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Premiere: Kaleida - 'Tropea'

<b>Kaleida</b> have an artful touch.<p>There's a stylish approach to their music, a crystalline finish layered on top of exquisite synth-pop and gorgeous …

Anton Corbijn’s Iconic Music Portraits Are on View at the Hague Museum of Photography

Surf In The City

Why did Prince take his music off Spotify?

Prince GIFs<p><b>Been trying to stream your favourite Prince song online or wtacha video on YouTube? You might be struggling: last summer, the singer removed his music from almost all online streaming services.</b><p><b>The article below was first published in July 2015. Prince died on April 21, 2016.​</b><p><b>Prince</b> has …

Career Spotlight: What I Do as a Diplomat

I imagine diplomats travel the world in James Bond-like attire while swilling martinis, but the truth is they probably spend more time looking for a …

Employment

Why Nashville Is Still America’s Music City

The factory that produces one-third of all vinyl records on store shelves today is easy to miss. With its pastel tile facade and retro-industrial …

Cities

Artificial turf controversy a constant in backdrop of Women's World Cup

Why is the Women’s World Cup being played on artificial turf?<p>The question has come up constantly during the tournament so far, nourished by …

The Decline of International Studies

In October 2013, the U.S. Department of State eliminated its funding program for advanced language and cultural training on Russia and the former …

Why Rooting for the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Is Your Patriotic Duty

Like the rest of our culture, the world of sports has become increasingly politicized and polarized in recent years. Cheering for certain teams, or …

These UN maps show how drugs flow around the globe

Although no major changes appeared in crop cultivation and drug manufacturing regions, new challenges such as the "dark net," have profound implications for both law enforcement and drug trafficking, according to the report.<p>Alongside changes in different drug trafficking routes, such as the one …

The Curious Case of Puerto Rico, And Why Default Poses A Risk To The U.S.

WASHINGTON -- U.S. lawmakers have no firm plan to help more than 3 million American citizens living 1,000 miles off the coast of Florida under a government staring down the barrel of a $73 billion debt crisis.<p>Those U.S. citizens live in the territory of Puerto Rico. Thousands of them are fleeing …

US-Cuba ties: Washington and Havana announce embassies

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1177000/1177560_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524687191_c0cee473c20424f9575d6c265aeb50f1<p><b>The US and Cuba have agreed to reopen embassies in each other's capitals, a major step in re-establishing diplomatic ties severed in 1961.</b><p>Cuba said …

Try It Now

Disclosure and Lorde collaborating on new music

With a slew of new details having been announced surrounding Disclosure’s sophomore album, <i>Caracal</i>, singer-songwriter Lorde also had some news to …

The Suffragette Trailer Is Here - Get Your First Look

Watch it here<p>Get ready for your first glimpse of, what we predict to be, the biggest film of 2015.<p>Suffragette celebrates the incredible force of the …

Film Festivals

Chvrches’ Lauren Mayberry Interviews Riot Grrl Pioneer Kathleen Hanna: On DIY, Feminist Protest And Dealing With Critics

<i>Chvrches’ Lauren Mayberry once confessed to NME that she once ditched an ex boyfriend because he didn’t understand her love of Bikini Kill. When we</i> …

Mistress America trailer: watch Greta Gerwig in Noah Baumbach's comedy

After the double whammy of Frances Ha and While We’re Young, Noah Baumbach has emerged as the most Woody Allen-y of all the faux Woody Allens attempting to snatch the master’s crown, now that Woody Allen is no longer Woody Allen. Greta Gerwig, the Diane Keaton in the Baumbach operation, wasn’t …

Woody Allen

The Darkness and Amy Poehler lead names for Tenacious D’s music and comedy event, Festival Supreme

The rock duo will hold the third edition of the event in Los Angeles in October<p>Tenacious D have announced the line up for their one-day festival, …

Comedy

The 15 Indie Films You Must See This June

#1. “The Tribe” (June 17)<p>(Film Page)<p>Director: Myroslav Slaboshpytsky<p>Cast: Grigoriy Fesenko, Yana Novikova, Rosa Babiy, Alexander Dsiadevich, Yaroslav …

Note to Hollywood: Women Directors Abound in Indie and Documentary Film

While this analysis of women’s behind-the-scenes employment on domestically and independently produced features draws some disappointing conclusions, …

Indie Filmmakers Meet Your New BFF: Emily Best Founder + CEO of Seed&Spark

<b>PART 1: Emily Best, Seed&Spark</b><p>Once upon a time, in a pre-technology capitalist world, independent filmmakers all hoped that a fairy god-mother would wave a wand and help them get their movie made and screened for all the world to see. Emily Best the founder/CEO of Seed&Spark a crowd source funding …

The World Needs Female Rock Critics

Don’t tell anyone, but I don’t own any albums by the Rolling Stones. They’re just so archetypal, so very rock and roll—and that, I find, can be a difficult thing to admire. Rock music has rarely offered women the same tangible promise of social rebellion and sexual freedom that it has given …

The 1975 Want You To Believe They've Disappeared

Written by Emmy Mack on June 1, 2015<p>The 1975 are playing silly buggers with fans’ heartstrings, pulling a disappearing act from cyberspace by …

Social Media

a political history of pop music

Former i-D editor Matthew Collin's new book is an adrenalin-charged trip through some of the cultural flashpoints of the past few decades, from Public Enemy to Pussy Riot, from Berlin’s anarchic techno scene after the fall of the Wall to outlaw sound...<p>A career as a foreign correspondent and editor …

Florence + The Machine Secure Their First Billboard No. 1 Album

Florence + The Machine feel like they’ve been around a lot longer than they actually have, but the reality is that the band just released their third studio album, <i>How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful</i>, their first since 2011’s <i>Ceremonials.</i><p>Whereas <i>Ceremonials</i> topped out on the charts at No. 6, their new …

Music

Chvrches confirm they’ve ‘finished recording’ second album

The band released debut LP 'The Bones Of What You Believe' in 2013<p>Chvrches have confirmed they’ve finished recording their second LP.<p>The Scottish …