30 May
World class designer toys from Crazysmiles

Hong Kong toy-artist Michael Lau has teamed up with manufacturer How2work to bring a new series of figures from Lau’s Gardenergala universe. World class toymaker Lau has been re-inventing the gardener universe since 1999, his first line being that which would inspire the vinyl-toy movement throughout the world. It would take some time before his toys could be […]


8 Apr
Limited edition boards signed by the Belgian street artist

Clearly the market for art-focused skateboard decks is a rapidly growing one, with seemingly new high end collector’s editions coming out monthly. Just last Friday we showed Hieronymus Bosch’s Garden Of Earthly Delights Skateboard Decks from Boom-Art, who’ve been making limited edition (and somewhat ribald) art decks for a minute. Now a new company is […]


3 Apr
Silkscreened by hand in France & limited to only 80 pieces

Niche art/skateboard conflaters Boom-Art have done a remarkable job fusing what were once disparate universes, adding not a small amount of kitsch sexiness to the medium with their their 1970s Pin-Up Girl Skateboards and Disney Orgy Skate Decks. For their latest amazing design, Boom-Art have decided to go high brow and use the works of […]


24 Oct
Los Angeles' DJ/producer shares the latest from the DB camp

Do you know where we’ll be this Friday night? Listen, if you have beef for any reason and want to find us to deliver some vengeance pain, just go to Avalon Hollywood where we’ll be getting sweaty and clinking glasses with the Dirtybird crew as label boss Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin (he of Ghettos & […]


23 Aug
Relive the final LCD show over & over & over & over again

After riling up fans and completely selling out every exclusive, one-night-only showing in North America of the their documentary Shut Up and Play the Hits (which we previewed here), LCD Soundsystem’s documentary can now be rented ($5) or purchased exclusively via iTunes for $12.99. Fit for diehard LCD Soundsystem fans and newcomers alike, “Shut Up and Play […]


2 Aug
A really quick & boozy way to make your date dry heave

The mariposa gusano, or worm, added by American bottlers of such fine Mexican swill as cheap mezcal has become a modern legend, regardless of the fact that it began as nothing more than a sales gimmick in the 1940s. Now, thanks to some gringos over in England, the grandest member of the Oligochaeta family — […]


30 May
Win a chance to see the NYC screening & meet James Murphy

The moment we’ve all been waiting for: Shut Up & Play the Hits is in theaters… but only on July 18th!? C’mon, man! I guess we’ll take what we can get. In case you need a refresher, Shut Up & Play the Hits (previewed by us HERE) documents the final days of LCD Soundsystem’s career […]


12 Jan
The film of James Murphy saying goodbye and moving on

As everyone knows, LCD Soundsystem puppetmaster James Murphy decided to shut the band down last year, and announced a concert at Madison Square Garden on April 2nd, 2011 to act as their swan song. It was an incredibly bold move — rarely does a band break up at the peak of their popularity. Well it […]