DAILY SHPIEL

  • Dec122015

    Analog: Tokyo Pt. 1

    Welcome to “Analog”. In this new bi-weekly segment of our blog, we will be laser focused on everything relating to the world of film photography. This will include photography essays, interviews, gear reviews and much much more.

    For our introductory post, “Tokyo Pt. 1”, we share with you photos of some shady players celebrating in Tokyo’s Shinto festival in July, 2015. Part 2 will be dropping next week. Please enjoy.

    Camera: Contax G2 w/ Databack

    Lens: 21mm, 45mm, 90mm

    Photographer: DG

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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

    Kobe Bryant Retiring

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    Kobe Bryant, on his 20th season with the Lakers since the draft-day trade in 1996, has announced that this season will be his last. Having won five NBA titles, 2 Olympic Medals and made 17 All star selections, Bryant will be retiring as one of the greatest players of all time. With his farewell tour underway, Bryant is seeing a rise in form, finishing his most recent game with 31 points, Making it his first 30-plus point game since December of last season.

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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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  • Dec102015

    MARIHANNA

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    RIHANNA Launches her own brand of Marijuana called “MaRihanna”.
    The Line includes various different strains such as Karribean Kush, Haitian Haze, Jamaican High Grade as well as edibles and concentrates. A longtime weed smoker, Rihanna is not ashamed to let the world know how much she love de herb.

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  • Dec102015

    Project Loop: 50/50 Live Auction

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    Project LOOP is a non-profit organization who devotes its time to teaching kids with any form of creative inclination about possible creative careers and how to apply them in the real world. This year they’re hosting an Online auction, selling custom limited edition skate decks designed by artists all over the world.

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  • Dec092015

    Russian Criminal Tattoo Archive by Fuel Design

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    After a night in watching Eastern Promises, I stumbled across a series of books put out a few years ago by UK based, Fuel Design, entitled, Russian Criminal Tattoo Archive.

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  • Dec042015

    Spotlight: Charles Munka

    Charles Munka’s art – of which a large body concerns painterly abstractions – excavates Hong Kong and discovers remnants of an esoteric ancient system of signs and language.

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