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Michael Lipton

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Primate of the Month

NIGOApe Sounds (ApesoundsMo‘Wax) Nigo may very well be Japan’s au courant answer to Andy Warhol. A purveyor of lifestyles (which, he says, extend naturally from clothing to music), his Planet of the Apes--inspired line of street fashion (”A Bathing Ape“) flies off Japanese and Hong Kong shelves as fast as......
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A Little Bit o' Heaven

In the shadow of the towering, gilded dome of West Virginia's state capitol building, the knotty-pine walls of the Empty Glass bar were ready to burst. Crammed shoulder to shoulder, several patrons had abandoned their seats and were standing on tables. Just two songs into the set, the small dance......