10 Dec
Gareth Edwards' 2014 update of the Kaiju icon

You know it can’t go too long between Western reboots of Godzilla, so 2014 is just about time for the latest effort. Unlike Roland Emmerich’s craptacular 1998 version, filmmaker Gareth Edwards’ adaptation looks quite promising — thanks to spectacular special effects and a cast that includes the likes of Bryan Cranston, Juliette Binoche, David Strathairn […]


6 Sep
Roland 808 & 101, Technics 1210 & Flying V in tee format

British label Passarella Death Squad is releasing a new line of high-end tshirts this autumn, made in collaboration with London music venue KOKO. As usual for PSD, the shirts use premium Japanese cotton with custom cuts to display their visuals that take an appreciative eye on the female form. The illustrations feature comely ladies in […]


21 Dec
The official images of the Apollo replacement hit the web

Although Gumpert filed for bankruptcy this past September, it looks like the German supercar maker is going to survive at least temporarily, as they’re rumored to debut the production version of the Tornante at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2013. The replacement for their previous supercar, the Apollo, the Tornante Concept originally appeared at […]


4 Sep
American customizer's first fairing-added custom Harley

We’ve covered a bunch of American motorcycle customizer Roland Sands work before, including output like his Harley Davidson Café Sportster, and the Retro Custom 500 Helmets he made for Bell. His latest bike, the ‘Race-ster’, is notable because it’s the first time Sands is building a Harley with a fairing on it. The Race-ster lives […]


20 Mar
British designer Rob Ricketts graphic odes to Roland

British graphic designer Rob Ricketts has designed a series of posters that illustrate the seminal 808 basslines from classic tracks dance tracks of yore. The Roland TR-808 is one of the most fundamental instruments of EDM, with a very classic analog look, which makes the posters not only super appealing to music nerds but also […]


23 Jan
Deadly African weapons transformed into limited edition pieces

Fonderie 47 was started to provide a powerful means toward a stable and prosperous Africa free from the fear of assault rifles. The company, which was founded by humanitarian and activist partners, confiscates AK47s from African war zones and transforms them into limited-edition jewelry — such as the mechanical cufflinks above. In collaboration with renowned […]


15 Aug
Store your beats with this detailed 8GB drive

New from Alkota is this Roland Tr-808 Drum Machine-inspired flash drive. From Electronic to Country, the sounds from the seminal drum machine/synthesizer have been used in almost every genre of music. Heavy bass addicts, hip hop heads and synth fans will all appreciate the detail put into this scaled down version of the vintage drum […]


19 Jun
Why can't a natural disaster kill Roland Emmerich? Too much cosmic justice??

Usually I only post trailers for movies that I’m excited for, but this time I make the exception for the brilliant auteur that is Roland Emmerich. Yes, that Mr. Emmerich, director of some of the past 15 year’s best films: Godzilla, Independence Day, Universal Soldier, 10,000 BC. Oh wait a second — all those sucked. […]