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Perfect Nonsense

You sit on your couch while looking out of a window that is as big as your dreams and fears. And think when will it all make perfect sense. You think, reasonably, maybe it’ll never make sense. Maybe, this world is meant to make perfect nonsense. The concrete buildings that used to excite you in this big city of yours now bore you, and you fixate your eyes o[...]

Lyrically Speaking: Madonna "Illumanti"

Good music speaks volumes… rather than impose analysis, step back and expose linguistic artistry… listen, look, and linger in fantastic rhythmic reality: lyrically speaking.   It's not Jay Z and Beyonce It's not Nicki or Lil Wayne It's not Oprah and Obama The Pope or Rihanna Queen [...]

Serving With Slaysia, Ep. 3

Asia… Asia, Asia: Asia. Is a very real thing. And reality will deal. In increasing measure. Well into the forseeable future. Asia is a Hollywood Renaissance. Black, Female, French, Bulldog. Serving for the stars. Slaying for life. Sitting sideways. Shading moonlight. Asia didn’t sign up for this, but — as a wise man once said: you don’t sign up for what you’[...]

Mood Ring: Marquis Phifer

In his own words, #nowplaying the soundtrack to Founder of Provision NYC, Marquis Phifer's life.   "(M)elodies From Heaven" - Kirk Franklin & The Family ​I chose this song because​ we live in a culture where needing people's validation becomes more important than having God's anointing, and you'll sell yourself short. We hear so many ot[...]

The LowFiRe: au revoir artRAVE

The LowFiRe – the Low Fidelity Reverberation… a vantage from the ground floor, amplification of the static noise, echoes and bellows from below. It's always Paris with Pop stars... words just don't anymore with this one... so i dug a bit through the crates and dusted off an hd deep tech haus disco d[...]

Madonna on Basquiat and Haring

In a recent interview with Interview Magazine, no pun intended, Madonna talks her relationship with Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and other artists of her early New York days. "They were incredibly dedicated to their work. I mean, Basquiat was my boyfriend for a while, and I remember getting up in the middle of the night and he wouldn't be in bed lying[...]

Where's The Beef?

I’m so fucking sick of the “feud” between Mark Kozelek and The War on Drugs. There, I said it. Can it really be called a “feud” if it’s almost completely one-sided? I was never good at semantics, so such an inquiry may be futile no matter how rhetorical. To me, a feud seems like it should be a two-sided ordeal, a conflict between two or more parties in[...]


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In A World Desperate For Uniqueness & Originality, The Greatest Irony May Be That We Ultimately Succumb To "Following The Herd"

In a world desperate for uniqueness and originality, the greatest irony may be that we ultimately succumb to "following the herd." Whether we like it or not, we the “sheeple” have become fervent disciples of a globalized economy. Sheep Nation a series of photographic works by Montreal-based contemporary artist Davide Luciano, explores this fertile ground t[...]

It ain't all too bad, but it ain't all too good

 UK based painter George Morton-Clark just tipped us off with images of his latest paintings. The work continues in his pastiche paintings. Take a closer look at the images below.   On Left: It ain't all too bad On Right: It ain't all too good  on right Early mornings, late nights. 76cm x 102cm oil on canvas Late nights, early mornings. [...]

Waiting on No One to Pity Us While We Find Beauty in the Hideous

I once read that every thing and every one is essentially perfect. We are exactly how we were always meant to be, “perfect” only because our imperfections define us as so. Literally and figuratively, where we stand now is a product of what we have done to bring ourselves here. What is and what will be seen by our eyes and our eyes only exists for our vie[...]

Street Brilliance: Aakash Nihalani Connects the Dots

Aakash Nihalani's street art work consists of mostly isometric rectangles and squares. The Brooklyn based artist selecticly places these graphics around New York to highlight the unexpected contours and elegant geometry of the city itself. For however brief, the artist is offering viewrs a chance to step into a different New York than they are used to se[...]