Friday, 30 November 2007

British Sea Power - Krankenhaus?

Brighton's four-man indie rock outfit British Sea Power recently released a new EP entitled Krankenhaus?. The new EP featured two tracks that will appear in their forthcoming album Do You Like Rock Music? expected to release some time early 2008.

The rest of the tracks are recorded during the same session.

The EP contains two videos - one live video of them performing The Spirit of St. Louis, and the other one is an experimental video called Water Tower.

Listen to samples here.

New Gallery Tees from Upper Playground & FIFTY24SF

Upper Playground recently previewed three new t-shirts that came in not too long ago. One piece from Sam Flores designed by Flores himself called the Swoosh for Brains. Two new designs from Tofu and Retna respectively.


Swoosh for Brains


The Shondes - The Red Sea

The Shondes is a rock band from Brooklyn. Their debut album The Red Sea are expected to arrive on 11 January 2008.

The Shondes are known for their complex, melodic rock sound combined with rich vocals, and a live show that explodes with energy...[read on]

The quartet have lined up several shows to promote it's debut album already.

Another great music discovered. Check em' out!

Info via Fanatic.

Aloha - Light Works

American experimental pop band Aloha will release Light Works, a mini LP consisting on 7 tracks. Artwork designed by Daniel Danger and Jake Kelly, packed in a digipak form.

Aloha's most gorgeous, ambitious, and fully realized songs on a 30-minute long mini-album. Richly detailed, moody, intensely rhythmic, and flowing with melody. Aloha multi-instrumentalist and studio wizard TJ Lipple mixes in the studio magic while leaving the free-spirited vibe of the recording sessions intact. Piano, brass, oddly tuned guitars, drums, bass, mallet instruments, and vintage keyboards fill out the arrangements.-insound

Thursday, 29 November 2007

Alberta Cross - Leave Us Or Forgive Us

Alberta Cross is a folk rock group by Petter Ericson Stakee and Terry Wolfers in London.

Leave Us Or Forgive Us is their latest digital EP, which is also their second release since formation. Was released on October 2007 and it's available here.

The EP consists of four songs, where two of them are acoustic versions of their previous songs from the The Thief and The Heartbreaker debut album.

Check out this promo clip.

Lexon Design x G1950 OnOffClock

An awkwardly-designed clock in a unique shape. The work of Lexon Design and G1950 called the OnOffClock. Finding out the purpose of the design might bring a little sense after all. All you need to do is to rock the clock on the other side, and your alarm will be snoozed. No more buttons. Cool eh? Many colors available. Via Daylife.

Frank151 x Jacques Ferrand Leather Skateboard Decks

Frank 151 teamed up with French luxurious leather goods craftsman and designer Jacques Ferrand to release the limited edition leather-skinned skateboard decks. As cruel it can be, the skins are made out of crocodile's and ostrich's. Each deck bears a Frank151 stamp on it.

It's a great product to be added to your collectible list, but if you intend to get this to go on the ramps, you must be a rich kid to do that.

No news on release date.

G1950 x Porter Wallet

Japan's G1950 teamed up with Porter on a Textile Wallet series. Uses textile materials from furnitures and fabrics. Comes in five different colors; blue, red, purple, orange and yellow. All feature different designs.

Retails at ¥8,800. To purchase or retrieve more images, head on to Figure.

Wednesday, 28 November 2007

Star Wars mimobot® Series Designer USB Flash Drive

Here you see is the second batch of the Star Wars mimobot® Designer Series USB flash drives. Previously, they released four that include Darth Vader, R2-D2, Chewbacca and Stormtrooper.

Today they previewed Series 2. The existing line-up will be join by Princess Leia, Han Solo, Boba Fett and Luke Skywalker.

Comes in three sizes; 1GB, 2GB and 4GB. Price ranging from $49.95 to $119.95. Available via mimobot.

CLOT Royale Tee

Hong Kong's CLOT released a new tee in addition to it's Royale Collection. Featuring mono-sided monogram in two different formats - either a plain front with monogram print on the back or the other way around. Comes in two colors, white/blue and white/black. Suggested price is $680 HKD.

Mono - Gone: A Collection of EPs 2000 - 2007

Gone: A Collection of EPs 2000 - 2007 is the fifth album by Japanese post-rock Mono. Released on 11 September, there are available in both CD and vinyl (3 LPs) mode.

The album features songs taken from their EPs, and no songs included in this album were from the original albums, so rest assure you're listening to something new, unless, you have all their EPs as well. Four tracks were featured from their latest EP, The Phoenix Tree, which was released in early 2007.

The vinyl version consists of three vinyls, and on the last side of the third vinyl, they featured some exclusive etchings too.

Available via Temporary Residence Ltd.

That's not it. If it's not filling enough yet, there's a new documentary DVD coming soon early 2008. The Sky Remains The Same As Ever features gigs they played in Japan, Europe, Korea, US and Canada. Film and directed by Teppei. To watch the trailer and to seek for more info, click here.

Tuesday, 27 November 2007

Maximo Park - Karaoke Plays [EP]

Karaoke Plays is the fourth single released from English indie rockers Maximo Park's second studio album.

The enhanced CD consists of three tracks; Karaoke Plays, George Brown and Like I Love You. Also included is the Karaoke Plays video, animated lyric booklet and Our Velocity ringtone.

There are limited edition vinyls available as well, in white and silver, all numbered, both has a different extra track aside from Karaoke Plays.

Check out the video below.

Surrender F/W 2007 - Washed Denims

Singapore-based Surrender released two washed denims a part of the fall/winter 2007 collection. It's a regular cut denim in two colorways, indigo blue and black made of 100% cotton 14oz Japanese denim. Selling at $290 and it's available via Haven.

Superb details include embossed rivets and button fly, waist band badge and back pocket, processed wash treatments and selvedged. Made in Japan.

Nike 10AC x Porter Bag

This is a collaborative Porter bag, which will be a part of the Nike 10AC holiday collection.

There are more releases in this collection including some nice sneakers, shirts and hoods to look at, all made available via honeyee.

SuperFishal Skate Deck Series

A series of skate decks were released by SuperFishal. All together three designs in grayscale, Jeremy Fish got Todd Bratrud, Michael Sieben and Pushead to contribute to the designs. Made of 100% hardrock Canadian maple, and the designs are screenprinted. Limited to 500 units per design, retails at $80 each.

Get closer to the decks via Upper Playground.

Monday, 26 November 2007

Nike SB "The Collection" Pack

Nike SB's new premium collection, 'The Collection' has some nice line on shelves, including one Dunk, one Blazer Low, a couple of jackets and hoods, some premium material fitted caps and a backpack.

Aside from the two pairs of sneakers, all comes in an all-black colorway. More pictures and information available via Caliroots.

Fenom Chinos

Levi's Fenom's latest fall/winter release...some Chinos. Comes in three colorways; navy, black and khaki.

Info via HF.

HP Plus DJ Bag

A stylish DJ bag was included in the Head Porter Plus Fall/Winter 2007 collection. The same bag we saw earlier along with the White DJ Pack, this time, it comes in all black, still look cool.

Available via Am Firmament. Retails at €306.

H4 Campack by O'Neill

O'Neill Europe launched this H4 Campack in line with it's winter 07/08 collection.

The H4 Campack is designed to be used as a fully functional snowboard backpack, only to find additional gadgets included - a portable media player and an external camera lens.

A large button positioned on the left shoulder strap makes it convenient for starting/stopping a recording on your killer stunt tricks.

The portable media player is positioned in the backpack’s top pocket safely stored between protective padding. The media player records all the action captured by the goggle strap or helmet mounted camera lens. For instant review on the mountain slope, open the top pocket and check your action via the media player’s screen.

The suggested retail price is €269. Available via Colette.

adidas 'C-Law' Creations

A collaboration pack between German's adidas and C-Law on ten new designs based on adidas' existing models - Forum Lo, Attitude Lo, Half Shell, ZXZ ADV and ZX 600.

Each shoe has interesting mixes on colors and materials chosen, including each and every detail on the shoe.

More info and images available via Crooked Tongue.

Friday, 23 November 2007

G-Shock "Concre" Collection with Eric Elms, Madsaki, Rostarr and DQM

Casio G-Shock teamed up with four artists to produce a sleek collection of their classic DW-5600 model.

The four are Eric Elms, Madsaki, Rostarr and DQM. Each and every artist created their masterpiece on the timepiece respectively.

All models priced at 24,150 yen.

Available via nano?universe.

Jack Purcell Holiday '07

It's been a while since we posted anything on Converse's JP. Here's a bunch of JP releases to kick start the holiday season. Sixteen pairs in different colors and modes.

Converse applied the gold and silver colorway like any other sneaker brands to commemorate the highly celebrated festive season.

Scroll down to check out the other range.

Pics via Conope.

Thursday, 22 November 2007

Remi Nicole - My Conscience & I

My Conscience & I is the debut album by indie twee pop singer Remi Nicole, which will be released on 3 December under label Universal Records.

She's 24 and she's got the talent of a veteran player in the industry.

She had released three singles before announcing this debut album. They are Fed Up, Go Mr. Sunshine and the latest one Rock n' Roll.

Check out her Rock n' Roll video here.

Bloodshot Revival

Bloodshot Revival is an indie garage rock band from New York.

Their latest release is a 3-track EP, which is available for download over here. Signed under Bloodshot Records.

It's always nice to discover the result blending crunchy guitars and upbeat drumworks with killer riffs and ridden bass.

sir gila k. first look:- it's not a sir gila k. type of music, so, i'd say no.

sir gila k. verdict:- but, i'm sure other indie rockers out there who loves dancing would love to listen to them. trust me, it'll get you moving. so crazy and fast that you never expected you're that energetic.

adidas Spring 2008 'Music Collection'

adidas continue its tribute to music labels in the industry with these special edition sneakers. It was then Bad Boy Records, Rocafella Records, Run DMC, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ian Brown and others, today they present collaborations with Tuff Gong and the Marley family, Blue Note, Motown, Jam Master Jay and Alligator Records.

You think it's only sneakers they make? There's more of them! Some are made with matching t-shirts, jackets and shirts. Check the full range via

Reebok Pump Omni Lite - Gold and Silver

Reebok has been very aggressive on releases this quarter. Not just normal releases, it's crazy beautifully attractive releases we're talking about. Let's not make it stop. Here we have for you is something to gear up on Christmas. The Pump Omni Lite, in gold and silver colorway respectively. Available via Sold Out. Retails at 110 Euros.