On Jan 29, Convergence, an exhibit featuring the collaborative art of artist Sage Vaughn and surfer Rob Machado is going down at Flood Magazine Gallery in LA. We had a quick word to ‘ol mate Sage about collaborating with Rob in both his art and his life in general.
CONS PROJECT IS COMING TO SYDNEY
Want to shoot the Converse CONS skate team on 35mm film? Now, you can. Find out how.
ISSUE 45: LEIF PODHAJSKY
You may or may not be familiar with the name Leif Podhajsky – and you more than likely can’t pronounce the name Leif Podhajsky – but you will almost certainly be aware of the work of Leif Podhajsky, because it is very good.
PHOTOBOOK MELBOURNE FESTIVAL
Australia’s first photo book exhibition will bring together the worlds most innovative, creative talent across a range of mediums and forums for your viewing pleasure.
LENS: BRANDON HARMAN
LA based photographer Brandon Harman knows how to take a good shot. Take a trip down highway 395 with him.
WATCH: CLUSTER TRAILER BY KAI NEVILLE
Cluster from Kai Neville and co. Featuring: Craig Anderson, Dane Reynolds, Chippa Wilson, Ryan Callinan, Mitch Coleborn, Jack Freestone, Noa Deane, Creed McTaggart, Conner Coffin, Dion Agius, and Dillon Perillo.
THE LONGEST MIXTAPE IN HISTORY
Dan Snaith, aka Caribou has released perhaps the longest mix-tape in history comprised of over 1000 songs as appreciation to his fans for making 2014 his most successful year yet.
THE BLACKMAIL OFFLINE #3
The Blackmail are launching their latest book as part of the annual OFFLINE series tomorrow night in Surry Hills and have given us a sneak peak of the stellar issue before it hits the shelves. Featuring work from Jonathon Zawada, Mimmo Cozzolino and Andrew Cowen.
EXHIBIT: WAX OFF
Wax Off exhibition started out in Lorne early 2009 when Xavier Davies, along with a collective of artist buddies, wanted an excuse to exhibit their personal work and sink free booze.
Hate: 7 Things I Hate About Art – Paul McNeil
Paul McNeil is a celebrated fine artist. He is also a serial collaborator, has won an Aria (Hoodoo Gurus album cover) and is in actual fact the Mayor of Byron Bay.
Interview: Brodie Jackson
Brodie Jackson is a mullet welding, grin bearing tattoo artist based in Lennox Head, Australia. We caught up with him at the Rock of Ages Tattoo Studio to talk inspiration, ink and the ‘Wax Off’ exhibition.
PROJECTIONS: BEN BRIAND
For Issue 45 we asked Australian Film Director Ben Briand to school us on cinematography and has listed his top eight films based on the all important script.
ISSUE 45 DISPOSABLE: MATT SAV
Matt Sav is a photographer, graphic designer, co-founder of Perth based design and direction studio HAND and plays drums for a little band named Tame Impala. We asked Matt to shoot some everyday things and found out he has a naked reveal scratchie business card.
BEHIND THE SHOT: Gabe L’Heureux
Best thing to do when you show up in a foreign city? Grab a camera and a skateboard. The skate is slow enough to notice your new surroundings, meet locals, and stop wherever for beers.
LENS: JARRAD SENG
Take a look through the lens of our 2014 MC Photo Comp Music category winner, Jarrad Seng. Jealousy will ensue.
EXHIBIT: DISGRUNTLED ICONICS BY CAM STYNES
Cam Stynes has given all our childhood graphics a new life. The life of a 65-year old biker who you shouldn’t look twice at.
Top 7 Podcasts: Aaron Farley
I don’t listen to music because I get half way through a song and think, “not the right vibe, NEXT”, as I pound the desk like a dumb gorilla. This is where podcasts come in. Listening to people talk all day, so I don’t have to talk to people in real life seems to be my cup of tea.
Mike Giant interviews VC Johnson – MC issue 45
You’ll be surprised to learn that Vernon Courtland Johnson—the man who created some of the toughest, coolest, most awe-inspiring-est skate graphics at the dawn of modern skateboarding—is something of a hippie. You’ll learn all about him in issue #45, coming soon.
WATCH: WAKE IN FRIGHT
When people ask what it’s like where I grew up, my answer is this film. Wake in fright.