10 Jul
Takara Tomy x Neon Genesis Evangelion x Transformers

Japanese toymaker Takara Tomy have collided worlds by transforming a Transformer into a masterpiece toy.  If you’re wondering what the narrative behind such a thing could be, well it starts a little something like this: “The Angels are invading. Breaking a long silence, the mysterious life-forms known as the Angels suddenly appear”. More on the story […]


15 May
Taschen's 130 lbs leather-bound tome of exotic photos

Benedikt Taschen and Sebastião Salgado talk in this 5-minute long video below about the 32 destinations visited by the latter — most of which had no roads leading to them except the ones made by human footprints. Salgado also discusses the effects the making of his book Migrations had on him — how the subject matter he chose […]


11 Jan
Matt Black & Jon More on the legendary London pirate station

One of the best musical institutions on Earth, Solid Steel, has just released this mixtape of storied sets from the early days of Coldcut — aka the founders of Ninja Tune Records and Solid Steel itself. The mixtape is culled from the last mixes that Matt Black and Jon More — the duo behind the […]


18 Sep
Lather up with Nintendo, Sega Genesis, Playstation & Xbox

“Let’s face it, gamers have always had an uneasy relationship with cleanliness (and exercise) but we’re pretty sure that this is simply because no one ever tried to market washing in the right way. After all, why would anyone break their epic Mario Kart session to get off the couch and use a boring piece […]


9 Apr
The third & final installment of California MC's mixtape trilogy

The third and final installment of Casey Veggies Customized Greatly mixtape trilogy dropped today. The Cali emcee’s Customized Greatly 3 totals 17 tracks strong — including “PNCINTLOFWGKTA” which features many of Odd Future’s superstars including Tyler the Creator, Earl Sweatshirt, Domo Genesis and Hodgy Beats. Go to Live Mixtapes to download the mixtape, or stream […]


20 Dec
Henry Rollins, The Weeknd, James Blake, Charlie Sheen, SBTRKT, DJ Mehdi, plenty of mixtapes & more

Time for the fourth edition of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series (after ART, BOOKS & STYLE), where we look back on the LIAS Year In Music. Frankly none of these lists are easy — we can trim each down to about 20 but then cutting them down to 10 means we gotta chop some […]


1 Dec
Featuring Earl Sweatshirt's — aka Sly — first recorded track ever

It’s December 1st, so I guess Christmas is coming early for all the OFWGKTA disciples out there. The highly motivated fans over at Odd Future Talk have compiled the 3rd installment in their series of unreleased tracks from the much-hyped Los Angeles hip hop collective (is it buzz, or white noise at this point?), and […]


26 Oct
New Order + Ian Curtis' mistress Annik Honoré contribute

So you’re a Joy Division fan. You own Control, you’ve listened to Unknown Pleasures a gajillion times, and you’ve plastered your bedroom walls with Ian Curtis bus poster art. You think you’ve heard the whole story of love lost, brilliant talent squandered and tragic suicide. Well you haven’t. Filmmaker Grant Gee directs the succinctly named Joy […]