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Spray Nation

Spray Nation

Spray Nation shares unseen photos of New York's pioneering graffiti artists Women on Train, 1981. All photographs © Martha Cooper, from Spray Nation: 1980s NYC Graffiti Photographs by Martha Cooper, Edited by Roger Gastman © Prestel...

New York’s Fashion New Guard

Elena Velez, Willy Chavarria, and Theophilio’s Edvin Thompson – are three visionary designers shaping New York’s independent fashion landscape. Ahead of their respective SS23 shows during New York Fashion Week, they discuss their brands’...

Devo: “Kraftwerk from the waist up, Elvis Presley from the hips down” Gerard Casale and Mark Mothersbaugh on being bombarded by hippies at Knebworth in 1978, being told off by Neil Young, and their unreleased jam sessions with Bowie and...

The 80s, Musics Greatest Decade

The 1980s was when a fusillade of new genres emerged, and many are still with us today, such as hip-hop and house. Dylan Jones has mined the archives to select some of the most crucial tracks in...

Songs for Europe

Songs for Europe

What music did Bowie and Iggy listen to in 1970s Berlin? A new compilation, named after one of Bowie’s local haunts Cafe Exil, offers a speculative guide to the pair’s soundtrack favorites. Do your wurst ... Iggy Pop and David Bowie in...

When Andy Warhol Came to China

When Andy Warhol Came to China

In late October 1982, Andy Warhol and a small entourage were invited to Hong Kong by Alfred Siu, a young industrialist who had commissioned Warhol portraits of Prince Charles and Princess Diana for I Club, a huge new disco he was opening...

Venus in Furs

The House presents the Gucci Love Parade campaign envisioned by Alessandro Michele. Portraying the modern myth of cinema through a sequence of obsessions and desires, the campaign transforms...

The Great Regression

The first time I ever heard of DITZ was either at the Hope and Ruin, or Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar in Brighton, around the time of the debut EP. It was probably a Love Thy Neighbour night, and they...

Ten Legendary Shows That Made CBGB Famous

Ten Legendary Shows That Made CBGB Famous

CBGB in 1983 (Image credit: Jack Vartoogian \/ Getty Images) When Hilly Kristal opened CBGB & OMFUG (Country, Bluegrass, Blues and Other Music For Uplifting Gourmandizers) in December ‘73 at the intersection of Bleeker and Bowery...

Depeche Mode – Nothing

Sitting target, sitting waitingAnticipating nothing, nothing Life is full of surprisesIt advertises nothing, nothing [Chorus]What am I trying to do?What am I trying to say?I'm not trying to tell...

Brian Aris’ photographs of Debbie Harry

Brian Aris’ photographs of Debbie Harry

When photographer Brian Aris first met Debbie Harry in 1977 he didn’t know that much about her and scribbled down the phrase “punk princess” in his diary after the shoot. He could never have predicted that he had just met one of music’s...

Lorde on David Byrne

Lorde on David Byrne

On fighting stage fright, staying true to your inspiration, and the mysteries of songwriting It takes only a few minutes after they meet for Lorde and David Byrne to get in sync. The pop star, 24, and the elder...