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Art Comes First x Rule Of Three's 'Disciplines of Dressing' Series

Art Comes First edifies the standard wardrobe in a series of six short films with Rule Of Three.


In a series of six short films, Sam Lambert and Shaka Maidoh of Art Comes First edify the standard wardrobe. As a collaborative that encourages the networking of craftsmen, artisans and designers to conspire on creative and sartorial endeavors, ACF joins together with Rule of Three studio to explore the fundamental details of habitual self adornment. From shoes and laces to hats and glasses, the dapper duo takes us through the conceptual "Disciplines of Dressing."

Accompanying the videos is a 96 page photo book available both electronically and in hardcopy. Sample pages are seen towards the end of each short as Lambert and Maidoh collectively flip through their thought journal, sharing with the audience snippets of the inspiration behind the ACF aesthetic. Watch the videos for Shoes & Laces, Suit & Jacket, and Hat & Glasses below and head over here to check out the rest.

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New Fela Kuti Reissues & Box Set Are Coming This Year

Partisan Records has shared initial news of upcoming Fela 50th anniversary reissues and a new box set on the way.

Fela Kuti fans have a lot to look forward to this year as Partisan Records (home to Fela's catalog) has announced plans to release special reissues of two 1971 albums: London Scene and Live! With Ginger Baker, the classic album in which Fela and his band Africa '70 where joined by the Cream drummer.

The label has also said they plan to release the fifth installment in their ongoing Fela vinyl reissue box set series, which are handpicked by notable names in the music world. Previous volumes have been curated by Erykah Badu, Questlove, and Brian Eno.

Partisan has also shared that they will also be launching a scholarship program at Fela's alma mater, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, in London this year. The label will be sharing more information on all of that exciting Fela Kuti 2021 news soon, so keep and eye out.

In the meantime, Fela Kuti is currently leading the fan vote for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. You can head here to cast a daily ballot for the afrobeat legend. Voting is capped at one ballot per day.

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