Paris-based artist Benoit Jammes makes darling art from old cassette tapes. Each precisely cut and painted piece is 100 percent handmade, and, the artist says, "hard work but so nostalgia!" Jammes' cassette tape series includes pop culture references (The Matrix, The Simpsons, Kill Bill), meta fine ... More >>
Rolling out a blanket under the stars, taking in a movie project on a big outdoor screen while snacking on some kalbi tacos or pulled pork sliders is quickly becoming a L.A. summertime tradition.
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The Jungle Concert In L.A.
Tiger JK, Yoon Mi Rae and Lee Ssang
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One week before the release of his new album, Anthems of the Hero, electronic dance music producer Kraddy, aka Matthew Kratz, is shooting the video for the album's first single "Black Box" at a house in Venice. Directed by Mickey Capoferri, the video depicts a house party gone awry, as two girls fig ... More >>
Cuss words can be a lazy lyricist's exclamation points but, in the right hands, profanity affords a landscape of creativity and rhyme schemes that breathe new life into descriptions of coitus, anger, and self-reflection. There may not be enough amazing uses of "fuck," "ass," and "shit" in roc ... More >>
Rebecca HaithcoatRZA, ready to ascendA little more than halfway through his show at the Key Club Saturday night, RZA proclaimed, "If you're not havin' a good time, you're wastin' your time." He then launched into a track from 2003's Birth of a Prince, "Drink, Smoke Fuck." Scheme, or serend ... More >>
Malcolm McClaren, the art/punk swindler/genius who managed the Sex Pistols, died this morning in New York. He had cancer, and was 64.
Throughout a spotty but rather fascinating forty year career in pop culture, McClaren had hands in fashion, all forms of music, and film. He famously lost hi ... More >>