30 Jan
A manifesto against the army of pseudo laptop hipster DJs

LIAS partner-in-crime (literally) and photographer/director extraordinaire Robert Kerian has just dropped this new video for Camoflaug3, “Fake DJ”. With vocals supplied by Robert English lambasting the terminal mass of pretend laptop DJs flooding the hipster scene, we gotta say we’re really feeling this track. It seems to put into words the inchoate hatred I feel […]


12 Dec
From Japanese art to the appreciation of well shaped derrières

The second installment of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series focuses on the Top 10 Books of 2011, including photo-heavy coffee table books, research tomes and literature. From the history of menswear staples to Japanese art to modernist architecture to the appreciation of the well shaped derrière, there were a multitude of books published covering […]


31 Oct
The final book in trilogy of complete world knowledge

God I love John Hodgman. Ever since first seeing him on The Daily Show I recognized his genius, and so did apparently Jon Stewart, as from that first appearance he’s grown to become the show’s re-occurring “Resident Expert”. Since then of course he played the role of the hapless “PC” in those brilliant Mac ads, […]


14 Jun
The Voltron of NYC producers

When interviewing Mark Ronson about 5 or so years ago I remember he was all excited cos he’d just found a “new sound” that he was really jazzed about, and played us a Radiohead cover which he recorded in his Amy Winehouse/Big Band sound. As much as I loved it, I remember thinking there’s no […]