LA art duo Friends With You have released a new book spanning the last several years of their globe-trotting mission to,”affect world culture by cultivating special moments of spiritual awareness and powerful, joyous interaction.” Hippies. After watching ‘seen everything’ New Yorkers bouncing around like a bunch of 4-year-olds in the installation near the High Line last year, I’d say Friends With You is on the right track. 

Need more excitement in your emoji life? Ghostface can help you out. He’s launched a sticker pack with Hi-Art, a new app, promising to broaden your emoticon vocabulary. “Winkie face?! She sent winkie face?! What does that even mean?” Send Ghost with heart eyes and a rose, and you’re gold. - More at Pitchfork

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Release of the Week: 

Lana Del Rey - Ultraviolence  (For Digital Release: June 16)

Summertime Sadness queen Lana Del Rey is finally releasing the follow-up to Born to Die with Ultraviolence and it already has critics talking. The production on the new album is more stripped down (with the help of producer Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys), but continues to tell the story of the outwardly edgy and secretly lovesick character Lana created in the previous album. 

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