Month: January 2021

Figures across the music community continue to pay tribute to SOPHIE, the highly influential avant-garde pop producer who passed away early Saturday morning (January 30) in Athens, Greece, following an accidental fall. Artists including Danny L Harle, Flying Lotus, Hudson Mohawke, umru, Slayyyter, Nile Rodgers, Lyra Pramuk, Holly Herndon, Suzi Analogue, Jack Antonoff, CupcakKe, Iglooghost,
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Hilton Valentine, the founding guitarist of the band the Animals, has died. The band’s label ABKCO confirmed the news with a statement on Friday (January 29). He was 77. Born in 1943, Valentine grew up in the northernmost part of England and found interest in skiffle music as a teenager. He co-founded the Animals in
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Born two-and-a-half years into Joe’s marriage to college sweetheart Neilia Hunter Biden, Joseph Robinette ‘Beau” Biden III certainly seemed the most likely to enter the family business.  “I always knew that Beau would follow in his dad’s footsteps,” Dr. Jill Biden (who, for the record, gave that Rolex to her husband for Christmas one year) told Vanity Fair of the son
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The organizers of Woodstock 50—the failed 50th anniversary concert celebrating the iconic 1969 festival—have settled their legal disputes with Dentsu, the Japanese-owned advertising firm contracted to finance the event, Billboard reports. Woodstock 50 was officially canceled in July 2019, three months after Dentsu pulled out of the festival. Three months ago, an arbitration panel ruled
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The movie adaptation of Tony-winning Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen will hit theaters on September 24, Universal Pictures said Friday. Ben Platt is reprising his Tony-winning title role alongside Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, Kaitlyn Dever, Amandla Stenberg, Colton Ryan, Nik Dodani, DeMarius Copes and Danny Pino. The story follows Evan Hansen (Platt), a high schooler
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If there’s one word that captures the spirit of New York City-based brand Tier, it’s family. Drawn together by their Brooklyn roots, the Tier trio—Nigeria Ealey, Esaïe Jean-Simon, and Victor James—are longtime friends who evolved their brand from word-of-mouth startup to celebrity favorite in six years. But following a long period of divisiveness that took
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Along with Vanessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf stars in Pieces of a Woman as Kirby’s character Martha’s partner, Sean. in the lead up to the general public release of Pieces of a Woman, people were talking about both actors’ powerhouse performances. LaBeouf, along with Kirby, was a part of Netflix’s “For Your Consideration” campaign ahead of
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Harry Macqueen’s drama Supernova is one of many films this weekend that will open in theaters before hitting a digital platform — this seems to be a new trend. Written and directed by Macqueen, The Bleecker Street pic that follows Sam (Colin Firth) and Tusker (Stanley Tucci), a couple of 20 years. They are more in love
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At one point in time we were facing one of the most trivial of national nightmares: Friends had left streaming services. But, thankfully, one of our all-time favorites arrived to HBO in mid-2020…and it could not have had better timing. By then, we had pretty much watched all of Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, Hulu, Quibi, YouTube, and CBS
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MOLLY SJ LOWE; GIO STAIANO; MYRTHE GIESBERS Style Points is a weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world. The designer Iris van Herpen recently became fascinated by what scientists call the “wood wide web,” the communication network used by fungi to send messages between plants—think of it as nature’s answer to the
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