Labor Day is a federal holiday that morphed into an end-of-the-summer ritual: one last chance for a family vacation before the school year starts. But its origins lie in the Socialist and Anarchist movements.
DJ Pangburn gives us his round-up of three far-flung and lesser-known music festivals.
The military police making Rio’s favelas safe for the World Cup and 2016 Olympics are really just the guns of forced gentrification.
As Primavera Sound Festival 2014 kicks off, co-founder Pablo Soler talks about the music festival business.
It wasn’t too long ago that Solar Bears released “Supermigration,” an excellent chunk of psychedelic electronic music. But the band’s John Kowalkski says they’re gearing up for yet another album.
Michael Sam used the media in the grand tradition of past and present media activists.
Clark, with adoxo’s analogue oscilloscope-fueled visuals, brought the house down at Moogfest.
Hilary Parkin evokes Billie Holiday, Amy Winehouse, and Norah Jones in the video to her single “How Long (I Need to Know Now)?”
Obama’s call for NSA reform fails to address surveillance of email, text, social media, and mobile communications.
WhatsApp’s sale to Facebook reminds us all that the startup game is about selling out one way or another.
We need to understand that every time we look at Russia, we see the country through the eyes of Cold War-era propaganda.
Saso Sedlacek’s ‘Jobless Avatars’ is a hilarious bit of video hacking, soundtracked with Ace of Base’s “All That She Wants.”
Rutgers University researchers want to help you watch the watchmen. Dig it.
Guy Gerber soundtracked an early morning Patrick Bateman-esque fantasia at Story in Miami. Minus all the blood and Phil Collins.
Let the Hyperdub artist tell you how she sampled Kate Upton and Terry Richardson’s “Cat Daddy” video.