22 Jul
B-Sides & remixes from ‘A Color Map of the Sun’ LP

In celebration of this year’s Record Store Day, Pretty Lights — aka Derek Vincent Smith — released a limited edition double 10” vinyl set for his The Hidden Shades EP. The blissful and bass-ful sample-heavy collection featured four unreleased B-Sides and remixes from last year’s Grammy-nominated A Color Map of the Sun album — which we posted for […]


9 Jul
Imperial Walkers shredding Denver's Blackbook Gallery

The highlight of Blackbook Gallery‘s Deathstar Blues show that ran in Denver last month are these AT-ATs constructed completely of reclaimed skateboards by artist Derek Keenan. The show’s concept was led by artist Axel Greittman‘s vision of a Death Metal-inspired Star Wars universe, although the exhibit additionally served as a first-look appearance for Vans and Santa Cruz […]


2 Jul
Derek Vincent Smith releases first free LP in almost 3 years

Pretty Lights — aka Derek Vincent Smith — has been one of the most consistent instrumental producers of the last half decade. With a complex layered approach that’s more DJ Shadow than cornball EDM mainstage, the Denver producer is one of the few talents that has flavorfully blended the world of hip-hop beats with electronic textures. […]


6 Dec
Musical stargazing with Ninja Tune's latest bass beatsmith

There are few, if any, labels that can match the roster of the immaculately curated Ninja Tune Records. One of the newer names in the label’s their stellar bullpen (which includes heavyweights like Cold Cut, DJ Food, Kid Koala, Amon Tobin, The Herbaliser, et al) is Philadelphia’s own Starkey (ak PJ Geissinger), who brings his […]


22 Sep
Inspired by the Bay Area, Emerald and Mile-High cities

Incipio is about to release their latest collection of MacBook sleeves. Made from Nylon, these cases provide the perfect fit for the Apple MacBook Pro and MacBook Air devices. Using locations as inspiration behind the aesthetic for each group of sleeves, on-the-go consumers can rest assured that these sleeves will reflect their home while keeping […]


26 May
Venice Beach's clean and simple cycle solution

Venice Beach manufacturer LINUS uses French and Italian bicycle designs of the 1950s and ’60s as inspiration for their simple and dependable city bikes. As bike culture grows evermore from LA to Portland and Denver to NYC, new companies seem to crop up everywhere, but few have put as much thought and personality into the […]


29 Mar
The Titanium Series FE Ti XX is most expensive bike in the world

Denver, CO-based luxury motorcycle builder Ecosse Moto Works claimed to have the world’s most expensive motorcycle, the Titanium Series RR, which costs $275,000. Now they’re making a newer edition, the Titanium Series FE Ti XX, which will usurp the title of World’s Most Expensive with its pricetag of $300,000. The final bike in Ecosse’s Heretic […]


27 Oct
Derek Vincent Smith drops 3rd EP in his 2010 Trilogy

After catching Pretty Lights’ set at this year’s Coachella it was pretty clear Derek Vincent Smith is more than a cut above the average dancefloor filling producer. Although lacing his sound with plenty of Triton-generated bass pulses and brash electro textures, Pretty Lights strangely reminds me more of vintage DJ Shadow than contemporaries like Deadmaus […]