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World Tour, "Forever Tonight"

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Sweeping new video from one of Sweden's most promising young groups

"Forever Tonight," World Tour's meditative first single on Emotion, is described as "music that could only have been made among the remote hills of northern Sweden." We're not sure what exactly that means but we somehow agree. Hailing from Funäsdalen, a mountain town near the Norwegian border, the promising young trio keep things local for the song's newly released video,......read more

Bill Callahan "Javelin Unlanding" Video

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Singer/songwriter plays the moon in clip for 'Dream River' highlight

The artist formerly known as Smog travels through the solar system in the strange animated video for "Javelin Unlanding," from last year's excellent Dream River LP. The clip, laden with analog effects, was directed by Hanly Banks and Chris Rusch, and stars the deadpan singer as the moon, an apparent homage to the 1902 silent film Le Voyage Dans La Lune. Watch above. Dream River is out now on......read more

Wolfgang Hutter's Fantastic Realism

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Exquisite environments of artifice from the Viennese painter

Austrian painter/illustrator Wolfgang Hutter, one of the founding members of the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism formed after WWII, creates magical dreamscapes that pay equal homage to both the Old Masters and the Surrealists. With images of fantastical fairy tales scenes and imaginary Utopias, you can see why the artist is also a successful childrens' book illustrator. From the notes to the......read more

Dream Paintings Of Women and Animals In Nature

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From 16 Year Old Painter Dimitra Milan

Four years ago, 16-year-old artist Dimitra Milan began painting when her parents opened Arizona's Milan Art Institute, allowing her to take any class that caught her attention. Since then, she's worked to cultivate her own style.  From classical oil techniques to contemporary mixed media, Milan's skill set grew along with her desire to paint. She then started homeschooling so she could......read more

"Cumbia de Piedra" Animated Music Video by Tomas Pichardo

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Watch a stunning visual celebration of Latin American music

Here's an excellent animated video created for "Cumbia de Piedra" by Colombian artist Jhon William Castaño Montoya. The clip, cobbled together by Dominican animator Tomás Pichardo, is a visual celebration of the culture, colors and textures of cumbia--the mother of all Latin American music. The track is taken from MOHS, Castaño Montoya's second album, which was inspired by......read more

U.S. Coal in Decline

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Global demand may be on the rise, but American coal production and jobs are trending down

Bobby Magill for Climate Central: Technological progress has been brutal to the yellow pages and compact discs. Coal may be headed the same way in the U.S., partly because of the market and partly because of national climate change policy. Coal-fired power plants are the nation’s largest single source of greenhouse gas emissions and driver of climate change, and an old technology slowly......read more

Tea Towel Set by Hudson Made

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Organic cotton/hemp tea towels sport old school graphics celebrating American craftsmanship $94.00

There may be murmurs that the so-called "heritage" or "Americana" trend is dead, but before the backlash really takes hold but if you ask us, any movement that is driven by quality, local manufacturing is good by us, forever. That includes the stuff on offer from Hudson Made, such as these tea towels made of a super-absorbent blend of organic cotton and hemp. The tea towels pay homage to......read more

Standing Bowl by Fort Standard

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American-made, sand cast aluminum bowl with architecturally inspired planar legs $84.00

We first became aware of Brooklyn-based design studio Fort Standard via their amazing geometric brass bottle openers. We checked back in recently to discover that the two-man operation has expanded its home product line to include these architecture-inspired standing bowls. Made of sand cast aluminum, the clean, understated bowls are elevated off the table surface by upright planar......read more

5 Awesome Urban Projects

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From coast to coast, American cities are shaping a sustainable future

From writer Rachel Signer and our friends at Collectively: When it comes to climate change, we usually look to world leaders and national governments to take responsibility for building a more sustainable future. But with the formation of organizations like Cities Climate Leadership Group, or C40, a global network of city mayors focused on sustainability,......read more

Dopp Kit by Joshu&Vela

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Classically-styled, American-made travel kit $65.00

Need a gift for the well-traveled dude in your life? Hudson Made has you covered, with this sturdy, stylish Dopp kit from San Francisco brand Joshu+Vela. Made of Navy-grade 18 oz. canvas, the classic-style holdall features double-stitched seams and a brass zipper that opens wide to store all bathroom accessories. An American leather end handle makes for an easy carry. Well-crafted product,......read more

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