29 Nov
"Demons" vs. "Blunt After Blunt" rap battle

In a day where we have an Audi and BMW go head-to-head, why not do the same with two ASAP Rocky projects? First is the latest video off his LiveLoveASAP mixtape, “Demons”, and the second is his directorial debut for Detroit emcee Danny Brown’s “Blunt After Blunt” video, off Danny’s XXX mixtape. ASAP’s a bit […]


29 Nov
$14,000 + eleven speeds of designer cycling

The Bianchi by Gucci bicycle might as well be made from blood diamonds; featuring a black carbon fiber frame and $14,000 price tag, it is indeed no ordinary bike. The bike includes a matching black seat and handlebars with the Bianchi by Gucci logo. Also included are eleven speeds, water bottle, headlights and a wheel […]


1 Nov
Harlem emcee's 16 track major label appetizer

The man behind “Purple Swag” drops a little aural appetizer for his upcoming major label debut. Reportedly signed for $3 mill, ASAP Rocky has been all over the map since, directing Detroit rapper Danny Brown’s latest video (whose XXX mixtape we posted this summer) and hitting on tour with Drake. Straight from Harlem, ASAP (“Always […]


7 Sep
Resident Advisor travels to Germany for latest documentary

Last month Resident Advisor took its Real Scenes series to Detroit, to the birthplace of techno. And while the Motor City is certainly the loins from which techno first sprung, there is no city on earth more relevant to techno presently than Berlin. So logically Resident Advisor (and series sponsor Bench) have now traveled to […]


15 Aug
Detroit rapper combines forces with Fool's Gold Records

It’s a big day for free music, as not only Black Lips release a mixtape today but also rapper Danny Brown drops his new Fool’s Gold album XXX for free. The Detroit rapper combines forces with the upstart Brooklyn label to give the kids some cynical tales of street life filtered through Brown’s unique style and […]


11 Aug
The vibrant past and present tense of the Motor City

One of the top electronic music websites out there, Resident Advisor, has begun a video series documenting specific cities and the role they’ve played in the emergence of the movement and the specific genre which was bred and inculcated there. The first film, Real Scenes: Bristol, dealt with the city’s role in the rise of […]


21 Apr
Detroit Rock City

Japanese label HYSTERIC GLAMOUR’s new denim jacket comes pre-loaded with Detroit-centric patches on the shoulders and down the sleeves. It is available in two faded pre-worn color denims — black and blue. You can put your money down for pre-order now for $720 (¥ 58,800).


6 Jan
Edits by Edit design music project

The creative minds at Edit have come together for a project, Edits By Edit, that combines most graphic designer’s two passions: design and music. Each designer was asked to choose one genre of music and represent it graphically in print. The catch, you ask? Well each artist was limited to using only one element and […]