Noise Pop 2013 is here.

Music // Monday, February 25, 2013
NOISE POP is the country’s leading indie music, art, and film festival. Now in its 21st year, Noise Pop will host performances by Toro y Moi, Amon Tobin, !!!, STRFCKR, Rogue Wave and many more artists. In addition to the week long music festival, Noise Pop invites you to the third annual Culture Club - a celebration of the creative process. Don't miss this rare opportunity to see and hear your favorite artists in the music, film, art, design, food and technology communities show in an interactive way how, why, and what inspires them in creating their work(s).

The Works of Brendan Donnelly

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 25, 2013
Perhaps you don't know of Brendan Donnelly, but the Southern California artist has found himself at the forefront of an emerging anti-art movement. Donnely, who’s best known for his illustration and graphic design work for apparel companies Stussy, Altamont, and Converse has branched out and begun to do work with some of the music worlds favorite indie darlings - The Vaccines, FIDLAR, and Grizzly Bear just to name a few.

Music Video: Bat For Lashes "Lilies" directed by Peter Sluszka

Music // Sunday, February 24, 2013
We are pretty sure that whatever video Bat For Lashes decides to make, its going to be good at this point. She has a proper track record for it. But her newest video for the track Lilies has been directed by Peter Sluszka and described as ... puppets, a flock of 2D spirits, miniature landscapes, morphing polygons, and most importantly, Natasha herself were animated to create a universe in constant flux.

Music Video: Ty Segall "Thank God For Sinners"

Music // Thursday, February 21, 2013
Full of flesh, Ty Segall's newest video for 'Thank God for Sinners' will get you moving your body while stimulating your visual senses with some serious skin. 'Thank God for sinners, thank God for your love.... In the morning, I'll rise above.'

"Wait," a New Music Video for Diiv by Sandy Kim

Music // Thursday, February 21, 2013
Sandy Kim, who we have featured on the site before, recently released this video for Brooklyn-based indie rock band Diiv.

"David Bowie is" @ Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Music // Tuesday, February 19, 2013
With his new upcoming album release The Next Day on the way, we have David Bowie on the brain, and we can't help but reminisce about everything from The Labyrinth to Space Oddity. Coincidentally, accompanying this fondness for Bowie is an exhibition presenting a whole array of the musician and cultural icon's career.

Kurt Vile x ESPO: Making of "Waking On a Pretty Daze" Album Cover

Music // Friday, February 15, 2013
We previously reported that for Kurt Vile’s newest album he enlisted the expertise of fellow Philadelphian sign painter/wordsmith artist, Steve Powers aka ESPO. The album titled “Waking On a Pretty Daze” will incorporate Powers artwork on the cover and in the packaging from a mural he painted in Philly. A short documentary was created on the making of this mural. It includes some of the ideas behind the visual imagery and vocabulary Powers chose to use and incorporate on the wall.

Mark Ryden for Tyler, The Creator Album Cover

Music // Friday, February 15, 2013
An unlikely, but in our eyes, perfect match for an album cover. Mark Ryden, the multiple Juxtapoz cover artist and one of the most respected names in contemporary art, teamed up with, yes, Odd Future frontman Tyler the Creator for the cover artwork for his upcoming Wolf album. The album, out April 2nd, features a few different cover treatments, but the Ryden one is by far our favorite...

"Retrograde" a New James Blake Video by Martin de Thurah

Music // Friday, February 15, 2013
James Blake has released a new music video. Retrograde, directed by Martin de Thurah. The first single off his sophomore album Overgrown, the video follows an astronaut/biker through a bizarre dance party in her search for a fallen star.

Kraftwerk Performs @ Tate Modern, London

Music // Friday, February 15, 2013
Electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk performed a six night retrospective at the Tate Modern in London during which they performed each of their albums chronologically. Watch a short video on the performance after the jump.

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