8 Oct
Island life amongst Hollywoods' most famous wax celebrities

Last Friday marked the closing event for Social Media Week in Los Angeles, which consisted of panel speakers and events throughout the week. Not only did the event provide networking opportunities and major promotion of new social media outlets, but it also supplied a plethora of booze. Enter Shellback Rum, a premium rum that celebrated […]


3 Jun
Hanging by the water got a whole lot more tempting

How much does it suck when you’re out on the lake or resting after catching a few waves and wish you had a nice frozen treat while you relax? I’m always fond of the Drumstick, a Choco Taco, and even the Fudgesicle. Unfortunately, when you’re out in the water, getting your favorite ice cream treat […]


21 Jan
Art Of Noise, Plastikman, The Fall, Kraftwerk and Angelo Badalamenti all in the same brainfood mixtape

The last couple of mixtapes we’ve posted have been aimed at the dancefloor, and while there’s certainly nothing wrong with that today we’re feeling a bit more cerebral — maybe it’s the winter weather. Although that can’t be, because from our secret lair at The Meadows hidden under a knoll deep in the Venice Beach […]


21 Oct
Doo wop-xylophone-tribal surf rock from Japan, naturally

The Suzan are one of those bands that resist categorization like the Mujahideen resist foreign invaders. You start off with a quartet of punk-inspired Japanese girls, throw in some doo wop melodies, xylophone and tribal drums, and finish it off with surf guitar and a smattering of playful electronic lines — voila, The Suzan. The […]


27 Aug
One last summertime jammy

There’s still a couple weekends left in official summer, and the way the heat’s hitting most of the country (in every city besides Los Angeles, it unfairly seems) the pool weather could run into October. So why not celebrate with one more summer-celebrating mixtape? So I propose you download DJ Mehdi’s Dear Summer: 33 Minutes […]


30 Jul
Skream, Benga and Artwork drop the dubstep bombs

Magnetic Man is the product of every dubstep fan’s wildest dream, a collaboration between two of the top minds in the genre – DJ Skream and Benga. Upcoming producer Artwork is also involved in the project, but with all due respect he’s not on his collaborator’s level…not yet, anyways. Live Magnetic Man performs using three […]


16 Feb
New York Fashion Week review coming soon...

Blizzard or not, the show must always go on! JAK is freezing, even in our furs and frocks but its all for our love of everything fabric. Just wait for the 18th until its all over for us to give you a recap from all of the gorgeous FW 2010 shows and presentations. On another […]


5 Feb
Dick Dastardly gets heavy on the dubstep

Normally I like to begin my weekend with some bangers (read: mixtapes) to get me in the mood for the weekend’s festivities. I share these with you in the hopes that it will help pump your weekend up with some new jams or much needed energy.  Hopefully it puts you in my headspace and we […]