22 Jul
A two-and-a-half-hour mixtape from the D&B legend

This past weekend while in San Deigo for the Comic Con we stumbled across an underground bar called C Lounge, and inside the cellar of this dank establishment we found a drum & bass night. In a flashback to 1998 — and gleefully lubricated by their $3 Jack & Cokes — the result was a […]


1 Jul
Plus full autumn tour dates announced

The Pixies just released their first new song in almost a decade, that would be 2004’s “Bam Thwok”. The song “Bagboy”  features Frank Black at his snarky best — and while I thought the angelic vocals of Kim Deal could be heard soaring in the background, it’s actually the voice of The Bennies’ Jeremy Dubs. […]


10 Jun
LIAS reports from the innards of gamers' paradise

Twinkling lights, blips and beeps, flickering screens, solicitous sideshow carnies delivering seemingly well-rehearsed spiels — substitute prostitutes for booth babes, cocaine and booze for caffeine — E3 is the Las Vegas of nerdom. Lost In A Supermarket will once again go undercover to bypass the guards and bring you the anthropological wonders which lie beneath the […]


30 May
Original sample sources, album tracks, interviews & rarities

You remember last year when Solid-Steel Radio did a tribute to The Beastie Boys’ timeless Paul’s Boutique album? We posted the Caught In The Middle Of A 3-Way Mix by DJ Food, Cheeba and Moneyshot (with cover illustrated by the great Food One), and it ended up being one of our favorite mixtapes of the year […]


2 May
Spoke Art Gallery exhibits art homage legendary director

In honor of the acclaimed director, writer and producer’s hometown, the v in San Francisco brought its Scorsese exhibition to New York. From auteur Martin Scorsese’s clothes-pressing actor father and seamstress-cum-actor mother, the cinema master’s mad skills at figuring out the movie brat power structure lingers on into all our viewing darknesses. Finally coaxed by […]


11 Jan
Matt Black & Jon More on the legendary London pirate station

One of the best musical institutions on Earth, Solid Steel, has just released this mixtape of storied sets from the early days of Coldcut — aka the founders of Ninja Tune Records and Solid Steel itself. The mixtape is culled from the last mixes that Matt Black and Jon More — the duo behind the […]


8 Jan
A legend meets Australian plastic skateboard company

Infamous skateboarding legend Christian Hosoi has signed with Penny Skateboards as an ambassador and more importantly as a rider for the nascent Australian company. “I wanted to work with Penny because after riding all the plastic boards on the market nothing felt as good under my feet as a Penny,” stated Hosoi, which carries a lot of […]


29 Oct
GM turns its 400 horsepower legend into a fullsize play thing

Today at the SEMA auto show in Las Vegas Chevrolet unveiled its Camaro “Hot Wheels” Edition — the first time any manufacturer has offered a full-size, production Hot Wheels car. Although no performance upgrades were announced, the Chevrolet Camaro “Hot Wheels” Edition will feature an exclusive graphics-accented metallic Kinetic Blue paint scheme and red-lined wheels — […]