Monthly Archives: August 2009

The New World Orders When I’m Finished With the Wine List

This is a lesson in British rap. Whenever I tell people I love British rap, I usually get two responses: “Yeah! I love Dizzee Rascal/The Streets too!” or “There are British rappers?” Well, yes there are. And some of them … Continue reading

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Welcome to the World of Fabien Barral

As I was looking at work by one of my favorite artists (Emmanuel Polanco, for some of his art Google and Fubiz are your friends) I stumbled upon a graphic designer whose name I’d never heard: Fabien Barral. Maybe I’m … Continue reading

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Nique La Police!

When The Wackness came out last summer, I can’t say that I actively avoided it, but I was certainly put off by the trailer, which promised fresh to deathness, Golden Age nostalgia, fly ladies, and Method Man. The idea of … Continue reading

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“You don’t go on ‘probably’ when love and guns are in hand”

I know nobody reads anymore, but I do so occasionally I’m going to talk about it. Charles Bukowski. What a guy. Before this year I knew nothing about him. Thanks to DOOM’s Born Like This, which samples a reading of … Continue reading

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Clare Mallison

Today while checking out my RSS Feeds I came across the work of Clare Mallison (thanks to NetDiver). After hitting a couple links here and there I was sent straight to a rather impressive portfolio of work illustrative of Mallison’s … Continue reading

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My Clothes Smell Like Cigarettes, They Used to Smell Like You…

A couple years ago I was introduced to Daniel Merriweather via Mark Ronson’s album Versions. His cover of “Stop Me” (originally “Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before” by the Smiths) was on repeat for months and … Continue reading

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