In Conversation: Grouplove’s Hannah Hooper and Designer Julian Gross on Their “Healer” Artwork
In addition to being the frontwoman for Grouplove, Hannah Hooper is a gifted visual artist who’s established herself via her captivating paintings and the hand-painted…
The Best Songs of 2020
10 tracks that make the best of a chaotic year.
Announcing Shepard Fairey x FLOOD Signed & Numbered Screen Print Benefitting #SaveOurStages
Fairey also discusses engaging in activism through public art in our new video interview.
The Laid-Back Activism of Chad and JT
Orange County-based surfer bros employ radical kindness, an “aura of stoke,” and hilarious city council appearances to slyly promote grass-roots engagement.
Art for Our Sake: Amplifier’s Art Machine for Social Change
Founder Aaron Huey and Executive Director Cleo Barnett on how the Seattle-based design lab harnesses the change-driving power of analog art in a digital age.
Tenacious D Filmed an Operatic Cover of “Time Warp” From “Rocky Horror Picture Show”
Pretty much everyone from Senator Elizabeth Warren to Eric Andre cameo in the video.
The Power of Produce: Artist Lauren Halsey on Caring for Her Community with Summaeverythang
Halsey’s South Central LA hub provides her neighborhood with just what its name suggests—resources spanning from fresh produce to martial arts training.
30 Years of Music’s Influence on Voter Registration
Organizers of HeadCount, Rock the Vote, and other youth-empowering voter education groups—and some of the artists they work with—share how music continues to push for democracy.
Phoebe Bridgers, Michael Stipe, Hayley Williams, and More to Celebrate Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Honor Her Wish will unite artists and politicians fighting to honor RBG’s dying wish that her seat be filled after the inauguration next January.
David Byrne’s Undivided Attention
“We Are Not Divided,” the new project from Byrne’s solutions journalism site “Reasons to Be Cheerful,” finds lots of ways to heal our political divisions—and to feel a lot better.
Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner’s Memoir is Coming Next Year
“Crying in H Mart” is set for release on April 20 via Knopf Publishing.
LA Phil’s SOUND/STAGE Lineup Includes Sets from Kamasi Washington, Chicano Batman and More
J’nai Bridges, Andra Day, and Jean-Yves Thibaudet round out the event, launched last Friday.
David Byrne Launches Multimedia Project “We Are Not Divided”
The six-week project aims to dispel the popular notion of America’s political division.
Michael Stipe, Flea, and Rain Phoenix Remember River Phoenix on What Would Be His 50th Birthday
In honor of River’s birthday, his sister Rain reveals two new Aleka’s Attic tracks with the vinyl release of “Alone U Elope.”
Shepard and Amanda Fairey Unveil “Artists Band Together” Initiative to Benefit Voter Registration
The line of bandanas designed by world-class artists goes on sale today on eBay.
Tenacious D Is Embarking on a Virtual Book Tour for “Post Apocalypto”
Jack Black and Kyle Gass’ week-long over-Zoom book signing has already sold out.
Limited Edition Nick Cave Toy Comes with “Red Right Hand”
The vinyl figure is being released in time for Comic-Con@Home 2020.
Photographer Kyle Johnson Talks About Life During COVID in Debut Episode of Our New “Field Recordings” Series
The series will offer an inside look at how individuals across the country are coping with the pandemic.
Catch Phoebe Bridgers on the Debut Episode of Zack Fox’s Live Stream Series “RELEASED!”
Kitao Sakurai and IHEARTCOMIX are behind the program launching this Sunday on Twitch.
Banksy Proposes Replacement Piece for Bristol’s Colston Statue
The anonymous street artist’s installation piece involves dragging the disgraced statue of a slave trader out of the harbor.
Join Willie Nelson, Jeff Bridges, and More Tonight for Come and Toke It Live Stream
Nelson is launching a massive live stream this afternoon in support of the Last Prisoner Project.
LA’s Department of Cultural Affairs Offering Emergency Relief to Performing Artists
The first round of relief aims to support artists playing venues with “fixed theater-seating.”
Museums Around the World Go Online for #StayHomeChallenge
Virtually visit Musée d’Orsay, the Van Gogh Museum, and more.
A “Mean Girls” Pop-Up Restaurant Is Coming to LA
Sorry, Regina George: FETCH is, actually, happening.
Kraftwerk, Chemical Brothers, and More Featured in London’s Design Museum Exhibit
The electronic music show celebrates the legacy of plugged-in sonics.
Kobe Bryant: For Love of Music, For Love of the Game
Reflecting on Kobe’s long relationship with music and the industry’s profound appreciation of him.
Vaughan Oliver’s Greatest Hits
The graphic designer behind iconic album imagery for Cocteau Twins, The Breeders, and Pixies leaves a legacy unparalleled.
The Year in FLOOD: 25 Music News Stories That Defined 2019
From the return of Stereolab to the passing of David Berman, here’s the music news that shaped our year.