Banned album art is a fascinating topic. I also find it interesting to discover all the record label politics, reissued images, and economic repercussions of the collector community. Read More


LaLa is closing May 31, 2010. Kaput. R.I.P. -- In short, Apple bought LaLa, and is now shutting it down. On this Pac Man anniversary, I'm picturing Apple's monster icon gobbling up LaLa (cue lo-fi game music). The question is, ...Read More


This band, Sleigh Bells, has been getting alot of hype lately. Right now it's a Brooklyn buzz thing... but it's a strong one. This track here (sounds like its ripped from a demo tape because the recording is fuzzy) is ...Read More


The power of a doodle... especially drawing Islam's Prophet Muhammad. This week, the government of Pakistan is buggin' out on Facebook, and blocking the site because of a page called "Everybody Draw Mohammed Day!". Did I mention South Park is ...Read More


A big shuffle was just announced at the New York Times today. The managing editor for print, Jill Abramson, is stepping aside from her duties for 6 months and doing a full immersion on digital operations and strategy. It's sort ...Read More


The other day, I bumped into an old piece of vinyl in my collection. Truthfully, I bought it just for the artwork. The title seemed funny. The artwork looked old school and austere. Anyway, after several years, I gave it ...Read More


After months of preparing both the online world and physical space (on the Bowery), Nike Stadium finally launched in New York. The first series which celebrates soccer, sport, art, and passion is called "Order & Progress" -- 2 words which ...Read More


Tonight I went to a little cocktail party held in a special room inside the Thompson Hotel LES, where Married to the Mob founder, Leah McSweeney, invited a few of her close friends to screen her new short film showcasing ...Read More


This is the most talked about video this month. If you haven't seen it yet, take a minute to watch, reflect, and be moved. It's powerful, shocking, and silencing. I won't say too much about it since I feel you ...Read More


The 63rd Cannes Film Festival is finally upon us, May 12 to 23rd. Now if you're sunbathing in the back of the swanky Hotel Du Cap (breathtaking view), and are debating to go see that movie in town, you can ...Read More