9 Dec
The 1st single from Richmond, Virginia brothers' upcoming album

The aptly named Cosby is a band made up of the Cosby brothers: Chris Cosby on keys/synth vox and Chip Cosby on guitar/vox with friend Mike Levinson on drums/percussion. Formed in Richmond, VA in the winter of 2012 (what a dark place it was) they managed to create a musical vision of dreamy fizz, a soda can of cosmic synth pop. “Heartracer” is the first single from their yet-unnamed […]

25 Oct
Michigan-via-Virginia rapper drops her latest 6-song EP

It’s a good day for music as Angel Haze drops her much anticipated mixtape Classick today. The “Werkin Girls” track off her previous EP Reservation has been remixed and reworked across genres, putting the young flowstress on a lot of people’s maps — even before her  debut LP comes out on Universal Republic. The 6-song […]

7 Jun
John Ryland's Yamaha Virago-inspired custom bike

Although Richmond, VA-based Classified Moto is only two years young, but they have 13 bikes on order and their latest release, the Classified Motto XV1100, is based on a Yamaha Virago XV1100. Most notable on the bike are the signature gold forks, taken from a 2004 Suzuki GSX-R1000, hooked up to a CNC-machined custom upper […]

Looking to do for models what fanzines like Tiger Beat and Circus did for teen idols and rock stars, nascent magazine Lovecat is a quarterly print publication dedicated to the ladies that sell us everything from mascara to push-up bras. Their 3rd issue includes a pin-up inspired calendar featuring models Damaris Lewis, Heide Lindgren, Charlotte […]

The Eternal Summers are a duo of hazy-minded musicians emerging from the forests of Roanoke, Virginia, eager to share their dream punk to whoever can bring their music to the world at hand. Comprised of singer/guitarist Yun and drummer Daniel Cundiff, the inverted White Stripes duo are both members of the Magic Twig Community, “a […]

21 Mar
Dropping more metaphors for snow than the Eskimos

Have you heard enough stories about moving mass kilos of black market goods in the last week or so? No, well then you’re in luck — Virginia Beach’s favorite blizzard maker, Pusha T of the Clipse, finally drops the mixtape you’ve been waiting for. Just a little sampler to sate appetites while he prepares his […]

Sofia Coppola and now Catherine Hardwicke are making my mission to support women directors a wee bit tough. Coppola’s Somewhere bored me and angered me in equal measure, turning me into something resembling a lobotomized pit bull, and watching Catherine Hardwicke’s pricey new take on Red Riding Hood just made me feel kinda embarrassed. For […]

11 Aug
No, not if it's the playfully subversive street art of Mark Jenkins

We first became aware of the work of Mark Jenkins during a recent Los Angeles gallery show, where his absurd human-like characters dominated the room. Raised in the scintillating art Mecca of Fairfax, VA, it probably wasn’t too obvious to Jenkins as a child that he’d wind up a renowned artist. But despite his rising […]