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 [...]


9 May
Ninja Tune delivers 39 tracks of superhero inspired tunes

DJ Food, who we’ve interviewed in these pages before (e.g. DJ Food Interview: Recording “The Search Engine”, Rolling Cigarettes with Herbaliser & Designing the Coolest Label Logo Ever), has put together a special mixtape in honor of Free Comicbook Day. We love us some DJ Food, who also did an amazing Tribute to the Beastie [...]


After having recently released his remix of Ask for Janice, an comic book ode to his favorite Beastie Boy’s album Paul’s Boutique, American comic artist and illustrator Jim Mahfood is now releasing the latest edition of his “Scum of the Earth” series. This third issue of the artbook/comic/zine series features 32 pages of art, sketches, bad [...]


When he’s not busy doodling hot girls as live models, prepping proms or assembling awesome comic books about Los Angeles, American comic-book artist Food One is busy releasing his remix of his classic, out-of-print comic dedicated to the landmark 1989 Beastie Boys album Paul’s Boutique. Admitting to listening to the legendary Beastie album at least [...]


In collaboration with adidas, Jay-Z ‘s culture site Life + Times premiers a new mixtape created by hip-hop beat veteran DJ Neil Armstrong. Mixing for eclectic hip-hop legends like The Roots, De La Soul, Kanye West and even formerly the Jigga himself, the Adidas Global Ambassador carries a deep knowledge of musical history and impeccable turntable skills. With a musicologist’s touch, Armstrong has [...]


Ninja Tune producer and head designer DJ Food, who we featured this spring for his album The Search Engine, has just unveiled a project very close to our hearts: a tribute album to the 1989 classic Paul’s Boutique, the Beastie Boys best album and one of the Top 10 Albums Of All Time (yup, no [...]


OK, it’s Friday June 15th so you know what that means — we’re getting our tuxes ready for Jim Mahfood’s  L.A. Ink Stains vol. 1 Prom/Book Release Party over at Titmouse Animation Studios. You know we’re big fans of Mahfood’s L.A. inspired illustrations, and can’t wait to get our hands on his L.A. Ink Stains book, so [...]


The world which Jim Mahfood (aka Food One) illustrates with his long-running L.A. Ink Stains comic strip is really unlike any other — a highly personal, humorous black & white adventure following his everyday exploits in Los Angeles. Afternoons spent hunched over a desk drawing cartoons that make the world chuckle are offset by long [...]

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