True Groove All-Stars, headed up by producer/singer-songwriter and guitarist Tomás Doncker, have released a cover of Nick Lowe’s 1970s classic, “What’s So Funny About Peace, Love, and Understanding”. Founder of the True Groove record label, Doncker is a music icon in and of himself, getting his start in the NYC No-Wave movement of the 1980s. This track is […]

“Instead of war on poverty, they got a war on drugs so the police can bother me.” Remember these lyrics timelessly spoken by one Tupac Shakur? Breaking the Taboo is a documentary-esque film shedding light on the infamous Reagan-initiated War on Drugs, attempting to underscore the policy’s flaws since it was launched back in day. […]

16 Jul
Master of Malt explores the orgins of juniper in gin. We approve.

UK-based producer and retailer Master of Malt have announced the launch of a “completely new concept in the world of gin” and we’re all ears. What sets the Origin Range line apart from others is the use and emphasis of juniper — gin’s main ingredient — that’s sourced from around the world, allowing the consumer […]

It’s not often that you have the opportunity to sit down with the CEO of a $134 billion brand. But such was the case when we met up with Carlos Ghosn, leader supreme of the Nissan Motor Company — currently the world’s 6th largest automaker. As we’ve said earlier, we were asked to be part […]

5 Apr
The world's first zero emissions luxury vehicle

Yesterday we brought you the Worldwide Premier Sneak Peak of the Infiniti LE Concept Luxury Electric Vehicle before its official premier, which happens today at 11:30 am EST. Yesterday was just a quick peek — Nissan and Infiniti Chief Creative Officer Shiro Nakamura simply couldn’t resist the temptation to show off his latest gem, so while talking […]

We had the honor of being personally invited by Infiniti to be part of a year long panel titled the EV Insiders which will follow the development of Infiniti’s much anticipated first-to-the-market luxury EV, titled simply the “LE Concept” (ie “Luxury Electric”). The first event takes place this week in New York during the auto […]

14 Mar
Photographer Jörg Brüggemann peers into the soul of heavy metal

Aaaah, metal. If you escaped the 80s without owning a Pantera album, or something from Slayer, chances are you were kind of a pussy. That’s not a smear, that’s just basic science. But metal has clearly survived the Reagan era, and is an entrenched culture everywhere from the frozen wilds of Scandinavia to the torrid […]

12 Oct
Italy's V8 GranTurismo gunner gets 646 hp & 190 mph boost

Maserati’s top of the line MC Stradale gets a steroid shot from Novitec Tridente, the top global tuner of the vaunted Italian brand. The MC Stradale, already the highest performing edition in Maserati‘s GranTurismo line, gets a belt-driven supercharger installed onto its 4.7-liter V8 engine that ups power by a significant 196 hp to 646 […]