Matthew Dear: Bunny’s Dream

Matthew Dear has been releasing new tracks from his upcoming Bunny LP (out 12 October) for over a year, and today two more: “Echo” and “Bunny’s Dream.” The genre-spanning DJ/producer/vocalist once again blends pop and minimal electronic in the deliciously slow-burning seven-minute “Bunny’s Dream.” The song ebbs and flows effortlessly, punctuated by Dear’s echoing baritone and glitchy effects—the result being a sultry, synth-heavy, ultimately uplifting …

Peter Fenn: Most Days

Peter Fenn’s jazz-inflected R&B tune “Most Days” is about the familiar, internal conflict between liking someone and wanting to be single. The minimal arrangement and pared-back nature of the track contribute to its breezy, vintage feel, as Fenn ponders “I don’t want nothin’ to do with love, most days / if that means being by myself / always being lonely, that’s OK / I don’t …

KNIGHT CO’s Simple, Sophisticated Skincare

Minimal ingredients and a honed aesthetic combine for these unisex products

Founded by California-born Bryant Knight, skincare brand KNIGHT CO. creates products that are minimal in their ingredients as well as their design. With just three items in the range so far—a daily face wash, moisturizer and an exfoliator—everything is made in the USA with simplicity and sophistication in mind. Impressively transparent, there is a full list of ingredients used on the brand’s website, and everything …

Elise Sheehan Jewelry

With one-off craftsmanship and mismatched styling, these pieces have soul and a story to tell

While there could be something cute and quirky about walking out the door wearing a mismatched pair of socks, it’s generally a sign that you either woke up late or its laundry day. Melbourne-based jewelry designer Elise Sheehan, however, takes the idea of the mismatch and turns it instead into a stylish “je ne sais quoi.” While thematically similar, each pair of Sheehan’s earrings consists …

Counter Culture Coffee Holiday Blend

The exceptionally delicious, environmentally conscious roaster follows its fresh redesign with the release of its annual, limited edition flavor

During the cold, dark days of winter, coffee becomes even more necessary than usual. While you can find a passable cup of Joe on nearly every corner in NYC, we at CH HQ prefer to brew our own, taking the opportunity to try the latest beans from our favorite roasters across the country—and world, for that matter. In the grinder as of late is Counter …