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Danger Incorporrated – Working On Danger

Today, the Atlanta genre-blending duo Danger Incorporated release their new EP Working On Danger via Awful Records/RCA Records.

The duo, made up of Boothlord and Louie Duffelbags, was featured as a Pigeons & Planes “Best New Artist Of the Month” for December where they describe, “Danger Incorporated’s dreary, unpredictable, grunge-meets-hip-hop style is perfect for right now, and the guys are ready to take it to a broader audience.” Describing them further, Lyrical Lemonade explains, “the group has developed masterful cohesivity in all facets of their creative output, whether sonically, visually, or aesthetically – all of which orbit around the odd, devious world of what it means to be a ‘Danger Boy.'”

Recently, they released their new track “Frankenstein,” which was produced by Oogiemane of Working on Dying, along with the video which marks their first collaboration with the influential street racing brand PINKFLAMINGOUSA. The duo also released their track and video “Fucking For A Reason” earlier this year. The FADER describes “Fucking For A Reason”: “The song as a whole captures all the mixed thoughts one has in the wake of heartbreak and is the perfect accompaniment for another Friday night in the crib.”

Prior to 2020, Danger Incorporated released their tracks “First To Last” and “Wassup Phonies” in 2019 and their EP Danger Reality in 2018. The release of “Frankenstein” marks the next wave for the Atlanta creatives, unveiling their latest vision with hints of what’s to come.

Buy/Stream to Working On Danger here.

Buy/Stream “Frankenstein” here.

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Turbo – “Racing After Me”

GENRE BENDING ARTIST TURBO RELEASES SOPHOMORE SINGLE “RACING AFTER ME”

Calgary-born artist Turbo releases his second single “Racing After Me” today via 10K Projects/ Homemade Projects/ Internet Money. His latest track further proves that the young songwriter’s style is incomparable and completely post-genre, bravely mixing elements of rock with country while referencing hip hop beats. The single arrives on the heels of his debut release “Heart Stop” which was featured on Spotify’s New Music Friday (US and Canada), Outliers, and Wild Country playlists and was heralded by Ones to Watch as a “confident and honest crossover track.”

LISTEN TO “RACING AFTER ME” HERE

Born Nicholas LaMonaca, Turbo grew up on country thanks mainly to his father (a famed guitarist in the international bluegrass scene), but felt drawn toward rap music and obscure electronic genres like hardstyle, the fusion of techno and hardcore. At the age of 12 he started making his own music, a move heavily inspired by Avicii’s progressive-house classic “LE7ELS.” “Once I heard that song I couldn’t get enough of it,” Turbo recalls. “I was so obsessed, I ended up downloading FL Studio to try to recreate the melody on my own.” Although he instantly discovered a natural talent for production, Turbo put music aside for several years, until he graduated high school. “On my 18th birthday I bought a laptop, keyboard, and set of speakers, and figured I’d have rappers come in and do their thing,” he says. “But after a while I just started winging it, making beats and rapping over them myself.”

As he pushed deeper into his artistry, Turbo began mining inspiration from left-of-center country singers like Colter Wall, a Canadian musician he stumbled across while stocking the shelves at his full-time liquor-store job. “Colter Wall has one of the raspiest, rawest, rudest voices I’d ever heard in my life, and it just completely took me over,” he notes. From there, Turbo tapped into his own country roots and created a full-length project titled Sixth Gear, a 2019 release featuring his breakthrough single “Light Speed.” Soon after YouTube curator Astari shared the song’s video on his channel, “Light Speed” caught the attention of 10K, quickly paving the way for Turbo’s signing to the label, along with Homemade Projects and Internet Money Records.

In the making of his 10K / Homemade Projects / Internet Money debut, “Heart Stop,” Turbo embraced even more confidence in his songwriting, and followed his intuition more fully than ever. “The more music I make and the better I know myself, the more I’ve realized that the best songs come from me sitting in a room alone and just taking my time—that’s how I come up with something honest and timeless,” he says. “I don’t really follow a particular process. Instead of worrying about any kind of rules, I just do what I want, and go with whatever feels right to me.”

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HERON PRESTON x Off-White

VIRGIL ABLOH AND HERON PRESTON REVEAL “COLLABORATION” HANDBAG

For their first collaborative release, Virgil Abloh (Off-White ℅ Virgil Abloh) and Heron Preston present “COLLABORATION”, a concept carryall that incorporates the designers’ common exploration of industrial elements. This accessory is a living hybrid: its dual-colored strap is a fusion of Off-Whites graphic yellow Weight Securing System strap and Preston’s signature orange band with the branded word “Style” in Russian. The strap is a purposeful note of asymmetry in a piece with clean balance. The transparent body is printed with Off-White’s famed diagonal white lines, along with the words “COLLABORATION”. Black carabiner clips secure the strap, while inside, an industrial netting-inspired inner tote is a textural contrast to the sleek exterior. Substantial industrial hardware finishes the design, with metal nuts that cleanly secure orange leather straps.

“Heron Preston’s ability to think without limits comes to life in this bag we created together,” Abloh says. “The mix of the materials combined with Off-White DNA lead to a final product that suggests a different idea of a “handbag”.”

PRICING
“COLLABORATION” – Mini – $942.00
“COLLABORATION” – Medium – $1,232.00

ABOUT HERON PRESTON

Heron Preston is the true embodiment of an artist born of the post-internet generation. Multi-faceted and genre-bending, he is a cultural icon in youth culture, and emerging designer in high fashion. He founded his eponymous fashion brand in 2016, and in two short seasons has garnered an international following. The common thread among his impressive bodies of work is a commitment to innovation, experimentation, and unpredictability. Heron Preston finds particular joy in the unexpected; taking conventional themes and reinterpreting them. Take for example his “UNIFORM” project from 2015, the designer’s first major collection, in which he collaborated with the NYC Department of Sanitation on a series of zero waste themed clothes and accessories. He’s also served as the global digital producer for Nike and of course, creative consultant to Kanye West, most notably on his work for the Life of Pablo and Yeezy fashion label.

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ABOUT OFF-WHITE ℅ VIRGIL ABLOH

Established in 2013, Off-White is defining the grey area between black and white as a color.  Under the brand name, seasonal collections of men’s and women’s clothing, objects, furniture, and publications are articulating a current culture vision. Collections embedded in a recurrent back story with an emphasis on creating garments that have an identity by design. With a design studio based in Milan, Italy the label harnesses the history and craftsmanship within the country yet offers a global perspective in terms of design and trends. With a clear vision of splicing the reality of how clothes are worn and the artistic expression of high-fashion, creative director and designer Virgil Abloh explores concepts in the realm of youth culture in the contemporary context.

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