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OAK SPRING ANTHEM: THIN LIZZY “WILD ONE”

For our final OAK Spring Anthem of 2013, we’re taking it back to Thin Lizzy’s 1975 classic “Wild One.” Evoking memories of day-trips to the beach, and nights when it’s too hot to sleep, “Wild […]

SPOTTED: ZEBRA KATZ WEARS OAK ON STAGE IN AMSTERDAM

Last night, while we were installing our A/C units in NY for the summer, Zebra Katz and Njena Reddd Foxxx brought the heat on stage in Amsterdam. Hitting up Club Nyx on his trek through […]

OAK SPRING ANTHEM: TLC “DIGGIN’ ON YOU”

You’d be hard pressed to find someone in the 25-40 age bracket who never owned a copy of TLC’s CrazySexyCool. It was an album that spanned genre, and gender, from a trio of women – […]

OAK SPRING ANTHEM: LIL’ WAYNE “A MILLI” (JAMES BLAKE HARMONIMIX)

“I just wanted to make Lil Wayne sing,” James Blake told Pitchfork in 2010 of his remix of Weezy classic “A Milli.” The London producer insists he had only heard the vocals to “A Milli” […]

OAK SPRING ANTHEM: BLACK UHURU “PUSH PUSH” / SHABAZZ PALACES “GUNBEAT FALLS”

From a 1970s Kingston-based reggae trio to one of the most critically acclaimed hip-hop outings of the past decade, today we’re bringing two OAK Spring Anthems, to make up for us being out of the […]

TRAVELOGUE: d’EON’S GUIDE TO MONTREAL

Words and photographs by Conor Riley. It’s raining outside of Punjab Palace in Park Extension (“Park-Ex” to locals), a developing, mostly residential neighborhood in Montreal, QC. Since we arrived in the French-Canadian city the prior […]

OAK SPRING ANTHEM: LCD SOUNDSYSTEM “ALL MY FRIENDS”

A truly great song has a number of unique qualities. It can bring you back to a vivid and specific place in time (perhaps the first time you heard it, or a point in your […]

OAK SPRING ANTHEM: KELLY ROWLAND FEAT. EVE “LIKE THIS”

Kelly Rowland may be releasing a new album just shy of a month from now (June 18th’s Talk A Good Game), but for today’s OAK Spring Anthem we’re taking it back a few years to […]

OAK SPRING ANTHEM: GABRIELLE APLIN “PLEASE DON’T SAY YOU LOVE ME (CYRIL HAHN REMIX)”

To us, the best remixes take an unexpected song, and completely rework and re-fragment it into a finished product that stands on its own. That’s exactly what happened when Cyril Hahn got his hands on […]

OAK SPRING ANTHEM: GLASS CANDY “CANDY CASTLE”

Today’s OAK Spring Anthem comes to us from Portland, OR duo Glass Candy. From their 2007 album B/E/A/T/B/O/X this is a jam that can get us going in the morning, and carry us right on […]

OAK ICON: DAFT PUNK / OAK SPRING ANTHEM: DAFT PUNK FEAT. PANDA BEAR “DOIN’ IT RIGHT”

From their long-awaited fourth album Random Access Memories – out tomorrow – Daft Punk’s “Doin’ It Right” featuring guest vocals from Panda Bear is indeed today’s OAK Spring Anthem, but to celebrate the release of […]

INTERVIEW: LADYFAG FOR POP SOUK

Ladyfag in the OAK SS13 silver rider short. In the midst of putting the finishing touches on our project for this Sunday’s Pop Souk at the Beirgarten of The Standard, we were lucky enough get […]

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