Like a wave breaking, Cosmo’s Midnight crashes into creation with an effortless force. Despite their meteoric rise to international success, the Australian electronic duo and twin brothers make laissez-faire music with a down-to-earth spirit. They worry less about rigid work ethics and strict schedules by observing the feeling of creation as its own entity separate from the business of music
In a different life, Moise would be a farmer tucked away in the Rwandan countryside working alongside a paternal lineage of tillers and cultivators. But instead of raising fertile fields amid the misunderstood beauty of Rwanda, Moise sows stories and songs rather than seeds. The son of Rwandan immigrants who came to The U.S. in pursuit of a better life, Moise is the pinnacle of the Black American Dream and its revolutionary ethos.
Revolutionary as it was for her personally, Elohim’s kindred spirit and dedication to human connection prompted her to translate this profound self-reflection into a four-part EP series aptly titled Journey to the Center of Myself. Following three deeply-moving and provocative installments of the series, Elohim’s fourth and final volume of Journey to the Center of Myself is a celebration of the totality of her self-acceptance.
For most people, space is a negligible series of compounded elements – indiscernible atoms and molecules that border our material possessions. Nothing more. No questions asked. For Resa Saffa Park, however, space is everything. Space is a vacant garden primed to bloom, evolve, die, and begin again. Space is failure, passion, and where creation exists and consciousness begins.
From catching salamanders like fireflies to catalyzing genres entirely her own, psychedelic dream-pop vixen Vitesse X has always been eccentric. A singer/songwriter, producer, and DJ in no particular order, the 100% Electronica artist is a non-conformist whose many philosophical layers are revealed through both her craft and natural state of being. Following a sold-out tour as support for George Clanton and Magdalena Bay, Vitesse X solidifies her individuality with the lead single and title-track to her forthcoming debut album.
Behind a silvered smile and smooth operator exterior, Lucky Daye is a romantic nomad poised to be one of the greatest R&B artists of his generation. Born and raised in The Big Easy, the New Orleans singer/songwriter is a passenger on the ride of life paying his fare in soulful falsettos.
In perfect sync with his crowd, Duckwrth transforms the worlds between hip-hop and rock as he meticulously thrashes through his repertoire. When he’s not touring coast-to-coast and performing at world-renowned festivals, Duckwrth is a simple being concerned less with existentialism and more with taking it slow and having fun. In this down-to-earth interview just ahead of his Day ‘N’ Vegas performance, Duckwrth talks guilty pleasures, the importance of evolution, and his upcoming tour with Billie Eilish.
Amid the 72 hours of dancing, moshing, and singing- perfect strangers took care of one another. Harm reduction was at an all-time high thanks to a genuinely caring staff and security who dedicated themselves to making this festival a safe place to lose yourself in. Quickly becoming the best hip-hop and R&B music festivals in The U.S., Day ‘N’ Vegas sets a new standard for city-based music festivals worldwide.
English songstress Mabes might just be the conduit that bridges the gap between the two unsuspecting regions. One part pop, two parts folk, and more than a dash of Western twang, Mabes is an intricate tapestry draped in unlikely inspiration. Her outre luxe disposition is materialized by the way of her darling vocal instrument and a cherished relationship with her guitar.
Oswaldo Cepeda is MoodyDarkRoom. Although his catalog is steeped in a cosmic spirit, the Southern California-based photographer is less of a dreamer and more of an adaptor. A light-bender defined by his DIY dexterity, Oswaldo is equal parts scrappy and stylish. At first glance MoodyDarkRoom’s portfolio is a boundless series of instinctive elegance; but behind the artist’s Sony A7II you’ll find a modest dedication to resourcefulness.
At the intersection of anxiety and harmony comes Tom Odell’s forthcoming LP Monsters. The celebrated indie crooner levitated to fame at the ripe of 20 years old with his award winning EP Songs From Another Love followed by his debut album Long Way Down. The two projects came equipped with award-winning accolades, sync deals, and the widely-accepted notion that he was an alternative mainstay. But status and stardom are not all that they seem.
Memories make moments, and feelings aren’t feminine. South London creator DWY embraces the genderless nature of emotions and nostalgia on his new mixtape 8-Bit Memories. While the 7-track project is a marriage between alternative soul and organic hip-hop, its sentiments are so human that the line between music and spirit become blurred.
What is love if not the fabric of our identity? A diffusion of neurotransmitters? A rush of dopamine and adrenaline swirling around the folds of your brain? Sasha Spielberg doesn’t need the answers to write an album about relationships. Produced by long-time friend and close collaborator Nicolas Jaar, Spielberg AKA Buzzy Lee just delivered her debut studio album Spoiled Love.
Shayla Lee chooses intuition over mechanics. Guided by instinct, the Canadian photographer, writer, and vintage curator’s art is rooted in decency. Although her musings are swathed in glamour, grit, and glitter, Shayla is not exempt from the peril of 2020. For most creators this year, ambition has been curbed in exchange for a semblance of peace.
Clara Kennedy is a Parisian analog photographer, tattoo designer, filmmaker, and sketch artist. A multi-disciplinary creator, Clara is fascinated by the fabric of adolescence. A well-traveled character defined by depth and sentiment, Clara Kennedy leads with her heart. Exploring themes of youth rebellion, sorrow, and oblivion, Clara’s portfolio arrives at the intersection of darkness and light.