Queer News

Creator of the Rainbow Flag, Gilbert Baker, Has Died at 65

  Very sad news, Gilbert Baker, the creator of the rainbow flag, has died at 65. Baker created the flag for the 1978 Pride march in San Francisco, known then as the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade. Activist Cleve Jones posted the sad news to Facebook, writing: “I am heartbroken. My dearest friend in the […]

Queer News

Transgender WWII Veteran Comes Out as a Woman at 90

So much love for Patricia! NY Post reports this fantastic and beautiful story – A transgender World War II veteran proves it’s never too late to live life truthfully. Patricia Davies, from Leicestershire, England, didn’t decide to transition into a female until she turned 90 years old. Davies — born Peter — has known she […]

Music Music Video

Forest Swords – “Arms Out” Music Video

“Arms Out” out now. Stream/DL  Taken from ‘Compassion’ album, released 5th May 2017 via Ninja Tune.  Pre-order 12″/deluxe gatefold/CD/DL  EU tour dates on sale now – forestswords.lnk “Like many, with all that’s been going on since I started making the record, I’ve struggled to see any kind of light at the end of the tunnel,” Barnes […]

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Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach Shares “Shine On Me” Music Video

Dan Auerbach (of the Black Keys and the Arcs) has shared details on his new solo album Waiting on a Song, out June 2 via his new Easy Eye Sound label. According to the press release, the album is a “love letter to Nashville.” Check out the tracklist and the video for the first single “Shine on Me” below. Auerbach’s last solo LP was 2009’s Keep It Hid. […]

Music

Stream Diet Cig’s “Swear I’m Good At This”

Pitchfork named Diet Cig a Band To Watch based “on the charms of their Over Easy EP, and they’re finally releasing their debut LP next week. We’ve heard three early singles from it — “Tummy Ache,” “Barf Day,” and “Link In Bio” — and today the whole thing is streaming in full, and it packages Alex Luciano’s firecracker energy […]

Music Music Video

Mac DeMarco – “This Old Dog” Music Video

Mac DeMarco’s has shared a new video for the title track, “This Old Dog,” off of his forthcoming new album out in just over a month. Video was directed by DeMarco DeMarco says: A devoted dog discovers the meaning of its own existence through the lives of the humans it teaches to laugh and love. Reincarnated as […]

Art Fashion

“Stranger Portraits” by Dutch Photographer Marga Van Den Meydenberg

Berlin based Dutch photographer Marga van den Meydenberg has shared her  portrait photography events under the name Pop-Up Photo Studio by Meydenberg. “Meydenberg’s goal is to make improvised portraits from all sorts of people who walk by and visit me at my temporary photo studio. These spontaneous photo sessions often result in alienated and beautiful […]

Fashion

Dickies Back in Fashion and Going Strong

The last time I saw a surge in Dickies’ popularity was in the early 90s. Looks like they back strong. A KALTBLUT menswear editorial. Photography by Kamila Burzymowska. Models are Marcin Budych, Piotr Studziński and Patryk Kosmala. All fashion by Dickies. “I began my journey with photography in 2012. I live and work in Poland. I’m a internationally published photographer with […]

Music Music Video

Mike Edge – “Been So Long” Video

New to us. Take a listen to Mike Edge’s new song and tell us what you think. Directed by Mike Edge and Natalia  Video from Long Weekend The Mike Edge EP is out 4/24 via Edge’s own label Long Weekend. ” Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter and producer Mike Edge is a total purist when it comes to music. While working […]

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Willie Nelson Share “Old Timer” Music Video | New Album Out 4/28

I seriously love this man. An album of all-new recordings, God’s Problem Child, adds 13 new songs to the artist’s repertoire, including seven recently written by Willie and Buddy Cannon, his longtime collaborator and producer. The album is Willie’s first to debut all-new songs since Band of Brothers (his 4th Legacy release) reached #1 on […]

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Power Trip – “Executioner’s Tax (Swing of The Axe)” Music Video

Is head banging Wednesday a thing? It should be. “Executioner’s Tax (Swing of The Axe)” comes off the brand new Power Trip album “Nightmare Logic.” With hooks and tightness rivaling greats like Pantera or Pentagram and production by the esteemed Arthur Rizk, “Nightmare Logic” punishes fans not only sonically but with pure songwriting skill. The […]

Fashion

Modus Vivendi – Camo Underwear Line

The first of many new lines by Modus Vivendi this season is the Camo Line which comprises underwear in four styles (low cut briefs, briefs, bottomless briefs and boxers), tank tops and two styles of pants (tapered sweatpants and bermuda style shorts). All of them are available in two geometric camouflage prints: khaki and blue. The line is a […]

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Pontiak – “Ignorance Makes Me High” Video

Pontiak released a new album today by way of Thrill Jockey, also debuting a video for the song “Ignorance Makes Me High.” “The clip was shot by the band using high-def drone cameras, and the footage alternates between shots of Pontiak’s Van Carney singing and gorgeous mountain scenery.” Stereogum Dialectic Of Ignorance is out now via […]

Queer News

New Media Network for the Black Queer Community | Slay.

Above photo: Sean Torrington and his husband, Terry are co-directors of the global media network SlayTV. Slay | slaytv.com | was founded by Sean Torrington, a former Goldman Sachs project manager, and his husband Terry; after Torrington lost his job in 2010 , he decided to follow his passion for filmmaking by creating some YouTube web series based […]

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MAARQUII – “Wirecutters” Video Inspired by Weed Lollipop

Meet portland performer MAARQUII. “The song is so silly because I wrote it after I’d gotten obliterated by a weed lollipop I had eaten while visiting my family,” he said. “Like, tore up to the point where the fear was getting to me (laughs). I was all in my head and needed a distraction and that’s […]

Male Model

Jacek Chilling Nude in the Morning Sun | Photographed by Xander Hirsh #NSFW

Morning! “I first saw Jacek on Grindr app and I really liked his ginger beard and beautiful body. I thought that he was characteristic and very masculine, so I offered him a photoshoot. He agreed. After few months we finally met and this is what we came up with.” says photographer Xander Hirsh about his story […]

Fashion

Chuck Taylor Modern Colors

Converse is 100 years old now and they will celebrate with a lot of new features this season. One of them, inspired by the iconic Chuck family. For the Chuck Modern Colors, the brand has rescued some colors from the Chuck Taylor archive from 70’s, adapting them to our time from the fabrics. More info at www.converse.com

Fashion

Hien Le Fall/Winter 2017 Lookbook | Sophisticated Simplicity

Hien Le shared its Fall/Winter 2017 lookbook, featuring Christopher Paskowski at Mega Models, Anton at Izaio Models and Jil at PMA, shot by Jana Gerberding and styled by Jasmin Meyer Juershof. Make-up: Julia Barde Hair: Eva Dieckhoff Yes to all of this. Sophisticated Simplicity Hien Le Fall/Winter 2017 Lookbook

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Watch Trailer For a New Documentary On Music Photographer Mick Rock

“SHOT! THE PSYCHO-SPIRTUAL MANTRA OF ROCK” Is a deep look into the mind of one of rock’s greatest living photographers: Mick Rock. Rock’s work with some of the most accomplished personalities of the past forty years—David Bowie, Queen, Blondie, Lou Reed and Iggy Pop—created many of the images that would come to define them. Presented […]

Music

Michael Stipe Announces New Autobiographical Photo Book

  Michael Stipe is working on an autobiographical photo book with his frequent collaborator Jonathan Berger, Stipe says in a new interview with The Creative Independent. The book will be about Stipe’s life and his time with R.E.M. Stipe also reports that the book will come out sometime later this year as the first part in a […]

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Brett Gleason Shares “Expiration Date” Music Video Addressing Loss and Grieving

Brooklyn based singer/songwriter Brett Gleason has just premiered the supremely melancholic video for his current single “Expiration Date” at Purevolume.com. A bleak testament to love’s inherent conclusion, the black and white video took Gleason almost a year to complete, and can be seen here. Brett had this to say about the video: “The video took almost a year […]

Art

Frida Kahlo Gets New Set of Emojis

Sweet! Artsy reports — Cantor designed his first Kahlo-inspired emoji last summer. The Instagram account for Cantor Fine Art, the gallery he runs with his father, was attracting a growing number of followers, and Cantor wanted to engage them. His strategy: to canvas his audience with a simple question. “If I were to make emoji of artists, who […]

Music Music Video

IC3PEAK – “So Safe” Music Video

“Unable to take our eyes off ourselves, we are dying from this love.” IC3PEAK on the video – “This is a voyeuristic video about desperate search for love inside your own mind and body. Diving into a symbolic masturbational dance we try to see and accept our true self, because we can’t really see anyone unless […]

Fashion

Fuga 2017 Collection by Muslin Brothers

   “MUSLIN BROTHERS weaves raw elements and basic forms into their clothes. Poetic and casual characters are infused with humor, playfulness and cultural criticism. The silhouettes are structured to blur gender identity as they are designed for men and woman alike and adapt to different customers desires. Fuga 2017 collection – A contrapuntal composition in which a […]