Justin Joffe

Justin Joffe
Justin Joffe is SHIFTed's Deputy Editor. He's also an award-winning arts and culture journalist whose work has appeared in several outlets including Vulture, The Observer, Noisey, Spin, Flaunt and the print quarterly journal of American Roots music, No Depression. He has recently written the liner notes for the recording of a Leonard Cohen tribute show, out now on the Royal Potato Family label.
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The 1815 "Homage to Walter Lange" Honors the Late Founder of the Lange Uhren GmbH

Lange, who died in January, is immortalized with a single mechanical masterpiece of black enamel and steel. 

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Sunflower Bean Brings Their Stately Psych-Punk Back Home to Brooklyn

If there's any sentiment that millenials have given up on harnessing the power of the unordained rock 'n' roll trio, Brooklyn's Sunflower Bean burn it down with smiles on their faces. Their stately, glammy psych-punk rocks with no sycophantic grandstanding, no overwritten bloat or parade of egos. 

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IWC Celebrates 150 Years of Watchmaking With Its Historic New Jubilee Collection

IWC Schaffhausen marks its 150th year of watchmaking in 2018. To celebrate the occasion, the Swiss manufacture is releasing a special Jubilee collection — a collection of limited-edition models paying homage to the timepieces that made the brand legendary — to be unveiled next January at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie watch fair in Geneva. 

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A Prominent Blogger Explains Why Watch Brands Don't Understand Their Customers

In an interview with FHH Journal, respected watch blogger François-Xavier Overstake had much to say about the direction that the industry is moving.

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Why Dubai Watch Week Is an Event Like No Other

 Between educational panels and interactive exhibits,  DWW 2017 was about so much more than selling watches.

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TAG Heuer Unveiled Its Autavia Heuer 02 Jack Heuer Limited Edition Last Week in NY

 Jack Heuer himself designed the new re-issue, which will be limited to 1932 pieces in reference to his birth year. 
 
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Wonders & Watches Miami to Debut Next February

The Fondation Haute Horlogerie hosts the four-day event over President's Day weekend.

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Why Baselworld 2018 Is Cutting Exhibitors By Half

What does Baselworld mean by  'repositioning our concept '?

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One Year After She Left Us, Sharon Jones' 'Soul of a Woman' Is Very Much Alive

SHIFTed spoke to The Dap-Kings saxophonist Cochemea Gastelum, known to friends and fans as "Cheme," about carrying on with the band after losing Jones and her final album with The Dap-Kings, out now on Daptone.

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The World's Most Expensive Tudor Watch Just Sold at Auction For a Great Cause

The son of the Only Watch founder passed about a year before the auction, on November 12, 2016, due to complications from Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

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