In a world that never seems to slow down, finding stories that touch the soul is rare. A captivating escape awaits, shrouded in the intrigue of unexpected lives lived beneath the spotlight. We are happy to present a series captured by the talented Enric Fradera, featuring the stunning Carolina Scheid.
Forget categories. BARON, once known as Benjamin, exists in a spectrum beyond genre. His journey, like his music, is a blend of cultures and experiences, meshed together with straightforwardness. The “black thread,” an ancient symbol of closure, binds the scars of his past, a reminder that even those who heal others carry their own stories.
This London-based, Taiwanese-Australian artist isn’t just a pianist; she’s a conduit, channeling the essence of nature. Driven by a yearning for serenity, Belle sought solace in the hug of the green world. Born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Belle’s journey has taken her through Australia, New Zealand, and finally, the UK. Travel and encounters with diverse people have shaped her as much as her classical training.
“Ease,” he shares, “highlights the clubbier side of my sound spectrum. I believe events like festivals, club nights, or concerts are crucial for keeping our human essence alive. It’s all about bringing people together, sharing moments, and emotions.” This, in essence, is Christian Löffler. And we couldn’t agree more. Particularly in these challenging times, when every change seems fraught with difficulty, this track shows up as a poetic ode to hope. It underscores the beauty and simplicity of electronic music, revealing its power to those open to its embrace.
Picture an afternoon spent with photographer Arthur Da Costa Oddos. They weave a sensual, intimate journey on film, inviting viewers into a space that whispers, not shouts. This collaboration is pure Sophi: art that resonates on a soul-deep level, a testament to her commitment to projects that spark genuine connections.
Their first collab EP Blended, as the name aptly suggests, promises listeners a musical journey infused with a blend of R&B, Afrobeats, Soul, Amapiano, and various other musical inspirations. We spoke with the trio about the most enjoyable and challenging aspects of this collaboration, their musical journeys and obstacles, and the best life advice they’ve ever received.
In our interview, we explore the inspirations behind the ‘Crimes Against God’ exhibition, the emotional challenges encountered in bringing such a charged topic to life, and the intricate process Alikhani employs to weave her deeply personal and political stories.
The year began anew for photographer Daniel Morres with a return to vibrant Cape Town. “I’m really grateful to be back and able to work here again. And I finally got to shoot with my friend Johanna, who I met here last year.” This time, under the golden kiss of the Cape Town sun, they knew they couldn’t let the opportunity slip away.
“My songwriting process varies because usually I freestyle to a chord progression on my guitar, piano or beat and then sometimes melodies and lyrics come out simultaneously,” Miriam Nyarko shares with an air of genuine spontaneity and artistic fluidity. Her approach to music is as eclectic as her personality – reflective, grounded, and deeply intertwined with her personal experiences and beliefs.
In an industry where youth has long been the gold standard, the winds of change are finally beginning to shift. “Now it’s different. It’s obviously still developing but it’s happening!” exclaims Apolonka, a model with AS Management, as she reflects on the evolving attitudes towards age diversity within the modeling world.
“‘Start a Fire’ is about how even though you can go through hard times, you can always learn something that is helpful to evolve as a person.” Hailing from Geneva, but born in San Francisco, Anastasia creates a brand of indie that’s difficult to describe with just one genre. Groovy, haunting, and organic, her sound touches on everything from soul to jazz to rock.
Forget about sleepy lullabies. NYC-based electro-pop duo FIIZ’s “NIGHTCAP” is more like a late-night hangout with your coolest, introspective best friends. Fiona Sweeney and Isabelle Miller, the minds behind, aren’t just spinning electropop tunes; they’re weaving their experiences and perspectives into music that shimmer with rebellion, introspection, and a healthy dose of future-mindedness.
Prepare to be captivated by a cinematic series starring the mesmerizing Florence Iglesias, model and tattoo artist. This Parisian muse, a truly unique beauty, embodies pure artistic expression with a touch of sensuality. Toether with photographer David Kirscher, she creates a beautiful photo story.
“This song is full of fond memories but ultimately looks forward towards new beginnings,” reflects Charm of Finches about their new release ‘Clean Cut’. Ivy and Mabel Windred-Wornes, the names behind the evocative melodies, aren’t your typical pop duo. They are sisters, bound not just by genetics but by a shared harmony that resonates from early childhood.
“I believe that the antidote for the rampant hyper-consumerism of the current day is creating and purchasing clothing that holds a greater purpose and meaning. Those are the pieces that will be worn and loved and passed down to your children.” tells us Olive, the founder of Sønderhaus. We had the pleasure of sitting down with her to delve deeper into the ethos of Sønderhaus and the brand’s commitment to sustainability and timeless style.