After releasing the single “Lost You” (featuring Twin Shadow on vocals) last week, Zeds Dead just dropped a preview mini-mix of their upcoming Somewhere Else EP set to release July 1st. With a collection of sounds spanning everything from house to hip-hop to glitch to dubstep, and a whole crew of collaborations (namely Bright Lights, Perry Ferrel, […]


19 Mar
Metal revisions of AC/DC, Boston, Journey, Thin Lizzy & Rush

When I was in high school one of my friends used to drive me home a lot before I was old enough to (legally) drive. He had a huge white Olds that fit like 20 people and had this pimp-grade blue velvet interior that I hope to make a cape out of some day. Anyways […]


This week at the Jim Henson Studios in Hollywood Smart Car took the sheets off what will surely be its most talked about creation ever: the Smart Forjeremy fully electric vehicle. Smart were obviously going all out for the event, plying the couture crowd with plenty of top shelf booze and appetizers. The Bulleit Rye […]


12 Sep
The unquestionable King of Dub returns in a trance

I’m sitting here in a fog of pain killers and medical marijuana listening to Master Piece, renowned dub-reggae pioneer Lee “Scratch” Perry’s latest offering of lounge-dub and deep trance. I got the vinyl — it’s crisp and warm at the same time like sitting by a fire in a field of snow. It’s September 11, 2012, […]


30 Jul
Hide a headache-curing — or causing — pill in your cufflinks

Besides looking like ecstasy pills, these cufflinks seem designed for the Austin Powers of a generation just as into pills as they are into acid. Like in a movie made in 2042 with whoever is going to be the Mike Myers of the day playing Skrillex crossed with Katy Perry. Made of nylon plastic injected […]


Chicago’s Supreme Cuts is producers Michael Perry and Austin Keultjes, who are preparing to release their debut full-length Whispers in the Dark July 10th via Dovecote records. Supreme Cuts puts forth a sound exploring an area where beats and the streets collide: hip hop undertones, and sometimes vocals, lead tracks punctuated with thick, ambient, industrial percussion (see: […]


8 Jun
Seminal dub & reggae label celebrates legacy of British shoe

Trojan Records and Clarks mark the 40th anniversary of the Desert Trek by imprinting the classic British hides with the Trojan Records logo — celebrating the indelible link between England and Jamaica. Founded by Lee Gopthal in 1968 to channel the music of Duke Reid to hungry English youth, Trojan Records fed ska, reggae, dub, and […]


2 May
Polo shirts, hats, tennis wristbands & Quilt Wing-Tip Shoes

Labels don’t grow much more cultural heritage than Fred Perry, a onetime tennis brand that expanded to become embraced by subcultures far flung, from mods and preppies to 2tones and skinheads (just look at their Fred Perry x Medicom 60th Anniversary Bearbrick Series for verification). The vaunted British brand has now teamed up with fellow […]

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