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 [...]


As is the case almost every year, 2013 was loaded with amazing music put out by the most creative artists of our age. We posted mixtapes from some of the biggest names in hip-hop like Pusha T, Gucci Mane, Lil Wayne, J. Cole, Killer Mike x Big Boi, Jay-Z + 9th Wonder and then other tapes by [...]


You remember last year when Solid-Steel Radio did a tribute to The Beastie Boys’ timeless Paul’s Boutique album? We posted the Caught In The Middle Of A 3-Way Mix by DJ Food, Cheeba and Moneyshot (with cover illustrated by the great Food One), and it ended up being one of our favorite mixtapes of the year [...]


6 Dec
The Beatles' White Album + Jay-Z’s Black Album, reboosted

The only bummer about 2004′s mashup masterpiece The Grey Album was the audio quality. Taking sliced up music from The Beatles’ peerless White Album and layering acapellas from Jay-Z’s legendary farewell (yeah right) LP The Black Album, Danger Mouse unknowingly crafted perhaps the best known oeuvre in the mashup genre. While Danger Mouse was at the time only [...]


25 Jul
Performance & quality from the legendary Italian marque

Ferrari has gained worldwide renown for its performance, excellence and passion for life in the realm of motor vehicles. So why not bring all that expertise into the audio world? In a recent collaboration with Logic3, the pair has crafted an extensive range of fourteen styles of earphones, headphones and speakers which deliver superior audio [...]


16 Jul
Rare footage behind the magic of Joe Strummer & Mick Jones

How much do we love The Clash? Enough to name our entire project after them, duh. Having taken in many of the best documentaries on the legendary British band, we’re always stoked when a new doc, book, comic, biopic, cartoon, porn, fanzine, Tweet, pamphlet or whatever is released. Such is the case with The Rise [...]


31 May
Wilson Audio's massive 655 pounds super speakers

Dave Wilson, founder of Wilson Audio, has released the Alexandria XLF Speakers back in the market. Made up of two woofers (one 15″, and another 13″), a 7″ midrange driver, 1″ tweeter and a 1″ super tweeter, this massive sound system clocks in at 70″ tall and weighs a whopping 655 pounds. Hefty sucker — [...]


11 May
3rd & final installment of our feature with the reclusive producer

Although not a name well known outside music nerd circles, Amon Tobin has lit the interwebs aflame with his recent Coachella performance. We were among those that were there, and were properly dazzled. The Brazilian born, London-raised, Redwood Forest-dwelling electronic music maverick has always been two steps ahead of his sonic contemporaries. But with his [...]

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