Methods and trends in timekeeping have seen many about faces throughout its history. And now Assouline adds The Impossible Collection of Watches 2014 compendium documenting this history into an extensive volume. Much like the excellent Impossible Collection Of Motorcycles book, written by LIAS contributor Nicolas Stecher, the Impossible Collection of Watches aims to bring together the best of the 20th century into […]


30 Jul
Featuring Craig&Karl, Agata Nowicka, James McMullan & more

Five volumes deep in commemorating the world’s most innovative and noteworthy illustrators, Taschen now publishes their latest Illustration Now! book. This compilation of visual genius contains the work of 150 artists from 30 different countries across the globe, with artwork ranging from personal collections to the high-profile work belonging to the likes of The New Yorker and Time. Artists include Craig&Karl, Sue […]


6 Feb
Feadz, Groove Armada, Eats Everything, Nile Rodgers & more

The great Annie Mac drops by Life + Times to lend her ample musical talents to Jay-Z’s cultural website. The BBC Radio 1 DJ has always had her finger on the pulse of the underground, and this latest mix — her third for Life + Times — does nothing to dispel her well-earned rep. Tracks by Feadz, Q […]


7 May
It's a Trip, it's gotta funky beat, and you can bug out to it

We posted this mixtape almost exactly a year ago to the day when it originally came out, but it seems a great opportunity for a re-post. The always amazing Z-Trip drops a megamix for the Beastie Boys, which is not only as cool a sentence as you’ll read this week but also a great way […]


1 Dec
Featuring Earl Sweatshirt's — aka Sly — first recorded track ever

It’s December 1st, so I guess Christmas is coming early for all the OFWGKTA disciples out there. The highly motivated fans over at Odd Future Talk have compiled the 3rd installment in their series of unreleased tracks from the much-hyped Los Angeles hip hop collective (is it buzz, or white noise at this point?), and […]


27 Apr
The subscription video store for cinephiles worldwide

With the proliferation of cheaper and cheaper high-def cameras and filming equipment, the doors to independent filmmaking have been wedged open wider and wider in the last decade. Well, that’s not entirely true — sure it’s easier than ever to self-fund and film a movie, but the digital revolution has done nothing to help get […]