The legendary Todd Rundgren teams up with Robyn, Mr Jukes calls on BJ The Chicago Kid, new Gorillaz and more in our week in music
Todd Rundgren feat. Robyn: That Could Have Been Me Premiering exclusively on Pitchfork, the legendary Todd Rundgren's newest track, "That Could Have Been Me" features none other than Swedish pop star Robyn. Rundgren (who initially garnered attention...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
Aging wine under the sea, a better version of the Mexico border wall, and how Missy Elliott can save a life
1. Essential Chuck Berry Songs Widely known as a pioneer of rock'n'roll—if not the inventor of it—Chuck Berry passed away this weekend. Reworking rhythm and blues into what we now know as rock music, Berry was a true legend—a guitarist, singer...
Sandwich vs Hunger T-Shirts
Raising money for Action Against Hunger one carbon-neutral top at a time
In a three-way collaboration, Sonic Sandwich, Continental Clothing Co and artist Rob Flowers have launched a 21-day campaign to sell as many T-shirts (and sweatshirts) as possible, with all 100% of proceeds going to Action Against Hunger—a charity...
FOOD + DRINK
Three Cocktails from Hong Kong Art Week's "Room Service"
Artist João Vasco Paiva designs a tropical Absolut Art Bar at Potato Head
Now in its fifth year, Art Basel's Hong Kong installment has already impacted Asian artists' exposure globally, all while bolstering the sale of Western works in new markets. As Art Basel Hong Kong now triggers simultaneous showcases, activations and...
Wuu Reminds Us That Sharing Love is Better Than Getting Likes
The latest social messaging app comes from a place of good not greed
Though just released in the App Store, Wuu has been in a high-demand, closed beta for months. Invited users could invite their friends and that pass along quickly pushed the app to the 2,000 person limit imposed on pre-release iOS apps. This is great...
Baselworld 2017: New Fossil Q Smartwatches
Our exclusive look at the inexpensive Android Wear 2.0 and hybrid classic models
Forever on the quest to contextualize releases in the worlds of smartwatches and wearable tech we got all the advanced details on Fossil's forthcoming Q smartwatches. Revealed during the Baselworld watch and jewelry fair, the new Q pieces can be...
Spring Ski Gear
From breathable jackets to easily removed pants, everything you need when hitting the slopes during the warmer months
This week the equinox occurred, meaning—for the Northern Hemisphere—spring ski touring is right around the corner. Having comfortable no-fuss gear is key for an enjoyable trip during the warmer months. Like with all outdoor sports, it's best to...
Fondazione Prada, Milan
Complete with a bar designed by Wes Anderson, the arts complex is a beauty to behold
With over 100 years of history, Prada has long been respected for originality and subtle contradictions—and finding a visually striking balance between dichotomies is what makes the fashion house unique. Milan's Fondazione Prada complex maintains the...
Game of Thrones and Westworld Travel Adventures with Black Tomato
Explore the locations behind the TV shows, or embark on other new adventure itineraries to Greenland, the Faroe Islands and the Congo
For some, travel is a calculated obsession, satiated by a ticking of boxes that represent a location and the accompanying desire. For others, that's not enough. Travel requires reaching the ends of the earth and going beyond the realm of normalcy...
Interview: Ma Yansong, Founder MAD Architects
Discussing perspective, nature and function in the wake of the PHAIDON book focused on the company's designs
by Alessandro De Toni When Westerners think about Chinese architecture, we oftentimes have two images in mind: old, grand pagodas settled on the top of a hill or titanic mega-projects breaking global records. Understanding the essence of Chinese...
New American Menswear and Accessories at The Ensign
A hub for upscale items, designed and produced in the USA
With an eye on numerous factors that make fashion both wearable and desirable—striking images and editorials, forward thinking designers, ease of purchase, a defined identity—The Ensign has become an important new online shopping destination. The...
Word of Mouth: Basel, Switzerland
Food, drink, art and more in the center of cultural fairs and trade shows
Basel, Switzerland doesn't draw the traditional tourists for Swiss outdoor sports or the après-ski lifestyle. In fact, a large influx of internationals can be tied to the fairs, conferences and trade shows taking place in the city's epic Messeplatz...