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SIXTY Listens: Frank Ocean “Chanel”

A surprise release from Frank Ocean? We’ll take it. “Chanel” is a follow-up to the gorgeousness that was this summer’s Blonde album. (We’re also into his cameo on Calvin Harris’ recent release, “Slide,” which you should check out here.) It’s an understated little treasure of a track. Have a listen.

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Your Miami Music Week 2017 Insider’s Guide

Miami Music Week. It’s finally here. Thankfully for us weekend warriors, the week-long event starts off relatively quiet–perfect for party preparation. Ease into it. You’ll need your energy to last all week. So here you have it: a list of the best parties in town. Get your planner and your...

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SIXTY Listens: Jay Som “Baybee”

Put this jam on your end-of-winter playlist. Jay Som is quickly becoming a SIXTY favorite. The Oakland-based musician’s debut album, Everybody Works, is getting stellar reviews–and for good reason. (At the end of last year, we turned you onto Som’s track “Turn Into.” Check it out here if you missed...

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SIXTY’s Miami Music Week 2017 Playlist

It’s that time again. From March 22 through March 26, the electronic music industry descends on South Beach for Miami Music Week. DJs, producers, musicians, and the crowds who love them will get four jam-packed days of programming across the city. At our own Nautilus, a SIXTY Hotel, we’ve got...

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SIXTY Listens: Jens Lekman “How We Met”

Jens Lekman gets funky with his latest track, “How We Met, the Long Version,” off of his new album, Life Will See You Now. The beat was borrowed by 1970s Harlem singer Jackie Stoudemire, and Lekman does a fine job putting his own Lekman mark over the blaring horns and...

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SIXTY Listens: Calvin Harris “Slide”

We don’t know about you, but with these freakishly premature 70-degree New York City days, we’re feeling the optimism of a soon-coming spring. And no song quite sums up the promise of warm-weather possibilities quite like Calvin Harris’ latest, “Slide.” It’s a less bombastic turn from Harris’ usual hits,...

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SIXTY Sees: Salman Sajun’s ‘The Process’

Ever wondered how the things you see–films, commercials, music videos–get off the ground? Director Salman Sajun tasked a whole rolodex of industry professionals to help him explain how a creative project goes from ideation to pitch to final product. The result is a short film called The Process, which...

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SIXTY Listens: Dirty Projectors “Cool Your Heart”

Dawn Richard (aka D∆WN) makes an uncannily Amber Coffman-esque appearance on the Dirty Projectors’ latest track, “Cool Your Heart,” from their upcoming album, Up the Hudson. A nostalgic nod to the past, pre-Coffman split? A compulsive homage to the curious voice that helped shape the band’s doubly curious sound? Who...

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SIXTY Listens: Mac Demarco “This Old Dog”

What’s that saying about old dogs and new tricks? You know what we’re talking about. Canadian musician Mac Demarco is back with some familiar musings of his own with “This Old Dog,” off of his forthcoming LP. It’s a thoughtful rumination on the days that keep coming, and the...

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The Miami Flea Creator Who’s Filling a Cultural Void

Isabella Acker has only been in South Florida for ten years. But in that decade, she’s helped transform Miami’s cultural community… and she sees no point in slowing down. As the founder and curator behind Prism Creative Group, she’s bringing programming to Miami to help bring about a sense of...

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