25 Jun
The first single from her upcoming 4th studio album "Matangi"

M.I.A. rarely disappoints with her videos, ranging from the future retro of “XXXO” to the ultra violence of “Born Free” to the sheer awesomemess of “Bad Girls”. Now the Sri Lankan-via-London pop star posts her latest visual expression for “Bring The Noize”, the first single from her upcoming 4th studio album Matangi, unfortunately without the guiding […]


21 Feb
Only 99 of the highly exclusive Swiss timepieces to be made

We’ve covered a lot of the outlandish space-oriented creations from watchmaker Romain Jerome in the past (including various iterations of his Space Invaders Watch), and his new Spacecraft watch does not deviate from his M.O. The handbuilt luxury timepiece was made in collaboration with Manuel Emch, Eric Giroud and Jean-Marc Wiederrecht and features a retro-futuristic PVC-coated […]


3 Jan
Crafted from metal from iconic 1980s DMC-12 vehicle

We’ve covered several of Romain Jerome’s outlandish timepiece creations before (like the $17,900 PAC-MAN wristwatch, or the similar Space Invaders version). Now Romain is similarly reaching back to his 80s pop roots, this time tapping seminal automotive culture from that bygone decade. Taking cues from the short-lived but ultimately iconic DeLorean DMC-12 car, Jerome has designed […]


23 Aug
Romain Jerome's limited edition 20-piece arcade inspired watch

Swiss watch maker Romain Jerome, who we featured before with the release of his rather otherworldly Space Invaders watch, is back with another arcade game inspired timepiece: the iconic Pac-Man. Made of Moon SilverRJ (a low-oxidation silver fused with actual moon rocks) and gems, the headturning watch features a Swiss automatic Concepto movement. The PAC-MAN […]


2 Jul
Watch made from fragments of Apollo 11 & actual moon rocks

The release of the original ‘Space Invaders’ arcade game caused a shortage of Yen when it was first released in Japan 1978. Switzerland-based watch designer Romain Jerome was an active participant in that epic arcade frenzy, and his latest innovation is this limited edition blue version of his previous ‘Space Invaders watch which we’ve previously […]


3 Feb
Romain Gavras + Morocco = Another Stunning Video

Romain Gavras and M.I.A. have done it again. Following up their highly controversial “Born Free” video collaboration, the director brings the pop star to Morocco for a video with almost as big a scope as their last. Clearly inspired by world of Arab car hooning, Gavras brings some stunning and beautiful imagery to what I’m […]


30 Jan
First single from upcoming 4th full length album

2011 may have been a quiet year for Maya Arulpragasam, but the world pop star M.I.A. is looking to rebound in 2012 and make up for her 3rd album, /\/\ /\ Y /\, which was critically panned by many but beloved here at LIAS headquarters. Her first move is to release a single lifted from the […]


22 Jun
Romain Jerome & Taito's limited edition 78-piece arcade watch

The Swiss luxury watch brand Romain Jerome collaborates with Taito Corporation — the company that brought you Space Invaders — to present two limited edition watches paying tribute to the seminal arcade game released in the late 1970s. The Romain Jerome brand was born by the inspiration to pay “tribute to iconic legends of the […]