Aeon Quartz is an evocative and forward thinking line of unique, custom-crafted pieces made of rare crystals from around the world. They focus primarily on quartz and neglected gems, creating powerful pieces from each unique find. Just looking through their collection makes me feel connected. It’s as if they’ve taken something raw out of the wild and captured its true essence and then you get to wear it.
Recently, I got turned onto Granola Glamour, a lifestyle blog created and written by Raquel Griffin, a fashion stylist and former fashion editor, yogi and healer. Griffin explores concepts of self-awareness, wellness and modern values-based style. The blog has become my sort of eco-chic altar where I go to pray to all my natural home […]
In many ways Belong was the beginning of a new cycle for me. I knew I wanted to tap into my afro Dominican roots within the electronic realm. In many ways the song began to speak to me as it went along, and consequently took the form of a journey both lyrically and musically. The […]
I am fascinated with the work of New York-based surrealist painter, Patricia Mota. Her work wreaks of feminine energy with an aesthetic that feels as primal as Basquiat and as fierce as Frida. Earthy and instinctual. I’m all about it.
Graphic designer and art director, Ebon Heath, has exhibited internationally with his stereo.type mobiles, installations, jewelry, and performance art making type come alive. Showing us what it looks like when words are liberated from a two dimensional page to express their unique content, Ebon’s art strikes a nerve with me as a songwriter. I am fascinated with the power of words as an instrument that can take thoughts and emotions and make them into something that can resonate with others.
Ana Maria Nicholson is a pioneering holographic artist specializing in pulse portraits and multimedia works. Her work is centered mostly around the human figure: its beauty, its complexity, and its ability to express in gesture and movement the hidden realities that lie at the core of the human spirit. I have an original holographic portrait […]
A few years back, I bought the Jodorowsky box set, which included the director’s cut/narration of The Holy Mountain. I was blown away by the imagery and existential symbolism. The Holy Mountain is definitely one of those epic films you need to watch a few times to truly soak in every detail. I will be […]
Downtown Calling is Shan Nicholson’s ode to his New York City and the art scene of a dark era in the city that blossomed into a subculture dedicated to creativity. I remember watching the film the first time and the effect it had on me because it’s ultimately about how art and music can push […]