12 Jul
Prince, Diamond D, Ghostface, Hall & Oates, Outkast & more

It’s Friday, in July, which means it’s just about our favorite time of the year here at LIAS. July is pretty much the best, cos you still have all of summer to look forward to while things keep heating up. DJ Jazzy Jeff and MICK, aka Mick Boogie, understand this. So they’ve assembled the fourth […]


3 Jul
Based God's 848 freestyles vs TL's Rose Land v.1 mixtape

Today two of the best of the new wave of hip-hop artists dropped mixtapes — Lil B and Theophilus London. Among the top in the fresh crop of Twitter Rappers, the two albums include the Bay Area’s Lil B, aka Based God, who has compiled all his freestyle raps into one expansive encyclopedia of stream-of-consciousness babble […]


19 Apr
Five unforgettable musical moments form Weeknd One

Well what can we say, Coachella Weekend One came and went with a mighty sonic boom, lysergic blur and warm tropical brush of palm fronds. It was, as usual, epic. However for the first time ever, it was not the final weekend Coachella had to offer. No, instead of having to wait an entire year […]


14 Jan
30 years of fashion, art, music, urban culture... and Giselle

Seminal British culture magazine i-D is celebrating 30 years of their publication with a Taschen book, i-D Covers 1980-2010, comprised of their entire collection of covers. i-D impeccably celebrates the fashion, music, art and street scenes aimed at youth culture, and since 1980 have featured heavyweights like Grace Jones, Kylie Minogue, Christy Turlington, Liv Tyler, Gwen […]