Philadelphia

How the world’s unluckiest band finally found success
Magazine

How the world’s unluckiest band finally found success

Nothing — Philly rock band Nothing have braved a tough road – from death and beatdowns to prison and scandal – but now that they’ve reached their apex, frontman Domenic Palermo is making peace with chaos.

Written by: Cian Traynor

Documenting addiction in a small U.S. neighbourhood
Photography

Documenting addiction in a small U.S. neighbourhood

Lost in Philadelphia — In Good Sick, photographer Jordan Baumgarten depicts the effects that opioids have had on a small, Philly neighbourhood, all while exploring his own, polarising relationship with the city he calls home.

Written by: Niall Flynn

Documenting the final days of Philly’s legendary LOVE Park
Skate

Documenting the final days of Philly’s legendary LOVE Park

The concrete playground — Skateboarding might have been banned in Philadelphia's LOVE Park, but for years it was a mecca for skaters from the city and beyond. Photographer Jonathan Rentschler captured the concrete playground in its final years.

Written by: Chris Owen

When graffiti is the only way to survive an urban battleground
Culture

When graffiti is the only way to survive an urban battleground

A passport across boundaries — In San Salvador, refusing to conform can get you killed. But a wave of rebellious street artists are willing to risk everything in the name of self-expression.

Written by: Danielle Mackey

Dan Murphy celebrates fringe of American culture in media project Megawords
Art

Dan Murphy celebrates fringe of American culture in media project Megawords

Trash Humping in Philly — “If you really think you are punk or DIY, you can’t just sit around and think you know it. You’ve got to put it to the test every day.”

Written by: Anthony Smyrski

Following Diplo around the world to discover the planet's best party people
Music

Following Diplo around the world to discover the planet's best party people

Myths in the rave — New York-based photographer Shane McCauley describes travelling the world with prolific deejay and producer Diplo to document the disparate music scenes blowing up the underground.

Written by: Shane McCauley

Kurt Vile is not a stoned loner
Music

Kurt Vile is not a stoned loner

Dreamy chords, no tortured artist myths — Philly musician Kurt Vile has an intuitive approach to his shoegazey sounds.

Written by: Cian Traynor

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