1 Aug
Flume, Chromeo, Cut Copy, A-Trak, Bixel Boys, Chela & more

The Splash House Music Festival is back for the second time this summer, because the best time you had this season needs a redux. If you missed Palm Springs’ first splash-in-the-pool party back in June, grab your sunblock, speedo, stainless steel flask and whatever contraband you deem fit for a three-day desert pool party. Taking place next weekend, August […]


14 Jun
...or how to get inspired for a hot summer day

It’s quite a musical Thursday, but I guess that’s what we got on the mind. As your summer day of barbecuing, swimming and drinking starts to wind down this weekend, be sure to throw on this new jam from Poolside, “Slow Down”. Being from Los Angeles, Poolside (Filip Nikolic and Jeffrey Paradise) know the sounds […]


4 Apr
Premium footwear for the summetime pool party circuit

Chicago’s first major footwear manufacturer, Florsheim, has teamed up with Duckie Brown for a series of quality shoes. These Laceless Wings are just what you’ll need for the summertime pool party circuit, crafted of a rich amber premium leather with stacked heels and leather soles. The shoes can be worn either with or without laces, […]


5 Dec
GLOBE let's us know about their new throwback Bantam deck

So GLOBE has a new throwback skateboard or something. I think it’s called “Bantam”, and they put together this genius Z-Boys-era tinged video to let y’all know. And it’s like a real deck with lifetime guarantees and something or other… wait, are you still reading this?! What’s wrong with you man?! Just play the damn […]


2 Aug
LIAS checks into the most expensive hotel in the world

In 1993 William Gibson wrote an infamous critique on Singapore in Wired, entitled “Disneyland With the Death Penalty“. 18 years later, chewing gum is still banned, and his portrayal of a sanitized, technocratic, insipidly consumerist culture still has some truth to it. So what would he make of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel? Whether arriving […]


1 Jul
Deep & soulful funky breaks to warm things up

We’re not just gonna give you one mixtape to enjoy this beautiful 4th of July weekend, we’re gonna give you 3 and let you decide which you like best. The fist comes courtesy of UK DJ Touchsoul, who brings us this beautifully blended, very deep mix of various classic breakbeat tracks. If there’s an ideal […]


1 Jul
Peak hour dancefloor weaponry for when the jacuzzi is bubbling

The second mixtape in our July 4th Summertime 3-Pack series comes courtesy of Brighton’s Benji Boko who shares the mix he delivered to delirious heads at this year’s Glastonbury Festival. Boko promises the set was completely improvised live —”no mixes were pre-prepared or planned. This was the greatest show of my life to date!” Considering […]


1 Jul
Lovely vintage soul & funk to soothe the hungover soul

The third (and final) mixtape in our July 4th Summertime 3-Pack series comes courtesy of our past featured Aussies over at Vanishing Elephant who present Captain Franco’s second Hearts Collide mixtape. The Sydney DJ’s mix is some lovely vintage soul and funk, and can have many an application on your upcoming long weekend: either pop […]