5 Jun
The best use of a laser since the Major went AWOL

Teddybears return today with a video that threatens to take out Mustard Pimp’s “ZHM” video in the “best use of killer 70s porn a laser” category. The Swedish producers invite Jamaican star Natalie Storm to lace her dancehall patois on “Sunshine”, all whilst donning a laser-shooting bikini weapon from her crotch. There are drums being smashed, an instructional […]


7 Aug
Trojan Records ode to the people who invented DJing & Dub

Happy belated Jamaican independence day everyone! Yesterday, August 6th, was the official day. I hope you all drank cases of Red Stripe, watch incessant re-runs of Usain Bolt highlights on ESPN and smoked a crate full of spliffs. Seriously shame on you if you’re not. For anyone who has never waded in the soulful waters […]


26 Jul
Snoop Dogg's been reincarnated again & he's never even died

The Lion of Judah is the ancient symbol of the Israelite Tribe of Judah originally taken from the book of Genesis. Ethiopian King Haile Selassie, the Rastafarian prophet, is a direct descendent of this Tribe of Judah, hence the Rastafari adoption of the ancient symbol of the lion. Yet, notice the Lion of Judah above […]


17 Jul
S.S. Coachella switches up the scenery for a 3-day getaway

It was announced, and highly circulated around the internet, that Coachella and Goldenvoice have put together a steller little concert that’ll take place on a cruise ship (yes, like Holy Ship!), called the S.S. Coachella. The music cruise will be taking place this winter, venturing to the Bahamas December 16-19 and Jamaica December 19-23. The […]


8 Jun
Seminal dub & reggae label celebrates legacy of British shoe

Trojan Records and Clarks mark the 40th anniversary of the Desert Trek by imprinting the classic British hides with the Trojan Records logo — celebrating the indelible link between England and Jamaica. Founded by Lee Gopthal in 1968 to channel the music of Duke Reid to hungry English youth, Trojan Records fed ska, reggae, dub, and […]


23 May
LIAS gets their hands on 2011's most coveted calender

Last week we met with the fine folks at Pirelli and the ID Agency for a possible project, and in said meeting they were kind enough to hook us up with this year’s coveted Karl Lagerfeld-helmed Pirelli calender. Of course we previewed the mythology-based calender of International Supermodels Gone Greek back in November, but to […]


30 Mar
Ethan Higbee and Adam Bhala Lough highlight the dub pioneer

This trailer for the upcoming Lee “Scratch” Perry documentary The Upsetter came out this weekend, but seeing as we’re such huge fans we figured better late than never. If you consider yourself an appreciator of music, then there is probably little need to introduce Scratch — considered by many to be the Grandfather of Dub […]


30 Nov
Karl Lagerfeld takes the camera for the 2011 mythology edition

Today in Moscow Karl Lagerfeld unveiled the first few calender images from Italian tire giant Pirelli — whose limited edition creation has been one of the most coveted calenders by straight men everywhere since 1964. As is the case every year Pirelli commissions a new photographer to curate the calender, and this year Lagerfeld takes […]