Of Montreal: Yellow Bird Project T-shirt

by Julie Wolfson Electro-art rockers Of Montreal recently unveiled a t-shirt, featuring a cat sprouting George Washington and Ben Franklin heads in vivid Christmas colors, for the Yellow Bird Project to benefit the Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital. The bizarre aesthetics come as no surprise from a band that just last week shared the same bill with Dengue Fever and Grace Jones, filling the Hollywood …

Cool Hunting’s Summer 2009 Playlist

This collection of tracks (click here to launch a player) represents a selection of our favorite new jams and a few classics, all inspired by the warm days of summer and activities like beach trips and rooftop parties. When we all started listening compulsively (the crowd-pleasing soundtrack played at my own Memorial Day BBQ), we knew we had a winner on our hands. —Ami Kealoha …

Solid Gold

Minneapolis is usually know for being cold, but as the music scene there intensifies, it's beginning to be known for stellar indie bands like Solid Gold. We can't stop listening to the cheeky synth-pop trio and their most recent album, "Bodies of Water." The repeat-worthy tracks are sharp but full of smooth, ethereal melodies that float around and consume your head. The name Solid Gold …