20 Dec
Henry Rollins, The Weeknd, James Blake, Charlie Sheen, SBTRKT, DJ Mehdi, plenty of mixtapes & more

Time for the fourth edition of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series (after ART, BOOKS & STYLE), where we look back on the LIAS Year In Music. Frankly none of these lists are easy — we can trim each down to about 20 but then cutting them down to 10 means we gotta chop some […]


11 Jan
Beautifully muted black Old-Skool and Slip-On shoes

Vans Syndicate teams up with Tommy Guerrero for its latest collaboration. The minimal shoes strip everything down to a matte black colorway of Vans Old-Skool and Slip-On silhouettes, utilizing a perforated premium leather upper with subtle white contrast stitching for a little pop. A fittingly beautiful shoe for Guerrero — original member of Powell Peralta’s Bones […]


8 Nov
Berlin's female super duo drop the bassy goodness

I met the Sick Girls a little over 3 years ago when in Berlin covering its nascent Nu bass/Euro Crunk scene, and even back then the girls knew how to lay it down. Alexandra Droener and Johanna Grabsch first met as bookers at the now legendary WMF Club, but were bored of the stale sounds […]