13 Jan
2 hours & 23 tracks of Swedish house + techno for BBC Radio 1

The always great Essential Mix series for BBC Radio 1 is gonna throw in a new twist this year. For 2015 the plan is to invite two great DJs/producers/artists together to collaborate on a single mix, creating something truly unique. First up to bat is Sweden’s great Eric Prydz, who teams up with protégé Jeremy Olander on […]

Imagine Claude VonStroke’s 2009 track “MonsterIsland” as the soundtrack blasting in a transformative yet alien environment you’re appearing in for the first time. You’d be about 10 times more stoked to be there. Hit the fast forward button to 2015, and VonStroke & Co’s Dirtybird record label is now 10 years old all grown up from its humble beginnings in San Francisco’s Lower […]

22 Sep
Latest custom bike from the House of Simple Pleasures

Aussie-via-Venice Beach makers of custom motorcycles and surfboards Deux Ex Machina have unveiled their Pegasus — an impressive wheeled steed inspired by a customer’s 1969 Camaro and CBR1000 Fireblades. Decked out with quasi-neon red rims on an otherwise black frame, the Pegasus uses a customized Yamaha SR400 tank, its gasses moving through two-in-one style headers. Similar a […]

1 Aug
Flume, Chromeo, Cut Copy, A-Trak, Bixel Boys, Chela & more

The Splash House Music Festival is back for the second time this summer, because the best time you had this season needs a redux. If you missed Palm Springs’ first splash-in-the-pool party back in June, grab your sunblock, speedo, stainless steel flask and whatever contraband you deem fit for a three-day desert pool party. Taking place next weekend, August […]

Def Jam’s Jeremih and LA syrup-house producer Shlohmo have united again, which is a collab you probably remember seeing here (as the “Bo Peep (Do U Right)” video) and hearing as well (“No More” track stream). The No More EP, titled after the previously mentioned track, features 6 songs — including a collab with Chance the Rapper titled “The End”. […]

House Industries is bringing back a new line of tees for men and women, including the font foundry’s House 33 logo and Jack the Fox imagery (as well as several of his racing scoundrel cohorts) making a comeback. All the favorites are reintroduced and come in limited-edition, hand-printed, numbered boxes that rivals the t-shirt itself in […]

An amalgamation of superheroes and what built the House of Ideas Taschen is well established as the coffee-table and art book collector go-to, but they will really be turning heads, as well as pages, with this mega-Marvel-ous collection that captures the now 75-year history of Marvel comics and its characters.  At 720 pages, the book covers […]

25 Jun
5 Parties, 5 Cities, Sh*tloads Of Burgers & Beats

Not near Miami for a Dirtybird BBQ? Well now they’re bringing it to you. Sloppy, fun, backyard BBQ-style party with dirtybird-style beats abound. The erstwhile San Francisco (and currently LA) crew is taking their party on the road for a five-city BBQ tour that is guaranteed to get your grill turnt up to 11. Claude […]

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