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 […]


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 […]


7 Apr
White and navy Navy-inspired Jacket

From the frustratingly attractive (and even more frustratingly expensive) Comme de Garcons MAN line, Junya Watanabe designs the ultimate summer jacket. Inspired by a navy anorak, the gingham jacket has the same concept but different appeal. Blue and white gingham, mother of pearl buttons, drawstring hood, gold metal hook closures and a storm flap at […]


8 Feb
Add some wall scaling skills to your life

Are you looking to dabble in the growing field of wall scaling? Is there someone you plan to start stalking? Or do you just want to brush up on your ninja skills? If you answered yes to any of the above, you should look into Mil-Spec’s Folding Grappling Hook. With 4 folding steel talons and […]


13 Jan
Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister finally gets his documentary

We don’t have any more rock stars. Sorry kids, thems the facts. Sure we have plenty of fame-reluctant indie bands floating around, talentless attention-starved pop stars clogging the airwaves, and more than enough material-obsessed rappers to fill the Mall of America, but we don’t have any Rock Stars. You know, guys like David Lee Roth […]


25 Dec
DJ Skream gives back to the kids with free holiday mixtape

Just in time for the holidays, the magnificent dubstep (and beyond) maestro Skream drops his Freeizm Album as a gift to the world  — the perfect soundtrack for tearing open wrapping paper, finding that Pneumatic Grappling Hook you were hoping for, and running around the room like a retarded chicken. Or if its after Xmas, […]


16 Dec
Get motivated, hang your coat with the Quote Hook

The idea behind the Quote Hook coat hook rack is simple: to give you a little boost of motivation when motivation is running dry. Especially around winter when you have to rush out the door to your freezing car, turn it on, and wait for the cold to clench your ribs in an icy embrace […]


3 Dec
Battelle's Tactical Air Initiated Launch System simply a must-have

Have you ever wanted to scale your neighbor’s house, just to get that jerk real good? I know he thinks he’s a big shot cos he has that glowing Santa Claus and Rudolph up there, but that’s nothing that a handful of M80 fireworks can’t fix real quick. Or maybe you suspect him of being […]