Brooklyn-based mic-slayer/producer, 77klash, took the drum and bass-induced, post-genre rhythm, Skallawa, back to his homeland of Jamaica in 2005. Now, he's teamed up with warm-voiced reggae and dancehall mainstay, Johnny Osbourne, to produce a genre-advancing dancehall banger, “Mad Again (Whoa).” The video, directed by John Fine, features dancers from Ground Zero and Dancerz Blvd getting down to the minimalistic, low-end heavy, electro and hip hop-impelled track. Read more »
What happens in Vegas doesn't stay in Vegas! A sampling of sprint 2009 looks from the clothing tradeshows POOL, Magic, and S.L.A.T.E.
Matt from S.F. brand Free Gold Watch shows off their Best Friends tee.
Outer space meets ’80s electro-funk in 55DSL’s spring line.
Comfortable silhouettes in black and blue dominated Triple5Soul’s women’s line.
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Word was out this week that Animal Collective has a new album in the works, and while details about it are few and far between right now, a strange-yet-intriguing video on the band's site suggests there may be a set tracklisting for Merriweather Post Pavilion. Just listen to the strange voice on the clip and wait for the hand-written song titles to appear on the screen. Or, okay, you can also read the new titles below. The album is rumored to be out in January 2009, on Domino
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Max Glazer’s Federation Sound, in association with Ward 21, is offering a new, free mixtape titled Badda Badda Gang… 3 The Hard Way, featuring Timberlee, Natalie Storm, and Tifa, three of dancehall’s most important new female artists. The mix highlights the artists' wealth of new tracks and strong crossover appeal. Watch out M.I.A. and Gwen Stefani!
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