Those überslick people at Acclaim Mag have scored a superneat interview with Canadian songstress Grimes. One of the most interesting and innovative figures to come out of Canada in recent years, Clair Boucher AKA Grimes, set the blogosphere on fire with her 2012 album Visions. Its du jour mix of new wave, electronica and her signature vocal flexibility revealed a true post-internet multi-talent. Lachlan McPhee speaks to Grimes about the album, her visual art and the scene in her current home-base, Montreal.
Esteemed hip-hop producer Prince Paul and his pals Mr. Dead and Soce roll into Lawrence, Kansas on a quest to get their rocks off. But who could’ve predicted just how greasy this Garage Fest was going to get? Starring: Best Coast, The Spits, Hunx And His Punx, Humane Eye, Gaye Blades, King Khan, The Gories, and Sex Beet. Studded leather and mustaches forever!
Mexico’s Mariachi music has been added to UNESCO’s – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – list of “intangible cultural heritage” in need of preservation.
Meeting in Bali – Indonesia – from 22 to 29 November, 2011; the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Heritage inscribed 11 new elements on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding and 19 on the Representative List of the Inangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.