Mo’ Wax Records has reached drinking age, and officially joined the shelves of music history/urban archaeology. Never one to shy away from commercial collaborations, their new “Build and Destroy” line with NikeLab is only the latest. Created in cahoots with Mo’ Wax founder James Lavelle, the “Build and Destroy” collection features the Mo’ Wax remix of the Nike Blazer sneaker (shown above). […]

With the surge in DIY-culture of late, it is only the natural that the progression from making your own jar of pickles is moving onto building your own guillotine. So the next time you mill through the fridge, and find either a head of lettuce or a Marie Antoinette ready to rot in the crisper […]

21 Nov
Sydney, LA, Bali & Milan battle for best custom motorcycle

Custom motorcycle builders (and clothing brand extraordinaire) Deus Ex Machina held their now-annual Boundless Enthusiasm Bike Build Off on Saturday, October 26th. The competition brought together all the campuses of the Deus Empire (Sydney, Los Angeles, Bali and Milan), where they selected the one-off custom bike they prefer most. Each store had between 40 to […]

26 Mar
Birmingham, Alabama custom builders reveal latest 2-wheeler

Erstwhile New Orleans now Birmingham, Alabama-based Confederate Motorcycles have made a solid name for themselves designing custom bikes that drop jaws on concrete, much like their C3 X132 Hellcat. Now they’ve released images of their latest iteration — the R131 Fighter. The R131 sets itself apart from other Confederate creations via its aircraft-grade aluminum construction […]

16 May
Los Angeles' premier custom bike builder debuts highly anticipated 3rd bike in Concept 10 Collection

Los Angeles’ premier custom bike builder Falcon Motorcycles debuted the 3rd bike in their Concept 10 Collection this weekend at the the Quail Motorcycle Gathering in Carmel, CA. We were there to witness its unveiling to the wowed eyes of central Cali, and we’ll be posting images from the event plus full description of the […]

4 Feb
Hand crafted shirts from esteemed custom bike builder

The esteemed crew over at Falcon Motorcycles has just released their latest collection of shirts, with 4 styles in total to choose from. Just like their peerless motorcycles they hand-build in their downtown LA studio/laboratory/workshop (read our feature on the Kestrel Motorcycle), there were no corners cut in designing and crafting the collection — you […]

5 May
The follow-up to Jason Lee's watershed Bullet to be unveiled this weekend at the Quail Motorcycle Gathering in Carmel, CA

Above image by Peter Bohler for LIAS There’s something to seeing a Falcon motorcycle in person. While photos aplenty exist, many shot beautifully by a virtual battalion of photographers these past couple years, none can compare to actually seeing one of their bikes before you. They are a thing of striking beauty, of impeccable detail, […]

2 Sep
Monumentalizing their 20th anniversary

Warp is easily one of my most favorite record labels of all time. I don’t necessarily fawn over each new release but the label’s MO is without doubt of the highest order. To monumentalize their 20th anniversary, they’ve put together a super special (I’ll call it incredible), deluxe box set simply titled Warp20. The collection […]