#TurnItUpLouder: Florence Adepoju

Get back to the grind with MDM Flow founder Florence Adepoju’s top 10 tracks for feelin’ yourself. From old-school Biggie to new-school Nicki, songs (and lips) with swag are kinda her specialty. “I definitely have self-diagnosed Synthesia, a condition where auditory information translates into visual phenomena (famously cited by Pharrell and the influence behind the iconic N.E.R.D.


#TurnItUpLouder: Tamara Sky

In case you haven’t heard, it’s International Music Day (aka best holiday ever), and what better way to celebrate–aside from busting it out on the dance floor–than with some killer songs that span the globe? We asked one of the dopest DJs around, Tamara Sky, to put together a playlist of wicked worldly beats to help you get your dusk-to-dawn


Getting Serious With MØ

MØ’s name takes a few minutes to pronounce correctly, but that doesn’t mean she deserves any less attention. In fact, in an age when performers and their outrageous personas are becoming kind of meaningless, MØ’s name—and everything else about her— is refreshingly profound.


Angel Haze

Angel Haze sounds like a rapper, but she feels like a one-woman punk band. Towards the end of her recent frenetic performance opening for MIA at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Haze jumped into the audience. She was invisible except for the strobe of cell phones and camera flashes that followed her from one


Valerie Yum

The first time I laid eyes on Valerie Yum was in the sweaty back room of an infamous, now sorely missed Sydney party called Gay Bash. If memory serves me correctly she was being photographed climbing across a black leather couch on all fours, throwing her long hair back over her head, wearing an American


The Prettiots

It’s hard not to fall in love with The Prettiots, and it’s not just because they have a killer band name. The New York-based trio (comprised of Kay Kasparhauser, Rachel Trachtenburg, and Lulu Prat) self-described “indie-girl-pop-but-not-shitty” sound all started with just a ukulele and a loop pedal. “I opened at the Bowery Electric for Rachel, and