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Interview: Jon Rust
Dimensions, Croatia's four-day underground electronic music festival, is a veritable force for any fan to take on. The festival's UK-based team gathers over 300 artists to perform in Fort Punta Christo's seven unique venues, and knowing who to catch...
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Biting Elbows: Bad Motherfucker In a video that brilliantly combines a first-person shooter perspective with a Quentin Tarantino-like narrative, Russian indie punk band Biting Elbows delivers "Bad Motherfucker"—a single that lives up to its name...
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The Dolls "Summer of '93"
Yesterday, The Dolls, a New York-based original music collaboration between international DJ Mia Moretti and violinist Margot Moe released their first single, "Summer of '93." The track, available for free download, bounces along with pleasant nostalgia...
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Cool Hunting Rough Cut: DJ Spooky at the Met
This year the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York developed its first artist residency program, kicking it off with DJ Spooky's live string quartet and video composition exploring the elements in its title, "Of Water and Ice." We jumped at the...
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Interview: Jason Bentley
Jason Bentley spends a lot of time wearing headphones. He can be found late night in LA and around the world DJing everything from small exclusive events to massive dance parties. In his endless quest to keep up with new music and find vintage tracks...
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Interview: Ben Harvey
Sponsored content: In a high performance world, Braun creates innovative designs built to last seven years. For the Built to Perform series Braun profiles 15 guys in an intimate look at their life passions and the unique objects of design and durability...
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Fugazi Edits
Founder of music label Case/Martingale and recent resident DJ at Marie Claire magazine, music maker and producer Chris Lawhorn has created Fugazi Edits, a new record made entirely by sampling every single song in the band Fugazi's discography. The...
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Word of Mouth: Tel Aviv
Head of External Relations at the Design Museum Holon just outside Tel Aviv, Eyal de Leeuw is not only a natural tour guide, but as co-founder of Israel's leading men's fashion blog Ha-Garconniere, he is clued into some of the most interesting city...
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Best of CH 2011: Five Cool Hunting Videos
All week we'll be looking back on the past year of CH to resurface our favorite stories and moments. For starters, it was a great year of Cool Hunting Videos—we made some new friends in our native New York and around the globe—trekking...
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Link About It: Société Perrier
Advertorial Content: Unlike gimmicky social clubs, entrance into Société Perrier requires little more than being "the best in nightlife, art, music, fashion, travel, mixology and cocktail culture." To learn more about a few of the fashion designers...
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New Signal Process
New Signal Process made a splash in the digital music scene last year with their BreakOut pedal, allowing musicians to interface their instruments directly with the plethora of iPad and iPhone apps. This week they dropped two new pedals which deliver...
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Dubset
Far from the days when it was just Pandora and Last.fm competing for internet radio space, today there seem to be as many music streaming sites as there are mashups that helped drive the phenomenon. Whether you regard the remix as a modern artform...
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Kesh Continues
Owing as much to '80s pop icons like Grace Jones and Madonna as she does to more contemporary influences (she counts M.I.A. and Jeremy Scott as friends), the eccentric style of 24-year-old British artist Kesh has the same "downtown" roots that has...
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Cool Hunting Video Presents: Chances With Wolves
In our latest video we hung out with childhood friends and DJs Chances With Wolves to learn about the musical philosophy behind their radio show. We also went with the dynamic trio that makes up the group, Kenan Juska, Kray and Mikey Palms, to see...
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Chances With Wolves
Regularly unearthing rare tracks to play on NYC's beloved indie station East Village Radio, the three-person DJ outfit Chances With Wolves treats listeners to an earful of cleverly-themed playlists and underground sounds every week. From Nina Simone...
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B@ TV
B@ TV is a new platform (still currently in beta) created for virtual and vicarious clubbing. A pioneering web TV community, the channel broadcasts from every major club event in the world with exclusive content from the hottest international DJs—from...
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Staton Uberstand Laptop Stand
Thanks in part to laptop stands like this two-tiered one by Staton, the days of lugging around crates of vinyl are slowly fading as DJs trade their decks in for laptop setups. Although we're the first to argue that nothing quite compares to a...
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Raw Fusion WMC Party 2008
This year's WMC is on the way and Miami's getting lucky with another CH-sponsored party. Just like last year, the event is brought to you by Raw Fusion Recordings with the addition of Brownswood Recordings and G.A.M.M. Located in Miami Beach...
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Color Chart
"Color Chart: Reinventing Color, 1950 to Today" opens this Sunday, 2 March 2008 at MoMA. On view through 12 May 2008, the exhibition explores artists' use of readymade color—from car paint to colored tape—featuring works...
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Fabric Podcast
London's always-bumping Fabric club has mightily grown from a sweaty dance music venue featuring the DJ cream of the crop to a record label that continues to release some of the best mixes I've ever heard from Ellen Allien to Grooverider...
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Pacemaker
When one of CH's designers tipped us to the Pacemaker, the world's first hand-held DJ system, (right after we also heard about it when in Europe recently), we knew it was worth checking out. Fortunately for us, we had the chance to experience...
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Battle: Vinyl War
Four years, three painstakingly-detailed sets, 28 sassy characters, a head-shaking 10,000 photos later and Terpins Greco, the 40-member Brazilian team responsible for producing Battle: The Vinyl War, is finally seeing the juicy fruits of their labor...
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Flavorpill's One Step Beyond Party
Tonight the American Museum of Natural History is home to a party hosted by Flavorpill. The second night in their One Step Beyond series, the event takes place in the Rose Center for Earth and Space from 9pm-1am. There will live performances by...
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Flavorpill WMC: Chromeo Interview
Dave 1 (aka Dave Macklovitch) has been busy as hell of late. In addition to being a prolific hip-hop producer, the Montreal native has been pulling duty as Vice magazine's rap editor and is about to release a second album for Chromeo, the cheeky...
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