9 Oct
Signature-engraved, Detroit-made, limited-edition timepiece

Shinola, the Detroit factory dedicated to expertly made all-American watches, is taking a step further toward the vintage-inspired pocketwatch side of the dial. Giving some love to the home city roots, this “Henry Ford” limited-edition piece is individually numbered and engraved with the signature of Mr. Ford himself. The black face with cream-print piece comes with […]


25 Apr
Contributions from Chuck D, Henry Rollins & Shepard Fairey

Glien Friedman, accomplished, respected and otherwise bomb-ass photographer of all things skate, hip-hop, punk and otherwise cool as hell, has found a hardcover casing to commemorate his work by way of Rizzoli publishing. That is, of course, in addition to the countless periodicals, magazines, fanzines and museum walls which have displayed his work. Being the […]


19 Jun
Documentary on the indelible influence of artist Raymond Pettibon

Finally able to watch the first episode of MOCAtv’s new The Art of Punk series, and it’s well worth your 20 minutes. Where else would they start than with Los Angeles’ Black Flag, a band embedded with its art to a profound depth that few — if any — can claim. Not only is their […]


29 May
Los Angeles producer Henry Laufer's abstract latest

Los Angeles native Henry Laufer has been on tour for the past few months in promotion of his latest release, the Vacation EP, said to be “night time backyard noises”. Now he’s released the official music video for “The Way You Do”, edited by Miguel Bidarra. The video features a young woman dressed as a […]


The people behind the DJ Food moniker have been slicing up prime cut beats for discriminating music heads since the early 90s — initially putting out five volumes of their groundbreaking Jazz Breaks series. Although originally begun by the men behind Coldcut, DJ Food soon became a loose collective of artists under the Ninja Tune […]


17 Feb
An interesting but ultimately incomplete look at the most important art exhibit of 2011

We reviewed OUTSIDE IN: The Story Of Art In the Streets last summer when the film came out, and our take was that it was an interesting peak into the MOCA exhibit, but it was basically a fluff piece making all invested parties look good. Perhaps that was to be expected, but for a film […]


15 Dec
Henry Hargreaves delivers 2nd edition of 3D breast inspiration

What do you do when you have an epiphany, and unknowingly strike upon genius? Why, you try to repeat it. And what do you do when that bolt of brilliance takes the form of a Book of Boobs In 3-D? That’s pretty simple: you take more photos of boobs (aka life’s universal salve), and you […]


1 Jun
MOCA's controversial exhibit gets its own documentary

Madman Mundt The documentary, OUTSIDE IN is a sort of behind-the-scenes peek into the oh-so controversial Museum of Contemporary Arts (MOCA) exhibit Art In the Streets. We actually covered Art In the Streets fairly in depth when it opened, nevermind dealing with all the Blu controversy leading up to it [if you need a quick […]