#MusicMonday: DiscoFunk

Every Monday we send you a killer playlist straight from NGHQ! “This playlist is my ode to all of the amazing female performers that brought the funk and tore the roof off the sucka before we even learned to hit the play buttons on our iPods. Obviously Nasty Gal is no stranger to soul music,


If you were totally entranced by the catchy beats from our Shoe Cult teaser, you’re probably dying to know who the face is behind that killer single. Well, we certainly were, so we decided to track her down! B O S C O (a.k.a. Brittany Bosco) is an Atlanta-based musician who layers smooth vocals over dreamy

Meet The Cult: Venus X

Our latest Shoe Cult Ambassador Venus X isn’t just a pretty face, she’s a badass businesswoman and DJ who heads up the infamous underground GHE20G0TH1K parties. She said, “In 2009, I started [GHE20G0TH1K] at a small dive bar in Bushwick, and it has grown to be a cornerstone of NYC youth culture!” To celebrate, she’s

Meet The Cult: Eiko Hara

Another day, another Shoe Cult disciple! This morning, we’re gettin’ down with NYC DJ/singer/total babetron Eiko Hara. When she’s not mastering her less-is-more ’90s aesthetic, she contributes to Elle Japan and makes some of the sickest mixes to boot. There’s (truly!) nothing better than a fashionable girl with a great taste in tunes, so we had Eiko

K-Pop by Esther Kim

Esther Kim is back! As it turns out, illustrating is not her only forte. This time around, Esther graces the NG blogosphere with a kick-ass playlist on K-Pop. Thanks to her, we now know that not all Korean pop stars are as ridiculous as Psy, and that America seriously needs to step up its game

Disco Ball To the Wall

I was born in Miami, rasied in the heat of the Cuban jungle, and stood out way too obviously at my New England Prep-school Homecoming. Don’t think I didn’t love it, but I was the girl dancing by myself in my way-too-tight turqouise dress and sky-high heels, loving the all-too-few David Bowie songs the Top 40 DJ

Icona Pop

If you’ve turned on the radio, been to a club, or gone pretty much anywhere with music in the past few months, you’ve likely heard Icona Pop’s wildly popular single, “I Love It.” Now Aino and Caroline, the swedish duo behind Icona Pop, have turned out yet another super catchy dance tune. “All Night” delivers

Shoe Cult Kool-Aid

For many of us, the first cult we ever join is the cult of fandom that hits when we discover our new favorite band. For me, that moment hit in high school when I discovered the Jesus and Mary Chain, and I’m not sure I ever full recovered (not that I wanted to, of course).


Meet Feathers, the band behind the kick-ass song in our Shoe Cult video. Pop’s most entrancing new four-piece female band started life as the one-woman recording project of Anastasia Dimou, who left her NYC home in 2011 in pursuit of ‘space and a spark’ in Austin. She soon found inspiration in the open skies and

DJ Tamara Sky

Though Los Angeles is a city of blue skies and sunshine, it still loves the occasional trip to the dark side. And for that we turn to Tamara Sky, the dark horse DJ and producer behind Lil Death, one of the wildest parties in the City of Angels. Tamara DJ’d our second No Bummer Summer Party