Daily Archives: May 6, 2009

Jen Stark

Jen Stark at LMAK

Painting Wu Tang Blue

On one hand, hip-hop seems to be in a constant up-hill battle to define itself as a legitmate art. On the other hand, what’s more hip-hop than to just not give a fuck about what other people think? An area where this dichotomy is played out (so to speak), and on full display (ahem) is […]

Learn How to Let the Beat Build…

It’s always refreshing to see a smiling new face remind you that there is still plenty of hope for the future of good music. “Let The Beat Build” from Nyle on Vimeo. Not only is it a great concept for a video–shot in one take, with the audio live from the same take you’re watching—but […]

Spring Sale at Metropark

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Grandmaster Flash

Tired of uninspired flash drive designs? Maybe you should check out the MPC 2000XL and SP1200 USB flash drives. These two drives are mini replicas of the AKAI MPC2000XL sampler and the EMU SP1200 drum machine. The MPC2000XL & SP1200 both played an integral part in shaping hip hop music as we know it today. Both drives come in 4GB capacities […]

In The Bag

Using recycled, found, donated, old beat up materials, Steve Opperman is making some of the best bags I’ve seen in a minute. Hand crafted in the good old US of A, Temple bags are constructed of primarily leather and canvas materials, which give the bags a strong, sturdy feel. With the use of hand-stitched upcycled materials, […]

Lights Poxleitner

Lights [Poxleitner] is my new girl crush. You may know her as the quirky, gorgeous singer who’s second album was released almost one year ago. It features amazing, fun, upbeat songs such as “Drive My Soul,” “February Air” and “Ice.” The album is done mainly in her bedroom with her key-tar and synthesizers but every […]