Sal Babier, revered street-skater of the 90’s and tastemaker of the here-and-now, has curated a collection of custom-made, special-edition BMX bike frames, gadgets and gear to showcase both the the history and habits of BMX subculture that kids went apeshit for in the 1980’s. The Scion Audio Visual’s BMXPert installation is more than just a time […]
Indonesian artist Arkiv Vilmansa is finally delivering on his long awaited promise with the MICKIV classic grey vinyl toy. Only 200 grey MICKIV figures will be available in this limited-edition run, set to drop August 29th. The somewhat faceless Mickey Mouse-reminiscent grey vinyl toy stands 8″ tall and is being sold for $100 through Visual Ark Taipei.
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 […]
The Brothers Dewaelen — aka Soulwax, aka TooManyDJs — return with another edition of their Radio Soulwax sessions. Following such classic installments as their Pin-Ups Mixtape/Video, an hour-long eye-popping homage to 70s boob-inspired album cover art, as well as their Under The Covers Vol. 3 mixtape, another audio/video mashup, Soulwax return with the aptly titled RSWX […]
Ever wanted the entire history of the record player — from “Berliner’s first gramophone, through the explosion of designs of the 1950s and the sleek UFO styling of the 1970s, to today’s high-performance superstars” — represented in one simple poster? Well gosh darn it, you’re in luck. The Visual Hi-Fi History of Turntables poster features landmark, […]
We previewed the M.I.A. collage book by Rizzoli this past spring, and now the publisher has released this video as sort of a trailer/tease to hype up the release. M.I.A. is quite likely the most interesting and provocative pop star on the planet (sorry Gaga), so we’re always interested in getting a better glimpse into […]
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 […]
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 […]