Gavin Lucas: Outline Zone #1

Matthew Dear's Tears for Fears, Outline Artists' creative series, South Africa hits Brooklyn and more in our look at music this week

ListenUp is a Cool Hunting series published every Sunday that takes a deeper look at the music we tweeted about that week. Often we’ll include a musician or notable fan’s surprising personal interests—#PrivateJam exposes their musical guilty pleasure.

Chances With Wolves’ 35 Summers Mixtape

NYC's favorite DJ trio curates a special playlist for your 4th of July festivities

Perpetually on the hunt for “overlooked, hauntingly beautiful music”, DJ trio Chances With Wolves has been serving NYC and beyond with a dose of carefully considered sounds since 2008. Their weekly East Village Radio program fills the airwaves with a thematic mix of obscure tracks that are sure to fire up any party or ignite a newfound interest in an old name. To celebrate America’s …

Interview with Sound Artist Diego Stocco

Italian artist Diego Stocco builds sound. Last year he unveiled The Burning Piano in which he ritually murdered a €200 piano by setting it alight and plinking out its last notes as it burned. Lately he's been more constructive, building musical instruments for original scores. He spoke to Cool Hunting earlier this week. One of the most fascinating parts of your work is that you …