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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Mar 01

We are currently giving the site a much-needed refresh.  You may encounter some broken links or missing images…please bear with us while we complete all of the changes.

Feb 24


Bay Area Dre Day 2016 is this Friday @MightySF featuring Mind Motion, Cutso, Platurn & Francis Chiser.  RSVP now for free admission before 11pm.

Tee & dad hat will be available that night (and in-store at True SF & WC)



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Feb 18


Aesop Rock’s new album, The Impossible Kid, will be out April 29th on Rhymesayers.  Album artwork is an Alex Pardee creation.  Some tracks feature Philly band Grimace Federation.

Track Listing:

01 Mystery Fish
02 Rings
03 Lotta Years
04 Dorks
05 Rabies
06 Supercell
07 Blood Sandwich
08 Get Out of the Car
09 Shrunk
10 Kirby
12 Lazy Eye
13 Defender
14 Water Tower
15 Molecules


The first single is “Rings”.  Video directed by Rob Shaw.

via Pitchfork.

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Jan 15


Youth Speaks celebrates the continuing life and legacy of Dr. King with a powerful and moving evening, where new voices emerge breathing life into the work and story of Dr. King. Beyond homage, these young poets and leaders are continuing the work left behind with renewed commitment, imagination and love. Join us as we listen and reinterpret excerpts of some of Dr. King’s powerful oratory and witness the moving responses from brilliant youth bringing the noise.

Featuring performances by: Alicia Garza, Jari Bradley, Brenda Quintanilla, Members of the SFJAZZ High School All-Stars with Tammy Hall and Ericson Amaya, Black Sheroes and more.

Hosted by Trey Amos

The 19th Annual Bringing the Noise for Dr. King
Monday, January 18th | 7pm
Nourse Theater | SF
275 Hayes

Tickets: Youth $5, Adults $10

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