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“Denim Dudes” Photo Book | Street Style Vintage Workwear Obsession

“Denim Dudes” Photo Book | Street Style Vintage Workwear Obsession Denim Dudes is a street style book with a difference. As well as featuring key players in the global denim business, such as Jason Denham (Denham), François Girbaud, (Marithé + François Girbaud), Adriano Goldschmied (Diesel, 7 For All Mankind) and Kenichi and Kenji Shiotani (Warehouse Japan), it also explores the very best and latest denim

Dirty Dishes – “Thank You Come Again” Video

“The LA-based duo Dirty Dishes released their debut LP Guilty yesterday, a series of unpredictable and totally consuming tracks that are definitely worthy of your time if you haven’t listened already. Today, the band premiered the music video for the album’s shapeshifting lead-off track, “Thank You Come Again.” Directed and edited by comedian Pat Bishop.” I now really


Meet Israeli Singer Asaf Avidan and His Phenomenal Unusual Voice Being Compared to Billie Holiday, Janis Joplin, and Bob Dylan

I will remember today as the day that singer Asaf Avidan entered my life. Haunting beauty, unusual sounds that comfort me like an old friend and a cup of tea. Folks, meet Israeli singer Asaf Avidan. NPR reports: “The Israeli singer has a compelling, unusual, wholly original voice. On Gold Shadow, his first official release in North America,

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New Limited-Edition T-shirt Brand, Palmnoir, Debuts in Los Angeles

Palmnoir made its public debut January 12, 2015 – the artisan clothing brand consists of a capsule collection entitled More to Life comprised of men’s premium graphic t_shirts and an embroidered cap, a shoe-matching feature called Shoemmelier; and a sonic identity in the form of soundtracks curated by the brand’s Creative Director, Cameron Stanford. Women’s


Sam Smith on Cover of Rolling Stone | “The Lonely Boy Inside the Big Voice”

Rolling Stone reports: In the cover story (on stands Friday), Smith, 22, details his often-painful past, from being bullied for his sexuality to watching his parents’ marriage fall apart. Smith also played music he’s written for his next album, which he wants to be “more raw and more honest than my first.” RS spoke with famous fans


Polyglamorous | New San Francisco Party Wants You to Dance, Kiss, Repeat | Video Trailer

Introducing a new San Francisco part Polyglamorous: DANCE. KISS. REPEAT. They’ll be serving the beats and boys you’ve been looking for at a new monthly in San Francisco. An underground vibe you can’t miss in the heart of soma. Come one, come all, come Polyglamorous. FIRST FRIDAYS- SF OASIS FEB 6th DJs – Nark (Bottom Forty,


Original Line-up of L7 Are Reuniting and Kickstarting Documentary | Feminist Pioneers of American Grunge Punk to the Front of the Line!

Well slap my ass and call me Judy! Dreams do come true. First Sleater-Kinney get back together and now it has been brought to my attention that the original members of L7 are going to be touring and they have started a Kickstarter to fund their documentary.  On Facebook L7 announced: “ATTENTION: YOU DID IT!!!


San Francisco | Dickslap Hits Town This Weekend! Feat. Riff-Raff & Doc Sleep | Hosted by Jem, Kelly Lovemonster & boy_friend

DICKSLAP! A let loose scenario for boys and girls and more boys… a wonderland full of free beard rubs, slick hands and magical dancing gogo men, where the jello shots go down easy and the sounds of the discotheque parade around and intoxicate you until you finally wake up from the dream, potentially next to



Hearts in San Francisco” limited edition chocolate bars perfect gift for your Sweetheart this Valentine’s Day Ghirardelli Chocolate Company announced today that they are partnering with San Francisco General Hospital Foundation in honor of the 2015 “Hearts in San Francisco” public art project. “Hearts in San Francisco” raises money to support vital programs and initiatives at San Francisco General


Hercules & Love Affair’s Andy Butler Goes Solo on You Can Shine EP

Yes! Pitchfork reports: Hercules & Love Affair maestro Andy Butler has announced his first solo EP, You Can Shine. He will release the two-track offering (“You Can Shine” and “Personality Track”) on February 23 on vinyl, March 16 on Beatport, and March 30 on iTunes and other digital stores via his own label, mr.intl. Listen to the title track

SF’s Pound Puppy New Video Promo Will Make You Wag Your Tail or Scream Beastiality| Watch Video

I can’t wait to see the comments on this new video promo from San Francisco nightclub Pound Puppy. Pound Puppy presents: PUPPY LOVE w/ residents Taco Tuesday and Kevin O’Connor Featuring Conor (No Way Back) and Carrie on Disco (Pound Puppy, General FIERCENESS) Valentines Day Feb 14th 2014 @SF EAGLE A valentine limerick from your

Steve Hayes: “Tired Old Queen at the Movies – How to Marry a Millionaire” | Video

“It’s high hilarity as Lauren Bacall, Betty Grable and Marilyn Monroe play three gold diggers on the make in Jean Negulesco’s “How To Marry A Millionaire”. Shot in glorious Technicolor and cinema-scope it’s a love letter to Manhattan and three of the funniest and most glamorous gals that ever hit Hollywood. Rounding out the cast

LA Duo Girlpool Share Soothing “Chinatown” Official Video

Girlpool are new to me, but now I’m all ears! “… Do you feel relentless when you realize you’re alive…” the duo wonder in the same interlocking harmonies featured on their debut self-titled EP, but there’s no despair in the asking. After all, it’s these kinds of vulnerabilities that characterize Girlpool’s strength. “Being vulnerable is perceived

Ariel Pink’s “Dayzed Inn Daydreams” Video Feat. Mau-Mau’s Frontman Rick Wilder Deathly Skinny

  Intense, emotional, depressing, and powerful. I’m left dying to know more. “Together, Ariel Pink and director Grant Singer made two of last year’s best music videos. Pink and Singer’s clips for “Put Your Number In My Phone” and “Picture Me Gone” were fascinatingly creepy, mysterious pieces of Kubrick-damaged work. They’ve now teamed up again for the

Rock Icon Henry Rollins Narrates Greil Marcus’ New Audiobook “The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs”

Take some time this week and listen to this treat!  Unlike all previous versions of rock ‘n’ roll history, this book omits almost every iconic performer and ignores the storied events and turning points everyone knows. Instead, in a daring stroke, Greil Marcus selects 10 songs recorded between 1956 and 2008 and then proceeds to

Politician Wants Arrests After Gays Marry: Jan 26 Marriage News Watch with Matt Baume | Video

There’s a big fight underway right now in Alabama, with a Judge overturning a marriage ban and state officials refusing to obey his order to issue licenses. Anti-gay politicians are threatening to ban all marriage licenses if the Supreme Court rules in favor of equality. And one lawmaker even wants to send clerks to jail


“Preservation” by Blake Little Coming Soon! Preserving the Human Form in Honey

I am very much looking forward to getting my hands on to this book once it is released. Photographed Blake Little has been teasing us about the release of his new book PRESERVATION PRESERVATION by Blake Little. Limited Edition Book 9.5″ x12.5″ Hardcover Cloth Bound 750 copies Preview the book: Publication Date: February 28, 2015 A


Junya Watanabe Mens Fall/Winter 2015 Paris

This Friday, January 23, the Japanese designer Junya Watanabe revealed his Fall-Winter 2015-2016 menswear collection at the prestigious Place Vendôme in Paris. A chic venue for an equally chic line, which strikes a balance between sophistication and no-frills simplicity.  


Vizmanos Photography is a Trip | “The Diagnosis of Bipolar (Work in Progress)”

The Diagnosis (work in progress): The Diagnosis is a performative project designed by the artist Abel Azcona and developed and performed with the special collaboration of the artist Gerardo Vizmanos in the city of New York between January and March 2015. The artists identify and work with twelve adults diagnosed in mental illness psychiatric institutions in the United States. Between November and


Kathleen Hanna Voices Animated Alien in Short Film Myrna the Monster | Watch

Am I on acid? No, I heard that right. Kathleen Hanna (Bikini Kill/Le Tigre/the Julie Ruin) has lend her voice to a new animated short film called Myrna the Monster. In Ian Samuels‘ short, produced by MTV Other and premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, Hanna voices Myrna, “a heartbroken alien dreamer from the moon who transitions into young adult life in


Danny Oliver, Leonardo Timis, and Simon M. for Sport & Street

Sport & Street Magazine enlists fashion photographer Michele De Andreis to capture their Spring Summer 2015 cover story featuring models Danny Oliver, Leonardo Timis, and Simon M all represented by Independent Model Management. In charge of styling for We are family story was Alberto Caselli, with hair and makeup by Alessio Giovannelli. Photo assistance by Clara Melchiorre.