Naomi Banks’ Farewell to 2018 Playlist For COOL HUNTING

The London-based singer selects songs by SAFIA, Kehlani, Blossom and more

Fusing genres, London-based Naomi Banks released her debut EP Deja Vu last month and it’s a lush, immersive soundscape blending jazz, electronic, neo-soul and more. Emotive and tender, powerful and soaring, Banks’ songs strike a heartstring. “I think people listen to music and lyrics so differently, which makes it difficult to create something that will be received in the same way,” she tells us. “I have tried …

PNAU’s End of Summer Playlist for COOL HUNTING

The Australian electro-pop trio assembles some tracks via their own "secret method"

Australian electro-pop trio PNAU (Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes and Sam Littlermore) might be best known for upbeat, summery dance jams, but to mark the official end of the season, they’ve made a playlist for COOL HUNTING that’s a departure from expectation. With tunes spanning rich electronic, minimal techno, new wave and more, the tracks found on this diverse playlist were selected by PNAU using what the band …

A Very David Shrigley Playlist

Some of the artist's favorite songs right now, selected to celebrate his new collaboration

Multi-talented British artist (and CH favorite) David Shrigley has teamed up once again with Melbourne-based design studio and store Third Drawer Down for a playful collection of trinkets and treasures. While it’s a relatively small collection, it’s ultimately Shrigley—with plenty of literal messaging and a hint of cynicism. There’s a series of buttons (saying Ploys Holp Me, Noodles, Potato, Look at my Badge, and Back …