Jul 01

photo: Phestography

Don’t miss Hiero this weekend at Stern Grove (19th & Sloat in SF) with special guest Dan the Automator.  Show starts at 2pm with dance crews Mix’d Ingrdnts Dance Company and Golden State Breakers opening.


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Jun 24


If you’re in the southern California area, be sure to make a stop by Jeremy Fish’s show, where he’ll be exhibiting his collection ‘Los Angelurkers’. The show opens on June 25 from 6-9 pm at Thinkspace Gallery 6009 Washington Blvd,  Culver City, CA 90232.

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Jun 22


For our Hawaii peeps,  Mark Oblow is coming for a bunch of solo shows.  Artwork will include photography, block prints, and mixed media in resin.  Decks are 24″, 40+ year old deadstock original skateboards (a small sampling is below).

Friday, June 24, 2016 – Opening Reception at FITTED
Saturday, June 25, 2016 – Open House at FITTED
Sunday, June 26, 2016 – Meet/Greet at Ala Moana Nordstroms, Presented By Electric
Monday, June 27, 2016 – Special Installation at TREEHOUSE
11-6pm – Store Hours
Sunday, July 3, 2016 – Closing Show at APB


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Jun 14

AR’s network television debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (with Yo La Tengo as his band!!).  Party over here, I’ll be over there…

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May 20


“Our galaxy….is haunted.”

To get prepared for the brand new gallery show that Matt Ritchie and Alex Pardee  are creating, they have launched a new website that will be the ongoing destination for all things “ASTRALNAUTS“! Currently, you can read about the inspiration behind the show, as well as read the future-history of The Astralnauts and the extra-terrestrial-ghosts that they hunt.

Stay “tooned”, as they will be unveiling the team, as well as some of the artwork on the site very soon!

“The Astralnauts” art gallery show opens up on June 10th from 7-9PM at
GALLERY 1988: West
7308 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA 90046

And remember, these are ‘naut your average ghostbusters…


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May 04


Take 40% off select Spring 2016 items with the code MAY4TH.  Offer good from now until Monday, May 9, 2016 at noon PST.  The discount cannot be applied to previously placed orders.

Some exclusions apply; details are here.


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Apr 18


Lookbook from the new HUF x Ty Dolla $ign 420 capsule, whic is inspired by vintage concert tees. It will be available online on 420, or you can stop by to pick it up now…

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Mar 27

Q-Tip’s Friday night Abstract Radio show on Beats 1 was dedicated to Phife Dawg who passed away this week from complications from diabetes.  Featured are rare live tracks from Tip’s personal archive as well as remembrances from Chuck D, Kendrick Lamar, Domino, Tajai and Casual from Hieroglyphics, El-P, and Outkast.

via Ambrosia for Heads

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Mar 23


Aesop Rock is heading out on tour in support of The Impossible Kid (out April 29th).  He’s performing with Rob Sonic & DJ Zone with Homeboy Sandman & DJ Sosa opening.  (Are we going to get some performances of Lice?)

05-05 Bellingham, WA – Wild Buffalo
05-06 Seattle, WA – Neumos
05-07 Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
05-09 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
05-10 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
05-12 Los Angeles, CA – The Novo
05-13 Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up
05-15 Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
05-16 Tucson, AZ – Club Congress
05-18 Las Vegas, NV – Fremont Country Club
05-20 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
05-21 Durango, CO – Animas City Theater
05-23 Denver, CO – Cervantes
05-24 Ft. Collins, CO – Aggie Theatre
06-02 Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre
06-03 Chicago, IL – The Metro
06-04 Grand Rapids, MI – Pyramid Scheme
06-06 Pontiac, MI – The Crofoot
06-07 Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
06-08 Columbus, OH – A&R Music Bar
06-10 Pittsburgh, PA – Rex Theater
06-11 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
06-13 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
06-15 Portland, ME – Port City Music Hall
06-16 Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
06-17 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
06-27 Richmond, VA – The National
06-28 Washington, DC – 930 Club
06-29 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
07–02 Knoxville, TN – The International
07-03 Atlanta, GA – The Loft
07-05 Orlando, FL – The Social
07-06 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
07-08 St. Petersburg, FL – State Theatre
07-10 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
07-11 Baton Rouge, LA – Varsity Theatre
07-13 San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger
07-14 Dallas, TX – Trees

Aesop also premiered a new episode of his web series where he has discussed moving, working with other musicians, and his family and friends with Dr. Izzo the Bear.  Here are the released episodes:

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Mar 17


Recently reconnected with Adisa, The Bishop.  He has been busy with the Hip Hop Chess Federation which fuses chess, hip hop & martial arts to promote unity, strategy and non violence to kids across the world.   He also has a new book coming out focused on how the work of Bobby Fischer, Bruce Lee & Afrika Bambaataa overlapped in the 70’s and how to use their principles to guide your life decisions now.  The kindle version is available now with the hard copy coming out on April 10th.

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