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Sal Babier, revered street-skater of the 90′s and tastemaker of the here-and-now, has curated a collection of custom-made, special-edition BMX bike frames, gadgets and gear to showcase both the the history and habits of BMX subculture that kids went apeshit for in the 1980′s. The Scion Audio Visual’s BMXPert installation is more than just a time [...]


Poler, the outdoor label out of Portland who are good for both gear and collabs alike, have gotten together with Team AWOL for a custom Specialized bike resilient enough to book it across the entire state of Oregon in three days. Chief bragging points aside from its efficiency in completing the Oregon Outback relate to its overall versatility [...]


1 Aug
Flume, Chromeo, Cut Copy, A-Trak, Bixel Boys, Chela & more

The Splash House Music Festival is back for the second time this summer, because the best time you had this season needs a redux. If you missed Palm Springs’ first splash-in-the-pool party back in June, grab your sunblock, speedo, stainless steel flask and whatever contraband you deem fit for a three-day desert pool party. Taking place next weekend, August [...]


This, truly, is one of the coolest concepts we’ve seen in the art world in a long minute. Olloclip, creators of mobile-photography technology, are putting on an art show in Orange County that is worth looking into  — perhaps with a magnifying glass. The show’s theme is nothing big, literally, baring the bold but teensy title [...]


The highlight of Blackbook Gallery‘s Deathstar Blues show that ran in Denver last month are these AT-ATs constructed completely of reclaimed skateboards by artist Derek Keenan. The show’s concept was led by artist Axel Greittman‘s vision of a Death Metal-inspired Star Wars universe, although the exhibit additionally served as a first-look appearance for Vans and Santa Cruz [...]


25 Jun
5 Parties, 5 Cities, Sh*tloads Of Burgers & Beats

Not near Miami for a Dirtybird BBQ? Well now they’re bringing it to you. Sloppy, fun, backyard BBQ-style party with dirtybird-style beats abound. The erstwhile San Francisco (and currently LA) crew is taking their party on the road for a five-city BBQ tour that is guaranteed to get your grill turnt up to 11. Claude [...]


6 Jun
Taking you back to the California warehouse sound of the 90s

If you raved in California in the 90s, you danced to the Hardkiss Brothers. Although they blew up in San Francisco, the Hardkiss clan — comprised of Gavin, Scott and Robbie — defined the hippier edge of the California House sound for over a decade. Now their mounting a comeback, galvanized by the release of their [...]


Jessica Harrison, a sculptor out of Scotland, has done another series involving the re-invention of the classic porcelain doll. But rather than blood and guts, this time it’s exquisitely rendered tattoos. Yes, perhaps tattoos have become so commonplace that they’re even coating Victorian Disney princesses now, too. Beautiful breakable dolls that are also tough-chick bad ass  [...]

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