You ever watch A Clockwork Orange and wish you had a tiny Alex you could put on your desktop? Maybe not so rapey and murderous but perhaps in, oh I don’t know, rabbit form? Who hasn’t. Frank Kozik has your back. The artist and toy maker teamed up BlackBook Toy to fashion this 11-inch Smorkin’ Labbit [...]
Mexican duo Climbers (Jay Blakk and Kiko Deal) have just dropped their second EP in 3 months with Los Angeles label Culprit Records, a typically well-produced piece of dark ass shaking titled “2 Come Back”. In addition to the original mix the EP includes two remixes by Miguel Campbell and Fur Coat, and to promote [...]
Droog furniture has found a way to re-use fallen trees. Swiss designer for the company Jurgen Bey has come up with this genius sustainable concept: the Tree Trunk Bench. By adding vintage bronze chair backs to the trunk the tree is converted into a modern seating arrangement. For those who wish to go green with [...]
LA-based label Culprit bids sayonara to the summer in style with their closing party atop the Standard Downtown this Sunday. Label founders Droog are joined by the magnetic RnB house and disco infused duo Soul Clap (who were kind enough to show us around their hometown for our Coordinates: Boston feature) to end their monthly [...]
Kenneth James Gibson is one of Los Angeles’ most prolific house producers. Guy has more production aliases than you can shake a stick at, including Premature Wig, dubLoner, Reverse Commuter, Eight Frozen Modules and [a]ppendics.shuffle, and his work has graced some of the top labels in dance music today. Hallucination, Adjunct, Leftroom, Superfreq, Trapez and [...]
If you’ve been to any house club in the past couple years worth a damn then chances are you’ve boogied down to Soul Clap. Elyte (Eli Goldstein) and Cnyce (Charles Levine) first came together under the tutelage of seminal Boston Jedi DJ Caril Mitro of the late Vinyl Connection records (RIP), who taught his young [...]
Long time Droog designer Richard Hutten outdid himself with this one. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a piece of furniture with the ability to ignite a conversation like this one does. I don’t know how much this costs, but it can’t be cheap.
Next Architects and Aura Luz Melis came up with this bright idea. That milky looking substance in the bulb you see is fat. Vegetable fat. Because animal fat would be too gross? The light source is immersed in the fat. The heat from the light slowly melts the fat away and the light will glow [...]