LDRU

05.26.17
LDRU, aka Drew Carmody, is living the dream. After falling off a roof at his carpentry job, Carmody threw all of his chips in on a career in EDM. He’s been pumping out bangers, partying across the world, and generally killing it ever since.
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Album Surf

05.18.17
Matt Parker, founder of Album Surf, is a custom board-shaper who remixes traditional surfboard architecture with high concept design. The result? Wholly fresh blends of form and function that are as pleasing to the eye as they are underfoot
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Kilter

05.01.17
Kilter’s played empty rooms, taken elbows to the nose, and DJ’d his way through a tropical squall. This EDM producer chased the dream ‘til he caught it.
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Abasi Rosborough

04.25.17
Greg Rosborough is an ex-basketball player who’d be coaching kids toward the state championship if he weren’t designing suits. Abdul Abasi is an ex-soldier with a bent towards philosophy. Together, they founded Abasi Rosborough, with an aim to revolutionize menswear from the ground up.
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Sweater Beats

04.21.17
Sweater Beats is a self-proclaimed producer of “emotional bangers.” His tracks will get you sweaty even if you’re not wearing a sweater.
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Cheeky's Sandwiches

04.13.17
Cheeky’s Sandwiches pairs comfort food with comfy surroundings. Din Yates’ LES sandwich shop feels like grandma’s kitchen. The New Orleans native is churning out po’boys and fried chicken biscuits to anyone craving a taste of his hometown.
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Gemma Ray

04.10.17
Gemma Ray’s music is sonic thrift shop. The British singer-songwriter mines vintage sounds, re-purposes unexpected items into musical instruments, and thrives the most when up against limitations.
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Verameat

04.04.17
Imagine an arthouse film about witches daylighting as elegant hipsters. The quirked-out jeweler Vera Balyura would be the main character, and her store, VERAMEAT, would be the setting. Until, of course, some evil wizard in Bushwick looses chaos on the five boroughs and adventure ensues.
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Boris

03.30.17
Boris has forgotten more about the world than most of us will ever know. The Russian ex-pat emigrated from the USSR in 1976 and settled in New York. He’s been the Diamond District’s ace jewel engraver ever since.
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Eddie Zammit

03.23.17
Eddie Zammit is a t-shirt aficionado who puts all but the most obsessive sneakerheads to shame.
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The Submarine Studio

03.16.17
Change is Dan Walker’s natural element. The owner of Submarine Studio in Bushwick, Dan has seen his fair share of transitions: Australia to the States, musician to producer, punk rocker to mindful meditator.
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Flowerboy

03.13.17
Sean Knibb and Stella Shirinda sell flowers and coffee, sure, but what they’re really peddling is inspiration. By blending quirk with tradition, creativity with commercialism, the pair’s Flowerboy Project is a live reflection of Venice Beach’s changing nature.
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Tara St. James

03.10.17
Tara St. James is all about mindful glamour. Following a sourcing trip to Hong Kong, the Canadian-born designer and businesswoman committed herself to ‘counterbalancing’ the fashion industry’s negative effects on garment makers and their environment. Now an industry leader, Tara is introducing sustainable business practices to the high fashion world of New York City with her brand, Study.
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Pallavi Sharda

03.08.17
Pallavi Sharda is one dream-chasing, badass woman. After attending law school in Melbourne, the Indian-Australian actress packed her bags to Bollywood, where she’s been acting, dancing, and advocating for social justice ever since.
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Prospect Park Boys

03.07.17
Forget stickball, touch football, or pickup basketball. Each Sunday, the Prospect Park Boys’ play a game of cricket that’s the rowdiest homegrown sporting event in Brooklyn.
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Trapizzino USA

03.02.17
When Paul Pansera and Stefano Callegari talk about food, it sounds as though they’re discussing ancient Italian poetry. The dishes at at their Manhattan restaurant Trapizzino are as rich in meaning and history as they are in flavor.
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Los Scallywaggs

02.26.17
Los Scallywaggs are a band on the warpath. Composed of brothers Joel and Nat Tyrrell, along with bassist Dale Smith, Los Scallywaggs lead a lifestyle that would bring tears of pride to eyes of any surf punk. They live in a country house in the bush outside Forster, New South Wales, with access to thousands of acres of bush and a direct line to the beach.
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Dion Lee

02.24.17
For Dion Lee, it’s not the years, it’s the miles. After launching his label at the precocious age of twenty-three, the now thirty-one year old Aussie designer innovated his way to the top of the fashion game, leaving a string of awards and acclaim in his wake. CONVICTS caught up with Dion to get his take on moving to NYC, the importance of recharging, and the intersection of passion and professionalism.
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Avalon GROMS

02.22.17
Ahh, the innocent days of gromming. When all you do is shred, pound caffeinated beverages, and bomb your neighbor’s porch with flaming dog poo. Simpler times.
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Hustle: Rugby In Brooklyn

02.20.17
In Malery Billingy’s opinion, American football has nothing on rugby. Though rare in the States, the game is making waves in Brooklyn through programs like Play Rugby USA. A rugger since eighth grade, Malery has a fierce resume of athletic accomplishments: a rugby scholarship to LIFE University, a spot on the North American Invitational Sevens Team, and MVP of Stanford Rugby Camp. Now, as a high school senior, Mallory credits rugby with opening new doors for herself and her peers. CONVICTS caught up with Malery to get her take on tackling, the patience that rugby instills, and what Brooklynites think of the game.
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Yoga For Bad People

02.15.17
Raise your hand if you’re a good person. That’s what we thought. Katelin Sisson and Heather Lilleston, the founders of Yoga for Bad People, are two yogis who take their practice seriously without taking themselves too seriously.
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Misha Nonoo

02.13.17
Misha Nonoo is redrawing the map of twenty-first century fashion. The CEO and Creative Director at her eponymous label, Nonoo proposes a radical new model for fashion in the twenty-first century.
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Cat Clyde

02.09.17
Cat Clyde thrives on paradox. She’s a friendly trickster, a small town girl with big vision, an attention-hating introvert who loves to perform. The singer-songwriter recently ventured from her native Ontario, Canada all the way to New York to make debut in the United States.
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Jack River

02.05.17
Jack River, aka Holly Rankin, is equal parts grit and glitter. Last year, the Foster-born, Sydney-based artist dosed the Aussie airwaves with a fresh energy on her debut EP Highway Songs No.2
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Two Hands

02.04.17
How many Australians does it take to make coffee? Two, according to Giles Russell and Henry Roberts of Two Hands Coffee in Tribeca.
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The Kin

02.03.17
The Kin are sonic bandits. Instead of your average show, The Kin, consisting of brothers Isaac and Thorald Koren along with an enigmatic drummer Shakerleg, stage high-octane “musical robberies.”
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The Arcs

01.30.17
Dan Auerbach’s new project, The Arcs, lays dark psychedelic vibes over the traditional sounds of Americana. They sound like the rockin’ house band at a haunted blues bar.
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Nora En Pure

01.12.17
Nora En Pure’s alloys nature and technology together in her deep house tracks. The South African-born artist channels the spirit of her homeland into cinematic, yet lifting electro-melodies.
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Nick Fouquet

12.27.16
Nick Fouquet is the Mad Hatter of Venice Beach. The Californian hatmaker crafts hats that look equally fresh on wizards, stagecoach bandits, and the hipsters who want to be those things.
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Osvaldo Chance Jimenez

11.24.16
Osvaldo Chance Jimenez has lived many lives on the Lower East Side of New York City since he arrived there in 1989: drug dealer; bartender; night-life impresario; boutique owner; and writer.
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Carl Barron

11.21.16
Carl Barron has an impish wit. The comedian lets it rip on the Trumpocalypse, Manhattan’s treeless landscape, and a slew of Aussie slang terms.
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Ian Strange

11.20.16
Ian Strange is burning the house down. Literally. The Perth-born, New York based artist challenges our idea of home with his new exhibit SUBURBAN, showing at Standard Practice’s New York Gallery. Disclaimer: calling SUBURBAN ‘next level' is like calling the space shuttle an airplane.
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CJ Hendry

11.16.16
Optical illusions mess with your head. CJ Hendry’s photorealistic pen drawings aren’t illusions, but trying to figure out how she created these hyper-realistic 2-D renderings of everyday objects will send you on a mind trip regardless.
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Public Access TV

11.16.16
The East Village ain’t what it used to be. Less punk rock and fewer dirty needles, more hipster cafes and vape bars. Fortunately, Public Access T.V., one of the few rock groups to come out of the Village in recent years, are committed students of the old school.
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Antwaun Sargent

11.15.16
Antwaun Sargent is a writer, politico, and fashionista. The Chicago native's unique aesthetic combines the written word with fashion statements, incorporating issues of social injustice with visual art in a delicate balance of creativity and criticism.
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Rüfüs Du Sol

11.04.16
The Aussie electronic trio RÜFÜS is a sonic melting pot. Take deep trance beats, layer on eerie psych-rock vocals, add a heavy dose drums and synths, and pour it all over a house music base. Then serve the mixture at a huge fucking dance party on the beach.
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What So Not

11.01.16
You already know What’s So Not. You’ve made out with strangers, popped bottles, and gotten all kinds of weird on the dance floor to the bangers produced by this Aussie artist.
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Voters

10.19.16
Who thinks Sanders is a thwarted socialist messiah? What are the people who want to jail Hilary thinking? Does anyone simply not care about the election? VOTERS gets all the answers you want, and some that you don’t. Scott Dooley hosts this video series about the millions on the ground, caught in the crossfire of the most tumultuous election season in recent American history. Because this would all be the most entertaining political theatre of all time, if the fate of the free world didn’t hang in the balance.
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Gary Clark Jr.

10.14.16
Gary Clark Jr. is a high voltage blues picker for the twenty first century.. The Austin native is breathing fresh life into the tradition of Southern guitar wizardry. His live shows are marked by the climbing riffs and crescendoing jams of classic rock and roll. His lyrics swerve between down-and-out blues ballads, Kendrick Lamarian poetry, and the embrace of an ecstatic, solitary freedom.
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Cassandra Kellogg

10.11.16
Cassandra Kellogg is a boss lady. The Cali-based photographer and designer weds woman to machine in auteuristic photoshoots that define her swimwear brand, Minimale Animale. The results are empowering, high-octane portrayals of the female form in the landscape of the American West.
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Sean Keenan

08.31.16
Sean Keenan is a rare dude with a very fitting name. The star of Puberty Blues and Lockie Leonard, Sean is keen on surfing, acting, food and seemingly, life in general. Even work can’t stress out this rising Aussie star.
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Moby's

08.30.16
You’d expect a place named Moby’s to specialize in either literary whales or nineties electronica, but expect the unexpected: this East Hampton gourmet pizza joint may serve the best pies east of Brooklyn.
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Bob Moses

08.23.16
Despite hailing from the frozen north, the Canadian electronic duo, Bob Moses, brings a fresh heat to electronic dance music. Made up of Vancouverites Tom Howie and Jimmy Valance, the group infuses highly danceable electro-beats with the kind of searching lyricism you’d expect from indie crooners.
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Oh Brother!

08.19.16
You thought briney old sea dogs were just for for pirate movies. Wrong: meet Robert Aaronson, captain of the Oh Brother, a forty foot fishing boat based out of Montauk. Captain Rob knew Montauk in its saltier days, before it became Manhattan’s easternmost neighborhood.
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MERK

08.18.16
MERK a hip-hop group with a global aesthetic and fire in the belly. Equal parts family and brand, producer and artist, New York based and international, MERK la Familia is a hybrid phenomenon, gearing up to take the world by storm.
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C.W. Stoneking

08.11.16
C.W. Stoneking would be something straight from the annals of Americana, were the wandering blues picker not from Australia’s Northern Territory. Stoneking is Australia’s foremost blues man.
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Van Leeuwen

07.17.16
Ben Van Leeuwen is a mad scientist in the hipster ice cream world. His small dessert empire, known as Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream, serves up inventively flavored, artisanally prepared ice cream out of storefronts and ice cream trucks across New York and L.A.
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Milky Chance

07.14.16
Phillipp Dausch and Clemens Rehbein, better known as Milky Chance, are a pair of young rockers on the up-and-up. The two high school buddies from Kassel, Germany are on their first U.S. tour. You’ve heard their breakout hit “Stolen Dance” pumping through the speakers of every bar this summer. Just don’t ask where their name came from.
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Chelsea Leyland

07.07.16
Chelsea Leyland is a warrior on the turntables. The DJ-turned-activist suffers from Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy. These days, Chelsea uses her position above dancefloors and runways to spread awareness about the oft-hidden struggles of epilepsy.
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Sweet Chick

07.06.16
John Seymour is New York’s emcee of fried chicken. Sweet Chick, John’s infamous chain of fried chicken and waffle joints, is as steeped in musical tradition as it is in breading and batter. Sweet Chick produced its own limited edition FILA sneaker and collaborates with Raekwon the Chef, Nas, Joey Bada$$ and other royals of the New York hip-hop scene.
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Faile

06.29.16
Faile is a Brooklyn-based artistic collaboration that fails to live up to its name. Composed of Patrick McNeill and Patrick Miller, Faile, recently decked out Montauk’s Surf Lodge with one of their signature pieces: the Deluxx Fluxx Arcade. It’s a game-filled piece of interactive art that’s guaranteed to bring out your inner child.
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Jay Watson

06.27.16
Jay Watson is a man of many talents. He is a multi-instrumentalist touring with Tame Impala, is a member of the democratically run psych-rock band Pond, and serves as the full fledged dictator of the solo project GUM. A lesser known fact about Jay? He’s the reigning world champion of one-man cricket.
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Paulie Gee's

06.22.16
In the ever evolving landscape of New York, there is one constant: pizza by the slice. Paulie Gee, the owner and pizza-enthusiast-in-chief at the gourmet Greenpoint pizza spot, Paulie Gee’s, is an old school Brooklynite and a true devotee of the slice.
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Alison Stroming

06.21.16
Alison Stroming dances stories into being. The professional ballerina pushes her physical limits in the studio from sun-up-to-sundown, six days a week. The crazy part about it? She still loves her job.
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Rizzle Kicks

06.20.16
Jordan Stephens and Harley Alexander-Sule, better known as Rizzle Kicks, are coming in hot off a year and a half year hiatus from the limelight. With fresh energy, a maturer vision, and their third album on the way, the Brighton-based hip-hop duo are geared up to break new ground.
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11 Howard

06.15.16
Aby Rosen is a real estate mogul with the eyes of a curator. His newest hotel, 11 Howard, is a Soho hotel that refracts the neighborhood's character through various art installations. Long time friends with Jeff Koons, Aby enlisted the world-class contemporary painter and sculptor to mentor a group of aspiring artists through the creation of a stunning mural emblazoned on the wall of 11 Howard.
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Daniel Maynard

06.08.16
Dan Maynard is Zanerobe's brand manager and a founding co-owner of Noble Gentlemen Trading Company. Born and raised in Vancouver, Dan's active lifestyle keeps him sane in the hustle of New York City—whether that means boxing, biking through Times Square, or catching a breath of fresh air on the morning ferry.
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Methyl Ethel

06.02.16
Methyl Ethel adds a haunting new voice to the chorus of psychedelic rock coming out of Western Australia . Their debut album, Oh Inhuman Spectacle, may solidify Perth as the world’s only hotbed for avant loner rock.
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Steve’s Key Lime Pie

05.20.16
Steve’s Authentic Key Lime Pies, located on the breathtaking Brooklyn waterfront in Red Hook, is the seventeen-year-old food-baby of Steve and his family, the concept of which originated during a road trip from Brooklyn to Miami. Steve is understandably proud of the roots of his business, as it began with the kind of effortlessly humble story that we all love to hear, a simple request from an attendee at a Red Meat Club BBQ, who had a family-owned restaurant, to fold Steve’s key lime pies into his business.
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Group Partner

05.04.16
Group Partner is a Brooklyn-based ceramics company, known for its anatomically-inspired pottery. We caught up with founder, Isaac Nichols, at his Williamsburg studio to talk art school, creativity in the city and the unexpected success of his boob pots.
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Martyn Thompson

04.29.16
London-born Aussie expat, Martyn Thompson, is a fashion photographer, interior artist and glam-rocker all rolled into one. An innovative force in fashion photography for the past two decades, Thompson has recently moved into the world of textiles and decorative art. We caught up with Martyn at his SoHo loft to talk about moving to New York in the eighties, and the transition from photography to fabric.
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Adam Green

04.26.16
The new film, Adam Green's Aladdin, romps through a fantasy land like no other, combining meticulously handmade props, acute social commentary and a handful of babe-princesses, Adam Green's second film serves up a wild redux of the classic fairy tale.
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La Barbecue

04.15.16
When it comes to Texas-style barbecue, Dylan Taylor goes for the whole hog. The pitmaster at Austin’s La Barbecue is a downhome purist when it comes to good ‘cue.
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Lucy Torredelfino

04.07.16
Lucy Torredelfino has lived on Mulberry Street for 93 years. A Little Italy native in the truest sense, we spoke to Lucy about growing up in the age of John Gotti and 20 dollar rent.
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Florencia Galarza

04.04.16
Soccer talent Florencia Galarza knows second chances are hard to come by. An injury took the rising star out of the game at an early age, but ten years later she’s back, energizing New York City’s emerging soccer scene. We spoke with Florencia about her aspiration to play on the Argentinian national team, and the smaller and smaller divide between athletes and creatives.
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Jamal Edwards

03.25.16
Jamal Edwards is freestyle entrepreneur. The London-born producer of SB.TV started his career on YouTube, making videos and rapping to broaden online exposure for the UK grime scene. His vision only grew from there.
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David King Reuben

03.04.16
Art is all about breaking the rules, and no one knows that better than David King Reuben. We spoke to the young artist at his home in Brooklyn about growing up in an Orthodox Jewish household, and how artists are just like scientists.
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Brendan Fallis

02.29.16
Brendan Fallis is one of New York City’s premier DJs, his skills behind the decks have taken him around the world, working for brands as diverse as Absolut, GQ, and Louis Vuitton. We caught up with Brendan to talk about how he escapes the city—whether it’s hitting the gym or vacationing in Australia—and the importance of having discipline in New York.
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Caffé Dante

02.22.16
Restaurant renovations don't usually turn up fake Rolexes and boxes of bullets in the walls. But then again, most restaurants aren't living pieces of history like Cafe Dante. By combining distinctly Australian hospitality with an Italian sense of tradition, Dante's owner, Linden Pride, is redefining the legacy of this New York institution.
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Neil Fest

02.05.16
Last November, an insanely eclectic crew of musicians gathered on New York's Lower East Side for to honor the musical legacy of Neil Young, all while raising money for charity. Neil Fest 2015 was a two-night celebration at the Bowery Ballroom, featuring once-in-a-lifetime performances by Ryan Adams, Norah Jones, Kim Gordon, Patrick Carney, Jakob Dylan, Caleb Followill, Charles Bradley, Ruby Amanfu, Valerie June, Sharon Von Etten and many, many more. In our exclusive video, Convicts takes you backstage with unseen footage, interviews and commentary.
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Vanessa Prager

02.05.16
Vanessa Prager is a visual artist based in sunny California In her current show at The Hole, titled 'Voyeur,' Vanessa investigates the ways that we view, interpret, and judge the lives of others in the digital age.
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An Choi

02.01.16
Mom's cooking is the gold standard for comfort food in any corner of the globe. Tuan Bui and Matt Le-Khac infuse the homey textures of Vietnamese street food with a happy hour ethos at their Lower East Side restaurant, An Choi.
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Braves

01.31.16
In BRAVES music video for the song "Dust," think Baywatch, only in reverse slow motion and with much more girthy cock involved. A CONVICTS exclusive video from the transgressive West Australian band. This video isn't for mum. You're welcome.
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Bryant Toth

01.28.16
Bryant Toth seasoned the New York art world with some Cuban zest. It's that's been a long time coming, to say the least. Cuban artists are historically underrepresented in the US market, so Toth, a curator, collaborated with Havana's Hector Frank to put on a show at the Chelsea Hotel. The pair aims to broaden exposure for Cuban artists in the States and-perhaps even more ambitiously-to redefine the way art galleries function.
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Lucky Bee

01.22.16
The Lucky Bee is an institution in the making. The pan-asian restaurant in the LES is owned and operated by Matty B and Rupert Noffs, a chef-entrepreneur duo with a taste for bucking trends.
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Cody Heffernan

01.18.16
Cody Heffernan is the number one pro bull rider in Australia. In New York for the Built Ford Tough Series, the biggest tour on the Professional Bull Rider circuit, we spoke to Cody about the thrill of the ride, the significance of riding at Madison Square Garden, and wearing a cowboy hat around the city.
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The Hole: Not a Photo

01.14.16
What does a photograph mean in the era of Instagram? Kathy Grayson seeks an answer that question in an exhibit titled 'Not a Photo,' that's currently being shown at her storied Bowery gallery, The Hole.
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Miriam Grundy

01.13.16
Miriam Grundy is a New York-based art dealer, advisor, and curator, specializing in Australian Australian Aboriginal art. We caught up with Miriam at her East Village apartment to discuss her commitment to Aboriginal art, and Aboriginal art’s emergence on the US gallery scene.
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Cameron Pilley

01.08.16
Cameron Pilley is the top ranked Aussie on the World Squash Tour. In New York for a tournament at Grand Central Terminal, we spoke with Cameron about the intensity of the sport, repping Australian squash, and playing in front of the pyramids.
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Adam Todd

12.23.15
We talk to Aussie artist/professional Muay Thai fighter Adam Todd about his pop-up exhibition, how Banksy inspires him and his phone full of ideas.
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Savannah Yarborough

12.21.15
Savannah Yarborough is a purveyor of cool. The Nashville-based designer hand crafts leather jackets for punk rockers, financiers, and everyone in between.
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Kaelen

12.16.15
Convicts hit the road this summer with fashion designer Kaelen Haworth. We chat to her about music, camping and her creative process.
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Bluestone Lane

12.15.15
Nick Stone is bringing Australian coffee culture to New York. The former Australian Rules Football player and founder of Bluestone Lane has a unique approach to the café experience- from collaborating with an historic church to forging a connection with his customers.
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George Raftopoulos

12.14.15
Aussie artist George Raftopoulos mines his everyday world for both inspiration and raw material, then combines the two into politically charged works that pack a punch.
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Akouo

12.07.15
After hitting the streets with Tasmanian producer and DJ Akouo, on his first trip to New York, to go on a sampling hunt, we chatted about the importance of creating his own sound and how he’s evolved beyond hip hop.
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Cup & Saucer

12.04.15
Nick Castanos took over Cup & Saucer, a quintessential Lower East Side diner, in 1988. Since then he has watched the neighborhood evolve and the hipsters move in.
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Jessica Hart

12.03.15
As a model who prefers to do her own make-up before hitting the red carpet; it’s no surprise Jess Hart is carving her own path. We caught up with her at home and got a glimpse of her DIY pre-event ritual.
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Tats Cru

12.02.15
For legendary graffiti artist Bio Feliciano, growing up in the South Bronx circa 1970s-80s meant rolling with his crew, steeling himself for regular gang fights and run-ins with the cops, and hustling day and night to bomb trains in kaleidoscopic wild style. He endured it all just for the short lived thrill of seeing his gang’s tag – Tats Cru - on the side of a train; and for the knowledge that his graf was thereafter part of a gallery of masterpieces rolling through New York City.
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Miss Velvet

11.25.15
Miss Velvet doesn’t pull any punches. The rising vocalist has a virtuoso streak and belts out hugely soulful verses onstage. We caught up with her before her first ticketed gig at the Lower East Side’s Mercury Lounge.
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Dicey Hollow

11.24.15
Musicians Jamie Biden and Petter Stakee have been stealing time away from their other projects for years to work on Dicey Hollow songs. We caught up with Jamie after their first official live show.
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Brooke Lucas

11.18.15
Brooke Lucas creates living art. The director and owner of The Wild Bunch, a floral design house, the Melbourne native garnishes her arrangements with edgy flowers, creeping vines, and other uncanny flourishes.
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Sweatshop

11.16.15
After bouncing between New York’s coffee joints as freelancers, designers Luke Woodard and Ryan De Remer got their hands on a dodgy old bodega and rebuilt it from the ground up. Enter Sweatshop: part design studio, part ode to Melbourne’s coffee scene.
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Frankie

11.11.15
Frankie, aka Terror, is a Little Italy legend. The old-time Mulberry Street local remembers when Al Capone played cards at a spot called the Knotty Pine, rent was twenty three dollars a month, and wine got bootlegged in the neighborhood basements.
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Harts

11.10.15
Darren Hart is the one man band man known as Harts. The Melbourne-born rocker has been mentored by Prince and his guitar shredding has earned comparison to Jimi Hendrix.
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Ruby's Cafe

11.09.15
Ruby's Cafe is more than a restaurant. The Mulberry Street hangout is the original hub of so called 'Little Australia,' and at any hour of the day, expats, Yanks and tourists can be found smashing flat whites, brekkie, and burgers, but most importantly, sharing good vibes.
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Widows Peak

11.06.15
Molly Hamilton and Robert Earle Thomas are full of cheeky wisdom. The duo comprises Widowspeak, an alt rock band that infuse their tunes with some of the funkiest sounds American music has to offer.
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Kirin J Callinan

11.04.15
Kirin J Callahan is a rising legend. With a cig-burned voice, punkish post-gendered look, and cerebral approach to life, the Sydney rocker rejects any concept of 'normal.'
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Hermitude

11.02.15
Fifteen years ago, Hermitude ushered Australian music into the new millennium. These days the groups two members, El Gusto and Luke Dubbs, are still spinning tracks, pushing the envelope and burning the house (and other things) down.
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Adam Garone

10.30.15
Adam Garone brought the moustache back for reasons greater than style. The CEO and co-founder of the Movember Foundation, a global charity, rocks a moustache to raise awarenss about men's health issues.
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Bow & Arrow

10.28.15
Leslie O'Kelley tells stories in silver and turquoise. The NYC based jewelry curator works with Native American artists. Recently, she journeyed to the American southwest to meet new artists and experience first hand the culture and landscapes which inspire the work.
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Baby's Grand: Nico Yaryan

10.27.15
Nico Yaryan writes bluesy ballads that pack a synth-driven punch. The tunes on Nico's new album,“What a Tease,” are half melody, half heartache, and far from your standard love songs.
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Client Liaison

10.26.15
Client Liaison produces ferociously epic music videos, but then again Harvey Miller and Monte Morgan, the two band members, are quite the men of vision. If that vision sometimes includes snowboarding, skating handrails, and driving cars of cliffs, so be it.
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Baby's Grand: Mitski

10.23.15
Mitski has always had music on her mind. As a teenager, the Japanese-born musician realized that the artistic life-with all the freedom and uncertainty that it entails-was the only one she could lead. And thank goodness she did: these days, Mitski is redefining the possibilities for alternative rock in the twenty-first century
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Dungen

10.22.15
Swedish psyche lords, Dungen triumphantly pillage and plunder the willing ears of enchanted Brooklyn villagers at Baby's Alright. Dungens 2004 Album 'Ta det lungt' in many ways heralded the new psyche revival, paving the way for bands like Tame Impala, Warpaint and Unknown Mortal Orchestra to come to prominence on global airways and festival circuits.
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The Never Never

10.21.15
What happens when you take a photographer famous for his portraiture, and drop him in remote Northern Queensland? If that photographer is Dan King, the answer is: burn down a forest.
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Oxford & Co.

10.20.15
At first, the band Oxford and Co. brought the sounds of Americana to Sydney. Now, they’re determined to bring their Aussie country sound to America. Even if that means busking on the streets of New York once in a while.
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Robyn Lea

10.19.15
Five years ago, the Aussie photographer Robyn Lea started researching the wildly famous, famously wild artist Jackson Pollock. As a committed foodie, Lea spent years investigating the late artist's relationship to food. This week, her work finally paid off. Three top Australian chefs spent an evening re-interpreting Pollocks' long-lost recipes for a crowd gathered at the Australian Consulate in New York.
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Baby's Grand: The Murals

10.16.15
Jacob Weaver, Evan Blum, and Rob Monsma were buddies before they were bandmates. Formed during the trio's freshman year in high school, the band Murals adds Kentucky twist to their classic alt rock sound.
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Sara Morawetz

10.15.15
Sara Morowetz sees art in science and science in art. In her creations, the Aussie artist fuses elements from the two disciplines to challenge our understanding of the world.
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Flinders Lane

10.14.15
Chris Rendell and Chris McPherson are literal tastemakers. The pair of proprietors run Flinders Lane, a modern Australasian restaurant inspired by the Melbourne street of the same name.
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Wayne Coyne

10.13.15
Wayne Coyne is a fucking rockstar. With his knotted grey hair, ripped suit,space bubble, and confetti Wayne does the title justice. The leading man for the psych-rock band The Flaming Lips continues reminds us that what matters in life is to put your heart into it, have a go, and not worry about what others think.
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Georgia Fowler

10.12.15
Georgia Fowler is no fish out of water. The Kiwi model knows how to navigate the bright lights and harsh realities that define life in New York city. After all, she moved here at an age while the rest of us were still dreaming of drivers licenses.
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Urban Cowboy

10.09.15
Lyon Porter manages to wrangle some rustic charm out of the big city. The ex-pro hockey player runs a bed and breakfast like no other in the unassuming neighborhood of Northeast Williamsburg.
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Tony Albert

10.08.15
Tony Albert has a vision that extends beyond the canvas. The Queensland-born artist pushes the boundaries of our social consciousness through a complex equation of history and humor.
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Montana Cox

10.07.15
Don’t be fooled by Montana Cox. Beneath the young model’s stunning beauty, lies a scrappy, sporty spirit.
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Ruby Amanfu

10.06.15
We first heard Ghana born, Nashville-raised songbird Ruby Amanfu when was Jack White’s singing partner. She sang on his first solo album, Blunderbuss, and the world tour that followed. You might’ve seen her that year on the Grammy’s.
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Britt Maren

10.05.15
Britt Maren's stunning beauty is matched only by her poise on camera. As an aspiring model, the Swedish-born Texan spent her summer holidays in New York. Now at the top of her game, Britt is searching out new ways to expand her horizons and redefine normal.
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Patrick Johnson

10.02.15
Patrick Johnson writes his own rules for dressing sharp. The New York based tailor puts an Aussie twist on the traditional world of bespoke suits.
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King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard

10.01.15
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Mimi Elashiry

09.30.15
Mimi Elashiry is only a year out of high school, but she has already taken the modeling world by storm. After getting shut out by traditional agencies, Mimi took to Instagram and blazed her own path to stardom.
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Raphael Mazzucco

09.29.15
Raphael Mazzucco is living the dream. The Montauk-based sculptor and photographer travels to the globe’s most stunning locales, to photograph the world’s most beautiful women.
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Luci Taffs

09.28.15
Luci Taffs is an Australian Model who has lived in New York for 5 years. Her trademark short slicked back blonde hair can be seen gracing billboards throughout downtown NewYork City. Her striking and slightly intimidating look is not a reflection of her care free fun attitude to life and travel. In her eyes, the ultimate escape is a beach with her sister, a few mates and maybe a cocktail or three.
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Frontier Cowboys

09.25.15
Wyoming may be America’s Cowboy State, but not all of Wyoming’s cowboys are American. Jake Finlay, Toby Collins, and Darryl Ethanback are three Aussies gunning for success on the professional rodeo circuit.
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Kevin Jacob

09.24.15
If you ever need to turn a school bus into a post-apocalyptic tank, Kevin Jacob is your guy. The owner of Brooklyn Curated isn't your run of the mill interior designer.
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Apples Ryan-Russo

09.23.15
With an unfiltered aesthetic and a passion for denim, Ksubi designer Apples Ryan-Russo didn’t need any technical fashion training. She crafts her pieces by intuition and feel, rather than marketplace conventions or art school traditions.
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Roland Ellis

09.22.15
Roland Ellis has a brain like a monster truck engine. The writer, musician, and PhD candidate in quantum theory brings a brooding intelligence to his work. Not to mention the fact that he only writes on a type writer.
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Nadia Fairfax

09.21.15
Nadia Fairfax is a young fashionista refuses to compromise herself in pursuit of "likes." Look for her giving someone sass, posting the occasional drunken picture, or throwing back handsprings on the highline.
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Derek Orrell

09.18.15
Don't get in a cook off with Derek Orrell. Or for that matter, a knife fight. This head chef is a sharp cookie who has no patience for dull knives, sloppy recipes, or the lazy life.
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Corbin Harris

09.16.15
Corbin Harris is a renaissance man on a skateboard. Heaps has changed in the decade since Corbin first landed in New York: the Aussie skater has hosted his own TV show, written a book, and ridden for some of the biggest names in the industry. The pro shredder turned sportscaster gives us the lowdown on legends of the New York skate scene and the zen appeal of cruising crowded streets.
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Catherine McNeil

09.15.15
Cat McNeil is just another motorcycle riding, dog loving, down to earth Australian supermodel. When she broke onto the scene in 2007, Cat's edgy glamour made tsunamic waves in the fashion community. Equipped with a legendary work ethic and more tats than she can count, Cat remains a rebellious icon on the runway.
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Daniel Askill

09.14.15
Daniel Askill is interested in the subtler rhythms of life. Whether he’s relaxing at his pad overlooking the Hudson, navigating the currents of his creative process, or workshopping ideas with his longtime collaborator Sia, the Grammy winning Aussie director looks for harmony in all things.
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We Are Convicts

09.11.15
A spirit of freedom and adventure took shape, the convict spirit that defined the early years is never far from the surface. Maybe that’s why today we’re so unafraid to set sail for distant lands seeking out our future, and why a small fleet of us have come ashore on another incredible island: Manhattan. This is a city that embraces those who take risks, work hard, have a laugh, create and rebel.
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