24 Jul
From the 10th-anniversary Fall/Winter 2014 collection

Wings + Horns, a lifestyle brand with a utilitarian lean, has released its latest collection under the auspice of its 10-year anniversary. And on the footwear edge of of the Wings + Horn 2014 collection comes this simple, leather, all-black-on-black high-top sneaker. This anniversary commemorative re-release of the previously successful shoe consists of a premium [...]


15 Jun
Celebrate the world's greatest sporting event on BBC 1Xtra

With the ball just dropping for the 2014 FIFA World Cup yesterday, Diplo kicked off  with his hour-long mix on the BBC 1Xtra Mistajam. The Brazilian location of the soccer showdown seems to have had some impression on the mix, as much of the mix is heavy with Latin-American verve, not to mention some big-name remixes of [...]


13 Jun
Versace lives up to its luxury namesake

Versace is Midas touching their basic black high-top sneaker with hints of gold. The buffed leather upper gets laced with gold bling hardware including the gold plaque along the midsole, gold eyelets, lace-up enclosure and side-zipper enclosure. There’s also gold hardware on the fold-over strap enclosures across the front and heel, and medusa 3D-emblem atop the tongue. [...]


Back in the 17th century, Mary Queen of Scots once had a beautifully crafted skull watch made in her honor. Not long after, her head got chopped clean off. That historical timepiece, with some notes from the Day of the Dead, have directly inspired Fiona Krüger and this Black Skull watch. Each hand-decorated three-layer watch keeps its [...]


14 Mar
Play your own MacBeth & question the existentialism of life

Look, we’re all gonna die. It fucking sucks. There’s no amount of haggling, begging or denying that will save you from the cold dark void that we will all come to embrace. So why not embrace that mortality on a daily basis? A good way to start is with this vividly detailed Black Skull Candle. [...]


10 Feb
Honma Masaaki releases yet another collaboration for 2014

Certainly a big deal was made last year when designer Honma Masaaki announced he’d be shutting down his respected luxury street wear line mastermind JAPAN by the end of 2013. Well 2013 has come and gone, and still new collaborations are arising from the label — such as his XXX — which makes one wonder, are these [...]


A lost nugget from the vaults is unearthed with this full recording of Johnny Cash playing at the Manhattan Center, now known as the Hammerstein Ballroom. This was 1994, which would’ve been way past The Man In Black’s peak — except for the strange circumstance that allowed him to record one of his best selling [...]


Check out the tracks below. The soundcloud playlist and youtube videos are a sort of conga line of what people on the internets are talking about right now including new releases, re-issues and some just reified. The Verlaines - The Lady and the Lizard: If you like Joy Division and Pavement, you’ll love The Verlaines. Their 1985 [...]

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