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Music Interview: Jill Sorrels + Austin

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Last week, we interviewed one half of the events company Knuckle Rumbler and this week its the other half’s turn, producer extraordinaire Jill Sorrels. Jill was nice enough to answer our questions about Austin, Texas, the home of Knuckle Rumbler and the city deemed the “Live Music Capital of the World” where each year the massive SXSW Music, Film and ... Read More »

T-Shirt Hunting at SXSW, Quentin’s Clapper, and Hogwarts Destroyed

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  Visitors seem to be handing the naked bodies and other attendant weirdness of Mariana Abramovic’s MoMA retrospective quite well, thank you. (NYT)   British Airways cabin crews staged a walkout this Sunday to protest pay and working conditions, causing havoc at Gatwick and Heathrow. Workers plan to strike again Saturday the 27th. Plan accordingly. (USA Today)   Forget band ... Read More »

Travel Obsession: Directing Duo Hunts Giants in “World’s Largest” Documentary

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  When we travel the world, we follow our obsessions—art, music, and film. But we tip our hats explorers with different obsessions in mind, like Elizabeth Donius and Amy Elliott, the filmmakers behind the upcoming documentary, “World’s Largest”. Instead of following in the footsteps of famous artists or tracking down the original film locations of Kung-Fu classics, Donius and Elliott ... Read More »

Jeff Koons Coco, 365 Bars in 365 Days, and Hipster Homes and Gardens

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  Filmmakers are finding it harder and more expensive than ever to film scenes in the disappearing “dank alleys” of Manhattan. (HuffPo)   Refinery29 has a sneak peek of Todd “The Selby” Selby’s new photo-book tours of the fashionable homes of fashionable people. (Refinery29)   SXSW will play host to an award honoring what is often the best part of ... Read More »

SXSW Screenings, Flaming Lips Return To Film, and How To Travel With Sex Toys

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Between viewings of Vermeers and Van Goghs, catch Tulipomania at the Rijksmuseum this month. (Artdaily)   Jaunted has all the SXSW screenings you can’t afford to miss. (Jaunted)   Will Botox destroy acting as we know it? (NYMag)   Learn the “sexy” ways to carry your important valuables when traveling abroad. (Gadling)   And from the same people, learn the ... Read More »

The Scene In Six Sounds: Ones To Watch

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So you truly love music? If you’re like our own James Hendicott, you’ll want to be their first, experiencing that truly special performance in a venue so intimate you can have a pint at the bar and still spot the graffiti on the lead singer’s guitar. Discovering that true gem and then watching them rise through the ranks is a ... Read More »

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