Tag Archives: New York

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Common, I could never stop listening to. Rock The Bells-SF 2011

I’ve seen Common perform live a bunch of times, and it always feels like the first time. He has a way with the mic that captures your senses, and initiates that positive feel good vibe. Always been a fan of Common, and will remain. Check […]

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Paid Dues and 36 Chambers at Rock the Bells SF 2011

If your in New York, Rock the Bells is in Town and If you know, what I know, then you know, that I know, its going to be Mad-ness. Check out Fashawn, and Black moon. Womp, Womp, Womp…As soon as I pulled out the camera, […]

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Tri-Angle Records Showcase: 2011 Reality Tour

On Friday we caught up with Shlohmo at the Tri-Angle records Showacase at 103 Hariett. We saw Shlohmo earlier in the year, and anticipated the release of Bad Vibes. Purchase a copy of Bad Vibes on itunes. Knuckle pound with a big Thanks to Henry […]

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J-Cole Return of Simba

“..I only make classics, what that take, Timing. Cole under pressure, what that make. Diamonds!” Yeah, yeah, yeah! J.Cole done did it again folks. Anticipation is defined as pleasurable expectation. We waited…and he delivered. Return of Simba is J.Cole’s fresh single, with an official single […]

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Low End Theory San Francisco!

Addition can be defined as combining a collection of objects together to create a masterpiece.  Last Friday, I was able to experience a scene that truly is making heads turn so hard, I had to share it. The bass drops, electronic glitches and beat tweaks […]

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5Pointz “Institute of Higher Burnin”

In my recent travels to New York, I had the opportunity to catch up with the curator/founder of 5pointz! Meres One also known as Johnathan Cohan, has been the heart and soul of this MAD-ness. 5Pointz is seen as “graffiti mecca,” as well as the, […]

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MURS : Road to Paid Dues Tour

So the PAID DUES FESTIVAL is going down in Cali soon, April 2nd to be exact. The line-up for the festival looks packed with 3 stages of all day live music! And what better way for the event founder and organizer Murs to have a […]

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Pass me the ‘Hot Sauce,’ please!

It’s hard to imagine that the Beastie Boys have been around for over 30 years, only because they always bring the illest and freshest sounds accompanied by their gritty lyics, you would think that this trio was a new act. New? No. Inventive, iconic and […]

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New York Fashion Week Men’s Collection

2011 New York Fashion Week ended and we Pick our Top 5 Men’s Designers.     Y-3 Y-3 presented a collection showing off designer Yohji Yamamoto’s deconstruction skills mixed with the tech-y and sporty vibe that is the backbone of the brand. In heavy wool […]

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Singularities

The guys at 3sixteen have put their taste making skills to work and produced a series of short films called Singularities. Each film focuses on New York creatives who take a great deal of thought and care when it comes to expressing themselves through art, […]

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Influencers..

Influencers is a documentary , exploring influential individuals who shape and create the many ways consumers experience products. This video features Steve Stoute, Founder and CEO of Translation, a brand management firm that arranges strategic partnerships between Pop Culture icons and Fortune 500 companies. Named […]

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Cire Trudon

Here at S&D we keep ourselves smelln’ fresh. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for the subway, the bus or your friends apartment. Insert Cire Trudon’s “Stink Bombs”. These aren’t bombs of stink- rather, they are bombs of goodness. The “Stink Bombs’ are somewhat new […]

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Little Dragon, Theophilis London @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

Met up with two hotties in willyburg last night to have some miso, sushi and sapporo. On some nights this can be all you need for a good time, not this night though. This was merely the launch pad for a great night at the […]

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Capsule(NY)

Today is the last day of Capsule(NY), an annual trade show featuring top notch men’s wear designers. If you’re like me and can’t make it to the venue, you can see all the highlights and next season must haves over at we are the market. […]

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Scott Campbell

I have been a fan of Scott Campbell for some time now..first being intrigued by his effortless tattoo style; specializing in ornate black and grey script. About 3 year ago he started experimenting with money as a medium of art. Precisely cutting thought provoking images […]

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Book with Wheels

Was given Bespoke: The Handbuilt Bicycle by Julie Laskey, a paperback showcasing successful branding and modern craftsmanship. Attentive photography and technical detail included. Pleased to find elements uncommon to the eye in the NW. Got any questions for an industry pro? Collecting for a conversation […]