18 Nov
All-in-1 gadget for the mountains, streets & beerhalls

The gadget-and-tool gurus at Leatherman out of Portland, OR, have teamed up with skate pro Arto Saari for his expert input on this all-purpose skate and snowboard tool. Actually, it’s more like two tools in one — the Leatherman “Jam”, plus the black “Style PS” wrapped around it. Whether you need to wrench your trucks, stash your […]


31 Jan
A handful of tracks that got our interwebs buzzing

Check out the tracks below. The soundcloud playlist and youtube videos are a sort of conga line of what people on the internets are talking about right now including new releases, re-issues and some just reified. The Verlaines – The Lady and the Lizard: If you like Joy Division and Pavement, you’ll love The Verlaines. Their 1985 […]


13 Aug
Black Flag, John Cale, Suicide, Cabaret Voltaire & more

James Murphy took to Rdio to present his Not Particularly Summery Summer Jam Mix Tape mixtape, a widely eclectic mix that mirrors his own musicologist-on-steroids interests. Everything from  eclectic playlist including artists like Black Flag, Fleetwood Mac and John Cale to Suicide, This Mortal Coil and Cabaret Voltaire. Give the 14-track mixtape below. Full track […]


26 Jul
2nd single from upcoming album "Some Say I So I Say Light"

The great Ghostpoet returns with the second single from his new album Some Say I So I Say Light, set to be released on September 24th. Shot in Iceland by Cyrille de Vignemont, the video for “Cold Win” depicts Obaro Ejimiwe as a man unwilling to leave his life behind, his narrative interwoven with the […]


18 Jul
Hot Chip's soothing slow jam gets a serious trap makeover

You may have heard Hot Chip’s track “Look at Where We Are”, from their latest album In Our Heads, as a pleasant, slower, easy listening tune. Something soothing and calm to drink your evening tea with before retiring to the comforts of your pajamas and an episode of Downtown Abbey. Well before hitting the play […]


13 Apr
A Bizarro World Reagan for a bizarre political landscape

Now that Rick Santorum has finally surrendered from the presidential running, the G.O.P. can finally begin settling down from what is surely the most bizarre, unhinged & motley assemblage of political yahoos that have ever run for America’s highest office. From adulterers to rightwing crackpots to people that think corporations are actually human beings (huh?), […]


When you’re offered five minutes with one of your heroes, you jump on it with vigor like Kool Aid-geeked grade schoolers on a trampoline. Or at least, you should. Such is the case with one Mike Diamond, aka Mike D, the high-pitched smooth talker in the archetypal Beastie Boys. In this humble man’s opinion, if […]


21 Feb
Hour-long mix ended with double hit of Whitney Houston remixes

Diplo drops the latest installment of the Mad Decent Blow Your Head mix series for the month of February, and fills the hour-long mix with plenty of party jams from the likes of Drop the Lime, Nero, Codes, Juicy J, Rusko and Nicki Minaj. Of course there’s plenty of Diplo and Mad Decent remixes thrown […]