Stellar Los Angeles production duo/DJs Classixx have made a little Valentine’s Day gift for us all today in the form of their Immaculate Selections mixtape. The 47-minute set starts off strong with Tangerine Dream’s “The Dream Is Always The Same”, then moves on to a Business Time-inspiring mix of nylon & heels grooves that include Toro [...]


8 Jan
Reinvigorating the French brand's innovative intentions

Under the creative direction of Christophe Pillet, Design Director at Lacoste,, the French brand looks to regain its once lofty place as an innovator in product design. Enter their Lacoste Lab project, wherein the Biting Crocodile collaborates with a variety of top brands to create a suite of well-curated products — including everything from skate [...]


25 Sep
Los Angeles native beatsmith's new album & new label

Los Angeles electronic producer and hip hop aficionado Nosaj Thing (Jason Chung) has made several exciting announcements in the past few days. Starting with the release of “Eclipise/Blue” — the first we’ve heard from him since his album Drift (released in 2009 via Alpha Pup Records) — a new track featuring Blonde Redhead singer Kazu [...]


7 Sep
Los Angeles surf & psych-rock built for coastal living

Los Angeles-based Allah-Las are just days away from releasing their debut self titled album on Innovative Leisure, home to fellow LA-based artist Hanni El Khatib (who we’ve interviewed HERE) and Nick Waterhouse — who also happened to produce Allah-Las’ album. The quartet encompasses everything you’d hope to hear from a Los Angeles-based band as they [...]


23 Apr
80 minutes of hits, rare demos, remixes, outtakes & more

To celebrate the Beastie Boys induction into the Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame last week, New York DJ Mick Boogie has created this 80-minute tribute to the legendary rap band. Titled Grand Royal — after the Beastie’s label and former magazine — the tape is a solid recap of the band’s long and fruitful [...]


16 Mar
Turbines, recycled wood from Venice canals & projection artwork: quite possibly the most innovative luxury EV ever

Sure it’s very early in the Auto Show season, but it would be hard to beat Pininfarina’s brilliant Cambiano concept. Moreso than most concept vehicles, the Cambiano is Pininfarina’s authoritative statement of purpose. One of the preeminent design houses on the planet, Carozzeria Pininfarina has crafted the Cambiano as a very definition of what it [...]


23 Dec
The 6th seasonal collaboration between designer & British brand

Tokihito Yoshida’s Beacon Heritage Spring/Summer 2012 collection for Barbour has officially launched. The 6th seasonal collaboration between the Japanese designer and the longstanding British brand is based on the Barbour aesthetic, but is then tweaked and customized by Yoshida’s particular eye — a style which includes the implementation of innovative fabrics and production techniques. Materials [...]


14 Nov
600cc-level performance in a 250cc-level body

Honda will unveil several new concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show next month, including this electric powered RC-E motorcycle. Because of the powertrain, the bike achieves 600cc-level performance in a 250cc-level body. The electric concept is outfitted with  Brembo brakes, Ohlins fork and shock and is shown in a Mike Hailwood colorway — plus it comes [...]

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