24 Aug
Stripping a 1978 Yamaha SR500 to its cleanest form

The brain child of designer Jay LaRossa, the Solus cafe racer is based on a 1978 Yamaha SR500 stripped to its cleanest essence. The Long Beach, CA-based Lossa Engineering specializes in cafe racers based on Italian, Japanese and British bikes from the ’60s and ’70s. Following old school tradition, LaRossa strips the junk and makes […]

22 Jun
Romain Jerome & Taito's limited edition 78-piece arcade watch

The Swiss luxury watch brand Romain Jerome collaborates with Taito Corporation — the company that brought you Space Invaders — to present two limited edition watches paying tribute to the seminal arcade game released in the late 1970s. The Romain Jerome brand was born by the inspiration to pay “tribute to iconic legends of the […]

15 Dec
Scotch whisky from the Highland's easternmost distillery

Although shortly absent from US markets from 1995 to 1998, the Glen Garioch distillery has made a strong comeback in the US due to a series of excellent expressions. Among them is this most coveted 1978 Vintage single malt bottled in 2009. Although now making only unpeated scotches, this expression of the easternmost distillery in […]

What do you get when you mix Jeff Wayne’s seminal 1978 version of The War of the Worlds with the wobbly bassiness that is dubstep? Dutch producer erwtenpeller wanted to know, so he created this top notch mixtape. Hot diggity. Richard Burton, Phil Lynott and David Essex narrate the H.G. Wells’ classic, with instrumentals by […]

23 Nov
Live readings from Charles Bukowski back in 1978 in Hamburg, Germany

These are two live readings from Bukowski back in 1978 in Hamburg Germany. I love how the man engages the audience…asking someone at one point, “Haven’t you gone home to your mother yet?…She has a little bottle of milk for you warmed up.” Awesome!  pure Charles Bukowski. [wpaudio url=”http://www.lostinasupermarket.com/robsimas/Bukowski_The_White_Poets.mp3″ text=”Bukowski – The White Poets” dl=”0″] […]