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Gorillaz: Saturnz Barz
After rumors and teasers circulated for some time, Gorillaz—aka 2D, Murdoc, Noodle and Russel; or Damon Albarn, Jamie Hewlett and friends (depending on your imagination)—have released their first new music in six years. From the upcoming, long-awaited...
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Mr Jukes feat. BJ the Chicago Kid: Angels / Your Love
Mr Jukes (aka Jack Steadman, the frontman of Bombay Bicycle Club) has just released his first solo offering—from the upcoming record God First, which is set to drop 9 June. The song, "Angels / Your Love" is a jazz-funk jam that is way more awesome...
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Todd Rundgren feat. Robyn: That Could Have Been Me
Premiering exclusively on Pitchfork, the legendary Todd Rundgren's newest track, "That Could Have Been Me" features none other than Swedish pop star Robyn. Rundgren (who initially garnered attention in the '70s) is an adept and highly influential singer...
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Sean Lennon, Carrie Fisher + Willow Smith: Bird Song_R2
"Bird Song_R2" was written years ago by Sean Lennon and the beloved Carrie Fisher, but only after her death late last year did Lennon decide to record it. This unmixed demo version features Lennon's tender vocals—as well as Willow (Smith) lending heart...
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Ragers: Swirl
Canadian outfit Ragers bends genres on the regular and their new track "Swirl" is no exception. Featuring vocals by Lou Phelps (coincidently KAYTRANADA's brother), the song blends electronic with rap—and there's a deep, spacey groove to boot. The end...
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Polka Dot All Star Sneakers
With the familiar Comme des Garçons Play love-heart symbol on the opposite side to the classic round Chuck Taylor All Star patch, these Converse sneakers are a delightful mixture of the '70s and 2017. The shape hasn't changed, but the fabric is covered...
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Vault by Vans Capsule Collection by Our Legacy
The latest from Vault, iconic footwear brand Vans' premium division where historic silhouettes are given a modern boost, happens to be a monochromatic wonder—yet has bright orange at its core. The 10-piece footwear and 12-piece apparel capsule...
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"Into Myself Always" Tote
A strong advocate for the self-love club, Melbourne-based artist Frances Cannon teamed up with Third Drawer Down for this very sweet, pale pink tote. Featuring an illustration of a woman with tags on different parts of her body all saying "Beautiful...
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Tokyo T-Shirt
The United States and Japan unite for this Five Four Club + POGGYTHEMAN collaboration T-shirt, with the two nations' flags on the front and the phrase "Hollywood to Little Tokyo" on the back. With side slits for extra movement and comfort, plus an...
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Thundercat feat. Kenny Loggins + Michael McDonald: Show You The Way
In a collaboration worthy of a double-take, Thundercat has joined forces with two formidable names: Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald. In his new song "Show You The Way," Thundercat (aka Stephen Bruner) announces each singer before their verses with...
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Wolfie feat. Nadia Rose: Better Than Me
UK acts Wolfie and Nadia Rose both released EPs last year, and have together returned with electro-R&B track "Better Than Me." The track is sultry and warm, and its production (by Jordan Riley) is lush—all this despite the fact that the lyrics revolve...
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Bonobo feat. Rhye: Break Apart In light of Friday's Migration album release, it's worth revisiting musician and producer Bonobo's exquisite track "Break Apart," featuring vocals by Milosh of Rhye. Its video, released last month, acts as an ideal counterpart...
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Pink Crystal Sunglasses
Joining forces again, Australian brands POMS and Pared have created new sunglasses for 2017 and while they are decidedly retro, they are also present day-playful—thanks to some dangly details. Both arms of the new design come complete with a silver...
ELECTRONICS_APPLIANCES
Studio Wireless Headphones
Joining forces for the second time, Beats by Dre and Alexander Wang have released a pair of super-functional, wireless headphones. These limited edition, over-ear headphones are foldable for easy transporting, and have chic, crocodile-embossed leather...
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Alicia Keys: Sweet F'in Love
With a glittery beat and a simple piano melody, Alicia Keys' new track "Sweet F'in Love" was revealed by her husband, producer Swizz Beats last night, but he doesn't seem to have had a hand in it. The familiar bounce is KAYTRANADA's doing, and while...
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Face Plates Set
This set of six differently shaped plates, with six different faces, was made by the very talented French artist Jean Jullien for Case Studyo. Hand-cast in porcelain, the plates are also in an array of colors—from coral to mint green and pale yellow...
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The Avalanches feat. Freddie Gibbs: Bad Day
Australian outfit The Avalanches released their second record in 2016, following a 16-year break, and evidently they have plenty more where that came from. Recently a rough version of the group's track "Bad Day," featuring Indiana-born rapper Freddie...
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"I've Done Everything" Mug
While David Shrigley's mind goes to some strange and wonderful places, his work always manages to make us feel that we're not alone. Like all his collaborations with Third Drawer Down, this "I've Done Everything / I've Done Nothing" mug is affordable...
DESIGN
CH Omakase 2016: Various Keytags
Made in edition of 50, the CH Omakase + Various Keytags key rings were a special treat for all our Omakase clients. Various Keytags wanted to do an assortment as they felt it suited the project, so ultimately we ended up with 10 different, exciting...
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CH Omakase 2016: Tumi Otis Backpack
An elevated version of our Otis Backpack, a piece we worked on for several months with the team at Tumi, the exclusive CH Omakase bags are each unique. With every detail considered, the Otis is our best carry-all yet—made from high-quality coated canvas...
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CH Omakase 2016: Cole Haan GrandPrø Omakase Edition Tennis Sneakers
It's no secret how much we love indigo here at Cool Hunting. We've worked with Cole Haan for many years, admiring their technical innovations, accessibility, comfort, and the great people behind them. The kinds of people who, instead of laughing at...
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Take Your Talents Further
It’s tempting to define someone by a single detail—a job, hobby or hometown. Yet we all know there’s more to us than any one label. Successfully cultivating our full potential as diverse individuals requires two critical elements: motivation and resources...
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Phone-Home Xylophone
Ghostly and Brandnewnoise have teamed up once again and the delightful new product appeals to children, beginners and seasoned musicians alike. The eight-key handheld Phone-Home Xylophone is more than a toy—it's a recording device that comes complete...
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Bilal feat. Big K.R.I.T.: Pleasure Toy
While Bilal's gorgeous In Another Life was released last year, the visuals for the record have continued to appear throughout 2016, with "Pleasure Toy" being the latest. The Hans Elder-directed video is full of cosmic, Afrocentric style and is a perfect...
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