LIAS beloved record label Ninja Tune bestows a mega 61-track playlist upon the end of 2014.  Their Ninja Tune & Family in 2014 collects their best releases plus tracks from sub-label family members like Big Dada Sound and Technicolour Recordings. Expect edgy hip hop from artists like Wiley and Busdriver interspersed like boulders in a stream between tracks […]

Artist, designer and fashion chef Drx Romanelli has teamed up with a member of N.A.S.A. (meaning the DJ/Producer Sam Spiegel more so than the nation’s Space Administration) for a line of jackets inspired by vintage astronaut fashion. Truly of the one-of-a-kind, made-to-order variety, each jacket is a hand-picked vintage bomber from Alpha Industries’ MA-1 astronaut flight jackets […]

San Francisco’s Mission Motorcycles have been making their Yves Behar-designed Mission One bike — once the world’s fastest electric production motorcycle — since way back in 2009, and now they announce what they’re calling the world’s most innovative, technologically advanced, zero emissions electric superbikes. Dubbed the Model R and track-ready Model RS, both models are […]

Breitling has always been the first watch of choice for explorers worldwide, even as the chronograph for American astronaut Scott Carpenter. So while it’s unarguably a luxury piece, the Swiss watchmaker doesn’t want you to forget that its instruments are for those living on the proverbial edge. In that mindframe they release the Emergency II […]

8 May
Znug Design's sustainable ode to the most famous bike in manga

Taking some serious cues from the most famous motorcycle in manga, the zecOO mOtOrcycle from Japan’s Znug Design is one of the more headturning electric motorcycles to have left the EV dream studio. Loosely inspired by Tetsuo Shima’s famed motorcycle in Akira, the zecOO is only matched in futuristic looks by the likes of the […]

14 Nov
600cc-level performance in a 250cc-level body

Honda will unveil several new concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show next month, including this electric powered RC-E motorcycle. Because of the powertrain, the bike achieves 600cc-level performance in a 250cc-level body. The electric concept is outfitted with  Brembo brakes, Ohlins fork and shock and is shown in a Mike Hailwood colorway — plus it comes […]

10 Aug
A soulful soundtrack to a NASA-inspired love story

Pittsburgh DJ/producer Kastle dropped a really interesting mix this week, one that heavily samples an interview by WNYC’s Radiolab with Ann Druyan. Druyan was interviewed about her NASA-driven love story with Carl Sagan and their role in the compilation of the Voyager Golden Record. “Toward the end of the summer of ‘77, NASA launched two spacecraft as […]

3 Dec
Battelle's Tactical Air Initiated Launch System simply a must-have

Have you ever wanted to scale your neighbor’s house, just to get that jerk real good? I know he thinks he’s a big shot cos he has that glowing Santa Claus and Rudolph up there, but that’s nothing that a handful of M80 fireworks can’t fix real quick. Or maybe you suspect him of being […]