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Purity Ring, "Fineshrine"

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Weirdly beautiful video directed by Young Replicant

The wait is almost over for the release of Purity Ring's debut LP, Shrines, due out July 24th on legendary avant-pop label 4AD. In advance of the release, the Canadian duo just dropped this video for "Fineshrine," the best song we've heard off the album. Directed by Young Replicant, the video presents a scene involving an injured patient, a gorgeous girl, and some scissors, before descending into......read more

The xx, "Chained"

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Water-drenched video directed by Young Replicant

Minimalist gloom-pop trio The xx have dropped a new video for "Chained," a shadowy standout off of their sophomore release Coexist. The clip, directed by Young Replicant (the team behind the video for Purity Ring's "Fineshine") finds singer/guitarist Romy Madley-Croft submerged breathless underwater. Singer/bassist Oliver Sim dives in after her in ultra slow motion, and the pair eventually make......read more

Lorde "Team"

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Young Replicant directs Lorde's teen cult dream vision

Lorde, aka 17-year-old New Zealand singer Ella Yelich-O'Connor, follows her surprise smash hit "Royals" with another melodic glimpse into teenage life. The "Team" video finds the pop songstress in a dark tropical underworld, singing her lungs out two teen boys in a parent-free wasteland engage in a bizarre initiation ceremony. The offbeat concept came to Lorde in a dream, and she teamed with......read more

HWKN's Pollution-Fighting Architecture Coming to MoMA PS1

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"Wendy," a massive, spiky installation that eats smog, wins the museum's 2012 Young Architects Award

The winning entry of this year's coveted Young Architects Program at MoMA PS1 is a massive, bright blue installation that absorbs air pollution. Dubbed "Wendy" by architects HWKN (HollwichKushner), the 5,000 square foot structure will sit in the MoMA PS1 courtyard during the museum's Warm Up summer music series.  The star-shaped structure combines common materials (scaffolding) with......read more

Hy-Fi by The Living

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Organic tower made from agricultural waste wins MoMA PS1 competition

Each summer, an up-an-coming architect is given the chance to transform the outdoor courtyard at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City. This year it's David Benjamin's firm The Living, which was selected as the winner of the 15th annual Young Architects Program in New York. The Living's concept is called Hy-Fi, a circular tower of organic bricks made from corn stalks and living root structures.......read more

Daniel Handal: Between Forest and Field

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Young farmers head back to the land in New York's Hudson Valley

Like we recently mentioned, the sustainable farming movement is alive and growing in New York's Hudson River Valley. NYC photog Daniel Handal documents the back-to-the-land movement thriving in the area with a collective portrait called Between Forest and Field. These are not old and crusty farmers, desperately hanging on to a rural life their children have left behind. No sir. These are......read more

Young Farmers: Morgan

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In the first episode of Young Farmers, Morgan shows off her impressive urban farm plot

Young Farmers, the latest original web series from SHFT and Lockerz, explores the growth of 'farm-to-table' values among young people today. In the first episode, we visit with Morgan and her abundant urban farm plot. Morgan's mindset about food was shifted by her experience living in France, where knowing where your food comes from -- and how it was raised -- is a normal part of life.......read more

Young Farmers: Jeff

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A young greenie leads the food shift

Our man Jeff is an expert gardener who attributes his interest in growing his own food to his family, for whom eating healthy, organic and local has always been par for the course. In this episode, we roll with Jeff to his garden plot, where he treasure hunts for potatoes and weird Siamese twin cucumbers. Then we get a glimpse of his first-rate grilling skills, as he cooks up fresh veg from......read more

Young Farmers: Corbett

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A budding green thumb skates to the community garden to man his plot--and grab an after-school snack

Corbett, our newest Young Farmers subject, comes by his interest in gardening honestly. Raised until the age of six on a farm near Lake Tahoe, the teen green thumb was exposed to the practice of growing food at an early age. Now living in Los Angeles, he tends to a community farm plot right off the freeway that produces everything from corn and peppers to zucchini and tomato. Check out......read more

Young Farmers: Katie

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Under Katie's guidance, a high school garden brings together students of all stripes

We're big fans of school gardens around here. They're a great way to use the schoolyard as a classroom and teach students valuable concepts about food and agriculture. Katie, our latest Young Farmers subject, leads a gardening program at an extension high school in Claremont, California, where at-risk students get a chance to grow their own veggies. By literally getting their hands dirty,......read more

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