Read More »
EYE CANDY SMÖRGASBORD feat. Fantastic Man, Dork Yearbook, MGMT, Passion Pit, Raf Simons, Gemma Ward, Game Girl in Vogue Paris, etc.
I went to a vernissage by Luc Tuymans yesterday and boy that party sure could have used a vodka kalashnikov to liven things up. Sorry Mr. Tuymans. Still a... Read More »
4 new tracks and a so-called ‘best of’ collection of the previous Drought tapes. Sounds good, but beware: Weezy is currently beefing with The Empire’s DJ Drama (lawsuit in... Read More »
The good folks at XL records dropped the entire ‘I Feel Cream’ album in our mailbox this weekend and I can honestly say that the Soulwax-track isn’t the best... Read More »
EYECANDY SMÖRGASBORD VIDEO SPECIAL feat. The Horrors, Consequence & Kid Cudi, Bat for Lashes, Buraka SS, Solid Gold, Rob Roy, etc.
Rob Roy – Fur In My Cap
Dir: Ethan Lader
Pretty fresh video for indie rapper Rob Roy. Love the image of Rob as a young boy posing and MC’ing.
Daito Manabe... Read More »
Jack White really likes the number three: at the launch of his new label ‘Third Man Records’, he unveiled his new (third) band: The Dead Weather.
The line-up: Jack White... Read More »
EYE CANDY SMÖRGASBORD : feat. We Have Band, So_Me & Futura for Nike, Jeremy Scott Mickey Mouse Shoes, Acne, Colette etc.
Skip the rest of the internet. Watch this instead.Read More »
No, your media player of choice is not broken. The images are broken on purpose.
(How great are those KNOTORYUS colors?)Read More »
Wow. One of my favourite mixtapes from last year was 88 Keys “The Death Of Adam” and that guy Kevin just dropped a crate diggin’ collection of the samples... Read More »
Didn’t think much of the show, to be honest… but the soundtrack has the right kind of romance to it.
Video of the runway show after the jump.Read More »
I’M SKY HIGH: A KANYE WEST MIXTAPE feat. KID CUDI, DIPLO, LIL’ WAYNE, DJ BENZI, A-TRACK, CATCHDUBS ETC.
DJ Benzi dropped his much-anticipated “We Got The Remix” special this weekend, feat. Plain Pat, A-Track, Kid Cudi & Kanye West. This is the official, finished version of the... Read More »
Who? Disko Drunkards is Tim Vanhamel (see: Millionaire) and The Glimmer Twins (see: Mo & Benoeli).
Why? Because The Glimmers have the international clout and the easy-going funk that makes... Read More »
This is a first in a massive series of things, people, releases, changes, trends and actions I’m looking forward to this year.
First up: The Esau Mwamwaya debut album.
Above: the... Read More »
I was posting that Fake Blood mix earlier and the rumours that Fake Blood is actually Soulwax in disguise floated to the surface of my sleep-deprived brain. (Status: not... Read More »
“Hang my feet out the window/Jock my shoe game/All my kicks fly/Like Liu Kang“
Young Mulah drops his 6th installment for the Drought series and it’s (sorry, but I have... Read More »
Look what arrived at the KNOTORYUS offices!Read More »
I’ve been waiting for a good excuse to do a Kris Vanassche post and à cause des garçons de Justice, the perfect opportunity has popped up.Read More »
I’ve been working 12hrs a day and I can barely see straight. But my ears are fine and this new ‘The Streets’ tune sounds promising, although it’s no ‘Blinded... Read More »
Whenever I tell people that marketing presentations are the new street art, they arch their eyebrows like I’m some crazy guy with a long beard, a penchant for foot... Read More »
The Cool Outrageous Lovers of Uniquely Raw Styles are: Fonzworth Bentley, Kanye West, Sa-Ra & Andre 3000.Read More »
Lil’ Wayne’s official vid for “A Milli” is surprisingly good. It dropped about 5 days ago so as a ‘yeah I saw that on another blog’ bonus,... Read More »
EYE CANDY SMÖRGASBORD XL feat. Vampire Weekend (Oxford Comma Video), Elle Girl Korea, Lara Stone, Pop Levi, Alife, The Black Ghosts, Pase Rock, etc.
An extra large dollop of visual inspiration from all over the planet.Read More »
This has been going around the internets and I hadn’t gotten around to posting it. But that’s ok. I’m sure you had other stuff to do in the meantime.... Read More »
Look what the mailman just dropped at the KNOTORYUS doorstep. Scans of all the Parra cover art after le jump.Read More »
Wow. Just. Wow. Director Saam Farahmajiggy has not been churning out his best work lately (the Janet video with the globes: what was that?). But the teaser for... Read More »
Pretty low-budget but nevertheless hypnotising video from Buraka Som Sistema, the Portugese-Angolan dance collective, featuring DJ Znobia and M.I.A. If you’re looking for sounds and dance moves Madonna hasn’t... Read More »
Some things you might not know about the Ting Tings and some things you’ve probably heard elsewhere first.
POP! The blogosphere just spit out a new popsensation/duo/hype. The Ting Tings were on everybody’s list of ‘bands to watch’ for 2008 and singlehandedly caused an army of... Read More »
The soundtrack for the Prada SS08 catwalk has surfaced. No tracklisting yet, but there’s definitely some Brian Eno in there. Be sure to check out the PRADA site for..Read More »
These New Puritans are the official KNOTORYUS bet for the ‘next big thing’ in 2008 (yes, Santogold too, maybe Kid Sister).Read More »
This installment of the already infamous KNOTORYUS podcast features:
1. Panda Bear: “Comfy in Nautica” Sounds like someone had a panic atack & accidentally used a ziplock bag full... Read More »