Category Archives: MUSIC

ASAP Rocky

 “I rock Margielas with no laces” This is really interesting to me.  Rap and fashion have always gone hand in hand, but not usually rap and high fashion.  Now, I don’t proclaim to really know anything about rap, mainstream or … Continue reading

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New Music: Ivy League Circus – Gordon Voidwell

It’s been a while since I’ve posted about music worth listening to, but I guess it’s just been a while since I heard anything worth writing about.  For those that enjoy a little 80’s influenced  electro, here’s something you might … Continue reading

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Thrift Shop

Ben Haggerty aka Macklemore is about to release his latest album The Heist, which includes this gem of a track “Thrift Shop”.  This makes me want to hit a Value Village. Enjoy! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on … Continue reading

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TRUTH

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Florence Welch

Today I found a little inspiration.  One of the few singers I really appreciate is Florence Welch, of Florence + The Machine.  She can actually sing, which is more than I can say for most on the top 100 these … Continue reading

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Techno History

I’m a big fan of Richie Hawtin, but for all my years in the rave and club scene have not had the pleasure of seeing him play live.  I recently came across this well done documentary about his life as … Continue reading

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First New DJ mix in 7 Years – Guilty Pleasures Vol 1, Week 1.

So, last night I stayed up and mixed an hour DJ set, and it turned out alright. OK, well, maybe a bit dodgy. No trainrecks or anything, but I only planned out the first 5 tracks, then just kind of … Continue reading

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Guilty Pleasures – Vol 1

I am working on a DJ mix.  It is not for cool people, or hipsters. It is shameful music for people who like to shake their goods in the kitchen. This is the first track. Enjoy. The mix will also … Continue reading

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Music to Create to.

Music is always part of my creative inspirations. Now, I can’t stand 99% of rap, but I do enjoy some hip-hop here and there. Just came across this on Earmilk.com Really like the chorus hook (I know Coldplay did it, … Continue reading

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Kid Cudi and that DJ

This was released a while ago, but I just came across it, and I dig it – Kid Cudi doing “Memories” with David Guetta producing.  I’m also a fan of Kid Cudi’s indie/hipster/hip-hop clothing style.  Aside from that, what’s up … Continue reading

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Small things that make a big difference

I’ve been thinking about this for a while. I miss playing with music, and anytime I hear a song that moves me, all I can think about is sharing it with other people. I was at work today, and ended … Continue reading

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Kanye West – Genius or D-bag?

I see Kanye West from a few different perspectives. In my opinion, he does have a good fashion sense, and is one of the few artists that has left the old hip hop image behind.   For a while, I had … Continue reading

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Soul for Sale

Social commentary? Yes. Fashionable? Probably not. Getting nostalgic over techno? Anytime. Don’t get it? That’s OK with me. Today was not productive….it degraded into drinking beer and surfing the net for old techno. ….I used to be a Dj, eh? … Continue reading

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Dear Mother, Mother

It was Vancouver’s 125th anniversary last weekend, and there was a great free concert in Stanley Park, headlined by our latest local rock and roll success, Mother Mother.  I am a fan, and there is little better than a free … Continue reading

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Diamond Rings part Deux.

I went and saw Diamond Rings live on Saturday night… it was rad! John O’Reagan, aka Diamond Rings was quite impressive live, playing the guitar, keyboard/synth, drum machine, laptop and singing over it all. I was also pleasantly surprised by … Continue reading

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Groove Me

Music and fashion go hand in hand for me.  I remember being front row at a fashion show years ago, and hearing the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s “Cheated Hearts” and thinking “damn, this stuff really gets me pumped’!” Models stomping the … Continue reading

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NewWaveFashionSlave

Put on your Diamond Ring(s) John O’Regan is channeling Ziggy Stardust while listening to Cut Copy.  Yes, the zebra tights and purple Air Force Ones might be a bit much, but fashion starts on the edges and extremes, and then … Continue reading

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THEOPHILUS LONDON – THE HIPSTER OF HIP HOP

“Its like he crashed a new-wave dance party, snatched the mic from [the] DJ’s, and emceed over New Order and The Cure-with some Fela till 6am” – GQ magazine   My wife discovered Theophilus London (yes, his real name, as … Continue reading

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