Shadow Puppet: the debut release from Black Rabbit

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Music on Friday 14 September 2012

Shadow Puppet is the debut release by New Jersey experimental electronica project, Black Rabbit. Out on Drug Arts Records, the 10-track LP sounds like a dark and ambient venture into some of the wildest parts of your mind. Incorporating droning synths, African drums and ostinatos, the album serves as a weird and wonderful introduction into […]

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Limited edition toys by Brutherford Industries

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By Joshua Longo in New Products on Wednesday 22 February 2012

A graduate of industrial design and expert dog toy afficianado (Google ‘cuz dog toy’), Ryan Rutherford just released a new limited set of sweet toys introducing his new company, Brutherford Industries. With a strong DIY ethic he proudly makes all of the toys at his studio in New Jersey with the casting machinery he has […]

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Japanese food iPhone cases

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By Gerry Mak in New Products on Monday 27 June 2011

When I was a kid and my family went to the Japanese strip mall across the river in New Jersey, an occasional trip that I always looked forward to, I was mesmerized by the hyper-realistic fake food on display there. Now, you can get these food replicas as iPhone cases! They’re making me hungry.

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So Yoon Lym

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Monday 11 April 2011

From the deep bowels of Patterson, New Jersey, Korean-born artist So Yoon Lym emerges with amazingly realistic paintings of people’s hair and braid patterns. Really awesome, and strangely representative of the Patterson aesthetic. I once made a cameo in a reggaton video that was shot at a boxing club there.

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Lightning strikes three tallest buildings in Chicago

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By Gerry Mak in Cool Travel on Monday 28 June 2010

A recent system of storms blew through the entire Northeast, drenching parts of Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, and Virginia, but failing to drop any moisture on heat-paralyzed Baltimore. Still, the massive lightning cloud that loomed just south of the city a couple days ago was amazing to look at. It was probably related to the […]

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Evoken

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By Gerry Mak in New Music on Thursday 6 November 2008

The other night I got to check out legendary doom metal band Evoken. The five-piece, formed fourteen years ago, drew a tiny crowd in their home state of New Jersey (granted it was quite late and Longbranch isn’t exactly a bustling town), but they crushed the few heads that were there with down-tuned slabs of […]

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Keith Shore exhibiting in Malmo

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By Zolton in New Art on Wednesday 13 August 2008

Keith Shore has his first solo show, ‘Jersey Knit’, coming up in Malmo, Sweden starting September 6th. ‘They are a few in a large series of paintings based off of photographs I’ve taken in my old neighbourhood of Lambertville, New Jersey’, he says.

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Vincent Di Nguyen

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Saturday 19 April 2008

There’s something so warm and enticing about the illustrations of New Jersey-based artist Vincent Di Nguyen.

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Chirgilchin

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By Gerry Mak in Video on Wednesday 9 April 2008

Chirgilchin is a phenomenal group of Tuvan musicians that play traditional Tuvan folk music, which means a whole lot of throatsinging.

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