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SIXTY Listens: The War on Drugs “Thinking of a Place”

Let the War on Drug’s Adam Granduciel take on you a trip–a long one. Clocking in at 11 well-paced minutes, the band’s latest track, “Thinking of a Place,” is a oh-so-pleasant meditation on the lost and unattained. It’s the kind of song you imagine rolling down the road to, hot summer...

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SIXTY Listens: Mac DeMarco “On the Level”

Mac DeMarco taps into some serious breezy business for his last track, “On the Level.” (Don’t be mislead, though; the lyrics are comparatively heavy, and explore some deep family dynamics.) It’s another gem off of This Old Dog, the Los Angeles-based musician’s soon-to-be released album. Have a listen.

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SIXTY Listens: Nite Jewel “The Answer”

Spring’s here. Can you feel it? We over here at SIXTY might be getting ahead of ourselves but we’re already dreaming of balmy July nights spent drinking and talking into the wee hours. Whether that happens tomorrow or the day after is irrelevant. What we do know is that...

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Can’t-Miss Events at This Year’s O, Miami

Before 2011, Miami didn’t really have a stake in National Poetry Month. But thanks to O, Miami, we’ve seen poetry on everything from popsicles to panoramic poetry on building rooftops. Their purpose–to “build community through literature”–is a solid one, and it’s not just about poetry readings, either. For the...

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SIXTY Sees: An NYC Winter in 60 Seconds

Inspired by an erratic season of blizzards mixed in with bizarre fog banks mixed in with unseasonably 60-degree days, NYC-based creative Josh Charow put together a short film aptly called “A Strange Winter in NYC.” The glossy, time-warped piece makes winter 2017 look like the opening credits for House of...

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The Best Record Stores in Los Angeles

The music industry has certainly gone through many cataclysmic changes over the years, but Los Angeles remains a kind of holdout, favoring vintage vinyls over all else. (Digital be damned!) Scattered across the city, these eight record stores specialize in a wide variety of pioneering and beloved styles, keeping that...

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SIXTY Listens: Perfume Genius “Slip Away”

If you’ve found yourself pining for Mike Hadreas (aka Perfume Genius) to release something akin to an indie anthem, you’ll find it in “Slip Away,” the latest track off the artist’s forthcoming fourth album, No Shape. It’s the perfect blend of Hadreas’ signature fragile vocals with an undeniably big sound....

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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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