What is a piece of clothing that “works”? Who is working whom? Is the one who poses the one who actually “works” hardest? The S/S 2017 collection of Berlin-based, Swedish- Vietnamese designer NHU DUONG entitled ‘WORK COLLECTION’ plays with the ideas of professionalism, leisure and appropriateness through a range of garments that are inspired by work outfits and hobby uniforms. Overalls, raw denim outfits, kung-fu pyjamas, biker pants, baggy tights and gloves, bomber-jackets, bomber suits,… [read more »]
LARRY B remixes Gaga’s iconic and unforgettable G.U.Y.
Paired down yet rich, Larry B’s remix will push you to seriously reconsider this hit from Spring 2014. Giving Gaga’s vocal track a slower, darker, more physical instrumental track feels right. The pitched down vocal accentuates and furthers the slippage between sexual power dynamics.
I’ll lay down face up this time, under you like a G.U.Y.
I wanna be that Girl Under You, GUY
Familiar vocals echo within a foreign and indulgent landscape of bubbling, pulsating resonance. This displacement brings a new stature to G.U.Y.
Thanks to Larry B, Lady Gaga is still utterly relevant.