Premiere: “Il Furto Di Africo” by Whatitdo Archive Group

A nod to Ennio Morricone and the Spaghetti Western genre

On 9 April, the Reno, Nevada-based band Whatitdo Archive Group will release their debut album, The Black Stone Affair. The evocative instrumental LP was crafted as if it were the long, lost soundtrack to a Spaghetti Western of the same name—one that disappeared prior to its release and bankrupted its director. The playful story is enticing, but the music itself delivers on the dramatic vibe and …

Conran Shop Launches New Music Selection

Adding film soundtracks, debut albums and treasured LPs to their design mix

The Conran Shop’s selection of desirable furniture (including their own in-house brand, which finds inspiration in the spirit of Brazil this season) down to unique, easy-on-the-wallet kitchenware will have you furiously drafting dream home Pinterest boards, stat. While the design store also has a well-rounded culture section dedicated to magazines, books, even headphones and playful gear like Teenage Engineering’s pocket synthesizers, actual records have been …