Premiere: “Turned to String” by No Age

Band members Dean Allen Spunt and Randy Randall, video director Jonn Herschend and choreographer/performer Katie Faulkner walk us through the energetic new release

A few jagged, jangling bars into No Age‘s “Turned to String” and listeners—whether they’re already fans of the LA-based guitar-and-drums duo or not—will have trouble sitting still. The song energizes and electrifies—especially as a centerpiece on their 11-track, 33-minute album from earlier this year, Goons Be Gone. For just under four minutes, “Turned to String” is a beautiful binaural bash. And it’s these sensations that …

The Thing Quarterly’s “ONE LAST THING”

Founders Jonn Herschend and Will Rogan address the final chapter of their 10-year-old conceptual publication

As the saying goes, “all good things must come to an end,” and such is the case with 10-year-old conceptual publication The Thing Quarterly, whose final issue is available for pre-order now. The last issue is (aptly) a pair of bookends designed by Dave Muller, along with “ONE LAST THING”—a catalogue of every single edition of The Thing over its decade of creativity. From a …

The Thing Quarterly: Issue 25

In his first monograph "Reproductions," Brian Roettinger weaves his past design work into collage form using a photocopier

Since commissioning John Baldessari to create a set of pillowcases, the team at conceptual periodical The Thing Quarterly has been hard at work to send subscribers delightful (and usable) objects dreamt up by creatives—most recently a 12″ LP designed by Kate and Laura Mulleavy of fashion label Rodarte. The Thing Quarterly’s first installment for 2015 kicks off with a self-compiled monograph, titled “Reproductions,” by the …