6 Feb
Words of wisdom from New York's Church Street Gym

“You look like all the nerds just had a convention on your body. As if all the nerds in the world said, ‘You know what, I know where to go.’ And they chose your ass.” Enough said. Nice touch on the Always Sunny In Philadelphia them music as well..


4 Jan
UK grime rapper converts the heathens to the Church of Bass

In the early millennium the UK Garage scene sprung from its murky depths one Dylan Mills, musically acclaimed as Dizzee Rascal and a former member of the Roll Deep crew. This New Years the grime artist released a new free mixtape titled Dirtee TV: Vol. 2 and it features the likes of Newham Generals, P Money, Merky […]


12 Sep
The historic trial of Russian feminist & political activists

In case you’ve avoided reading any online articles that had the words “pussy riot” because you thought it was spam or NSFW, let’s catch you up quickly. Pussy Riot! is a Russian punk performance collective and feminist/political activist group. In February 2012 five members staged a protest performance, or “punk prayer”, inside the Cathedral of […]


17 May
Tristan Dickerson struggles with the powerful Shembe Church

The upcoming documentary To Skin a Cat addresses the alarming loss of leopard populations in southern Africa to illegal skin trade and poaching, and its close ties to the Shembe Church religion (over four million strong) which uses the hides in ceremonial rituals. Ironically, the Shembe Church reveres these beautiful animals, but believe they are […]


8 Sep
The band formerly known as Pivot drop their sophomore album "Church With No Magic" on Warp Records

Australia’s PVT have just released their sophomore album Church With No Magic on the peerless Warp Records. Leftfield, dense with textured sounds and more than a bit deranged, the band formerly known as Pivot have a headlock on damaged techno, for lack of a better term. Amidst all that digital rubble, however, are beautiful layers […]