Freddie Joachim feat. Natalie Olivieri: Backyards

From his upcoming LP Beyond The Sea of Trees, Freddie Joachim’s new tune “Backyards” is a lush, jazzy tune. With plenty of horns, an unwavering beat and minimal vocals by Natalie Olivieri, the song is richly layered with a sharp but languid quality that’s only possible with skillful production. Beyond The Sea of Trees is out on Jakarta Records, 24 May.

Interview: Iconic Documentary Photographer Martha Cooper

From Baltimore to Berlin, a new documentary traces the lesser-known aspects of a legendary career

Premiering at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, Sydney-based Selina Miles‘ documentary MARTHA: A Picture Story is a thoughtful, smart and tender portrait of a woman whose influence reaches across the world. Best known for the “graffiti bible” Subway Art and Hip Hop Files, documentary photographer Cooper captured now-iconic images from NYC during the birth of the aforementioned cultures—and, unlike others, was invited in to learn about …

Word of Mouth: Barcelona

Some of our favorite spots in the Catalan city by the beach

A city on the beach, Barcelona is a buzzing metropolis, surf town, creative hub and everything between. From El Raval to Gràcia to the gothic quarter and beyond, each neighborhood offers something special. Beyond visiting icons like Gaudí’s Park Güell (we recommend buying tickets ahead of time and going at dusk) and La Sagrada Familia, there’s a lot going on in this vibrant city. From tapas …