Thursday, 31 December 2009

Gym Class Heroes 'Live A Little'

Alternative hip hop collective Gym Class Heroes and their song Live a Little, from their 2008 release The Quilt.

GCH is currently working on the follow-up to The Quilt, and was hinted it might make a 2010 appearance. Title of the album was also mentioned to be The Papercut Chronicles II.

Lead vocalist Travis McCoy is also working on his solo debut titled The Lazarus Project, which was expected to release in 2010 as well.

Wednesday, 30 December 2009

Camera Can't Lie 'Days & Days'

Minnesota-based rock trio Camera Can't Lie and their new song Days & Days, from their new release eponymous EP.

The new EP features four new songs and a re-recorded song.

Mumford & Sons 'Winter Winds'

London-based folk rock group Mumford & Sons and the official video of their song Winter Winds, off from their debut titled Sigh No More, released on October 5 via Island.

Pretty good stuff if you're a folk explorer. Seem as though it travels you on lightspeed to a journey of rhythmic folk strings and upbeat spirit. Fans of Noah and the Whale, Laura Marling and Jay Jay Pistolet may fancy this.

Codeine Velvet Club Released Eponymous Debut

Codeine Velvet Club, a Scottish alternative rock band formed by Jon Lawler of The Fratellis, and Lou Hickey, introduced in 2009. This came up when Lawler stated that he needs a to occupy his time while The Fratellis took a break after the tour.

On December 28, the duo unveiled their eponymous debut on Island. First single from this album is Hollywood.

uniform experiment x Alpha MA-1 Jackets

In a few days time, Japan-based uniform experiment is releasing items to kickstart the year 2010. First to surface was this MA-1 Jacket worked with pioneer Alpha Industries. Available in two colorways, from two designs to choose.

Designs are much like ones spotted on any other ue products, the famous colorful boxes and the ue navy wording.

It's a special release for New Year, so we assume it's limited. Expect to see it at ue retailers beginning January 2.


Tuesday, 29 December 2009

Stussy 30th Anniversary x Ricoh GR Digital III

Continuing their effort to make this 30-year celebration a merrier one, they've teamed up with electronic giant Ricoh to release a special edition of the GR Digital III digital camera.

The specifications are pretty much like the standard model, it's basically like a pimped version of the GR Digital III on Stussy's iconic typography and branding.

It's going for ¥ 99,750 at a very limited quantity, if you get the chance to even see this on sale, grab it and keep it as a collector's item.

A pretty good camera with 10 megapixel, 3-inch LCD, 28mm/F1.9 GR lens, and of course the new GR Engine III technology.

Via Stussy Japan.

Medicom x Stussy 30th Anniversary Bearbrick

This day is dedicated to Stussy, I guess. For their 30th anniversary, they have hailed Medicom to release a special edition of Bearbrick commemorating this big event.

More right up.

Eric Haze x Stussy Spring 2010 Release

Coming Spring 2010, renowned NY-based graffiti artist Eric Haze is once again given a slot to lay his creativity on a collection for Stussy. The past collaborations have made an impressive stand and we assume both parties realized and figured out they should proceed with the privilege while they can.

The new line features the usual graphic tees, hoodies, shirts and shorts. Apart from the apparel range, they have also worked on some designs on the Pro-Keds Royal Plus.

Via Stussy Japan.

JAM HOME MADE x Stussy 30th Anniversary Accessories

A blink of an eye, it's already 30 years that a Stussy tee has been in the streets kicking great asses all around the world. 2010 will be a wonderful year for the label and for fans, with strings of collaborations soon to be unveiled in the near future.

One of them include this collabo' series with Japanese jewelry label JAM HOME MADE to create a line of accessories for Spring 2010 release.

Nevertheless include some dope rings, pendants, keychains, wallets and such. Particularly hooked to the impressive range of rings.

Via Stussy Japan.

Monday, 28 December 2009

The Hundreds x Major DC 'Mohawk Baseball' Tee

A new collaboration tee by The Hundreds along with sneaker boutique Major DC featuring inspirations from the graphics of a poster art for the 1989 baseball film Major League. It's pretty awesome if you fancy cartoon-effected tees.

Available at The Hundreds online store now.

Porter Union Backpack

Seemed familiar when we ran through this item, just like the one we saw earlier this year. The Porter Union series has superb technical features and considerate functionality for extreme mobility.

With all the spacious pockets and inserts, pretty sure you get to stuff everything you need while on the go.

The Union backpack turns into a tote bag in just seconds if the shoulders sore.

Available now at Blackbird.

Porter Smoky Backpack/Tote

Japanese luggage company Porter revived the Smoky series, which was first introduced in 2002's Autumn/Winter collection.

Made out of imported warp yarn from Zimbabwe, the Smoky series responded awesomely, with sold outs shortly after the release. This season will see Porter re-release the line - so far spotted two bags.

One of the two is this two-way bag which can be transformed to either a backpack or a tote. Adjustable cinches on the sides, durable zippers, snap closures, spacious compartments with closures, padded shoulder straps, hand straps, among others.

Available at Blackbird.

Saturday, 26 December 2009

Converse Dress Code 1/2 'Wedge'

Earlier this month Converse Japan unveiled the Dress Code 1/2 collection, with the introduction of a new line of luxurious-looking Jack Purcell. They recently announced the next model that will be part of the collection, the ladies Wedge. Not much news on the release, but we're kind of expecting this to release along with the rest of the January birds.

nano universe x G-Shock 'Tri-Tone' DW-5600 & DW-6900

Another G-Shock collaboration release by Japanese premium retailer nano universe with a set of G-Shock timepieces featuring black, pink and white on it, each unique placement. Featured models include the DW-5600 and DW-6900.

The tri-tone effect was built on glossy surface, packing a more outstanding look. So we heard it's already available in store, but we have not spotted any online yet.

Check in soon for more updates.

House of Holland for Linda Farrow Eyewear

British label Linda Farrow is professionally famed for the exquisite sunglasses ever produced since in the 1970s. Having to collaborate with some of the finest designers all across the globe including Raf Simons, Bernhard Willhelm, Jeremy Scott and Dries van Noten, the innovation and determination creating fashion-forward eyewear in the highest collection never ends.

We've featured Linda Farrow products around this time of last year, and now we show you one of the pieces designed by House of Holland. Somewhat a fancy accessory to keep your face attractive.

Available at colette.

WTAPS x Supreme 21203 Collection

New York's Supreme and Japan streetwear label WTAPS have gathered troops to launch a new attack that will soon hit stores in the next coming days. The store invasions will spot the new collection by both parties, the new production of a collection that nevertheless include a reversible melton wool varsity jacket, graphic t-shirts and a melton wool pillow.

The collection is known as 21203, where the numbers can be found on each an every pieces from this range.

The reversible jacket and pillow comes in two colorways, however the t-shirts only available in white base tee.

According to the site, the collection will debut on December 29 in the US and January 3 in Japan.

Converse Japan 2010 Debut!

Kicking start the brand new year with an all exciting range of collection, Converse Japan previews the awesome line-up that will debut for the first month of 2010, with a whole great bunch of release ranging the models of the long-time favorites Chuck Taylor, Jack Purcell, One Star, Weapon, and the a special release of Skidgrip.

From the All Star range, we see the revival of polka dots treatment, the classy leather patch, and the all new gorgeous glossy python texture.

From Jack Purcell, Converse released a rare high cut version, called the Side Gore, due to the design on the side given on this pair.

From the Chevron & Star collection, spots a new striking colorway to the ST called the Psychedelic, and the Shoot model having the Check pimp.

New colorway additions to the existing One Star line-up, spots a bright yellow version, as well as the reenactment of an 'old school' aging process of a pair of One Star, or simply known as seasoned.

Last but not least, the Lifestyle range will spot the ever rare release Skidgrip debuting a nice style called the Flower Con-Rad.