Shriya Samavai

Photo

Searching for Solitude in South India

This summer, I visited South India for the first time since my grandfather died nearly two years ago. A familiar space had suddenly become unfamiliar, and I searched for serenity, devotion, and solitude in a city where privacy is scarce.
Shriya Samavai
1.16.16
Interviews

We Talked to The Strokes' Nikolai Fraiture About His New Band Summer Moon

What happens when Erika Spring from Au Revoir Simone, The Like's Tennessee Thomas, Nikolai, and Lewis Lazar get together.
Shriya Samavai
8.11.15
Interviews

How Leon Bridges Went from Aspiring Choreographer to Soul Sensation

We talk to the 25-year-old about being a Plain Jane in high school, his origins in dance, and the significance of his song "Brown Skin Girl."
Shriya Samavai
5.15.15
Behind The Lens

Searching for Sights and Sounds with Photographer Deborah Feingold

Check out these insanely awesome pics of Madonna, George Clinton, Al Green, and more.
Shriya Samavai
9.15.14
Governors Ball 2014

Meet the Superfans at the Barriers at Governors Ball

Would you wait eight hours at the barrier for the chance to lick Skrillex's foot? Well we talked to the fans who would do that, and then some…
Shriya Samavai
6.9.14
Interviews

HEARTSREVOLUTION Talk Pop Culture, Feminism, and Michael Jackson's Crystals

"This is our love letter to this generation. It’s an invitation to a conversation…"
Shriya Samavai
4.21.14
Interviews

Casket Girls Make Witchy Shoegaze Straight Outta Savannah

No loitering in graveyards necessary.
Shriya Samavai
3.26.14
Words

I Guess I Kind of Look Like Skrillex

When I turned 17, I was convinced that the right thing to do was shave the side of my head as quickly as possible.
Shriya Samavai
6.7.13
style

Awards Shows Are An Excuse for Humans To Dress Like Lunatics

We take a look at some of the boldest, most bonkers and often ill-advised outfits to hit the red carpet.
Shriya Samavai
5.13.13
style

M.I.A: Fashion's Loose Cannon

As with all trailblazers there's been some interesting efforts over the years...
Shriya Samavai
5.1.13
style

I Guess I Kind of Look Like Skrillex

When I turned 17, I was convinced that the right thing to do was shave the side of my head as quickly as possible.
Shriya Samavai
4.23.13
New music

Listen to Slam Skillet's New EP, 'Rachis'

In between taking classes and dreaming about animal morphology, Slam found time to create this five-track EP, and we want you to stream it, download it, and love it like it was your firstborn.
Shriya Samavai
4.22.13
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