5 May
A sort of conga line of new releases & re-issues to ponder

A couple months ago we compiled the Lost In A Supermarket Present State Of Sound, vol 1.: Music Medley 2014 by our girl Hissa. Now she’s back with her second mixtape, compiled and masterfully explained below. To be honest, this fell in the couch crevice of the LIAS office, so it’s not as current as it was […]


6 Aug
First single from self-titled third album out September 17

Sometimes things don’t make sense. Like how come MGMT was never able to write a song as irresistible as “Time To Pretend” again. Sure they got plenty of good tunes, but their second album Congratulations just didn’t live up to the Herculean expectations of their debut Oracular Spectacular. Well now the American duo is back ready […]


5 Aug
Fighting the Mutant Threat in 2014

Oh boy does this get the blood pumping for the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past film. After having the X-Men franchise pulled from him and delivered to the talentless mitts of Brett Ratner, Bryan Singer returned in 2011 with the X-Men First Class “history” film. Of course it reset the franchise after Ratner’s atrocious […]


2 Aug
LIAS interviews the Barcelona-based graffiti & street artist

When recently catching up with Barcelona-based artist Max Ripo I had an uncanny feeling that I’d somehow, somewhere met him before. It wasn’t until a few meetings later that Max told me about his twin who I just happened to meet while he was helping Anthony Lister do a performance at my old Lab 101 Gallery a […]


8 May
Glen E. Friedman's photo tribute to Adam "MCA" Yauch

Wow — can you even imagine what it would’ve been like to be at the above party? I mean, The Beastie Boys clinking glasses with Sean Penn, David Lee Roth and Billy Idol? At the same time?! Jesus Christ I can’t even imagine the 1980s-level debauchery — you can almost see Billy Idol standing behind […]


5 Aug
Patricia Piccinini's technology-questioning multi-media exhibit

Artist Patricia Piccinini has set out to explore the concerns and issues surrounding today’s technologies, consumerism and the construct of nature. Compiling work she’s done from 1997 to present, her Hold Me Close to Your Heart exhibition at Instanbul’s ARTER gallery includes sculpture, installation, drawing and video to challenge the viewer. Conventional wisdom has given […]


4 Aug
80's dance-offs, Human League twisted & more Another Earth

A 3-pack of brand new videos for your thursday afternoon, started off with Mayer Hawthorne’s “A Long Time”. The clip is the first video for Hawthorne’s upcoming album How Do You Do (Universal), with clips edited from VHS tapes of an old 80’s Detroit public access dance show. Next up comes the incorrigible Chain Swangaz […]


4 Aug
The story behind the world's weirdest vigilantes debuts August 8th

HBO may best be known for stellar primetime shows like Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire and Curb Your Enthusiasm, but it’s their documentaries about fringe life in America that presently have the world intrigued. In their latest award winning doc, Superheroes, director Michael Barnett explores the world of real-life caped crusaders on a mission to […]