Chiaroscuro

Koto BolofoLightning Dust (Loaded Gun)
Whilk and Misky (Darklands)
Arthur Beatrice (Carter)
Blue Hawaii (Sierra Lift)
Akua (One’s Company)
Alice & The Glass Lake (Paracosm)
Emily Reo (Peach)
Tideup (Beaches)
Henrik José (Focus The Light)
Starlight Girls (Wasteland)
Sailor & I (Tough Love)
Py (Polyethers)
Leon Else (Tomorrow Land)
Port St. Willow (Soft Light Rush)
Bdlnds (Sleeping Beauty)
Safia (Listen To Soul, Listen To Blues)
Project Maldonado (Seraphim)
Forest Swords (Thor’s Stone)

Photo credit: Koto Bolofo for Hermès

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Dior CoutureWheelchair Sports Camp (A Is For Anything)
Oh Land (My Boxer)
Georgia Anne Muldrow & Dudley Perkins (Muthadear)
Lorine Chia (Saturday)
Chance The Rapper (Juice)
Lakutis (Death Shark)
King Fantastic (Bonfire Sessions)
Wafeek (Go Away)
Georgia Anne Muldrow (Kneecap Jelly – feat. Madlib)
Earl Sweatshirt (Chum)
Tha Grimm Teachaz (Melissa)
Why? (Jonathan’s Hope)
Quasimoto (Astronaut)
Yelawolf (Tennessee Love)
CharlieRED (Kansas)
Cassie (Do My Dance – feat. Too Short)
Serengeti as Kenny Dennis (Crush em)
Young Fathers (Mr. Martyr)
Chief Keef (Citgo)
Flying Lotus (Putty Boy Strut)
Vic Mensa (Orange Soda)
Benin City (Faithless)
E-40 (All My N*ggas – feat. Danny Brown & Schoolboy Q)
Killer Mike (Burn)
Nosaj Thing x Chance The Rapper (Paranoia)

Photo credit: Photograph by Ben Hassett for Christian Dior.

The Long Hot Summer

SomewhereShout Out Louds (14th Of July – Jens Lekman Remix)
Cayucas (East Coast Girl)
Elephant (Skyscraper)
Max Frost (Nice And Slow)
Akiine (Sunglassey)
When Saints Go Machine (Iodine)
Kisses (Air Conditioning)
Isle (Bayview)
Brainstorm (She Moves)
Work Drugs (Mavericks)
Jaymes Young (Hold You Down)
Postiljonen (We Raise Our Hearts)
Silver Firs (Motherland)
Wardell (Call It What You Want)
Big Deal (Dream Machines)
Alekesam (Summer Jams)
Firehorse (Good)
!!! (One Girl/One Boy)
Chilly Gonzales (Bongo Monologue)

Photo credit: Film stills of Elle Fanning in “Somewhere” by Sophia Coppola.

Some Velvet Summer Morning

Beth Yarnelle EdwardsOkkervil River (Your Past Life Is A Blast)
Darren Hanlon (Butterfly Bones)
Islands (In A Dream It Seemed Real)
Snowblink (Rut & Nuzzle)
Patrick Watson (Step Out For A While)
Jenn Grant (I’ve Got Your Fire)
Timber Timbre (Demon Host)
Dana Falconberry (Please Sparrow)
Lower Plenty (Nullarbor)
Josephine Foster (Child Of God)
Broderick & Broderick (Let Me Love You For Free)
Kathryn Calder (Turn A Light On)
Lay Low (By And By)
Heidi Spencer And The Rare Birds (Alibi)
Denison Witmer (Asa)
Alex Lukashevsky, Felicity Williams and Daniela Gesundheit (Too Late Blues)
Diane Cluck (Red August)

Photo credit: Dita and Nolwenn, France, 2003 by Beth Yarnelle Edwards at Robert Klein Gallery

Everything Is Going To Be Okay

Ashlie ChavezRadiation City (Foreign Bodies)
Musique Le Pop (We Can Be Good)
Electric Guest (American Daydream)
Luke Temple (More Than Muscle)
Bad Bad Hats (Super America)
Kishi Bashi (Bright Whites)
Hayley Coupon (True Friend)
Generationals (Put A Light On)
Peaking Lights (Hey Sparrow)
Legs (Two Colours)
Soft Shadows (Whatever You Say)
Alameda (Summer Dharma)
Pure Bathing Culture (Lucky One)
Dresses (Blew My Mind)
Little Children (Falling)
Lightning Love (I Know)
Lucius (Wildewoman)
Monnone Alone (The Business World)
The Curtains (Go Lucky)

Photo credit: Everything is Going to be okay #1. Collage by Ashlie Chavez

Go On A Roadtrip With Someone Fun. Now.

Corrie BondWaxahatchee (Coast To Coast)
The Dø (Travel Light)
Tunng (So Far From Here)
Social Studies (Away For The Weekend)
Yuna (I Wanna Go)
Big Tree (Seattle Bound)
Passenger (The Wrong Direction)
Radical Face (We’re On Our Way)
Blank Tapes (Coast To Coast)
Wild Nothing (Nocturne)
Band Of Horses (Shut-In Tourist)
Hollis Brown (Ride In The Train)
When Saints Go Machine (Parix)
The Babies (Get Lost)
The Shouting Matches (Gallup, NM)
The Melodic (On My Way)
Ivan & Alyosha (Running For Cover)

Photo credit: Girls on the road by Corrie Bond for Marie Claire Australia

Hot Buttered Soul


Pam GrierLady (Get Ready)
Lee Fields & The Expressions (You’re The Kind Of Girl)
Laura Izibor (Ring)
The Budos Band (Unbroken, Unshaven)
Bonobo (Walk In The Sky – feat. Bajka)
Alice Smith (Be Easy)
Amp Fiddler (Soul Devine)
Kinny (Big Fat Liar)
Little Jackie (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang)
The Coup (The Magic Clap)
Kylie Auldist (Howlin’ For You)
Cris Prolific (Music Is – feat. Ursula Rucker)
Mayer Hawthorne (You’ve Gor The Makings Of A Lover)
Har Mar Superstar (Lady, You Shot Me)
Brandy Butler (Gin And Tonic)
Liam Bailey (You Better Leave Me)
Vintage Trouble (Nobody Told Me)
Legendary Tigerman (The Saddest Thing To Say – feat. Lisa Kekaula)
Clairy Brown (Far Too Late)
Belleruche (Northern Girls)
Weekend Sun (Keep Running)
Martina Topley-Bird (Poison)
Susan Cadogan & The Crabs Corporation (Day After Day)

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No Time For TV

Julio CarvalhoFyfe (Conversations)
Laura Welsh (Cold Front)
Lissi Dancefloor Disaster (Shy)
Teleman (Cristina)
Safe (Black Satin Living Room)
The Child Of Lov (One Day)
K. Flay (The Cops)
The Rub (Feel You)
David Lynch with Lykke Li (I’m Waiting Here)
Belgian Fog (Wait For Help)
Fe (Let It Go)
Chaos Chaos (My Hands)
Jagwar Ma (Come Save Me)
Fryars (In My Arms)
Mr Little Jeans (Oh Sailor)
Magic Man (Paris)
Teepee (Time Meant Nothing)
Butterclock (Holograms)
Moon Duo (Sleepwalker)
Polly Scattergood (Wanderlust)

Photo credit: Julio Carvalho

Kickass Covers

Alex PragerTracey Thorn (Night Time/The XX)
Austra (None Of Dem/Robyn)
Nicolas Jaar & Sasha Spielberg (Avalanche/Leonard Cohen)
Poolside (Harvest Moon/Neil Young)
Nada Surf (If You Leave/OMD)
Gideon Conn (Melancholy Hill/Gorilaz)
Rachel Zeffira (To Here Knows When/My Bloody Valentine)
Emiliana Torrini (White Rabbit/Jefferson Airplane)
Peggy Sue (He’s A Rebel/The Crystals)
Lake Street Dive (I Want You Back/The Jackson Five)
Petra Haden (God Only Knows/The Beach Boys)
Meklit & Quinn (Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)/Arcade Fire)
Youth Lagoon (Goodbye Again/John Denver)
Kindness (Swinging Party/The Replacements)
Sophie Ellis-Bextor (Rebelion (Lies)/Arcade Fire)
Passion Pit (Dreams/The Cranberries)
The Bird And The Bee (She’s Gone/Hall & Oates)
Sara Lov (Cape Canaveral/Conor Oberst)
The Tallest Man On Earth (Graceland/Paul Simon)
Sophie Hunger (Le Vent Nous Portera/Noir Désir)

 

Photo credit: Eve by Alex Prager. More information and works: Artsy’s Alex Prager page

 

One Fine Day

White SandsThe Milk Carton Kids (Hope Of A Lifetime)
Mice Parade (Couches & Carpets)
Lavender Diamond (Dragonfly)
Islands (In A Dream It Seemed Real)
David Vandervelde (I Will Be Fine)
Beth Jeans Houghton (Atlas)
Bahamas (Okay Alright I’m Alive)
The Helio Sequence (One More Time)
Boy In Static (Toy Baby Grand)
Phosphorescent (Ride On / Right On)
Painted Palms (Carousel)
Woods (Size Meets The Sound)
Fear Of Men (Green Sea)
The Cave Singers (Have To Pretend)
Eleni Mandell (Who You Gonna Dance With)
Amor De Días (Jean’s Weaving)
Wild Child (Pillow Talk)

Photo credit: White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, 1957. Source: Vintage National Geographic scans.