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June 19, 2015 Liam Mathews

Today from 12-1 PM, the offices of the New York City Council will turn out all the lights in order to “raise awareness of energy conversation and the availability of daylight during standard work hours,” according to the Associated Press. Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said turning the lights off will “make us all a little […]

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June 18, 2015 Liam Mathews

“Listen In” is a weekly feature in which we ask musicians to curate a mixtape-length YouTube playlist of songs they’re currently digging. Click the big play button above to hear the whole playlist or scroll down to see and hear individual tracks. Nick Thorburn is a versatile musician. He broke out with the Unicorns, a […]

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June 17, 2015 Aymann Ismail

You may not have heard of Falside, but if you live in New York City, chances are you’ve heard his music without even realizing it. The 26-year-old music producer, named Kevin Fallon, has worked with the best of the best, including Action Bronson, Jeru the Damaja, Vast Aire (Cannibal Ox), and others. (He’s also behind […]

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June 15, 2015 Aymann Ismail

“Listen In” is a weekly feature in which we ask musicians to curate a mixtape-length YouTube playlist of songs they’re currently digging. Click the big play button above to hear the whole playlist or scroll down to see and hear individual tracks. British pop indie rock band The Maccabees are currently touring over North America […]

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June 8, 2015 Aymann Ismail

“Listen In” is a weekly feature in which we ask musicians to curate a mixtape-length YouTube playlist of songs they’re currently digging. Click the big play button above to hear the whole playlist or scroll down to see and hear individual tracks. Alligator Years, the sophomore album by Omaha-based Twinsmith, is the perfect album for […]

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June 4, 2015 Michael Rougeau

ANIMAL’s feature Game Plan asks game developers to share a bit about their process and some working images from the creation of a recent game. This week, we spoke with Markus Koos, Sedir Ajeenah and Jonas Lindberg Nyvang — of game developer Isbit Games, ad agency Garbergs and clothing label Björn Borg, respectively — about […]

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June 1, 2015 Prachi Gupta

“Listen In” is a weekly feature in which we ask musicians to curate a mixtape-length YouTube playlist of songs they’re currently digging. Click the big play button above to hear the whole playlist or scroll down to see and hear individual tracks. The music of Emanuel and the Fear lies somewhere between chamber pop and […]

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May 29, 2015 Prachi Gupta

The 2nd Avenue subway station is 82% complete, meaning that we have a pretty good idea of what it’s going to look like. Now we have a preview of what it might sound like, too. A week after the MTA released photos of the construction’s progress, Untapped Cities has given us a a mysterious recording […]

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May 28, 2015 Peter Yeh

From a documentary with a title like Deep Web: The Untold Story of Bitcoin and Silk Road, one expects new details on how the Silk Road vendors and community operates, how bitcoin enables deep web markets, and a discussion that could bridge the gap for the average person between the anarchic cypherpunks and fear-mongering government […]

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May 27, 2015 Liam Mathews

“Listen In” is a weekly feature in which we ask musicians to curate a mixtape-length YouTube playlist of songs they’re currently digging. Click the big play button above to hear the whole playlist or scroll down to see and hear individual tracks. Atlanta’s Awful Records crew has been compared to Odd Future circa 2010, with […]

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