12 Jul
Disco 101 via club replications, photographs & live performances

Los Angeles MOCA has scheduled a quite intriguing exhibit, Fire on the Disco, which will take a discriminating look at disco and its profound impact on music, art, and fashion. The exhibit is being co-curated by LCD Soundsystem ex-front man, DFA Records co-founder and disco/punk music enthusiast James Murphy and MOCA director Jeffery Deitch. Fire on […]


28 Jun
A blast from the past... for your DOS boner

I can’t say that I remember seeing ASCII Porn (aka “pr0n”) in its first stages of development and circulation; but I have come across it as a pivotal type of art/porn/computer-nerd phenomenon and landmark of sorts. ASCII pr0n is comprised of letters, numbers and symbols that, as a whole, make up a larger picture: ass n’ […]


31 May
210 HP VW revealing at Germany's Auto Mobil International Show

Take a long hard look at the vehicle above, savor its squat German beauty, because if you live in America you will never see it on your shores. Unfortunately for the States, VW considers the Scirocco too close a competition to its Audi A3 brethren, so they’ve decided to deny its awesomeness from American roads. […]


31 Jan
Upsetters, Sabbath, Van Halen, Iron Maiden, Howling Wolf & plenty of stoner rock & 70's experimentalism

Seminal Finnish trip hop/downtempo/breakbeat outfit Pepe Deluxé just dropped their fourth longplay, Queen of the Wave, this week. They’ve come a long way since their 1999 debut Super Sound, their electronic output taking a deeper delve into live breaks and organ-led rhythms. To illustrate their influences and direction, Pepe Deluxé — aka Jari Salo and […]


3 Nov
New York City filtered prog/big beat/neo-'70s street funk

New York DJ/producer T.H. White releases this eclectic mix of tracks inspired by a set he spun this past spring for Asti Spumante. The Life Full Mixxtape runs through several genres sampling Matthew Dear, Toro y Moi, Yuksek, Com Truise and many more in the hour+ mix, wandering everywhere from 303 squelching house to prog rock […]


7 Jun
Planting Santa Cruz psych rock back on the map

Sleepy Sun, the fuzzed out, neo-psychedelic rock band from San Francisco (actually, from parts of California far-flung), is resuscitating a sound that hasn’t been quite the same since the transitional mid-70s, when peace signs were no longer cool, tie dye was forced to the back of the closet to make room for leathers and steel, […]