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Today’s stylish menswear trends are forecasted for feel-good fits and low-key vibes. As society slowly returns to normalcy amidst the pandemic, men are gravitating towards designer shirts for men that resonate with this newfound post-lockdown lifestyle. People are seeking a fine balance between comfort and style, which can be seen across trendy menswear stores like
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Nine days after being named Alex Trebek’s replacement, Richards’ history of offensive and sexist comments spurred a backlash that led him to step down. By Grant Rindner August 20, 2021 Mike Richards accepts the award for Outstanding Game Show for Jeopardy! during the 48th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards broadcast on June 25, 2021.Courtesy of the
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When your debut album has been as anticipated as Oscar Lang’s, perhaps it’s acceptably bold to title the first track on it ‘Our Feature Presentation’; Lang, the London singer-songwriter, knows his own worth. After a string of well-regarded EP’s and many buzzy singles, his first full-length, Chew The Scenery, is an endearing hodgepodge of styles
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“There’s something moving over me/ I want to remember everything,” Karly Hartzman sings on ‘Cody’s Only’, a highlight off Wednesday’s new album Twin Plagues. As the band drifts through the chaos of memory and between the realms of shoegaze, noise-pop, and country, that something remains as elusive as the everything is overwhelming – a haze
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Miloe, the moniker of 20-year-old Democratic Republic of Congo-born, Minneapolis-based artist Bob Kabeya, has teamed up with Jamila Woods and Vagabon for a new version of ‘Winona’. The track originally appeared on Miloe’s sophomore EP Greenhouse, which arrived last year. Take a listen below. Kabeya said of the collaboration in a press release: “This version is
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José González is back with another single from his upcoming album Local Valley. This one’s called ‘Swing’, and it arrives with a music video directed by longtime collaborator Mikel Cee Karlsson. Watch it below. “‘Swing’ is a song with (almost) only good vibes!” González remarked in a press release. “It was musically inspired by high-life
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Orla Gartland has come a long way since she first started uploading original songs on YouTube in 2014. When Hudson Taylor, the folk duo she played with as a teenager, moved to London to find a manager, the Dublin-born singer decided to follow them and found herself part of a community of fellow musicians, including
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Squeak, the artist, DJ, and in-house producer for Saba’s hip-hop collective Pivot Gang, has died at the age of 26. A representative for the Chicago group confirmed the news to Pitchfork. Squeak (stylized squeakPIVOT), daedae, and Daoud comprised Pivot Gang’s production team. In a 2018 interview with the Chicago Reader, Squeak talked about how spending
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Rosecrans Baldwin set off to make sense of the vast and bewitching city-state of Los Angeles—and discovered that Americans have been misunderstanding the place for years. By Geoffrey Gagnon August 16, 2021 Is Los Angeles a city? Or is it something far more interesting?William Nation /  Getty Images When Rosecrans Baldwin, one of this magazine’s
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The title of IDER’s debut album, 2019’s Emotional Education, is taken from its most resonant track: “One in four, one in four/ We must be the saddest generation/ Is there any hope for us at all?” Lily Somerville and Megan Markwick pondered on ‘Saddest Generation’, “One in four, one in four/ Where is the emotional
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Producer and longtime Kanye West collaborator Mike Dean has reportedly pulled out of the rapper’s long-delayed new album, Donda. Dean posted a series of tweets, including “fuck it” and “good to be at the house,” before replying to a comment about West’s album rollout, “Toxic. That’s it.” Various social media comments appear to confirm that
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Biig Piig has recorded a series of performances for BBC Radio 1’s Piano Sessions. Backed by Hinako Omori on piano, the Irish singer performed a stripped-back version of ‘American Beauty’, the closing track on her latest EP The Sky Is Bleeding, as well as Big Thief’s ‘Masterpiece’ and Beyoncé’s ‘Why Don’t You Love Me’. Watch it below.
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Brendan Fraser, Mummy Vanquisher is gone. Meet Brendan Fraser, prestigious actor. By Frazier Tharpe August 13, 2021 Brendan Fraser attends ‘No Sudden Move’ during 2021 Tribeca Festival at The Battery on June 18, 2021 in New York City.Courtesy of Santiago Felipe for Getty Images. “Whatever happened to Brendan Fraser?” was a popular refrain during much
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