Every good playlist needs a good remix… or 20.
Another Monday, another perfect playlist.
In celebration of the very first day of spring (and Friday!), we had our good friends (and lovers of everything California’s
To get you pumped on party season, we’re pairing each party shop drop with a DJ that exemplifies the style. Not only will they answer some of our burning blowout-themed questions, but each is putting together a perfect playlist for you to jam out to while you’re pre-gaming or for when you’re throwing a bash of your own. So get ready, because Nasty Gals Party Harder. To kick off our NYE party shop, we recruited the beautiful blond bombshell Becka Diamond. Read on.
Photographed by: BJ Pascual
Part three of our FYF countdown playlist is all about Flying Lotus, Chet Faker, Connan Mockasin, and our girls Haim, naturally. So put your bass face on and listen up.
It’s finally almost here—L.A.’s tenth annual Fuck Yeah Fest happens this weekend! In an attempt hold ourselves over until the actual festivities begin, we’ll be releasing a daily FYF-themed playlist featuring songs by all of the bands on the lineup. So listen up and get prepare your earholes for the dulcet tones of Phoenix, Mac Demarco, The Strokes, Grimes, Kelela, Blood Orange, and dozens of other amazing artists. Fuck yeah, indeed.
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 flag leotard and no pants. There is a photo of this somewhere on the internet, but in the interest of preserving our friendship I’ll leave it up to your imagination. Not much has changed since then, although both of us have sensible bobs and Val’s gone from occasional DJ sets at underground gay parties to being the first person you call when you’re putting on a fashion event in Sydney. Here’s how she did it:
Every Monday we send you a killer playlist straight from NGHQ!
“Can I just be real for a second? Even though I will forever have a thing for Mick Jagger’s moves (who cares if he’s 100 years old?) and can’t get enough of those weird-ass, crystal-encrusted Margiela masks Kanye’s been wearing, the ladies always do it better. So I thought I’d pay homage to the greatest femmes to ever grace the stage. Yup—hide the dudes and prepare to sing the hell out of the ultimate guilty pleasure playlist featuring Whitney, Britney, Debbie, Diana, and even a little Dolly. This one’s for the gurlzzz.”
—Madison Palasini, Marketing Copywriter