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MUSIC: FADE TO MIND INTERVIEW (SUPERSUPER! VOL 2 #002)

Operating as both DJ Kingdom’s creative brainchild and Night Slugs’ sister label, record label/club night Fade To Mind already boasts names like Nguzunguzu and Total Freedom.

SS: So Kingdom, you’re obviously a well-established DJ in your own right… what prompted you to start your own label?

K: My friend DJ Prince William was asking me about it for a while. As time went on, it seemed more and more necessary – especially since we felt that Nguzunguzu’s incredible musical output needed a proper home – and we decided to start the label together. Prince thought of the name ‘Fade to Mind’ – it was his BBM status for a while, and just stuck. Read the rest of this entry

CULTURE: NEW NEW YORK (SUPERSUPER! VOL 1 #23)

New York, New York. Whether or not we’ve actually set foot there, everybody has an archetypal image of ‘The Big Apple’ – be it a snow-shaker globe of towering skyscrapers and gridlocked yellow taxis, a blood-stained Patrick Bateman shopping in Bergdorf’s, or 40+ women sashaying down ‘sidewalks’ in haute couture. But New New York? What’s that?

‘New New York’ is SUPERSUPER!’s take on the collective spirit defining the most inspiring and creative innovative talent to have come out of the city over the last few years, leaving its star-spangled mark on every artistic field (from fashion to media to music). Names like stylist Jason Farrer, the TELFAR label, and newer entities like DIS magazine are part of an aesthetic community that is slowly but surely starting to grab the attention of the rest of the world, with their collective creative efforts distinguishing NYC’s first steps into the new cultural decade. Read the rest of this entry