Time to Reevaluate Your Instagram? We’re heading into warmer weather and as far as social media goes, that means more updates on what you’re doing other than laying in bed. Here’s a friendly checklist to make sure you’re keeping up with what the app calls for into summer. via Paper Magazine
Kendrick Lamar’s Early Album Release: Sunday, Lamar unexpectedly released his highly anticipated To Pimp a Butterfly weeks before the announced album date. At risk of sounding obvious, this album is an experience and an important one at that. To prove it? The album tracked over 9.6 million streams in a single day, making history. Currently available to stream on Spotify. Via MIC
Exciting Emails: From doodles to remixes to new photo projects, this new website has a newsletter for your smallest and weirdest interests. Via Creative Mornings
When Friday the 13th Calls: There’s a good chance at least half of you wait for this day to add to you collection of tiny tattoos that piss of your mom. Live in Philly? Check out Hunter Gatherer’s special flash sheet. via Facebook
Devonte Hynes and Neneh Cherry Reveal Collaboration: The two artists have peeped to working together for quite some time but have finally allowed us ears on the exclusive track. Warning: you’re going to want to dance. Both the song and the video, directed by Kathryn Ferguson, are both meant to explore the idea of Agender. via Pitchfork
Zoolander Returns to the Runway: Ridiculous? Yes. Clever? Also yes. During Paris Fashion Week, Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson returned to their infamous personas, Derek Zoolander and Hansel, to not only close out the show but to also announce the filming of Zoolander 2 set to debut February ’16. via Vogue Digital
Podcast-ing: A cool new podcast allowing artists to walk through their songs and lyrics with their audience (us!) – from Warpaint, to Ghostface Killah to The National, there’s a little something everyone wants to hear. via Songexploder
Happy Friday- this weeks update is looking towards warmer times with new music, plans and looks to get us ready. Visit us every Friday to stay in the loop- same time, same place!
Toro Y Moi Release Video For For Album: It doesn’t feel like it yet, but Spring is coming and when it’s here this will be the first song on your soundtrack. Check out the new video for “Empty Nesters” – the first single from What For?, which drops April 7 on Carpark Records. via Pitchfork
Get Your Fashion Week Face: So maybe you (we) can’t afford the outfits on the runway but that’s not all there was to look at. From Gurung to Lim to Thakoon- it’s unanimous that when it comes to makeup trends natural is more. Need help? Here’s a show by show guide on how to get the look yourself. via Into The Gloss
Governor’s Ball Releases 2015 Day Lineup: Is there really anyway other you’d want to start off summer than a Drake headlined festival? Governor’s Ball released their stacked day-by-day lineup for their weekend festival this week with nights topped off by Drake, Deadmau5, The Black Keys, Lana Del Ray, and more. Catch the festival in New York City June 5th-7th. via Governor’s Ball
This weeks ICYMI features hip hop, fashion and a much needed guide to not completely ruining your love life this Valentines Day. Visit us every Friday to stay in the loop- same time, same place!
Kanye West + former Thread Society model Vic Mensa: Kanye West debuted a brand new track on Thursday during his Yeezy Boot Fashion Show featuring former Thread Society model Vic Mensa and R&B singer Sia. via Pitchfork
New York Fashion Week Begins : NYFW 2015 kicked off in a big way this week with shows featuring contemporary styles from Charlotte Ronson, Tadashi Soji, Espion Atelier and more. via NYFWLive
Hip Hop Sensation Drake Debuts Unexpected New Album: Drake surprised everyone on the internet (and everyone else) by dropping a brand new album, “If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late” via Twitter late last night. This new project is 17 tracks long and features collaborations with Lil Wayne, Travi$ Scott and more. via TheVerge
What To Get HIM For Valentines Day: Years of trial and error have pretty much taught us (we hope) what to get for that special lady in our lives this Valentines Day. But what happens when you have to find a gift for HIM this year? Heres a little help! via Cosmopolitan
You’ve had a busy week, we know the feeling. Lucky for you, Thread Society has your back. Look forward to a little weekend reading catch up on us, every Friday to keep you in the loop- same time, same place.
Open Call: Philadelphia’s ICA reopened their doors this Wednesday after installing all new exhibitions. New work from Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme, OVC and more through March 22nd. via ICA Philadelphia
Boys Are Coming: Finally….this week the CFDA announced the first ever Men’s New York Fashion Week. The addition will have it’s debut this July with at least 14 designers showing off their Spring 2016 looks. via NY Mag
Proceed With Caution: This could either be great or extremely dangerous. Refinery29 did us all a favor and put together a list of Netflix additions for the month. In other words, a list of procrastination tools. via Refinery29
#StayMoisturized: This winter and the wind it’s rolling with has been the furthest from kind to my skin. Here’s a fun (and free) solution if you’re going through the same pain. Hint: the D.I.Y tutorial is at the bottom! via Into The Gloss
Hyperview: Pennsylvania natives Title Fight released their fourth studio album this week, produced by Will Yip. Their newest, most “adult”, genre clashing sound is perfect for your winter soundtrack. Check it out now via Spotfiy