Panda Oven Mitt

This oven mitt nods to LCD Soundsystem’s riotous “Drunk Girls”  music video, which saw the dance-rock band mauled by people in panda costumes. Made from insulated neoprene rather than foam, this mitt can withstand temperatures of up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Additionally, it is designed with a textured side to make gripping pots and pans slip-free—even when dancing in the kitchen.

Book + Record Pairings That Highlight Milestones From NYC’s Music Scene

A nostalgic look at the some of the delights from the wildly influential cultural hub

No list of musical moments will ever come close to the momentous gravity of NYC’s influence on sound over the last century plus. The following pairings, however, aim to tap into some of our personal favorite milestones in the midst of it all. Some of them—the Beastie Boys Book and Paul’s Boutique, for example—connect directly. Others—like last year’s exquisite photographic study of the Chelsea Hotel and …

LCD Soundsystem: Electric Lady Sessions

Recorded at the famed Electric Lady Studios (built by Jimi Hendrix and designed by architect and acoustician John Storyk), Electric Lady Sessions includes live versions of several LCD Soundsystem tracks, as well as a few covers. With tracks like Heaven 17’s “We Don’t Need This Fascist Groove Thang” and The Human League’s “Seconds,” the record offers extra insight into the band’s new wave and synthpop influences. …