Singer’s Custom Porsche 911 Safari, The ACS

California-based Singer Vehicle Design’s all-new restoration, The ACS (aka All-Terrain Competition Study), reimagines a 911 Safari Porsche building atop the 1990 964 with retro-future lines and proportions. A carbon fiber body and aluminum protective panels house a twin-turbo, air-cooled, 3.6-liter flat-six equipped with just under 450 horsepower. Also included are a long-range fuel tank and two full-size sets of spare tires and wheels, at the …

Interview: JIHAE

The artist on working with Dave Stewart of Eurythmics and co-writing music for a Leonard Cohen poem about an orgasm

Many singers these days produce albums that have been laboriously groomed and primped—from almost-too-perfect Autotuned vocals to the overly airbrushed album cover—so it’s refreshing to meet a singer and songwriter with a sultry voice and raw energy who’s not afraid to express her opinions. JIHAE isn’t a new face in the music industry: her debut LP My Heart Is An Elephant featured guest percussion from …

Marques Toliver: Land of CanAan

A classically trained violinist's path to a soulful R&B release

A debut album set in motion by busking from New York to Belgium, many factors play into the soulful joy of Marques Toliver‘s Land of CanAan. Chance, talent, a voice and a violin have mingled, coalescing into a new sub-genre of rhythm and blues and an album that celebrates its roots and their flexibility. Toliver has gracefully introduced Motown-inflected contemporary R&B to classical violin and, …