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Meet the FLOOD Festival Guide, Presented by Toyota C-HR

Featuring in-depth stories on Hundred Waters, Buff Monster, Vince Staples, and Demetri Martin, in addition to our picks and tips for this year’s festival slate.

Buff Monster: Tickled Pink

Once a billboard graffiti artist, Buff Monster has gotten a little bit more entrepreneurial in his recent endeavors—and is the sweetest new addition to a New York City scene in need of some fresh color.

Nyege Nyege Brings Underground African Music to the Shore of the River Nile

The third running of the Ugandan music festival presents a dynamic vision of African music informed by—but not devoted to—traditional forms.

Shambolic, Odd, and Arresting: Kid Millions Remembers Jason Molina

The Oneida drummer on his relationship with the Songs: Ohia/Magnolia Electric Co. mastermind.

Dear Charlene: “What is Self-Care?”

Every month, comic and writer Charlene deGuzman answers your questions about love, loss, and loneliness.

The Magazine of Champions: On the Shabby Brilliance of “Grand Royal” Magazine

In conjunction with the label of the same name, the Beastie Boys launched “Grand Royal” magazine without much of a plan. But with the help of a ramshackle editorial team that included Spike Jonze and Bob Mack, they didn’t need one.

Don’t Step Out of This House if That’s the Clothes You’re Gonna Wear: Eli Bonerz on X-Large Streetwear

Looking back at the unlikely history of the Beastie Boys–affiliated clothing line.

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Lollapalooza (8/3–6/2017)

Party at the lake house.

Four-Day Weekend: Lollapalooza 2017 in Review

Chicago’s premier music festival is still the best way to walk a marathon.

Boom-Shaka-Laka: FLOODfest Chicago Gets Physical

Sylvan Esso, Grace Mitchell, Gus alt-J, and Flint Eastwood helped a massive crowd ball to the break of dawn.

Drinks With Rob of Silencio: Five Cocktails Dreamt Up in David Lynch’s Paris

The drink menu for your “Twin Peaks” viewing parties is now finalized. 

We Got the Eats: Kelly Fields’s Food Map of America

Your festival food experience doesn’t have to be limited to the confines of the festival itself.

Gear Up: Your Festival Survival Kit

Passes? Check. Everything else? Not so fast.

Tech Yourself Before You Fest Yourself

All the googaws and whatsits you need to heighten your festing experience.

Get Your Clothes On: Fast Festival Fashion

Clothing not optional.

Welcome to Festival Week

Still plenty of sand in the hourglass.

In Conversation: Joan Cornellà Is a Reasonable Person

The Spanish artist known for his deranged—but brightly colored!—comics talks police brutality, Facebook, and traveling in the US.

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