Author archive for HT

  • Apr062016

    Video: Tribute to the late and lengendary Phife Dawg

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    Last week we lost one of the greats. We grew up to his music and rhymes. Phife Dawg from the group A Tribe Called Quest recently passed away after a long battle with diabetes. His life impacted Hip Hop in a monumental way.

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  • Mar152016

    The Book Hunter: Josh Carey, Bondi Books

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    This isn’t the store that you will find the book you are looking for. Nor will you get an index of what is available from A to Z. Here you will find rare editions of poetry, novels, antique sex manuals, obscure nude photo books, any much more art and erotic printed matter than you had previously hadn’t bargained for. I can promise you one thing, and that is you will not want to leave empty handed though.

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  • Feb292016

    Smoker’s Minute: Megu, BLACK WEIRDOS

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    These days it seems like every streetwear brand is turning to fitness, or looking for any answer to mimic a so-called formula that has been tried and tested. However, we feel that this is definitely not the case for Japanese label Black Weirdos.

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  • Jan142016

    Moodymann: Sounds of Detroit

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    Moodymann – a controversial and almost fiction-like character, an icon and a legend. Kenny Dixon Jr or Moodymann as he is known to most, represents the electronic wave of mastermind producers from Detroit.

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  • Dec222015

    HO HO HOES: SPEND ‘CHRISTMAS AT LUKE’S SEX SHOP’ WITH 2 LIVE CREW, MOTHERF*CKERS

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    For Christmas at Luke’s Sex Shop, 2 Live Crew, Poison Clan, and Jiggy G join together around the stripper pole to wrap a “Christmas Spliff” for the “Ho, Hoe, Hoes.”

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  • Dec182015

    Documentary: Go deep with this New Zealand gangbanger

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    The homie Tom Gould is a reputed film maker, music video director and photographer. Over the past few years, he has been credited for making some timeless music videos for the likes of Action Bronson, Meyhem Lauren, Sean Price, Large Professor, J Love amongst others. Tom has spent the last few years based in New York documenting the streets and the sub cultures while building a career as a reputed film director.

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  • Dec142015

    Alan Wolfson: Miniature Urban Sculptures

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    New York City native Alan Wolfson often spends months, if not years, working on his unique miniature dioramas. From concept, to location photography, mock-ups and final construction, the process involves several different mediums and iterations before Wolfson finally sets out to complete his final piece.

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  • Dec122015

    Spotlight: Jazzy Sport Records

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    A must do for anyone who travels to Japan. Jazzy Sport is a music collective and two record stores. In every aspect of business, Jazzy Sport carries a reputation for quite simply doing things right; a flag bearer to sit alongside the underground beat labels of the world.

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  • Dec102015

    The culture of the “T-Shirt”

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    Nowadays you can find T-Shirts in all shapes, colours and sizes, but nothing quite beats an all classic 100% cotton T-shirt. The T-Shirt revolutionized the concept of comfortable clothing. It’s almost a second skin, another layer of protection from the ketchup or mustard.

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  • Dec102015

    Listen: “Slept on but not forgotten” – Vol 1 (BTS Radio)

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    Andrew Meza’s BTS Radio is a destination label with lots of timeless podcasts
    and mixes. They also happen to be our good friends and definitely one of our
    favourite podcasts.

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