One of the more anticipated supergroups of recent memory, Atoms for Peace have offered their latest album up for free streaming. Set to release next Monday, the Nigel Godrich produced AMOK album will be put out by XL Recordings, and is sure to make many a music lover’s week. With a line-up that includes Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, [...]


23 Apr
New Art Correspondent Freddi C hits up MOCA for opening night

We previewed the Transmission LA: AV CLUB last week, and sent new Art Correspondent Freddi C with mic and camera in tow to check out the exhibit. This was her recap… As the sun set downtown at the Geffen Contemporary MOCA, the Veuve flowed under an enormous shiny Mercedes-Benz logo suspended to look like a giant [...]


20 Apr
The Avant-Garde Diaries hosts their 2nd exhibit in L.A.

We were guests of Mercedes-Benz last night at their Transmission LA: AV CLUB exhibit, and the show was by all means a great success. As we explained in our interview with Mike D, who is curating the event, the array of artist involved is impressive (including Peter Coffin, Benjamin Jones, Mike Mills, Tom Sachs, Sage [...]


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 [...]


17 Oct
Vivid limited edition footwear inspired by Korean rap group

Not one to usually design for Johnny Wallflower, Jeremy Scott continues his streak of attention-getting footwear with this collaboration with Korean female rap group 2NE1. The latest iteration of the adidas Originals JS Collage Wings shoes feature bright clashing colors with a sundry of materials thrown together, including faux fur and leather, in homage to the [...]


10 Oct
DJ Cheapshot spins Los Angeles rap group's latest mix

Life + Times today premiers Get Busy Committee’s latest mixtape Opening Ceremony. Their resident turntable specialist DJ Cheapshot puts the mix together to promote the Los Angeles rap group’s upcoming album also called Opening Ceremony. Download the mix here for free. Video for Get Busy Committee’s “Opening Ceremony” below, plus back cover of mixtape with full [...]


9 Aug
196 pages of the LA hip hop group's well documented mischief

The legend and hype of Odd Future shows no sign of slowing down, and in an attempt to share more of the LA hip hop crew’s inner circle with fans OFWGKTA is releasing their first photo album book, Golf Wang. The 196 pages, full color book is being released via Picturebox who write: “This book, [...]


10 Jun
Gestalten's latest hardcover book highlights the indelible connections between art, rebellion & politics

Throughout time, art has been used as a means to express one’s feelings on the world around them. Whether it was to showcase anti-government sentiments or used by the government for propaganda campaigns, art in all its forms has been the driving force behind documenting the joyful and the destructive moments that humans have enjoyed, [...]

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