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Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Reminder” by Moderat


Written by Jessi Lee of Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day goes to Moderat with “Reminder”. While scouring YouTube, I happened to come across the latest single from an electronic music project from Berlin called Moderat. I instantly fell in love with their sound; they totally reminded me of what MuteMath and Muse […]

Jay Electronica Makes Music & Art Collide In New Video


Written by John Zabala Jay Electronica just released a new video, directed by Jason Goldwatch, for Toyota Avalon, in which he raps (though, in true Electronica style, you don’t hear what he’s saying) over a dope Hip Hop instrumental. During the video, an artist is inserting paint into speakers and the bass from the speakers […]

Va$htie Makes Art Film For ‘Hotline Bling’


Inspired by Drake’s “Hotline Bling” and a story that she started writing back in 2008, director, DJ, and model, Va$htie recently released an art film about a fictional character that she created named ‘Lolita’. Here’s what Downtown’s Sweetheart had to say about her art film: “I wrote this story about “Lolita” in 2008 and, at […]

Street Artist & ‘Hope’ Poster Creator Arrested On Felony Charges


Shepard Fairey, the street artist know for creating the popular Barack Obama “Hope” poster in 2008, turned himself into police on charges of defacing several properties in Detroit. Fairey was issued a felony arrest warrant by police which accused him of two felony counts of malicious destruction of property. Each count is punishable by up […]

Black Lives Matter Art Show

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Fueled by the recent protests and the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown at the hands of police officers, there will be a Black Lives Matter Art Show on Governors Island in New York City this weekend. Organized by Occupy Art, the art show is inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, and will […]

5 Artists You Should Be Following On Instagram


Written by Jeremy Reed With the help of social networks and the internet as a resource for sharing and displaying talent on a worldwide scale, creativity is at an all time high in this day and age . Here are 5 artists on Instagram that are sure to fill your timeline with nothing but dope […]

Go: 4 Art Exhibits in NYC


Looking for something artsy to do in NYC? Here are three exhibitions that are currently on display, and one on the way. Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic Showing now at the Brooklyn Museum, artist, Kehinde Wiley’s exhibit features Old Master-style opulently colored portraits of contemporary African-American men and women. Kehinde’s portraits are known for inciting […]

“Saturday Morning Cartoons” Solo Exhibition by Jaime Morlock


Photography by Nachelle Profic Artist Jaime Morlock hosted a solo exhibition entitled, “Saturday Morning Cartoons” at Mi Casa Su Casa in downtown Reading, PA on Saturday night. The show featured paintings of popular cartoon characters like Rosie from the Jetsons, Garfield, and Animal. “I wanted to do a pop-art show that everyone could relate to. […]

Dr. Martens X Jeantrix

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Written by Eleesha Ferguson Photos by Reesh Ferguson Jeantrix has been in the game making customized kicks and threads for years now. Founded by N¥ce and HØmm, the pair began their journey as a hobby but soon realized that they struck gold and have been curating their own brand ever since. Jeantrix has been featured […]

‘La Lucha: Quisqueya & Haiti, One Island’ Opening Reception

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Curated by Yelanie Rodriguez in collaboration with Haiti Cultural Exchange (, the opening reception for “La Lucha: Quisqueya & Haiti, One Island” took place at the Rio Penthouse Gallery I this past Friday. Located in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, the gallery was jam packed with art enthusiasts, artists, friends and family, all taking […]