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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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SIXTY Listens: Tei Shi “Keep Running”

Take Flashdance, combine it with Fiona Apple’s “Criminal“, and throw in a tarantula for good measure, and you’ve got the video fro Tei Shi’s latest track, “Keep Running.” The Argentina-born, Brooklyn-based indie pop singer-songwriter teamed up with director Agostina Gálvez for a sultry and saturated visual take on a song about,...

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The 5 Best Independent Bookstores in LA

Print is alive and well in Los Angeles! Although not typically known as a literary city, LA. is home to countless book lovers and a few beloved independent bookstores. From the charming to the sophisticated, here are the city’s top five small, local purveyors of knowledge for the literati...

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SIXTY Listens: The xx “Lips”

A full four years has passed since The xx’s last album, Coexist, and the British threesome is finally back. Their third effort, I See You, builds on the band’s unapologetically breathy, sexy sound. Because you need some bedroom pop to head bob to slowly on the dancefloor. Which we imagine...

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SIXTY Listens: Sampha “(No One Knows Me)”

Oh, what a treat this song is. Sampha, a British singer-songwriter/ producer who has helped bring to life songs by everyone from Drake to Solange, is now embarking on a new adventure. “(No One Knows Me) Like the Piano,” off of his upcoming album Process, serves as an introduction to the...

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SIXTY Sees: Sonámbulo’s “The Sleepwalker”

Those who were deeply impacted by the acid-infused sequence in Dumbo otherwise known as “Pink Elephants on Parade” will likely appreciate this more modern, pachyderm-free trip. Sonámbulo’s Theodore Ushev-directed video for “The Sleepwalker” proves to be a more high-brow affair, though similarly electric affair, inspired not by Disney, in fact,...

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SIXTY Listens: Ty Segall “Orange Color Queen”

Ty Segall has been on our radar ever since 2010’s perfectly raucous Melted EP. Seven years later, he continues to evolve his personal sound. “Orange Color Queen,” off of his upcoming self-titled album (his ninth), is a mellower introduction to the artist, though not any less enjoyable. If you want...

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