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Rumpshaker Records produces this first in a new series of mix sets from friends of the bass and breaks-driven label. It’s no secret we love our breaks here at LIAS, so we welcome this Rumpshaker Friendcast mix series with open arms… hands up, thumbs down, naturally. First up is Eddie Light, who Rumpshaker describe as “one of the USA’s […]


Methods and trends in timekeeping have seen many about faces throughout its history. And now Assouline adds The Impossible Collection of Watches 2014 compendium documenting this history into an extensive volume. Much like the excellent Impossible Collection Of Motorcycles book, written by LIAS contributor Nicolas Stecher, the Impossible Collection of Watches aims to bring together the best of the 20th century into […]


23 Oct
A documentary about the birth of punk in the nation's capitol

Having already shown segments at the CBGB Festival in New York this month, Salad Days documents an era and location that was pivotal to not only punk rock, but to the indie movement of do-it-yourself record labels itself. Washington DC-raised director Scott Crawford and DC DP Jim Saah deliver the story of the capitol’s pivotal and hugely […]


Surely by no coincidence, the recent remastered re-release of nine of Led Zeppelin’s albums comes in time with this scarf collaboration with UK designer Paul Smith. The highly limited-edition scarves each measure 1.5 x 1.5m, the first three being the covers for the Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin II and Led Zeppelin III albums. The first was created using an intricate photographic weaving technique […]


10 Oct
"They say you can't remember what happens. But, I do."

Treats! magazine — a publication geared toward imagery that is as artistic as it is provocative — has put out a short film about the titular sex condition, directed by Paul Minor and starring Rebecca Dayan as the titular Sexsomniac. A dreamy, lusty, evocative window into sexually charged sleep deprivation…  


BBC Music has wet a huge splash with a cover of the Beach Boys “God Only Knows”, one of the greatest songs in the American cannon. They transform a surf classic into an all-star extravaganza (and accompanying high-production video) with help from an 80-piece orchestra and vocal cameos from 27 big-name musical artists. You can almost play Where’s Waldo, […]


The late Bunny Yeager was a pinup model and photographer as well as contemporary of the great Bettie Page. And from her extensive archives, gathered into the pages of Bettie Page: Queen of Curves, are not only many of her best known and revered images, but also many never-before-seen photos. Yeager’s photography career was made when her photograph of Bettie […]


SKLO, also known as Sam Lo, is an artist out of Singapore who claims to comment on the world around her through the cues of everyday life. But of course, you say, seeing as we all have days filled with rabid stormtrooper attacks that ultimately reveal to be none other than Chief Chirpa. Come to think of it, […]

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