Streetwear company Imaginary Foundation has gone from T-shirts to T-mobile...and other cell phone providers in the US. The design team is featuring cellphone wallpapers on Start Mobile, available for free through 2007. The designs featured on the wallpapers are some of the most popular t-shirts and posters at IF's online store. For those of you with T-Mobile, Cingular, or AT&T, start downloading your favorite IF designs. To all of you on Sprint and Verizon, um, get a new service provider.Read more »
In issue 103 XLR8R's Fred Miketa brought Tom Moulton, the man responsible for inventing the 12-inch single, and nu-disco masters Rub-N-Tug together for a conversation on favorite records, clubs, and much more.
Besides his contribution to singles, Moulton is also a highly-sought producer, arranger, and engineer. Eric Duncan and Thomas Bullock of Rub-N-Tug have been bringing the disco live to New York for over a decade, through both music production and parties.Read more »
One of the founders of Thizz Nation, Vallejo, California's PSD has teamed up with Bay Area hyphy dons Keak Da Sneak and Messy Marv, and this trio is definitely bringing Da Bidness. The collaborative album features production from Droop-E, Rick Rock, PSD, and others, and features guest appearances from Bay Area rappers like E-40, Mac Dre, and Misah F.A.B.Read more »
The reggae/dancehall star Sizzla has signed to Damon Dash Music Group (DDMG) for his upcoming release The Overstanding. Like Elephant Man, who recently inked his own deal, with Diddy, Sizzla is one of the few reggae/dancehall stars to cross into mainstream music, and his signing to DDMG will likely push him further into that realm.Read more »
XLR8R has teamed up with Creative Commons and Ghostly International for the Christopher Willits/"Colors Shifting" Remix Contest!Read more »
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