4 Jun
Luxury camera in Tuscan leather, carbon fiber or wood

Long known for the peerless large and medium format cameras, venerable Swedish firm Hasselblad introduces its latest attempt at the “consumer” market with a very high-end, design-oriented luxury camera. Dubbed the Lunar, the Italian-designed camera collection is comprised of five models, each with their own form and style. While the functionality and specs of each […]


11 May
3rd & final installment of our feature with the reclusive producer

Although not a name well known outside music nerd circles, Amon Tobin has lit the interwebs aflame with his recent Coachella performance. We were among those that were there, and were properly dazzled. The Brazilian born, London-raised, Redwood Forest-dwelling electronic music maverick has always been two steps ahead of his sonic contemporaries. But with his […]


27 Apr
Part 2 in a 3-part feature with the reclusive sonic magician

Although not a name well known outside music nerd circles, Amon Tobin has recently lit the interwebs aflame with a Coachella performance these past two weekends. It was, by all accounts, a cinematic tour de force. We were among those that were there, and were properly dazzled. The Brazilian born, London-raised, Redwood Forest-dwelling electronic music […]


26 Apr
Part 1 in a 3-part feature with the reclusive sonic magician

Although not a name well known outside music nerd circles, Amon Tobin has recently lit the interwebs aflame with a Coachella performance these past two weekends. It was, by all accounts, a cinematic tour de force. We were among those that were there, and were properly dazzled. The Brazilian born, London-raised, Redwood Forest-dwelling electronic music […]


13 Dec
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Horlogerie-Suisse

Swiss watchmaker Alpina has joined forces with the Horlogerie-Suisse website to produce a limited edition watch, the Startime Pilot Manufacture. The website dedicated to all things clock-related is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and its exclusive timepiece — limited to only 50 pieces — was designed with two unique customizations: the second hand’s triangular counterweight has […]


2 Aug
LIAS checks into the most expensive hotel in the world

In 1993 William Gibson wrote an infamous critique on Singapore in Wired, entitled “Disneyland With the Death Penalty“. 18 years later, chewing gum is still banned, and his portrayal of a sanitized, technocratic, insipidly consumerist culture still has some truth to it. So what would he make of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel? Whether arriving […]


25 Jul
Musicians the world over say goodbye in their own way

Of all the tributes to the late Ms. Winehouse coming out, Rolling Stone has compiled a comprehensive litany of musicians farflung who have paid tiny tributes this past weekend following her passing. The list of farflung musicians includes everybody from Tony Bennett, The Who and Mark Ronson to Lady Gaga, Rick Ross and Sebastian Bach. […]


14 Jul
Martin Eberle's photographs highlight Berlin’s expanded musical scene through the years

Martin Eberle is a German photographer who has lived in Berlin since 1992 and whose work has been featured in numerous galleries and institutions throughout Germany. One such book includes Temporary Spaces, a hardcover tome from Gestalten documenting the photography series he created in the 1990s. After the Berlin wall fell, artists from around the […]