GO SEE SOME GRAFFITI: STREET ART WITH GOOGLE
Google’s Art Project lets users explore some of the best street art across the world from the comfort of their own home. Spanning Argentina to Sweden, the collection documents thousands of images of cool public artwork, which feature alongside virtual exhibitions, guided audio tours and videos. Highlights include Berlin’s East Side Gallery and New York City’s Water Tank Project. For anyone missing London life, there’s a tour of the South Bank.
ENJOY VIP ACCESS: BAD SEED TEEVEE
Nick Cave was all set for a huge European tour this year. Instead, the leader of the Bad Seeds has launched his own livestream music channel on YouTube. Broadcasting on a round-the-clock loop, the Bad Seed Teevee channel features unseen, behind-the-scenes footage from past gigs, interviews and music videos, as well as clips from the recording booth.
READ ALL ABOUT IT: SING BACKWARDS AND WEEP BY MARK LANEGAN
Back in the 80s, Mark Lanegan landed in the Seattle music scene and rose to fame as the lead singer of grunge band Screaming Trees. Then things started to take a darker turn. Uncovering the sinister reality behind the music industry and 80s America, and Lanegan's struggles in the face of that reality, his new memoir is a remarkable musical survival story.