12 Sep
In aromatic memoriam of a Houston hip-hop legend

You’ve been hauling around that stale vanilla Christmas tree on the rearview mirror of your dropped El Camino since 1991, so the smell has long since turnt burnt. Maybe you changed it out to something more gangsta with the delightful bouquet of Hangin’ With the Homies first release last year (remember their awesome Dr. Dre & Eazy […]


24 Apr
The mutant, the freak, the alien, the superstar... the Answer

If you watch basketball, then it’s probably safe to say you’re an Allen Iverson fan. While never discussed in the general Greatest Of All Time conversations — along with the Jordans, Birds, Magics, Wilts, Russells & Jabbars of the world — Iverson was a player who, at his peak, had no peer. Remember when Iverson broke […]


21 Feb
Adidas sheds some light on the ace serving, kick-flipping great

If you’ve ever wondered about the history of Stan Smith, and how his shoes became a staple in skateboarding, adidas has come to inform. Did you know the famed tennis player actually cut his teeth performing 360-kick flips in Pasadena? Or that he practiced No Complies on the graffit-strewn asphalt of the Brooklyn Banks? Well, […]


23 Jan
The R&B legend collaborates with the Brothers Lawrence

Yesterday we shared the Disclosure-produced “You Stressin’” from Bishop Nehru, and today it’s a certified legend that collaborates with the Lawrence Brothers. Apparently the meeting of exceptional musical minds happened when Mary J first heard Disclosure’s “F For You”, and fell hard for the young brothers’ production. Inspired and on her own accord, the R&B diva […]


17 Dec
18 carefully selected, nurtured & mastered tracks

One of our favorite labels at LIAS, Budapest’s Chi Recordings, collects their largest and most diverse compilation album to date and is giving it away to their fans. Aptly titled Allstars Uncovered, the 18 tracks were all carefully selected, nurtured, and mastered for your sonic pleasures — all for FREE. Alongside main label heads Fine […]


18 Nov
Lawrence Bros team up with legendary guitarist & producer

If Disclosure gets any shit, it’s usually from old school purists who don’t think the young’uns have the necessary age to reference their progenitors as well as they do. That’s a bullshit critique — who cares how old you are, as long as the work you do is genuine, honest and more importantly good? Their […]


16 Sep
Nissan's Restoration Club brings back champion 240Z

Now here’s an automotive reanimation we can get behind. The fine people over at Nissan’s esteemed Restoration Club have turned their meticulous eyes on one of the brand’s pioneering world rally vehicles from the 1970s: the Safari Rally Z. The successor to Nissan’s Bluebird rally car (aka the Datsun 510, as Nissan was called in […]


29 Jul
Mechs, demons, superheroes, video game legends & more

Last Friday is we posted our Nerds vs. the Hollywood Armageddon At San Diego Comic Con feature, where we discussed the balance between the hardcore fans and the Hollywood machine that has taken over the event. It’s not necessarily a bad thing — the money provides for quite a spectacle, and elevates SDCC into a unique […]