Drive-Thru Funerals Are Now a Thing in Japan
Feeling bereaved and on a tight schedule?
Stephen Hawking’s Voice Was Beamed to a Black Hole During His Funeral
Hawking’s message to preserve the planet was radioed into space during his Friday memorial at London’s Westminster Abbey.
Rank Your Records
Ceremony's Ross Farrar Ranks the Band's Five Eclectic Records
From powerviolence to art-punk, the band's sound has taken a lot of wild turns in their 13-year tenure.
Inside the Sacred Ceremony That Ushers Apache Girls Into Womanhood
From running laps to finally receiving her Apache name, Mescalero Apache Tribe member Julene Geronimo takes Broadly through the four days of her arduous rite-of-passage.
These Incredible Soothing Illustrations Were Made With a Freaking Pencil
Filled with effortless grace, the fine-lined works of Marsi van de Heuvel deftly modernize Impressionism.
Eating Hallucinogenic Salvia Leaves in Oaxaca
Hamilton Morris seeks out a shaman to perform the traditional ceremony honoring the psychedelic Salvia divinorum plant on the new episode of 'Hamilton's Pharmacopeia.'
Clay Rossner Has Been Photographing the Vinyl Revival and, Honestly Guys, It's Beautiful
Here's Mac Demarco’s 'Salad Days' surrounded by greenery and an ashtray full of stubbed-out cigarettes, and trinkets and diary notes dotted around Sufjan Stevens’ 'Carrie & Lowell.'
The Laotian Monk Offering Ceremony Is Filled with Sticky Rice and Biscuits
Early in the morning, hundreds of people await the arrival of Laotian monks who have taken a vow of poverty. Locals shower them with homemade sticky rice, and fruit as an offering.
Julie Le Baron
PREMIERE: Philly's Dark Blue Drudges Through a "Vicious Romance"
Stream one half of the trio's debut seven-inch, out tomorrow from 12XU.
MUNCHIES Presents: Taiwan's Funeral Feasts
When a friend or relative passes away in Taiwan, you won't go hungry at their funeral. Watch as we attend a ceremonial feast prepared by traditional "village chefs."
The Make Believe Issue
August's Best and Worst Albums
Royal Headache rules, Hot Chip reminds us that British white dudes can't dance, and the new Mac Demarco mini-LP inspired a hallucinatory experience involving characters from "The X-Files."
Stream Half of Tony Molina's Limited 'West Bay Grease' Cassette Now
The limited release includes tracks from his incredible 'Dissed & Dismissed' and much much more. You need this.