John Breed’ Installation Will Sweep You Off Your Feet

by Jenna Austinon October 23, 2014
Netherland artist John Breed has studied many mediums of art, including calligraphy, graffiti, and painting. And he may definitely be a leg man. His quirky and whimsical  installation of 145 rainbow hued legs and shoes were part of a German shoe salon, “Breuninger”. The piece spans 9×3 meters, and was exhibited next to the salon […]
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Star Wars Gets Real

by Trace William Cowenon October 23, 2014
Certain aspects and distinguished icons of pop culture are so engrained in our collective subconscious that, when presented with juxtapositional displays of fictional fish-out-of-water imagery, we barely notice the dichotomous statement.  This happy conundrum is the foundation of Thomas Dagg’s stunning Star Wars series – a collection of photographs in which recognizable Star Wars icons […]

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Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker – Official Trailer Unveiled

by Trace William Cowenon October 23, 2014
For the latest Angels & Airwaves multi-platform release, Tom DeLonge & company (now including virtuosic musical powerhouse Ilan Rubin) have shifted their creative focus to the exploration of sleep – particularly, lucid dreaming.  Featuring music from the forthcoming album The Dream Walker (including the Perspective Daily-featured track “Paralyzed”), the animated short film “Poet Anderson: The […]
Icarus (2014) // Image: Daniel Leyva and INTERSTATE

Techno-Heaven, Techno-Hell, and Everything in Between

by Trace William Cowenon October 22, 2014
For his exhibition Blood Tastes Like Iron, net artist / web developer Daniel Leyva simultaneously utilizes the disparate concepts of religion and technology “to tell us about who we are and where we’re headed.”  In doing so, Leyva has initiated a sort-of “techno-heaven and techno-hell.” Chapel (2014) // Image: Daniel Leyva & INTERSTATE Blood Tastes […]

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New on the Music Scene: Simona Green (Exclusive)

by Jenna Austinon October 22, 2014
Subtle shifts in pop music have been happening over the past couple of years with the introduction of artists such as Lorde, Lana Del Ray, and Ariana Grande leading the pack. Young women are reinventing themselves along with the music genre and ushering in a new kind of credibility. Kaleidoscope – Simona Green New to […]
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Choice Video: Son Lux – “Easy”

by Trace William Cowenon October 21, 2014
The sensual immediacy at the heart of “Easy,” taken from the album Lanterns, is astutely captured by director David Terry Fine in the song’s respective clip.  Shot in striking black-and-white, with the absence of color giving way to patches of darkness which only heighten the tension of the slow pulse of “Easy,” Fine’s touch is […]

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FKA Twigs Teams with Google Glass for #throughglass

by Trace William Cowenon October 21, 2014
Though the general reception and public acceptance of Google Glass – Goggle’s stab at creating an omnipresent computer through wearable tech – has been a continuously uphill battle, a recent happening in the Glass conversation could shift a few hearts and minds.  FKA twigs recently unveiled her Google Glass concept film entitled #throughglass, wherein the […]

Faith Erin Hicks: From Demons to Bigfoot

by Jenna Austinon October 21, 2014
Cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks of Halifax, Nova Scotia, came onto the art scene in 1999 with her free web-comic “Demonology 101″. A story about a girl named Raven who also happens to be a demon. Since then Hicks has worked for Marvel and Dark Horse Comics among others and her portfolio has only gotten more […]

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“Rick Was Here” Recalls the Energy of Eighties New York and the Birth of Def Jam

by Trace William Cowenon October 20, 2014
“Make it yours.  That’s the thing that can change the world.” – Rick Rubin One could say that such a quote fully embodies the spirit and divisive attention to creative detail that has defined Rubin’s storied, decades-strong career.  The initial sparks of that career are documented in the brief but essential Rolling Stone documentary “Rick […]
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Honeymoon in Pickle Paradise

by Trace William Cowenon October 20, 2014
On the outskirts of the Frieze Art Fair in London, artist Athena Papadopoulos lived in Room #322 of the Landmark Hotel for her piece Honeymoon in Pickle Paradise.  Cited by i-D as “one of the more out-there exhibitions going on,” Honeymoon consists of Athena “continually rehanging a series of painting made in the space by […]