The end of 2006 saw powerHouse Books unveil It’s All Good, a collection of photographs from Brooklyn-based, Serbian-born artist Boogie. Images from that book, which collectively present a gripping exposé of street life’s underworld, now make their way to Tokyo, alongside pieces Boogie did for Japanese publication Commons&Sense.
No, Bicycle Film Festival (BFF) isn’t an event where a bunch of dudes with Chrome bags and rolled up jeans get wasted and talk about their obscure, $5,000 track bikes. It’s a cultural celebration of the vehicle in all its forms, whether it’s bike jousting, BMX, track, Critical Mass, or bike polo.Read more »
From noisy post-punk to nostalgic balladry, Blonde Redhead has set the tempo for artful indie rock. Since the early ’90s, twins Amedeo and Simone Pace, alongside vocalist Kazu Makino, have crafted introspective jams that, like Sonic Youth records (the band that “discovered” BR), have outlived the years in which they were made. One might surmise the band’s most recent effort, 23, will be no exception.Read more »
For our 11th birthday, we were going to ask our friends for Transformers and the new Slipknot CD. Then we realized that having six artists deliver meditations on the keen symmetry of the number eleven was a much better idea. From old friends to new favorites, this sextet of American visual maestros have delivered us birthday grams that we think are even better than the pink icing on an x-rated booby cake. Look through this special portfolio, then blow out the candles and make us a wish.Read more »
The dudes at Scion may have watched 8 Mile a few too many times–but that’s going to be a great thing for one lucky MC who deserves to blow up. Instead of plotting corny commercials and ad campaigns that promote wild, four-wheel drive trips through mountain passes, or a roomy backseats for the kids, Scion, it seems, prefers to hook up a talented rapper with a bunch of money and a marketing contract. Take that Ford.Read more »
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