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Green-haired DJ/producer Venus X is #HOTSTUFF in music right now. Founder of New York’s uber-cool underground club night, GHE20GOTH1K, she champions a HYBRID CULTURE attitude in life as well as her mixes. 2K12 is gonna be coming up green…
SS: Hey Venus! How’s it going?
VX: Very good! i’m in LA right now. I came out here to work with a vocalist but the stars didn’t align, and I ended up meeting a lot of great people, and taking some time to breathe and catch up. This year has been wild and I just had a crazy car accident, cops said I should have died in, so I’m just trying to make sense of it all, feels ominous. Read the rest of this entry
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