8@8: your morning scoop

björk's new moma trailer is mesmerizing

February 17, 2015
 
Today is... Ed Sheeran's 23rd birthday! What a great excuse to listen to x all day long.
 
News of the Day:
 
+ It's freezing out, but Sufjan Stevens has a new song that will thaw your frozen heart. "No Shade in the Shadow of the Cross" is the first single off his forthcoming album Carrie & Lowell due out on March 31.
 
+ If you're going to be stranded in an abandoned ghost town, at least be decked out in the latest Lazy Oaf. The British clothing brand released a video for the new Spring 2015 collection and it's anything but trashy.
 
+ As if Björk couldn't get any more magical, the Icelandic singer released the trailer for her short film "Black Lake" following the release of her critically acclaimed album Vulnicura. A collab with filmmaker Andrew Thonas Huang, the video is a preview for her upcoming MoMA exhibit launching on March 8.
 
+ Canadian cutie Ryan Hemsworth is making big moves with the first showcase for his low-key side project Secret Songs at SXSW on Feb. 20th. It feels like yesterday when we were alone in a room with the producer and a bunch of puppies...
 
+ French-Cuban twin sister-duo Ibeyi released their self-titled debut album off XL Recordings this week and it's the music your soul has been craving.
 
+ You finally have your chance to be like mega-babe Liv Tyler for a day—Rough Trade NYC is posing as Empire Records for the film's 20th Anniversary on April 8 a.k.a. Rex Manning Day! Cop your tickets here.
 
+ Want to live forever ever? This 115-year-old woman from Italy credits her longevity to her status as a single lady...and eating eggs!
 

Advice of the Day:

"Fashion's important to me, but beauty fades. All that stuff is fun while it lasts, but anything can happen tomorrow. You've got to have so much more about you than the way you look or your clothes."—FKA twigs

Deal of the Day:

This amazing Kim Tears pin from Pintrill will give you a reason to have something in your eye, and it won't be from walking outside in negative degree winds! You'd think this would have broken the internet already considering it's only $18, but there are only a limited amount available so get 'em now before they're gone.

GIF of the Day: