Monthly Archives: February 2009

A Song of My (Fictional) Self

The original soundtrack for Daryl Wein’s contemplative and cleverly titled relationship film Breaking Upwards is now available on iTunes. The music is composed in part by Zoe Lister-Jones, the film’s female lead and co-writer, adding a layer of self-reflexivity to the entire project. Kyle Forester – “Fan of Shades”

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Adidas SLVR Opening Reception

Last week, the new Adidas SLVR label celebrated its debut at the first of several stand alone stores slated to open around the world, this one between the Adidas Originals and Y-3 stores in Soho. Guests acquainted themselves with the eco-friendly conceptions while sipping ginger vodka cocktails. The design philosophy of creating solutions to reduce [...]

Lady X: Xavier Cha’s Third I Opening this Saturday at Taxter and Spengemann

Behind closed doors, what nightly rituals are woman performing in order to preserve and renew their fresh glowing faces? Are they being dunked in vats of butter? Being dabbled and plucked with needles and creams? And who is the informer whispering to girls as they reach maturation just what rubs and dips and lotions and [...]

End of the Weak on MTV

End of the Weak is the longest running hip-hop open mike in New York City, going on every Sunday night for eight years now. In the past few years, they’ve expanded to hosting events in France, Spain, England, Germany and Brazil. We grew up with a few of the guys who started it, and they [...]

Skye Parrott’s Perfect Days on V

Dossier Creative Director Skye Parrott has put together a narrated slideshow of images from her new book, Perfect Days, for the V Magazine site. You can take a look-see here. The book is available in New York at Dashwood Books and Spoonbill and Sugartown, in Paris at Colette and Palais de Tokyo, in Los Angeles [...]

Metro-sexual: Morning Factory at Le Poisson Rouge

Economic travails and fashion week diminished the projected turnout of Metro Area’s debut of their monthly residency at Le Poisson Rouge, but that was arguably for the better. Judging from the crowd, everyone seemed to enjoy the comfortable distance. More room to boogie. Metro Area’s greatest contribution to electronic music in this decade is their [...]

Oscars, Schmoscars. But This Is Worth Watching.

34-year old writer Dustin Lance Black won an Oscar last night for the screenplay he wrote for Milk (written, incidentally, on spec). His acceptance speech was so simple, honest and eloquent that I was moved to tears. It’s kind of awesome when a regular person has sixty seconds to talk to 30 million people and [...]

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When I Grow Up

Karin Dreijer Andersson’s solo project Fever Ray has released a second stunning video. I’ve been in love with and utterly intimidated by this woman for years, and I’m still not entirely sure she’s real. It’s like something is speaking through her. She’s a wraith. A threat. A naiad. Martin De Thurah directs. Album out in [...]