Come out for poetry night at the Hole on Bowery this Thursday, December 12 at 8pm In addition to Stefan Bondell’s The Black Box exhibit that’s currently on display, the Hole is welcoming Bondell as well as Max Blagg, Lizzi Bougatsos (from Gang Gang Dance), Suheir Hammad, Bob Holman, NYC entrepreneur Richard Kirshenbaum, Lithuanian filmmaker and artist Jonas Mekas,…
Is The Man Who is Tall Happy?
Michel Gondry makes a film on party animal Noam Chomsky.
ALife Presents King Krule
ALife in NYC recently had King Krule (Archie Marshall) over to play for a small gathering. Lucky ducks. Missed out like me? Join thousands of others to see him play at Aus’s Laneway Festival next year. Details here.
RVCAloha | Part 4
If you can’t make it out to the North Shore this season, here’s another look at what you’re missing. Daniel Jones, Danny Fuller, Ellis Ericson, Davey Cathels, Aaron Swanson, Adam Bennets, Kalani David, Deano Adrian, Kelsey Brooks, Beau Foster and Sam Wrench. Video: Jimmy James Song: Majik Mtn by Thee Rain Cats courtesy of Burger…
Farmhaus by Ben McBrien
From his Philadelphia workspace, Ben McBrien uses reclaimed wood found in dumpsters and leftover construction piles to create anything, from surfboards to kitchen cabinets and countertops. See more of his work here.
Wollongong’s Wonderwalls Festival
Last month Wollongong held its second annual Wonderwalls Festival. It was a three-day, street-art event involving massive murals and art talks.
City of Rats
As part of the Long Live Southbank campaign, Henry Edwards-Wood has begun uploading Slam City Skates’ City of Rats. Unveiled in March 2012, the film has parts from Lucien Clarke, Nick Jensen, Snowy, Danny Brady, Jerome Campbell and Neil Smith, to name just a few. City of Rats is the only video to be produced…
THE SHRINE ON TOUR
What do you get when a bunch of skater punks make noise together under the guidance of a wolf tripping on acid? The Shrine.
Mikal Cronin at the El Rey
The other night Mikal Cronin performed at the legendary El Rey Theatre in Hollywood, California. I managed to sneak my camera past the moody security guards, through the crowds of hysterical teenage girls …
Palace Skateboards released Danny Brady’s long awaited welcome edit last Wednesday. Being English I suppose I’m prone to bias, but this is one of the best things I’ve seen all year. After the mass exodus from Blueprint Skateboards last November, it was good to see an original member of the Palace Waywards Boys’ Choir join…
Jersey Surf Thanksgiving ’13
Just sometimes, it doesn’t let us down
The Orwells // Dirty Sheets Vid
Illinois’ ripe, young garage-rock band, The Orwells, just released their new video for “Dirty Sheets” off of their upcoming album which will be released on 13th January via Atlantic. UPCOMING TOUR WITH ARCTIC MONKEYS: 1/30 Miami, FL – The Fillmore 1/31 Orlando, Fl – Hard Rock Live 2/1 Saint Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live 2/3…
Emerica at the Active Shop
Heaps of straight bangers, from the Emerica guys at the Active Shop‘s HQ in CA.
You like music, you’ll like this. The new Rusty Cage album entitled “Heretics” is out now. Go get it. Here’s a nice cover from him also. Bandcamp.
Five Minutes with Parquet Courts
Parquet Courts is a Brooklyn-based, four-piece punk band consisting of Andrew Savage, Austin Brown, Sean Yeaton, and Andrew’s brother Max Savage.
London-born Will Robson-Scott was commissioned by the UK site Protein to make this film on life in South and West Chicago. Nicknamed Chiraq because of the increasing violence and comparable death-toll to the losses in the Iraq War over the same time period. Find limited-edition CHIRAQ zines here.
Murray Carter is the man behind the name. He initially visited Japan when he was 18 to study karate. By chance, the sight of a knife shop caught his eye while he was there and intrigued him enough to peak inside. Later he would return and fall into a six-year apprenticeship and at its completion…
Bones Bearings: Michelle Steilen
Ellis in Sumatra with Raen
Austin Smith in Never Not Part 1
Sometimes we have to give snow some loving and appreciation