Holiday Gift Guides 2021: Musicality

For singers, dancers, composers, listeners and lovers of music

Music inspires, energizes and moves us. It binds moments and memories. It soothes, excites and supports—and it’s a fundamental for many, including us at COOL HUNTING. Whether it’s sharing songs, making playlists, digging for records, testing headphones and speakers, playing instruments or reading about a favorite band, there are no limits to the pleasure of being in love with music. Inside our Musicality gift guide, …

NY Rave Flyers 1990-1995 Volume 2

From Luca Antonucci and David Kasprzak’s Colpa—a collaborative art practice, publishing house and curatorial team—comes NY Rave Flyers 1990-1995 Volume 2, a 76-page collection of clever, often colorful vintage imagery. Measuring 5.5 by 8.5 inches, the book acts as a design documentary of rave culture at the time, and the posters within the slender volume often surprise.

50 Song Memoir Event Poster

On the Magnetic Fields’ 11th studio album, 50 Song Memoir, singer-songwriter’s Stephin Merritt once again exhibited his unparalleled penchant for clever lyricism. The 50 songs (one for each year of Merritt’s life) incorporated 100 instruments, creating a layered and masterful album. Soon after the release of the 2017 album, the band played two shows at the The Apollo Theater, and this limited edition poster commemorates the …