Reflection, contemplation, and spirit is the mantra for this new compilation of songs from Melodiesinfonie. The Swiss producer offers up an 8-track album of pure instrumental hip-hop with his penchant for combining off the wall samples with soulful harmonies and sophisticated drum patterns.Read More
Our friend and artist Andrew Kodama sat down with inspirational Oakland artist Jimi Evins for a video profile of his studio.Read More
The Ugly Brothers are artists based in Reykjavik, Iceland. They find their voice in graffiti, painting on surfaces of all kinds from huge silos to abandoned looking huts. They have an unpredictable style that varies piece by piece, which usually involves a mixture of letter forms and playful imagery. They have successfully kept their anonymity over the years, yet they expect the law to catch up to them again soon… Despite this, the Ugly Brother remain committed to their craft and continue to keep Iceland’s graffiti culture alive.Read More
We took the time to talk to the movers and shakers behind San Francisco’s premiere techno party on the eve of their 8-year anniversary, getting an exclusive look into their history with SF’s techno scene.Read More
Regularfantasy, aka Olivia Meek, is a musician & dj based out of Vancouver. Her aesthetic can be summed up by modern day's “21st century petroleum based culture,” which is actually the basis for the name of one of her musical collaborations, Plush Throw.Read More
The East Bay producer you need to know about just released three albums of inspired instrumental hip-hop.Read More
We talked to the Vancouver artist about her projects, new music, and creative process.
Meet the East Bay producer who is organizing one of the most exciting underground showcases for beat makers and MC’s.Read More
After years of apprenticeships and chef positions in the Bay Area and Japan, Sylvan Mishima Brackett opened Rintaro, a traditional yet new kind of Izakaya restaurant in the heart of SF. Rintaro is hidden behind a wooden fence on a quiet street off of south Van Ness. Once you open the gate and step into the courtyard, you are transported.Read More
Bosses Jess Wu-O and Monika Skelton are the creators of their most recent zine 100% Mixed, a project working to voice the seldom heard narratives of mixed race Asians through peer interviews and community contributions.Read More
Keeping the vinyl experience alive in Berkeley. We chatted with its owner about dealing in records.Read More
Kevin Gabriel Wettstein — the brains behind musical projects Melodiesinfonie, Delakeyz, and Boyoom Connective — has a contagious sort of energy. But you don’t have to meet him to understand this; his passion and positivity are best understood in the context of his jazzy, soul-infused electronic beats. To truly understand Wettstein, you simply have to listen.
Introducing Kevin Burzynski, LA based collagist and photographer who’s got a knack for depicting moods through cinematic scenes. He takes inspiration from 60s and 70s aesthetics, magnifying the undertones that he finds most interesting.Read More