In the current digital era, where every self-bloating site and social-media platform has made the lives of the painfully average into a constant news blast, it seems the stories of the truly remarkable among us have become overshadowed by the mundane. With those more worthy of memoir and memory in his mind, editor Patrick Grant — British fashion […]


Dieter Rams, the product-design mastermind behind four decades of Braun products (and this iconic watch), first published Less, but Better in 1995. Though the book has since gone out of print, the titular phrase has withstood as emblematic of his approach to design. Or better yet, how Rams would say it “Weniger, aber besser”. The classic has now been […]


15 Nov
17-minutes of drum & bass & hip-hop-rinsed Shadow

British producer and remixer Irn Mnky earned DJ Shadow’s attention 3 years ago when he won a remix contest held by Shadow himself. Soon Shadow was playing Irn Mnky’s remix of “Walkie Talkie” on a regular basis, and a mutual relationship was born. Now to celebrate the release of DJ Shadow’s limited edition box set Reconstructed: […]


1 Dec
America's Great Muscle Car takes its top off for 2013

Last year we posted the Hennessey Venom GT when it was first unveiled, hailing it as the Resurrector of the Great American Muscle Car. Its engine based on a Corvette ZR1’s 6.2 liter V8, the LS9 is modified to various degrees (including the addition of twin turbochargers) to produce up to 1,200 horsepower. Bonkers. That’s […]


6 Oct
The latest clip from "The Less You Know, The Better" LP

The latest video from DJ Shadow‘s recently released album The Less You Know, The Better, aptly titled “Border Crossing” shines a light on Shadow’s feelings on Arizona’s controversial anti-immigration law. The grind house-esque video was made by filmmaker Dean Fernando. Good to have  new music by Shadow in the world…


25 Aug
"The Less You Know The Better" album drops September 26

It’s been a long minute since we’ve been treated to new DJ Shadow music, and this is the first single cut from his The Less You Know The Better album which drops September 26th, 2011. The video for “I’m Excited” features Afrikan Boy on vocals, and seems to have a very Major Lazer tinge to […]


15 Feb
100% wool, 0% arch support

Top-Felt‘s slippers/house shoes mean to make the most of the Barefoot Running movement. Many orthopedic experts believe that today’s over-tech shoes offer too much heel and arch support, allowing runners to use a sprinting step that they would never use naturally while barefoot — leading to such ailments as plantar fasciitus, shin splints, etc. So […]

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