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SIXTY Listens: Jai Paul “Do You Love Her Now”

Jai Paul left as quickly as he arrived. In 2011, the British singer/songwriter/producer released the decidedly peculiar (and decidedly danceable) “BTSTU.” It was fresh, new, revolutionary. The makings of an artist on the verge. But then, little followed, with the exception of 2012’s “jasmine,” a down-tempo hand-clapper that went...

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America’s First Poster Museum Comes to New York City

For those in cosmopolitan areas, the poster is ubiquitous. It is social wallpaper, wherein we are advertised to, yelled to, summoned upon. In New York City, in particular, they are a constant presence. We see them on subway walls, construction sites, mostly in paper, sometimes on LED screens. And...

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SIXTY Sees: Tyler the Creator “EARFQUAKE”

For Tyler the Creator’s video for “EARFQUAKE”, the ever-surprising artist came up with a concept that’s perfect mid-century cringe. An inept talk show host—one Tracee Ellis Ross perhaps borrowing inspiration from Zach Galifianakis’s spoof interview series, Between Two Ferns—introduces Tyler the Creator’s act. From here on, it’s his show. Standing...

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20th Century America Through the Lens of Bruce Davidson

For the better part of seven decades, photographer Bruce Davidson, now 85 years old, has been capturing America’s grittier side with an unflinching honesty. His portraits, often of fringe characters infrequently placed into the spotlight, feel candid and in-the-moment. Davidson captures his subjects in privileged moments—those brief seconds when...

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SIXTY Listens: FKA twigs “Cellophane”

FKA twigs, thrust plum into the spotlight during a very public courtship with Robert Pattinson, became fodder for a gossip mill one wouldn’t imagine the artist/musician ever had eyes for. The relationship dissolved in 2017, and twigs didn’t release much in terms of music. Now, seven years since the...

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What to See at This Year’s Tribeca Film Festival

Cinema rules the streets of New York City this week. The lauded Tribeca Film Festival kicks off this Wednesday, April 24, and runs through Sunday, May 5. (Alright, it’s a little more than a week. Lucky you!) Filmmakers from around the world will have their brilliant creative efforts on...

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SIXTY Listens: Vampire Weekend “This Life”

Just in time for boat shoe season, Vampire Weekend has released their latest album, Father of the Bride. “This Life” is the kind of pleasant, windows-down, finger-snapping jam the band has perfected since their arrival to the music scene with 2010’s Contra. Buried under the beachy guitar riffs you’ll find...

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SIXTY Sees: Jesuslesfilles “Hôpital”

This new video from Jesuslesfilles feels especially appropriate given this writer’s warm-weather sighting of not one but two rollerbladers cruising through the streets of New York City this weekend. Oh, what 70-degree days will inspire. The video, with direction from Jonathan Robert and animation by Vincent Desbiens, takes the Montreal-based...

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6 Excellent Things to Do in L.A. Pre-Coachella

Coachella is upon us and there’s much to be done. You’ve got to get the outfits in order, RSVP to the pool parties, brush up on your K-pop and Danish punk. If you’re breezing through Los Angeles on your way to the desert, there’s plenty of local distractions to...

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The Ultimate Coachella Warmup Playlist

Arianna Grande. Childish Gambino. Tame Impala. You know the headliners of Coachella 2019, sure, but do you have a good enough handle on the lesser knowns? If you can afford to skip the pool parties and take on Indio’s famous heat, you’ll be rewarded with stellar sets from up...

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