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The Prophiles: Lady GaGa

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March 28, 2010 March 28: 1,771 years ago today De Pascha Computus commemorated the Nativity, birth of a man – son of God – who brought mankind from the darkness of sin; today, we commemorate the birth of a woman – deity of Pop – who brought a generation from the dark ages of social oblivion. On this day, ancient Romans celebrated the production of the Sun[...]

Disposable Media Is Funny, Because That’s All It Is

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Disposable Media is funny, because that’s all it is. Disposable Media. Snapchat is disposable media. And you fall into the dark ages, because it’s disposable, and media is a representation of your culture. So when you feed into disposable media, you’re feeding into disposable culture, and you wonder why kids have no appreciation for anything, beyond th[...]

Purity Ring Breaks the Cycle with Sophomore LP "Another Eternity"

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When Edmonton duo Purity Ring released their debut album, Shrines, in 2012, the internet basically exploded. The twosome—made up of vocalist Megan James and multi-instrumentalist Corin Roddick—delivered a brand new style of music that combined singsong vocals with minimalist production, coined as “future pop” by the bigwigs of the music blogosphere. Everyone[...]

Lyrically Speaking: Micah Freeman feat Father "The Red"

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  Good music speaks volumes… rather than impose analysis, step back and expose linguistic artistry… listen, look, and linger in fantastic rhythmic reality: lyrically speaking.   I'm coming down with a case of boogie Tell me, what am I to do? My suit is tailored and my girl's good-looking So what is it to you? When I try with all my mig[...]

Lyrically Speaking: "Youthless" – Beck

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Good music speaks volumes… rather than impose analysis, step back and expose linguistic artistry…  listen, look, and linger in fantastic rhythmic reality: lyrically speaking "Youthless" - Modern Guilt (2008) There's a bottomless pit that we've been climbing from Just to get on level ground Shake your seasick legs around Dead of winter in a logo town [...]

Britney Tweets 2007: Ep. 3

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because if ifs and ands were pots and pans there’d be no betta work for tinker’s hands, because pink wigs birthed millennial whiplash, because it’s the rhyme behind seasonal reason, because you’re not B and will never see it her way… because Britney didn’t have Twitter in 2007, because the traphaus was birthed in the wake of Kevin, because Miss Spears will r[...]

Victor Koroma Is A Photographer That Thinks Like A Painter #WhatABeautifulMess

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"A Beautiful Mess" is Los Angeles based photographer Victor Koroma's artistic play on advertising ability to make certain products seem more appealing than they really are. Through carefully designed, aesthetic pleasing exterior packaging advertising companies deceive, trick and lure consumers. Victor is a photographer that thinks like a painter. To creat[...]

 

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If You Don't Retweet This Post, We'll Kill This Dog

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I kid. I kid. But, this is all in the ironic spirit of Mag + Art.  Mag + Art is a brilliant art series by Phillippinne based artist Eisen Bernard Bernardo, that collages classical works of art with pop culture magazine covers.  “Famous paintings of artists like Boticelli, Ingres, Klimt and Picasso were overlain with iconic covers of popular magazines like L[...]

A Rosier View for the End of the World

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The Apocalypse Approaches. Later this month according to eschatological belief the world is to come to an end. Exactly how this comes to pass is subject to conjecture however, meteorites, earthquakes or a combination of environmental and mythological phenomena’s appear to be the main predictions. What is interesting is that a number of cultures from aroun[...]

J. Powers Bowman's "SimCity" Inspired Cityscape Drawings

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    J. Powers Bowman create collages from a large pool of freehand drawings made, mostly consisting of buildings and other urban features. When photocopied, cut out, and put together, the result is a large-scale, highly detailed cityscape reminiscent of the classic videogame SimCity. While J has been showing and selling over the past s[...]

Greg Mike is a Staple in the Streets & the Sweets–from Gutter to Gallery

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This artist flashlight brings us back to the belly of the map – A.T.L.A.N.T.A. – to shine on the poptastic Greg Mike. New York born and bred, but Tallahassee trained, this artist meshes graphic design, street art, creative, branding, and fashion design to create a style all too collaborative – but inevitably all is unique own. Right when I was beginni[...]

 

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