31 Oct
A tribute to H.G Wells, Jeff Wayne, Richard Burton & Solid Steel

The great Herbaliser, aka Ollie Teeba, has made many a world class mix in his day. Not simply satisfied with blending 20 or so jams together, the Herbaliser instead creates mixes with large scale concepts, or thematic motifs, that elevate them to the level of soundscape. Such as with this mix for Solid Steel’s 25th […]


10 Sep
Channel your dusty mixtapes directly onto your iPhone or iPod

You can always count on Hammacher Schlemmer to provide stuff that you never knew you wanted, but then realize you cannot live without (e.g. their Fighting Super Bionic Robots, “Thunderclap” Alarm Clock or Swiss Army Knife Chocolates). Such is the case with their Cassette To iPod Converter — a simple piece of digital magic that […]


30 May
Win a chance to see the NYC screening & meet James Murphy

The moment we’ve all been waiting for: Shut Up & Play the Hits is in theaters… but only on July 18th!? C’mon, man! I guess we’ll take what we can get. In case you need a refresher, Shut Up & Play the Hits (previewed by us HERE) documents the final days of LCD Soundsystem’s career […]


19 Apr
Five unforgettable musical moments form Weeknd One

Well what can we say, Coachella Weekend One came and went with a mighty sonic boom, lysergic blur and warm tropical brush of palm fronds. It was, as usual, epic. However for the first time ever, it was not the final weekend Coachella had to offer. No, instead of having to wait an entire year […]


11 Apr
Verbal & Kim Jones' limited edition designer music player

Sometimes you don’t need a full iPod to get your music on, sometimes a little button with only three basic controls (stop/start, skip and volume) will do. then you may want to check out the Verbal x Kim Jones Louis Vuitton Playbutton, a tiny music player which is the brainchild of Tokyo-based design collective Ambush […]


7 Feb
British couture lingerie brand's latest playful video offering

High-end British lingerie label Agent Provocateur drops its latest video promoting its Spring Summer 2012 campaign. The Initiate features model Mylene Jampanoï, and like previous Agent Provocateur promos Les Fleurs du Mal , Soiree and Private Tapes, the video is a playful way for the couture line to show off its wares… and it’s pretty easy on […]


12 Jan
The film of James Murphy saying goodbye and moving on

As everyone knows, LCD Soundsystem puppetmaster James Murphy decided to shut the band down last year, and announced a concert at Madison Square Garden on April 2nd, 2011 to act as their swan song. It was an incredibly bold move — rarely does a band break up at the peak of their popularity. Well it […]


5 Aug
69 minutes of very brostepish dubstep for weekend juice

Play Me label founder Reid Speed delivers a 69-minute opus of tuff dubstep to get your weekend in order. Not for the feint of heart, or those looking for some tepid background music to while away the afternoon calmly. Demonstrating her multi-genre past (D&B, breaks, 2-step,  bassline, electro et al) the mix lassos a wide […]