It may feel like an infinity since ’93, but Oakland hip-hop legends Souls of Mischief have returned with a new single “There Is Only Now.” Produced by Adrian Younge, and featuring a guest appearance by Snoop “You Got a Dollar, I Got a Verse” Dogg, “There Is Only Now” is a fine return to form for one [...]


Nightmares On Wax, known by birthright as George Evelyn, is one of the initial signees to seminal Warp Records. For a quarter of a century, NOW has been associated with the UK’s intelligent take on hip hop, funk, trip hop and soul alike, and has worked alongside the likes of everyone from De la Soul to [...]


The new track from Bassnectar, with our girl Rye Rye on the vocals. Play, rinse, repeat. You want? Download it HERE. As-yet-unnamed full-length album coming June 24th.


When I was in high school my friend’s dad worked for a record company and we saw some great concerts, all while I imagine he was smoking joints backstage with the bands and perhaps fondling some groupies. While I’m jealous of that, it did enable me to get great seats and a ride to some [...]


19 Nov
Chris Thornley literally translates the words of Morrissey

Manchester, UK graphic artist Chris Thornley, also known as his once secret pseudonym Raid71, has imaginatively taken lyrics from The Smiths’ to design Penguin inspired book covers. They feature select lyrics re-imagined from Morrissey’s mind — from tracks like “How Soon Is Now” and “Louder Than Bombs” — and translates them visually, exuding a retro [...]


One of our favorite daily reading websites is without a doubt Grantland. Founded and helmed by Bill Simmons — author of Now I Can Die In Peace, The Book Of Basketball and a sports writer without equal — Grantland serves as the nexus of where sports collides with pop culture, and explodes in a fireworks [...]


18 Sep
Brooklyn sister duo delivers a musical trip through space

Sisters Taraka and Nimai Larson, also known as Prince Rama, have released a new mixtape, Late Night w/ Silver Mercedes. If you’ve never heard of the Brooklyn-based duo, they’ve take on an ethos of their own, having written manifestos, delivering lectures from pools of fake blood, even conducting group exorcisms disguised as VHS workouts. They’ve [...]


26 Mar
Undercover's designer Jun Takahashi latest ode to the now

Last month we brought you the Fuck the Past, Fuck the Present Oxford Shoe, and it seems Undercover’s designer Jun Takahashi is giving Present Moment Awareness another go — this time in boot format. Instead of embroidering his bold message on the top of the shoe, this time Takahashi scripts his message above each heel. [...]

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