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MUSIC: BLOOD DIAMONDS (FLUX MAY 2012)

Filling dancefloors with his woozy, blissed-out soundscapes and tropical-print production, Vancouver-based electronic artist/producer Blood Diamonds (otherwise known as Michael Diamond) currently stands head and shoulders above his competitors (well, he is 6″9). Now, with upcoming EP Phone Sex (said to be the result of a night partying with frequent collaborator Grimes) all but ready to drop, we talk to Mike about the Canadian music scene, Ke$ha and where he’d be without the Internet. Read the rest of this entry

MUSIC: UNICORN KID (SUPERSUPER! VOL 2 #002)

Self-professed ‘DOLPHIN DANCE/LOL POP’ musician/composer Unicorn Kid (aka Oliver Sabin) has been galloping his way to success recently, with his latest release Tidal Rave proving a huge hit both online and off. First gaining attention at the tender age of 15 as a champion of the ‘chiptune’ genre, five years later he’s matured his sound, and gained a pretty sizeable #seapunk following to boot. We tracked down the elusive Unicorn Kid to discover the boy behind the horn…

Outside Camden’s Barfly venue, crowds are already gathering. Skinny jeans, piercings and hair every colour of the rainbow adorn the tweens, teens and not-teens-anymore-but-still-dressing-like-them huddle around the door (mega nonchalantly, obvs), all waiting to catch a glimpse of their true-life hero, electronic artist Unicorn Kid, as he prepares for his highly anticipated London gig later on tonight. Read the rest of this entry

FASHION/ART/MUSIC: STARS OF 2012 (SUPERSUPER! VOL 2 #003)

Meet the people who’ll change your playlists, wardrobes and more in 2012… Read the rest of this entry

CULTURE: SEAPUNK (SUPERSUPER! VOL 2 #001)

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LIFE’S A BEACH / CATCH THE SEAPUNK WAVE

Over witch house/chillwave/ lo-fi/other? Fed up with trying to wear black in new and interesting ways? Then it’s high tide for a new style direction, and this season’s must-have look is ALL ABOUT THE SEA!!! Read the rest of this entry