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 […]


14 Aug
Veteran aggressive flows take on the new king of Harlem

This morning sees tracks dropping from a battle tested veteran and arguably the most hyped young’un in the game. First comes A$AP Rocky with the very NSFW “Purple Kisses” video, a track from his entourage/collective A$AP Mob’s announced upcoming album Lord$ Never Worry (due August 28, 2012). The video is just what you’d expect from A$AP, […]


7 Aug
Trojan Records ode to the people who invented DJing & Dub

Happy belated Jamaican independence day everyone! Yesterday, August 6th, was the official day. I hope you all drank cases of Red Stripe, watch incessant re-runs of Usain Bolt highlights on ESPN and smoked a crate full of spliffs. Seriously shame on you if you’re not. For anyone who has never waded in the soulful waters […]


When you’re offered five minutes with one of your heroes, you jump on it with vigor like Kool Aid-geeked grade schoolers on a trampoline. Or at least, you should. Such is the case with one Mike Diamond, aka Mike D, the high-pitched smooth talker in the archetypal Beastie Boys. In this humble man’s opinion, if […]


31 Jan
Two new "Blocks" & "Typadelic" patterns for iconic frames

Ray-Ban adds two new patterns of sunglasses to its Wayfarer Rare Prints Collection for the upcoming Spring/Summer 2012. The first, “Blocks” (above), features geometric shapes in an all-over print over the frames, and the second, “Typadelic” (below) utilizes text such as “Freedom”, “Love” and “Peace” in either an all-over print or solely over the inside […]


27 May
Black Diamond Advanced Technology wearable computer system

The Modular Tactical System (MTS) system has officially been released for commercial use by military computer supplier Black Diamond Advanced Technology. Components of the MTS system are integrated into different parts of the soldier’s vest equipment so mobility isn’t compromised. The lightweight, rugged and wearable computing and communications kit is designed to make the transition […]


4 Apr
Raw selvedge indigo denim footwear

Boot maker Palladium hooks up with Los Angeles boutique Mister Freedom for these limited edition denim-based “Palladenim” boots. The relaunched boot company takes its designs from boots it manufactured for decades for the French Foreign Legion, and the Palladenim editions are no exception — this pair is based on the chaussure de brousse jungle boots […]


7 Jan
Freedom Of Creation's Street Headphones

While most of the free world spends time flowing lyrics through their headphones, Freedom of Creation decided why not switch things up a bit and flow lyrics on your headphones. Their Street Headphones are the result of the design firm’s pioneering efforts in 3D printed products. If you’re into the idea, give them your info […]