10 May
Taschen takes VICE's ongoing photo editorial worldwide

Years ago Vice magazine introduced the world to photographer Kern, whose specialty was shooting natural, everyday girls in natural, everyday settings. If you know Vice, then you know how well this concept fit in the mental cubbyhole of their readership. Under the tutelage of Vice‘s editor-in-chief Jesse Pearson, Kern went on to gallivant across the […]


11 May
3rd & final installment of our feature with the reclusive producer

Although not a name well known outside music nerd circles, Amon Tobin has lit the interwebs aflame with his recent Coachella performance. We were among those that were there, and were properly dazzled. The Brazilian born, London-raised, Redwood Forest-dwelling electronic music maverick has always been two steps ahead of his sonic contemporaries. But with his […]


27 Apr
Part 2 in a 3-part feature with the reclusive sonic magician

Although not a name well known outside music nerd circles, Amon Tobin has recently lit the interwebs aflame with a Coachella performance these past two weekends. It was, by all accounts, a cinematic tour de force. We were among those that were there, and were properly dazzled. The Brazilian born, London-raised, Redwood Forest-dwelling electronic music […]


26 Apr
Part 1 in a 3-part feature with the reclusive sonic magician

Although not a name well known outside music nerd circles, Amon Tobin has recently lit the interwebs aflame with a Coachella performance these past two weekends. It was, by all accounts, a cinematic tour de force. We were among those that were there, and were properly dazzled. The Brazilian born, London-raised, Redwood Forest-dwelling electronic music […]


5 Nov
The art of implied violence, feminine wiles & Van Halen logos

Couple weeks back we launched our new artist featured series Rock (Poster Art) Gods! with Dan Stiles, and now we continue with another top illustrator in his field Casey Burns. You might recognize the above poster for Sonic Youth, or one of his many excellently sexy/implicitly malevolent posters for Spoon — most of which feature […]


26 Oct
Melvins, Cat Power, Pavement, Sonic Youth, Feist & more

We’re starting a new series highlighting a genre of art that has long been held dear to my heart: rock posters. For the inaugural edition of Rock (Poster Art) Gods! we’re kicking things off with Dan Stiles, a 15+ year veteran laying it down from his studio in sunny Portland, Oregon. We loved Dan’s interview, […]


30 Aug
Hammacher Schlemmer's omnipotent "Thunderclap" Alarm Clock

Do you have a problem waking up via alarm clock? Is your first instinct to sleep right through its incessant ringing, if not smashing it against the wall with one potent Jonathan Papelbon-like fastball against the wall? Then you might be in the market for the Thunderclap Alarm Clock — a 113-decibel screamer that’s loud […]


29 Aug
Quality treasure made from another man's trash

We’ve come across some very interesting items made from recycled products. Remember the wood ties? The same concept in recycling old products into something new and wearable has been applied to the production of the Sonic Fabric’s ties from artist Alyce Santoro in collaboration with New York City designer Julio Cesar. The sustainable ties — […]