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Daft Punk for Hipsters: Justice Return with ‘Safe and Sound’

You’d be forgiven for not knowing, or possibly forgetting who Justice are if you’re not hot on the heels of the extensive French house/dance scene, spearheaded by its balaclava-wearing poster boys Daft Punk. Signed to the revered Ed Banger Records Continue reading Daft Punk for Hipsters: Justice Return with ‘Safe and Sound’

Kerouac: Why America’s First King of the Road didn’t want his Crown

‘What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? – it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.’

They were words that inspired countless road trips and adventures. Jack Kerouac’s seminal novel On the Road redefined an American Dream that was waiting for every teenager to go out and make their own. Continue reading Kerouac: Why America’s First King of the Road didn’t want his Crown