Peter Mayhew, the man who played everyone’s favorite Wookie, Chewbacca, has opened his treasure chest to expose some very candid, intimate behind-the-scenes photographs of his time shooting the legendary Star Wars franchise. For fans of the epic sci-fi space opera (who isn’t), the photos illuminate a side of the production that few have ever seen. Images shot […]


Our friend and artist extraordinaire, Jim Mahfood — aka Food One — is having his first solo exhibit in Los Angeles this Friday. How the hell he hasn’t done a solo show in LA before is beyond us, seeing as he’s one of the city’s most important underground artists. Whether its his LA Ink Stains […]


Really surprising more artist haven’t spoken out about the unwarranted surveillance and wiretapping of U.S. citizens by the NSA — I guess when the musical landscape consists of mainstream schlock, KISS dribble and corporate teet suckers you’re really not gonna find much resistance (whattup Jay-Z!). YACHT feels differently. The duo is donating 100% of the […]


24 Apr
Legendary New York graff artist lends his "Atom" work

Legendary New York graffiti artist Futura 2000 lends his aesthetic to Beats by Dre for their latest revealed collaboration. Beginning with white Beats by Dre “Solo HD” headphones — which are made to be a lighter, on-ear version of the Studios — Futura uses elements from his Atom work by adding multi-colored paint streaks… making […]


A totally plausible explanation to how a cuckolded Han Solo and Robot Chewbacca will take on the lesser represented X-Men in the next Star Wars sequel (blame Thanos)… Oh, and Patton Oswalt is a genius…


14 Feb
Experience the world through telephoto, fisheye & wide angles

California based iZZi Gadgets makes technology chic with their accessories for Apple. Proudly introducing the iZZi Orbit for the iPhone 4/4S and iPhone 5, their latest gadget uses Peripheral Motion Lock Technology in conjunction with three interchangeable lens options — telephoto, fisheye, and wide angle — allowing you to see your world as through your […]


2 Aug
LIAS interviews the Barcelona-based graffiti & street artist

When recently catching up with Barcelona-based artist Max Ripo I had an uncanny feeling that I’d somehow, somewhere met him before. It wasn’t until a few meetings later that Max told me about his twin who I just happened to meet while he was helping Anthony Lister do a performance at my old Lab 101 Gallery a […]


18 Jan
The Weeknd's "Initiation" producer drops first solo effort

It’s no secret we love The Weeknd here — we put his Thursday mixtape as #2 on our 2011 Year In Music retrospective. Now The Weeknd, aka Abel Tesfaye, releases the first album from the man who produced the Echoes Of Silence mixtape cut “Initiation”. DropxLife’s 9-song instrumental Further mixtape recalls much of the atmospheric, bass-oriented, reverb-drenched […]

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