9 Oct
Hear original "Cast Away" single + new Plastic Plates Remix, & win tix to this weekend's show at the Echo

We’ve been supporters of Australia’s indie disco champs Strange Talk for a minute now (read our To Whom It May Concern: Strange Talk interview), and are stoked the band is making its way through Los Angeles again this Friday to play at the well curated The Echo in Echo Park. To celebrate the occasion we’ll be giving […]


19 Oct
Ben Watts' "Breaking Away" pictorial for Treats magazine

Is there anything more that needs to be said beyond the title? I mean, if the devil is in the details then the divine is in the profoundly simple. Case in point: photographer Ben Watts takes a bunch of naked models, throws some superfluous biking accessories on them, and has them ride around on some […]


8 Sep
450 color album illustrations from the legendary comic artist

The work of legendary comic book artist/lech Robert Crumb has been gathered in numerous graphic novels and books, but this is the first hardcover compiling the hundreds of record covers he’s illustrated over his career. His first album cover was for Janis Joplin’s Cheap Thrills in 1968 when Crumb was just a youngin’ living in Haight […]


13 May
Europe’s flagship W opens in London, but can the transatlantic cool of the brand be translated?

The second edition of our Checking In series, Lost In A Supermarket’s quest to cover all things we hold most dear (see our review of the gleaming new Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Hong Kong). In this review we jump continents from Hong Kong’s Ritz — now the highest hotel in the world — to the W Hotel […]