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Diplo, Boys Noize, Spank Rock Confirmed for Sonar 2008

The Beastie Boys will not make a repeat appearance in Barcelona for this year's Sonar festival, and the initial line-up for the 2008 edition doesn't appear to be hurting from that fact. Instead, everyone from synth-pop legends Yahoo and Underground Resistance, to Boyz Noize, Neon Neon, and DJ Mehdi are confirmed for the three-day music and multimedia festival, making for one of the strongest line-ups in some time.

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  • Filed under: news
  • 02/27/2008

Pon Di Wire: Joe Gibbs R.I.P., Grammy Controversy, Danchall Queens in Paris

The reggae community continues to mourn the loss of producer Joe Gibbs (born Joel A. Gibson). The legendary reggae producer died February 21 of an apparent heart attack. He was 65. Gibbs was responsible for dozens of hits by Culture, Dennis Brown, Jacob Miller, and Althea & Donna.

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Top 10: Dizzee Rascal, Matthew Dear

Dizzee Rascal
Maths + English
Definitive Jux
Release Date: April 29

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Bicycle Film Festival 2008 Announced

Continuing its seeming quest of world domination, the Bicycle Film Festival crew gears up for another international tour of artists, musicians, filmmakers, and all things bicycle-centric, set to kick off this spring in New York.

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  • Filed under: news
  • 02/26/2008

Presenter

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  • Filed under: video
  • 02/26/2008

Elements: Extra Credit

A handful of spring accessories that more than make the grade.



Piu Piu bird magnet ($18)
Link:
shop.uppercasegallery.ca



Adidas x ProMama high-top sneaker ($100)
Link:
digitalgravel.com



Gravis Lowdown Hi-Cut LX shoe ($80)
Link:
gravisfootwear.com


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5: Casey and Paul arrive at Yoni's

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  • Filed under: video
  • 02/25/2008

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