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Ai Weiwei Regains His Right To Free Travel

BY TEAM JST 今天,我拿到了护照。 A photo posted by Ai Weiwei (@aiww) on Jul 21, 2015 at 11:51pm PDT Instagram/Aiww Chinese contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei’s epic Instagram post was monumental. There’s no doubt about it. Four years ago, Ai’s Chinese passport was taken away by the government, taking away the artist’s right to free […]

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Backstage With MONO: Japan’s Most Passionate Band

BY EVAN MOLINEUX, MICHAEL SWIFT Chris Mølina Takaakira Goto is a man that loves his job. Lead guitarist and main composer of Japanese band Mono, he has had a long and successful international career making music and touring the world and from the sound of it, he doesn’t intend to slow down. On the band’s […]

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How This Streetwear Brand Spreads Positivity Through Electronic Dance Music

BY NADIA CHO Electric Family is a streetwear brand based in Los Angeles that got its origins from electronic dance music. The company was founded by two friends, Matt Dronkers and Andrew Nilon, who would often go to electronic music festivals together with a tight group of friends. They wanted to create something special that […]

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On Tour With Icelandic Group Asonat: What’s In Our Luggage?

BY EVAN MOLINEUX Another band working in the midst of one of the world’s most unique music scenes is Icelandic group Asonat. The trio of Fannar Ásgrímisson, Jónas Thor Guðmundsson, and French singer Olèna Simon specialize in creating ethereal music that borders somewhere in between deep house, electronica, and conventional pop music. SEE ALSO: 13 Icelandic […]

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Uniqlo x Muslim Fashion Blogger Show Us Conservative Is Stylish

BY TEAM JST YouTube UNIQLO’s LifeWear just got a lot more multicultural than ever before. In a collaboration with blogger Hana Tajima, Uniqlo is launching a collection for Muslims now available in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Shoppers can purchase at selected stores and online. SEE ALSO: Top 5 Stylish Uniqlo T-Shirts Shout: “Dude Looks Like A Traveler” […]

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Icelandic Folk Artist Sindri Már Sigfússon: What’s In My Luggage?

BY EVAN MOLINEUX Iceland is a country with a unique and vibrant history and tradition. A major part of the nation’s culture is its rich music scene, which has existed for years as an exciting counterculture to the popular music found throughout the rest of the world. Noteworthy acts such as post-rock band Sigur Ros, […]

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10 Artists From Around The World To Satisfy Your Summer Mood

BY EVAN MOLINEUX Photo: Facebook/Hocky Dad Summer is here and for most of the world that means sunshine, beaches, and barbeques. The following list of artists from around the globe will get you in the mood for tanning, relaxing, and enjoying your time off. SEE ALSO: 10 Australian Artists To Listen To, Based On Your Favorite Bands […]

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