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Wild Beasts Perform ‘Wanderlust’ on the Royal Festival Hall Organ.

One of the best tracks to emerge from the British music scene this year came from the unlikely foursome of Wild Beasts, off their album Present Tense. They recently reinvented the track when presented with the incredible opportunity to perform an exclusive version of ‘Wanderlust’ utilising the legendary 7866 pipe organ in the Royal Festival Hall in London, which has been out of action since 2005. Hayden Thorpe had never played an organ before, let alone a pipe organ that cost millions to build in 1966. If only we could see this live: Read more
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National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest Winners.

Once again National Geographic held their annual Photo Contest, encouraging professional photographers and amateur enthusiasts around the world to participate in three categories: people, places and nature. Based on a criteria of creativity and photographic quality by a panel of experts, the winners have been announced! See the rest here. Read more
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Documentary: Welcome to Union Glacier.

This is going to remind you of a certain director with an affinity for twee symmetry. Studio Canoe have created this wonderful documentary about a small team of people who live and work on Union Glacier, located in the southern Ellsworth Mountains of West Antarctica, during the Antarctic summer. In 2013 I was the filmmaker attached to the Scott Expedition – the journey that completed Captain Scott’s final, ill-fated expedition from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole and back again. Our team passed through Union Glacier Camp on route to the starting point of Scott’s Hut at Cape... Read more

MUTI Pulp Fiction 20th Anniversary.

For Pulp Fiction’s 20th anniversary this year, MUTI created two sets of illustrated posters paying homage to the Tarantino cult classic inspired by vintage cigarette collectors cards. Check out more from Studio MUTI here. Read more

Upper Echelon SS 15.

Local streetwear label Upper Echelon has dropped a fresh summer lookbook for this season’s collection, entitled ‘Go Outside’. The idea behind the range is to inspire the broadening of perspectives and getting outside everyday comfort zones. Check it out: Read more

New Track. Petite Noir – ‘Til We Ghosts’ ft. Yasiin Bey.

We heard ‘Til We Ghosts’ two years back in 2012 when Yannick released the track in its original form. Reworked, and this time featuring contributions from Yasiin Bey (Mos Def), the first ever track from Petite Noir takes the original noirwave conception and makes into something really special. Expect Petite Noir’s new full five-track EP, The King Of Anxiety, next month. Read more
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New Music Video. St Vincent – Birth in Reverse.

2014 gave us Annie Clark’s self-titled album, St. Vincent, and excellent contribution to this year’s musical offerings. She’s released the visuals for ‘Birth in Reverse’ directed by Will Perron, featuring the silver-haired icon jamming in front of trippy backdrops – a distant cluster of stars and galaxies and something Escher-like. It’s quite special: Read more

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A Day At Speedweek by Jared Paisley.

In September we managed to catch a ride up to Speedweek, on Hakskeenpan, with Nicci... Read more

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