Best of Dazed: Sex dolls and selfies

From selfie guides to sex doll close-ups, here are the biggest stories this month

PURITY RING REMIX LADY GAGA'S 'APPLAUSE'

"The first thing I did was delete everything but the vocals." Dazed Digital premieres the bassed-up and pitched-down remix of Lady Gaga's first ARTPOP single, and music editor Owen Myers spoke to Corin Roddick of Purity Ring about the challenges of remixing Mother Monster. Read more 

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THE DA-ZED GUIDE TO SELFIES

From yoga selfies to cop selfies, naked mom selfies to elevator selfies – the 21st century's finest form of self-portraiture gets an in-depth look. Read more

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CULT DOCUMENTARIES ABOUT CULTS

Attain the eternal Godhead and go #tripping with the Dazed rundown of top docs about cults, communes and out-there sects. From hustler evanglist Marjoe Gortner to 70s Cali hippie Father Yod, just don't look too closely into their eyes. Read more

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ROBERT HUBER: SACRED & PROFANE

From tender up-close portraits of sex dolls to images of Christian prison convicts wigging out to Jesus, World Press Award Winner photographer Robert Huber prefers to tread the road less travelled. Read more

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Film still courtesy of Hedi Slimane/Saint Laurent Paris

EXCLUSIVE: HEDI SLIMANE'S FIRST FILM FOR SAINT LAURENT

Dazed Digital presents the Saint Laurent designer's first ever film: an elegant study in grunge ballet starring 18-year-old model and trained dancer Lida Fox. Watch here

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Henrique Plantikow

SEX ON THE BEACH

"A massive beach party with dutty wining in the sand, complimentary pear cognac and decidedly directional swimwear." Dazed Digital kicked off our #tripping month with this outrageous look at the multi-racial kings and queens of Fire Island's gay beach scene. Read more

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DISNEY NIGHTMARE MIX

Former Arab Strap member L. Pierre opens up a nightmare cabinet of aural curiosities with his spooky take on Disney deep cuts and lost showtunes from the Magic Kingdom, complete with samples of damsels in distress. Listen here

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False Memory Archive: Crudely Erased Adults (Lost In The Mall) 2012/13 A.R. Hopwood

THE FALSE MEMORY ARCHIVE

"I told my mother I felt ill, then vomited, but what came out looked like my tongue." Artist A.R. Hopwood has spent the last year painstakingly collecting accounts of false memories from the public, and shares with us his favourite made-up memories. Read more

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FABULOUSITY OF CLUB KIDS

Cheap tricks, thrift-store rags and party drugs: the life and times of New York's club kids were chronicled by photographer Alexis Dibasio, who presents his previously unseen pictures of the glad, mad party darlings. See here

TOP 10 MUSIC VIDEOS OF THE MONTH

From Youth Lagoon's animated monster menagerie to G-Dragon's most elaborate setpiece vid yet, Dazed Digital runs down our favourite music videos of September. Watch here

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