Savour the sadness!
A simple concept, but really mesmerizing video by Theo Tagholm.
We're excited to announce the launch of our "One T-shirt A Week Project", which will be running from now until the end of the year. Each week we'll be adding a new limited edition tee to our online store, as designed by one of the many talented folks in our Independent Artist Collective.
This week's release is a fun, colourful print by Dutch artist Jordy Van Den Nieuwendijk called 'Pipe Dreams'. It's available in both black and white in a super soft discharged screen print.
Toro Y Moi have released this new single as an exclusive release for their North American fall tour. Like everything they do, it's excellent.
A short documentary about two friends skating from Boston to New York.
The National Pyrotechnic Festival is a 9 day festival in Tultepec, Mexico, that showcases the best fireworks in the world, and apparently thousands of people who enjoy third degree burns. The main event is the Pamplonada — a seven-hour running of the (wooden) bulls in which more than 200 timber-framed toros of fire roll through the streets with up to 4,000 fireworks on each in perpetual explosion.
Artist Thoka Maer has a wonderful tumblr of illustrations that focus on life's daily obstacles, all as looping GIFs.
Check it out at itsnobiggie.tumblr.com
In a word... huge.
This mixtape is long overdue! So much great music has been released over the last few months... here's a sampler of what's been on high rotation on the Das Monk stereo.
Download it here, or stream it over on 8 tracks.
1. Smith Westerns - 3am Spiritual
2. Deerhunter - T.H.M.
3. Jagwar Ma - What Love
4. Sampha - Without
5. Mount Kimbie - Made To Stray
6. Washed Out - It All Feels Right
7. Voyageur - No Hibernation
8. Temples - Shelter Song
9. La Luz - Call Me in the Day
10. Ben Khan - Drive (Part 1)
11. Hippie Sabotage - White Tiger
12. Wild Nothing - A Dancing Shell
13. STRFKR - Beach Monster
14. Twin Peaks - Irene
15. Dead Ghosts - Roky Said
16. The Range of Light Wilderness - Under Your Spell
17. Travis Bretzer - Trying To Learn
18. Sonny & The Sunsets - Dark Corners
Because you can't truly call yourself an indie band if you haven't recorded a song in a submarine. Great song and video by Austin band Royal Forest.