This, truly, is one of the coolest concepts we’ve seen in the art world in a long minute. Olloclip, creators of mobile-photography technology, are putting on an art show in Orange County that is worth looking into  — perhaps with a magnifying glass. The show’s theme is nothing big, literally, baring the bold but teensy title [...]


6 Jun
Taking you back to the California warehouse sound of the 90s

If you raved in California in the 90s, you danced to the Hardkiss Brothers. Although they blew up in San Francisco, the Hardkiss clan — comprised of Gavin, Scott and Robbie — defined the hippier edge of the California House sound for over a decade. Now their mounting a comeback, galvanized by the release of their [...]


14 Oct
One-off café racer-style bike built in Venice Beach

Since Australian custom motorcycle builders/lifestyle clothing manufacturer Deus Ex Machina opened shop in our hometown of Venice Beach, CA, the band of creatives have built 8 custom bikes. The Bully, seen here, is #9. Built from the remains of a post-collision Buell Lightning X1, The Bully had its compromised frame revitalized with a new chromoly [...]


We were lucky enough to be at Pebble Beach this weekend when Cadillac unveiled its latest design study, the Elmiraj. Well it wasn’t actually at the Concours d’Elegance at Pebble, but rather at the renowned Tehama Golf Club a couple nights prior — but you get the point. Overlooking the gorgeous dusk-washed Carmel Valley, the [...]


13 Aug
British luxury sedan to make debut at Pebble Beach

As auto manufacturers are want to do, Bentley is whipping the 90th Anniversary of its 24 Hours of Le Mans victory until it cannot muster another pained neigh from its well lashed horse. And what better place to continue the abuse than at this weekend’s Pebble Beach celebrations? What better place for Bentley to flash [...]


24 May
Shoes for the 2nd best franchise in the history of the NBA

Normally I wouldn’t give anything associated with Kobe any shine (Celtics pride), but seeing as this pair of his signature shoes are dedicated to the greatest place on Earth I’ll have to make an exception. I’m not exactly sure how the Kobe 8 System low-tops represent Venice Beach, but I’ll just have to assume it’s [...]


10 Apr
The industrial shoegaze sounds of London

Binary’s EP Amber came out right before the vernal equinox on March 18, released through their own imprint, Echoplex Records. The music on this, their latest, engages as it builds. The confessional symbolism on the first track (and their first single) “You Need the Blue Key” establishes the London-based band’s place in the universe of industrial shoegaze — [...]


11 Feb
One of the most iconic car lines ever marks its half century

Porsche’s 911 is one of the longest continually running car models, and is without a doubt one of the most iconic bloodlines in the history of the automobile. The mid-engined sports car was originally unveiled in Frankfurt as the 901 at the 1963 IAA International Automotive Show, and was hitting public roads as early as the [...]

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