In the current digital era, where every self-bloating site and social-media platform has made the lives of the painfully average into a constant news blast, it seems the stories of the truly remarkable among us have become overshadowed by the mundane. With those more worthy of memoir and memory in his mind, editor Patrick Grant — British fashion […]


Oscar-winning writer John Ridley — who has penned such acclaimed films as 12 Years a Slave, Three Kings, U-Turn and the cult classic Undercover Brother — has now revived rock-n-roll’s greatest guitar icon, Jimi Hendrix, in the upcomig directorial effort, Jimi: All Is by My Side. The challenge of filming the biopic of a musical hero with untouchable music […]


When I was in high school my friend’s dad worked for a record company and we saw some great concerts, all while I imagine he was smoking joints backstage with the bands and perhaps fondling some groupies. While I’m jealous of that, it did enable me to get great seats and a ride to some […]


30 Nov
Smashing Pumpkins, Alice in Chains, Screaming Trees & Jimi

I loved Singles. It actually got me my first girlfriend. She was gorgeous, way out of my league — especially since I was a long-haired hesher. But while watching Singles she — being a fairly conservative girl from the Midwest — realized that one could actually date a guy with long hair and listened to […]


21 Aug
Mirco Pagano, Moreno De Turco & TWBA's "Piracy" campaign

Let’s face it. Old vinyl records are pretty cool, but old CDs? Yeah, not so much. That is until artists Mirco Pagano and Moreno De Turco created these lively mosaic sculptures using a colorful array of these obsolete relics of media, often using the actual albums of the artists depicted. Working with a multinational ad […]


Have you heard Hanni El Khatib? The first generation half Palestinian/half Filipino is just bad ass, angrily riffing out a cunning execution of classic American blues, garage, punk and doo-wop into a post-rock n’ roll frenzy. Just hit play on his “Come Alive” video below and you’ll know instantly if you’ll like his music — […]


18 Jul
1,001 parties you wish you would've been at

Awesome People Hanging Out is a blog hosted on Tumblr featuring photographs of awesome people hanging out. Simple, direct and to the point. While anyone can submit and comment on photos, the coolest part of the blog is scoping through photos of people — who are presumably awesome — hanging out with other awesome people, […]


14 Mar
Taschen's 264-page tome of her life's work

Before she was one of the Beatles wives, Linda Eastman was a renowned  music photographer in the 1960’s traveling the world photographing music legends such as Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and of course The Beatles. Linda booked her first real job as a photographer while working as a receptionists for Town & […]

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