In this issue we are going to explore happiness. The pursuit of happiness may well be the most stubborn of all human clichés. Everybody, throughout human history, has been searching for it, selling it, finding it, and losing it. Happiness is what keeps us humans going. What helps us forget the hardships. It distracts us from the tragedy and finiteness of life. Happiness is like the drug that keeps us alive.
One of those days when it’s about nothing but the ease of being. The photographer Ram Sánchez captured exactly this for us. Starring Jenn and Nea. “This was such a relaxed weekend in Puerto Vallarta with my wife Jenn and our friend Nea. We visited a beautiful and unspoiled beach on a Saturday morning.
The Melbourne native currently Berlin based artist Evan Klar drops his new single ‘2 Thumbs Up’ and the tune wraps us up nicely and really makes us feel uplifted. ” guess this clip represents a transition, not just for me but for anyone who knows what it’s like to walk out from the cold and feel the warmth of the sun for the first time in ages. Here’s a glimpse down the beautiful streets of Berlin.”
Sometimes you just need some time to keep your head in the clouds. Groovy and melancholy, dreamy and sharp, “sonic96” is distinctly European; top tier indie pop that has many attributes reminiscent of the genre’s greats like Gorillaz, Foster the People, or Metric. And in 2021, a time when dreamy alt pop has been beaten into banality, it’s a gloriously refreshing reminder of just how great it is when a true artist does it the right way.
Photographer Mauricio Padilla finally shares another wonderful series with us. This time he teamed up with gorgeous Mexican model Hanna Nicole.
We are addicted to good music. And what better is there than starting the day with the right soundtrack? WEIRDO‘s new track CAN’T WITHOUT YOU is an emotional rollercoaster which evokes a rush of relatable feelings.
“After Instagram showed me one of the balconies from the Hotel de Sevigné, I knew I had to go there for an editorial.” Fede Guendel smiles. And how right he was. This beautiful architecture that exudes the Parisian flair of the old days is probably one of the most beautiful backdrops a city has to offer.
“Last time I was in LA, my girls and I hit the road for a day trip. And this is the cow girl magic we came up with!” The work of photographer Oliwiaorwhatever is all about untamed youth, endless summer and good moments. Enjoy this natural series starring beauty Brooke and creative direction by Til Death LA.
I wonder how my life would be, if there was more empty space in it, more silence between us. I want back to this state of standing the empty space, the not needing to know all, not wanting to share all. And where all that we share is that very moment we have with each other.
“In this series, I collaborated with Kily Shakley, a Japanese showgirl who grew up on the other side of the world, but with whom I connected beyond prediction. How would our behavior change if we knew no one was watching? This project replies to that complex question. No matter how much life can feel as a performance, I perform for my eyes alone.”
Philadelphia has a certain swagger to it that you won’t find in any other North American city. There’s a proud yet laid-back underdog mentality that is perhaps derivative of location; just 90 minutes south of New York. There’s also a comfort level you won’t find in a city like New York or LA. You can live in neighborhoods where rent isn’t outrageously expensive, and street parking is a cinch
German photographer Sebastian Hufeld has discovered his great love for analog photography not long time ago. It’s about the excitement of not knowing what to expect when you pick up the film. In a world where everything is controllable, this is probably one of the most beautiful charms for an artist.
The work of 24-year-old solo artist and songwriter Lewis Loh alais lewloh is most time extremely personal and deals with themes of love, trauma, abandonment, healing, and hope. In his beautiful new single “‘cold these days’ he is connecting the personal thread of a heartbreak to the larger message.
For his new single ‘Levels of Compassion’ Sweden born, but London raised musician, composer and producer Lukas Lyrestam brings contrasting elements together. He created retro beats with a strong 90s feeling and then paired them with uplifting deep house lines. The perfect track to let our hair down, get out and reconnect with our world and the people in it.
Salzburg based photographer Niko Zuparic is back on C-Heads with a beautiful series exploring water, form and nature. Starring lovely Ella Breitfuß. “What could be nicer than the start of summer? The water is still too cold to bathe in and you can hardly wait to go in.”
“Olivia and I decided to go for a drive on a beautiful, sunny afternoon and enjoy the beautiful scenic wine country which we both grew up close to. We enjoyed being surrounded by the recently turned green escapement and the freshly planted grape vines which reminded us that summer is here.”