From entertainment titans to independent collectives, from journalists-turned-filmmakers to multi-talented multi-hypenates, these are the creators that destroyed creative boundaries (and had the best stories to tell).
Unlikely seamen and several of music’s hottest names made the first Coachella Cruise a successful experiment in taking a major music event to sea.
From nail art with Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss to lazy bingo with Grimes, the off-stage activities provided another layer of creative interaction for passengers on the S.S. Coachella The highlight: wine tasting with LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy and friend and wine expert Justin Chearno. Here, they talk about music/wine parallels.
It was bound to happen: the world-uniting "Gangnam Style" reached the zeitgeist-y billion-view milestone on 12/21/12 of all days.
Of course, the Roots frontman/DJ/producer/walking music encyclopedia notes there are "certain liberties I’m allowed to take because of my Questlove-ness," but he’s got some useable insight on how to get your own party started. Plus: can’t miss dance floor fillas!
The director talks about translating a sacred stage experience to the screen and the key decision that made his Les Mis (and his actors) really sing.