Sampha — perhaps best known as the soulful vocalist for UK producer SBTRKT — has decided to share some early work with the world. The EP, titled Sundanza, was originally available in 2010 only as a limited pressing on Young Turks — but Sampha decided today to let listeners delve deeper into his early catalogue. The tracks [...]
Now, a toy that you took everywhere in your youth transforms into a toy you can take everywhere into your arrested development. The good nerds over at ThinkGeek have created the Nerdtendo Gamebooze flask which, if you lack powers of deduction, is a flask decorated to look like the Nintendo Gameboy of your childhood. As [...]
Years ago Vice magazine introduced the world to photographer Kern, whose specialty was shooting natural, everyday girls in natural, everyday settings. If you know Vice, then you know how well this concept fit in the mental cubbyhole of their readership. Under the tutelage of Vice‘s editor-in-chief Jesse Pearson, Kern went on to gallivant across the [...]
One of my favorite bands of the ‘90s post-hardcore scene was Quicksand. They had a certain something that a lot of other bands of that time simply did not. Maybe it was being a New Yorker and finally having some hometown heroes succeed again, but whatever it was I was hooked. Part of that appeal [...]
Along with Vespa, the Lambretta became an iconic vehicle of the 1950s and 1960s when adopted by the UK youth culture known as the Mods. Originally manufactured in Milan by Innocenti, the Lambretta competed in cost and weather protection against the more ubiquitous Italian scooter. Dating back to the pre-WWII era, there’s a whole lot of history packed into [...]
World renowned street artist Ron English, perhaps best known for his obese fast food icon MC Supersized, has introduced a new teal colorway for Fat Tony as part of his Cereal Killer Series. Teal Fat Tony can be found at Traffic In Cool or English’s own Popaganda site, directly to you from the artists studio. [...]
The latest video from Santigold dropped today for her single “Disparate Youth”. After her “Big Mouth” video and appearance on Spank Rock’s “Car Song” video, all is set to pop for the New York artist’s second album, Master of My Make Believe (due May 1, 2012).
The Dutch Huet Brothers have always loved building vintage-inspired vehicles built on the guts of modern performance cars. So it is odd they chose the ill fated (and electronically challenged) Triumph TR6 as the base for their first vehicle, the HB Special. Luckily the boys from Netherlands have smartened up and for their latest creation, [...]