cults make nostalgic, sugar-coated indie music

Ominous in name but sunny in nature, Brian Oblivion and Madeline Follin are the long haired lovers better known as summery daydream-rockers Cults. We talk about dreaming in New York City before they take to the stage at Coachella this weekend.

by Dean Kissick
11 April 2014, 7:10pm

Brian wears suit Dior Homme. Madeleine wears T-Shirt WeSC. Dress Isabelle Tonchi. Watch Bell & Ross. Ring Aesa. Shoes Robert Clergerie.

Where are you from and what do you do? 
We're musicians in a rock band.

Describe your art…
Music for kids who don't like music. 

What is the best thing about being young and living in New York City? 
They sell alcohol at all hours of the day which is why I'm hurting right now.

What is the worst?
They sell alcohol at all hours of the day.

If i-D were visiting you in NYC, where would you take us for a night out and what would we do?
The Box, and watch people pull things out of their ass.

What is your favourite gallery in New York?
Fallen Gallery.

Describe the New York art scene today…
A lot more normal than you think it is.

If you could change the world, what would you do?
Invent teleportation. 

What is your favourite blog?

What is your favourite Tumblr?
Never read a tumblr.

What is the last dream you had, what happened and how did it make you feel?
Every dream I have, I am a spy and I always wake up right before I solve the mystery - upset.



Text Dean Kissick
Photography Sean Thomas
Styling Masha Orlov

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Brian Oblivion
Madeline Follin
Dean Kissick
Sean Thomas
masha orlov
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