Music // Monday, August 31, 2015
The electro group Le Le recently premiered their newest video, "Styrofoam People" directed by Mr. Boonstra and featuring Parra's robot characters. The band consists of vocalist and rapper Faberyayo, producer Rimer London and Parra himself! Their latest record, Flapped Sadly in Our Faces is out now.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 26, 2015
If you may have noticed, Banksy just opened his very own amusement, excuse us, Bemusement Park called Dismaland in the seaside city of Weston-super-Mare in England. We went there, we did an exclusive interview with Banksy that is our October 2015 cover story, and now, Banksy has just released a trailer/preview/video that summarizes what could be your family trip to Dismaland. Enjoy.
Music // Monday, August 17, 2015
Deerhunter is back! The Georgia-band had been on a slight hiatus due to lead singer Bradford Cox being hit by a car, but now they are set to release Fading Frontier on 4AD on October 16, 2015. Which means by then we will have a ton of leaks and tracks already heard, the first one being a video for the song "Snakeskin" directed by Valentina Tapia.
Juxtapoz // Monday, August 17, 2015
Here is a beautifully animated snippet of a 2013 conversation, ‘The world until yesterday’ where Pullitzer Prize-winner Jared Diamond discusses how insights from the lifestyles of far-removed cultures can impact the way we think about our own lives. Is it worth worrying about the risk of everyday actions like falling in the shower or tripping on the street? Each time you do these things, the risk of mishap is low, but we do them every single day. Over time, does that mean these tiny risks accumulate to become almost inevitable?
Music // Friday, August 14, 2015
FKA twigs has to be one of the leading musicians working in the world of art and video right now, with just a fantastic canon of crazy work already in her young career. The newst WTF goodness comes on her new 16-minute music video for the release of her new EP, M3LL155X, which includes treatments for the tracks "Figure 8", "I'm Your Doll", "In Time", and "Glass & Patron". She calls this opus "an aggressive statement conceptualising the process of feeling pregnant with pain, birthing creativity and liberation."
Juxtapoz // Friday, August 14, 2015
The West Coast art collector scene may have found its answer to Herb and Dorothy Vogel in 74 year old retired delivery truck driver Enrique Serrato. For over 50 years, Los Angeles resident Enrique Serrato has been building an impressive collection of American, Chicano and Mexican art that now exceeds 6000 pieces covering ceramics, paintings, sculpture and outsider art.
Juxtapoz // Monday, August 10, 2015
Do yourself a favor and spend the next five minutes watching “Owl and Mouse,” a new stop-motion animated short created by NYU student Emma Noble and distributed by the PBS production, Film School Shorts. The craft behind her adorably endearing characters, and the simple, suspenseful story are enough to keep you riveted until you click “play again” (and again).
Street Art // Thursday, August 06, 2015
One of our favorite New York-based artists, Erik Parker is the latest artist to participate in Converse's Blank Canvas project. The resulting psychedelic bright blasts of color appear on the back cover of our brand new September issue, on sale now.
Graffiti // Sunday, August 02, 2015
Frank 151 recently dropped this video featuring LA writer Doner in which he talks about growing up in LA, how he discovered graffiti, and how the name Doner was given to him.