5 Mar
Seminal Manchester band's headwear gets collaborative

Do you wanna be adored? Who doesn’t. A good place to start then would be with a bucket hat, like that worn so liberally by The Stone Roses back in the day. One of the bands instrumental in putting Manchester on the map in the late 80s, The Stone Roses made waves in many cultural […]


2 May
Amsterdam designer Frank Tjepkema's "Invader Aiko" ring

People can’t seem to get over seminal arcade game Space Invaders invading all forms of their design. Its simple, pixelated genius has so sunk so deep in our cultural consciousness that you can find that 2-bit celestial aggressor on everything from Silver Pendents to Multi-Tool Keychains to Limited Edition Watches to of course street artist […]


13 Mar
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Browning’s model 1911

No, this isn’t a vestigial prop from some bad Underworld sequel, it’s a real functional double-barred .45 caliber pistol from Italian firearms maker Arsenal Firearms. Invented to celebrate the 100th anniversary of John Moses Browning’s seminal model 1911 pistol, this deranged handgun is exactly what you’re looking for when a single bullet isn’t enough to […]


2 Mar
A hip-hop tweaked re-invisioning of a classic 60's album

Boston producer Will C established himself first as a talented engineer, mastering hundreds of releases from hip hop artists such as MF DOOM, The Pharcyde and Madlib to jazz, soul and R&B greats like Tom Scott, George Benson and Patrick Adams. He now turns his attention to an often-times tragically slept on American band, The […]


1 Feb
Alan Moore's "Best Comic Of All Time" gets resurrected

To much controversy, anger, excitement and fanfare DC Comics today announced it will be releasing a series of prequels to what many consider the best comic book of all time, The Watchmen. Needless to say, the mere idea of mortals touching the work of writer Alan Moore (and to a lesser degree, artist Dave Gibbons) […]


31 Jan
Upsetters, Sabbath, Van Halen, Iron Maiden, Howling Wolf & plenty of stoner rock & 70's experimentalism

Seminal Finnish trip hop/downtempo/breakbeat outfit Pepe Deluxé just dropped their fourth longplay, Queen of the Wave, this week. They’ve come a long way since their 1999 debut Super Sound, their electronic output taking a deeper delve into live breaks and organ-led rhythms. To illustrate their influences and direction, Pepe Deluxé — aka Jari Salo and […]


4 Jan
When George Lois offers you advice, take it.

Legendary ad-man George Lois, known best for his groundbreaking Esquire covers (which we’ve covered before) wrote a book to give advice for people with talent, and it’s damn good advice too. Perhaps Lois has been accused in the advertising world for taking credit for others’ work, but in this Phaidon book the art director/designer/author offers […]


4 Mar
Dust La Rock's "B.K. Scum" exhibit opens tonight

Tonight, March 4th from 7-10pm at the Mishka retail space at 350 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY Dust La Rock will be exhibiting a collection of works entitled B.K. Scum, inspired by Genesis P-Orridge and her seminal band Psychic TV, and TOPI. The experimental sound collective and multimedia pioneers (in addition to her industrial group Throbbing Gristle) […]