Harridan Vodka’s Spellbinding Midsummer Reserve Spirit and Ritual Box

A limited edition collaboration between the New York State craft brand and modern mystic The Hoodwitch

It’s no surprise to anyone who’s walked into a liquor store recently that the collectible whiskey and super-premium tequila categories are congested. Worthy options are positioned on platforms of heritage, innovation and sometimes both. Vodka, however, continues to be dominated by the same five or six brands. Amidst those fixtures, every so often, certain craft vodkas can stand out for flavor, design or storytelling. Harridan Vodka, …

Yo-Yo Ma + Anna Clyne: In The Gale (The Birdsong Project)

The second volume of music supervisor Randall Poster’s awe-inspiring, five-volume The Birdsong Project—composed of songs and spoken-word recordings that draw attention to the beauty of birdsong, as well as the plight of bird life—releases today. From the astounding list of contributions comes “In The Gale” by Yo-Yo Ma and Anna Clyne. These two collaborators (and their exquisite track) join a roster of unmatched talent for …

Art d’Ecco: Run Away

In advance of Victoria, British Columbia-based Art d’Ecco’s new album, After the Head Rush (out 24 June), the pop singer and producer debuts one more stirring single, “Run Away,” that’s equal parts road trip song and bright dance-floor bop. “I was trying to capture that feeling of autonomy and freedom one feels when they buy their first car and a whole new world opens up,” …