Compiled by the worldwide Dust & Grooves project that has collected the best input from the Earth’s top record collectors, comes 416 pages of pure, unadulturated vinylphilia. Covering over 130 collectors, Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting features 250 pages of full-color photos, 12 full-length interviews, personal histories & essays, valor and a forward by the RZA, aka [...]


19 Nov
The 600 horsepower/481 pound-feet of torque Godzilla

Nissan’s GT-R established its supercar pedigree on the famed (and deadly) corners of the Nürburgring, at one time holding the record for a lap time against cars four times its cost. Part of the reason the car earned its “Godzilla” namesake. It has since been eclipsed, but the folks at Nissan seem determined to reclaim [...]


18 Dec
“Friction,” “Angels” & “Tides" live, + a secret holiday cheer

Shot and directed by photographer and film-maker Jamie-James Medina (who also happens to be the founder of XL’s sub-label Hot Charity), this 3-part documentary follows The xx on the three major cycles of their creative process. Time in the recording studio, in rehearsals and then finally performing live is documented, ending in the last episode [...]


6 Dec
The Beatles' White Album + Jay-Z’s Black Album, reboosted

The only bummer about 2004′s mashup masterpiece The Grey Album was the audio quality. Taking sliced up music from The Beatles’ peerless White Album and layering acapellas from Jay-Z’s legendary farewell (yeah right) LP The Black Album, Danger Mouse unknowingly crafted perhaps the best known oeuvre in the mashup genre. While Danger Mouse was at the time only [...]


6 Dec
Dirtybird Records inspires a worldwide crew of motley dancers

A new crowd-sourced video from Kry Wolf & Claude VonStroke for their infinitely danceable “Turbosteppa” track. The Dirtybird Records duo inspire a worldwide crew of motley dancers to break it down on top of the ever bouncy bassline of their collaboration, everyone from green men to tropical birds to bipedal dogs. Can’t get enough yourself? [...]


14 Nov
Ceramic lined brew kettle bottle with original 1993 Triple Bock

Sam Adams singular Utopias beer is celebrating its already vaunted stature with a 10th Anniversary edition, and it has been dubbed the most expensive commercial beer in the world. Sure its $190 pricetag per 24-oz bottle seems steep, but its meticulous creation (and celestial alcohol content) makes it all worthwhile. With 29% alcohol, Utopias has [...]


Late last year Confederate introduced their C3 X132 Hellcat Motorcycle — the lightest, fastest and cheapest streetbike Confederate has ever built. This August the Birmingham, Alabama builders headed to the Bonneville Salt Flats to test out their latest creation: a 132 cubic inch, 4.4L V-Twin infused Hellcat hellbent on securing a land speed record. And [...]


1 Nov
Display your inner turntable geek proudly

Ever wanted the entire history of the record player — from “Berliner’s first gramophone, through the explosion of designs of the 1950s and the sleek UFO styling of the 1970s, to today’s high-performance superstars” — represented in one simple poster? Well gosh darn it, you’re in luck. The Visual Hi-Fi History of Turntables poster features landmark, [...]

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