When Owning 10,000 Punk Badges Isn't Enough

Image as Virus celebrates the history of the punk badge.
Tim Scott
festivals 2016

A Rave-Inspired Art Project Is Breaking Down Gender at a North Carolina Music Festival

Body Scrub, Gender, an installation at Moogfest, shows that gender is not binary—it’s a floating point number.
Allie Volpe

Is This The Cover Art for Drake's 'Views from the 6'?

We decided to go ahead and make the best 'Views' cover art possible.
we saw this

We Saw Sean Paul Perform at a Prestigious Art Center Basement in Saskatchewan

We also interviewed a guy who looks like Sean Paul but is sadly not Sean Paul.
Devin Pacholik
Woah, Dude!

This Mural of Kanye West Making Out with Himself Is Everything

No one loves Kanye like Kanye.
John Hill

Clay Rossner Has Been Photographing the Vinyl Revival and, Honestly Guys, It's Beautiful

Here's Mac Demarco’s Salad Days surrounded by greenery and an ashtray full of stubbed-out cigarettes, and trinkets and diary notes dotted around Sufjan Stevens’ Carrie & Lowell
Emma Garland

Axe Painted Blood: An Interview with the Artist Who Drew Lucifer in Blood on Gary Holt’s Guitar

Creating iconic metal songs takes blood, sweat, tears... but mostly blood, according to artist Vincent Castiglia and Slayer's Gary Holt.
Lauren Wise

Here’s What It's Like Being a Freelance Band Merch Designer

You get to work for your favorite bands, but the tight timelines, difficult managers, and very real possibility of straight up working without pay just might drive you crazy.
we saw this

Getting Vulnerable at A$AP Ferg's Art Exhibit

"I don’t care if you’re a 12-year-old kid that’s not showing your face. If you’re talking shit on a comment, that shit affects you, you know what I’m saying?"
Peter Holslin

This Good-Ass Ambient Music Belongs in a Museum, and LA's MOCA Is Doing Exactly That

LA producer Anenon is brining local musicians to MOCA's galleries for a year of live performances. Listen to the premiere of his new song "Mouth" for a taste of what's to come.
Andrea Domanick
Breaking News

Remember the Guy Who Painted MCs Like Landed Gentry? He's Got a Bloody Tate Britain Exhibition

Stare into this picture of portrait of Wiley as a superbike knight, put your hand over your heart and think of England.
Joe Zadeh

Sean Yseult’s New Art Show Is a Love Letter to Prostitutes, the Dutch Masters, and New Orleans

Sacred Gallery NYC presents the city’s first solo show from the former White Zombie bassist
Jeanne Fury