You’ve been hauling around that stale vanilla Christmas tree on the rearview mirror of your dropped El Camino since 1991, so the smell has long since turnt burnt. Maybe you changed it out to something more gangsta with the delightful bouquet of Hangin’ With the Homies first release last year (remember their awesome Dr. Dre & Eazy […]


7 Feb
One-hour set of underground hip-hop, soul & experimental heat

Madlib jumps on Benji B’s show at BBC Radio 1 for a one-hour set of underground hip-hop, experimental beats and the heavily blunted soul and funk he’s well known for. The left field LA producer and wordsmith also plays a bunch of his instrumentals, as well as tracks from alter egos like Quasimoto. Collaborations like Madvillain […]


11 Apr
Mississippi's finest drops "Live From Underground" followup

Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T. finally follows up last year’s Live From the Underground debut mixtape with a 17-track set almost entirely produced by K.R.I.T. himself. One track on the  King Remembered In Time mixtape, “Life Is a Gamble”, was produced by the very talented 9th Wonder, while others who collaborated include Trinidad Jame$, Bun B, Wiz Khalifa, […]


Born from the ashes of Operation Ivy, Rancid exploded in the early 90s alongside fellow Cali power punk wunderkinds Green Day and The Offspring to revive in the American mainstream a reborn interest in punk… even if it was a more commercially viable strain. Having released sevens studio albums to date, it’s been three years […]


7 Dec
55 minutes of aural goodness from the man behind The xx

Jamie xx joins the league of superlative DJs who’ve graced the decks of one of the underground scene’s most exclusive parties. The Boiler Room are quickstrick events thrown across the world (Los Angeles, Berlin, London and New York) growing in reputation rather quickly for their well curated throwdowns broadcast live to the entire interwebs. Naturally, […]


We’ve covered previous other racy Boom-Art collections such as the 1970s Pin-Up Girl Skateboards, but none have been as sexually charged (or controversial) as their latest collaboration: the Disney Orgy Skate Decks. As can be inferred from the title, the two limited edition skate decks feature a hilarious take on classic Disney characters doing very, very, […]


21 Sep
The first single off Harris' upcoming "18 Months" album

Calvin Harris continues to solidify his transition from underground DJ to pop star producer with his latest track, “Sweet Nothing”. Like his breakthrough “We Found Love” with Rihanna, Harris teams up with a hot chanteuse for another swing at Billboard dominance via a dramatic anthem — this time sourcing Florence Welch of Florence & The […]


Robert Crumb or R.Crumb, American illustrator of Fritz the Cat, Mr. Natural and founder and pillar of the underground comix movement, has edited together a six-volume set including only what he believes to be his finest work. This includes hundreds of late period drawings not published in previous sketchbook collections, reflecting the second half of […]

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