Holiday Gift Guides 2019: Brick + Mortar

For those who need to buy offline, pleasant presents found in real-life stores

It’s officially too late to shop for holiday gifts online, but there’s still time to grab a last-minute present the old fashioned way: making a dash to real-life brick-and-mortar stores. These gift ideas are available from retailers across the country—be it New York or New Orleans, Saint Paul or Sacramento, Detroit or Dallas. Each item continues to be readily available but still makes for a …

Dean Blunt feat. Panda Bear: Moments

From experimental mastermind Dean Blunt’s new mixtape ZUSHI!, “Moments” strips down to minimal but warm psychedelic accompaniment and lets the voice of Panda Bear (aka Animal Collective’s Noah Lennox) mesmerize. It’s the shorter of two Lennox collaborations on the release, and follows up Blunt’s appearance in, and direction of, Lennox’s “Token” video earlier this year.

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A sad farewell to Daniel Johnston, pretty synthpop, psychedelic indie and more music

Daniel Johnston: True Love Will Find You In The End An inspiration to so many other artists and musicians, Daniel Johnston‘s vast contribution of simple, honest and haunting works find balance between outsider art and mainstream acceptance. The singer/songwriter and visual artist’s laundry list of accolades ranges from inclusion in the 2006 Whitney Biennial, adoration for this “Hi, How Are You” mural in Austin, a …