9 Jul
British photographer shows off best work of 1960s celebrity

British photographer Terry O’Neill made a name for himself shooting the most prominent stars of the 1960s, quickly moving up the ranks from his first gig shooting Laurence Olivier to following around the likes of The Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, The Beatles, and Bridgette Bardot. Later in his career O’Neill landed perhaps his […]


12 Feb
The story of LA's sleazy, rundown equivalent of Abbey Road

By now even my mom knows that Dave Grohl is a big talented deal. The guy was in Nirvana and then, you know… So he made a new band called Foo Fighters. By made a new band, I mean he wrote and played and recorded everything himself and yeah that’s a big deal too. Then […]


31 Aug
The psychedelic sound of Puerto Rico

Fantasmes formed between Mario Negrón and Darío Morales a few years after meeting one another at high school where they lived in Puerto Rico. Mario released an EP on his own, The Reveller, and soon asked Darío to join the band. After they began working together, however, Mario battled bouts of depression while bandmate Darío relocated to […]


16 Apr
Taschen's intimate behind-the-scenes peek at the Fab Four

It was a last minute change of plans for photographer Harry Benson that changed his life, and future documentation of The Beatles’ lives both on and off stage. Benson, perhaps best known and recognized for the iconic photo of The Beatles’ pillow fight at George V Hotel, also captured The Fab Four’s appearance on The […]


2 Mar
A hip-hop tweaked re-invisioning of a classic 60's album

Boston producer Will C established himself first as a talented engineer, mastering hundreds of releases from hip hop artists such as MF DOOM, The Pharcyde and Madlib to jazz, soul and R&B greats like Tom Scott, George Benson and Patrick Adams. He now turns his attention to an often-times tragically slept on American band, The […]


18 Oct
Gerald Watson and DJ 2-Tone Jones make magic

I think four hundred years from now, when we’re zipping around on jetpacks and making sweet tender love to our personal Marilyn Monroe clones (with bi-polar disorder removed, naturally), we’ll still be listening to new Wu Tang-based mixtapes being freshly released. You just can’t go wrong with the formula: take some rare Wu accapellas (there’s […]


14 Jul
Blending two of the greatest musical artists of the modern era

My god, what in blazes is there not to love about this musical project??? The fruits of a yearlong obsession by emcee, producer and founding member of Doomtree Cecil Otter and Minneapolis musician and producer Swiss Andy, Wugazi: 13 Chambers is a mixtape blending two of the greatest musical artists of the modern era. Cecil Otter […]


14 Mar
Taschen's 264-page tome of her life's work

Before she was one of the Beatles wives, Linda Eastman was a renowned  music photographer in the 1960’s traveling the world photographing music legends such as Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and of course The Beatles. Linda booked her first real job as a photographer while working as a receptionists for Town & […]