31 Oct
A tribute to H.G Wells, Jeff Wayne, Richard Burton & Solid Steel

The great Herbaliser, aka Ollie Teeba, has made many a world class mix in his day. Not simply satisfied with blending 20 or so jams together, the Herbaliser instead creates mixes with large scale concepts, or thematic motifs, that elevate them to the level of soundscape. Such as with this mix for Solid Steel’s 25th […]


15 Oct
T.I., 2 Chains, Chance the Rapper, Future, The Weeknd & more

You know it’s gonna be a hot mixtape when it starts off with a Weeknd chorus dropping into a Lil Weezy verse. On Dedication 5 Wayne stomps his verbiage all over blockbuster tracks like Drake’s “Started from the Bottom,” Kanye’s “New Slaves” and the timeless Wu Tang track “C.R.E.A.M.”. Additional guest verses on the DJ […]


15 Oct
New Orleans' best vs. The Rap God

A good day for rap, as Marshall Mathers makes a comeback on his strongest track in about a half decade, while 2 Chains throws up a nostalgic homage to the best southern rap crew ever. “Rap God” is just that: Eminem staking his claim to the crown with a series of throwback versus that makes you […]


20 Aug
Get your Bruce Wayne on with full-black Dark Knight protection

We’re not really big on customized motorcycle helmets — especially the mohawk-adorned ones that seem to always compliment a hefty collection of tribal tattoos. Regardless, some better made ones certainly deserve some shine — such as Helmet Dawg‘s tribute to the Dark Knight. Their “Dark As Night” Batman-inspired helmet is based on a high performance […]


1 Apr
New collab from ex-Mos Def & the man behind Cash Money

Can’t think of a better way for the rapper formerly known as Mos Def, Yasiin Bey, to stage his comeback than by partnering up with Mannie Fresh, arguably the most under-rated hip hop producer of all time. The collaboration will mix Bey’s penchant for thoughtful, clever lyrics with Fresh’s genius in crafting the catchiest beat, a […]


4 Mar
An oral history from Wayne Coyne & Co via Pitchfork Classic

Pitchfork put together this documentary about The Flaming Lips seminal album The Soft Bulletin. Although they’d experienced some success prior to The Soft Bulletin, that album is what elevated the Oklahoman alt rockers from struggling indie band to the cult favorites that they are today. The world is full of stories about how rad Wayne […]


4 Sep
The return of The Best Rapper Alive...?

Lil Wayne made his name in the mixtape game, rising from Juvenile’s sidekick in Hot Boyz to establishing himself as the Best Rapper Alive by delivering a withering assault of free mixtapes that matched the epic prolificness only with the cleverness of his wordplay. Now after nearly half a decade since the last iteration, Lil […]


7 Jun
Archived photos of icons from the 1970s & 80s in their prime

Whether you’re a die-hard Andy Warhol aficionado, or simply a casual fan of his Campbells Soup and Marilyn Monroe pop art, you can probably appreciate his Polaroid shots of artists and celebrities — especially when the photos are from icons of the 70’s and 80’s. Warhol decided to snap a few Polaroids of his limitless […]