required reading: stream banks' new album
+ a$ap rocky and sam smith team up.
As if we weren't already head over heels for R&B singer BANKS, the rising star has finally released her debut LP, Goddess, via Harvest records. The album features some of NYLON's favorite tracks such as "Change" and "Warm Water," as well as new collaborations with producers Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Lil Silva and Shlomo. Stream the album below. (Consequence of Sound)
A$AP Rocky teams up with Sam Smith for a new remix of "I'm Not The Only One". In it, the rapper channels his love for Queen B on the track with the line, "Like Beyonce, to getting by or to 'Get Embodied'/ So Sasha Fierce/ A whole lot of tears." The single is available to stream via Soundcloud below. (Complex)
We've always been obsessed with sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy's clothing line, Rodarte, and now they've embraced washed out mermaids and grungy pirates in their spring/summer '15 collection. Their models strutted down the runway in fish scales made of lace, crystal and sequin, creating a perfect combination of high-end fashion and sea-world chic. (NYLON Front Row)
This week, Demi has already made her album available for free download and she kicked of her new world tour. Now, she's opening up about her music, sound, and image with SNL's Vanessa Bayer on a brand new hilarious episode of "Sound Advice." Watch below. (Above Average)
Relatable video of the day: Why Starbucks Spells Your Name Wrong. WHY, STARBUCKS WHY??? Spoiler alert: It's on purpose. (YouTube)