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The Textures of New York City

If you’ve been here, you’ll recognize it. The globs of old paint on metal, the gum-strewn concrete, the bricks, the bricks, the bricks. Yes, the textures of New York City are unmistakable. It’s a kind of grit and wear unique to this place. Director Ynon Lan captures it all perfectly–from subway...

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SIXTY Listens: Sassy 009 “Pretty Baby”

We’re still feeling the pulse of the New Year’s Eve party, and Sassy 009’s “Pretty Baby” is the kind of low-key, upbeat song that’s up for the task. The newly formed Norwegian threesome has been recently lauded for their unexpected electronic music, and this song is no exception. The...

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Sandra Mansour Takes Us to Lebanon

If Erdem and Valentino had a baby, it would be Swiss-born, Lebanon-based designer Sandra Mansour. Her fashion is modern, ethereal–easily paired with the drama of cinema. Which brings us to this. Written and directed by Mounia Akl, 11 Minutes perfects the idea of the fashion film, a format that so often misses its mark....

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