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The Invisible's Dave Okumu Electrocuted In Lagos

On-stage incident occured last week as a part of the Nigerian leg of the Olympics River Of Music team-ups; Invisible singer Okumu reported to be OK and on his way home. The Invisible are playing with King Sunny Ade 21 July at the London Pleasure Gardens

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21st May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

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Chimpstore Lookbook: Chimps in Caps

Another simple idea executed well from Leeds outlet Chimpstore

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18th May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

8 Bit Community

More from the ever-evolving world of Community: an 8 bit trip c/o the warped mind of Hawthorne's dad, featuring Giancarlo "Gus" Esposito. In the words of Abed: cool-cool-cool. Expect to see it sometime in 2013 if you're in the UK and watching on Sony Entertainment 

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18th May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Song Of The Day: Sunny Ali & The Kid - Chai

like the sleepy Beckalike groove on this - check their Bandcamp for more

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17th May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

All Hail The 808 State

Short in praise of the Roland 808 by Nelson George (via @glenefriedman)

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16th May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Board To Death: Super Slo-mo Surfer

More super-sloooooow mo from Charles Bergquist, this time some San Diego waves

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16th May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Sabotage Peewee Edition

One of the more inventive MCA tributes: a dad's backyard remake of Sabotage using his kids and nephew (via The Poke) #RIPMCA

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16th May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Micro-Living Unit

Gary "Domestic Transformer" Chang has some neat solutions to micro living in Hong Kong

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15th May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Trailer Park: Revolution

New NBC TV thriller with JJ Abrams' hands all over it: 15 years on from a global blackout everyone's fighting with swords, bows and arrows, there's a secret militia and someone's still got a green screen chatroom running ... Have to say, I'd be happy to give anything starring Giancarlo Esposito a shot after his sterling form in Breaking Bad

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15th May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Very Top Gear

Fast & Furious: just the gear shifting...

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15th May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Cornelius for Uniqlo Wake Up

New alarm clock app from Uniqlo, with custom wake-up music and weather data from @CorneliusJapan and Yoko Kanno. might make you feel like you've woken up playing Outrun ... More Cornelius news:  his salyu x salyu project is coming to London, 15 June at the Jazz Cafe, and Barcelona for this year's Sonar Festival 16 June

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14th May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Skate or die: Charles Bergquist

some verrrrrrrry slo-mo tricks in this skate vid from Charles Bergquist 

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14th May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Trailer Park: Gangster Squad

Penn, Gosling, Nolte in Bugsy Malone bloodbath ... Could be good

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13th May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Crate Digging: Theo Parrish

vinyl thoughts from house guru Theo Parrish, via Slices DVD mag

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10th May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Skate or die: Open Horizon - Russell Houghten

boards, concrete and slo-mo skies - this short from Russell Houghten has it all (via MashKULTURE)

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10th May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Promo Promo: Cornershop - Milkin' It

relaxed beats and old school shout-outs from the new Cornershop album Urban Turban 

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8th May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

In Bed With Invader

A retractable ladder, some concrete mix and a lot of prep: a night out on the tiles with French street art legend Invader (via @booooooom)

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8th May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Promo Promo: Bobby Womack - The Bravest Man In The Universe

OK, as far as promo videos go, this is just a picture of Bobby Womack in an astronaut suit - but then again, it's BOBBY WOMACK IN AN ASTRONAUT SUIT. Damon Albarn produced album out on XL in June

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4th May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Game Of Thrones - The Beers

Keeping it real (ale) Game Of Thrones-style - beer-inspired merch

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3rd May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Matthew Herbert: One Pig live

tickets still available for Matthew Herbert's One Pig show at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Weds 9 May; saw it a few months back at the Convent Garden Opera House - the Sty Harp is pretty amazing.

more dates: 13th May - One Pig Live @ Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, UK

18th May - One Pig Live @ Future Everything, Manchester, UK

21 May - One Pig Live @ Brighton Festival, Brighton, UK

2nd Aug - One Pig Live @ OFF Festival, Katowice, Poland

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Promo Promo: Mr Oizo - Stade 3

fun William Fichtner cameo in this trailer for @oizo3000's new EP Stade 3 - free over at www.mroizo3000.com

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2nd May 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Skate or die: Very Old School

Nomad take things way back in this ad for a new cruiser - more #PreSkate than #PostSkate

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23rd Apr 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Stickman: slippery when wet. Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

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22nd Apr 2012

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ATM stickmen, House Of Dreams casino, Macau

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19th Apr 2012

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Poster for @HBO's #Girls gets Silverlake makeover

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16th Apr 2012

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Board to death - skateboard history lesson, North Shore

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15th Apr 2012

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Trailer Park - 100 Yen: The Japanese Arcade Experience

Doc looking at the evolution of arcades in Japan

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9th Apr 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Song Of the day: Jai Paul - Jasmine

sleepy new tune from Jai Paul, out on XL, the long-awaited follow-up to BTSU

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31st Mar 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Tenacious D - To Be The Best

"Some call them kings, others call the gods" not sure anyone's been hanging out for more Tenacious D, but there's some nice Entourage-level cameos in this short

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28th Mar 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Trailer Park: Total Recall

Colin Farrell steps into Arnie's shoes in a remake of the "hang on - is this Mars or what?" sci-fi blender. Bryan Cranston is in charge of the cops so it's got that going for it at least

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28th Mar 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Peaking Lights Present: Lucifer FM

new mixtape up on Lucifer.FM from @PeakingLights - it's a taster for their follow up to last year's 936 (decent stuff, came late to this party for some reason). full album out in June on Domino. pre-order the Special deluxe bundle and you get: album on coloured vinyl (complete with download codes), a stroboscopic vinyl slipmat, exclusive Lucifer woven patch and a limited edition Lucifer T shirt. 

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28th Mar 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Omar = ODB

Michael K Williams to play ODB in a new film biopic

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23rd Mar 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

The Invisible - Rispah

The Invisible are back w a new album (Rispah, out in June) and a new label (Ninja Tune). Single Protection is available here

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22nd Mar 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

AC/DC - Fine Rock, Finer Wines

Like us, you probably love rock. And you probably love wine. Wait! What if - I KNOW! - we could somehow combine them into one awesome package? Too late - AC/DC are one step ahead of you... I'll sure be chugging down some Back In Black Shiraz, Highway To Hell Cabernet Sauvignon and Hell’s Bells Sauvignon Blanc next time I'm headbanging in Napa. Available here in the UK

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20th Mar 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Promo Promo: The Horrors - Changing The Rain

wooooh trippy video from Peter "Monsterism" Fowler for The Horrors. Plus you can download wallpapers, and more usefully, some Horrors masks to cut out. Love it when people make a bit of an effort. Still listening to this album too

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20th Mar 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Shard from new London Bridge roof

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19th Mar 2012

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BBC's Downloads-To-Own Plan

The BBC has plans to let you purchase digital TV downloads to keep, just after broadcast - sounds like a decent solution

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15th Mar 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Promo Promo: St Vincent - Cheerleader

good piece on Pitchfork interviewing Hiro Murai, the director of this video, who talks about using old Godzilla techniques

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14th Mar 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

RIP Moebius

the legendary French comics artist est mort

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10th Mar 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Ari Going To Selfridge's?

Hug it out - in the Food Hall? Jeremy Piven in talks to play Mr Selfridge - the American playboy shopowner who set up the department store in the 1900s - in ITV's upcoming miniseries.

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9th Mar 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

MPFree: Bobby Womack

Following on from their work with Gil Scott Heron, XL are releasing a new Bobby Womack album, with Damon Albarn and label boss Richard Russell here's a taster: Please Forgive My Heart

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9th Mar 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Trailer Park: LCD Soundsystem - Shut Up And Play The Hits

"I blink twice more and I'm 50..." (ahem, got no idea what he's talking about)

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9th Mar 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

John's Phone

new mono-function phone (you can make calls on it) on sale at Colette

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29th Feb 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Austin On The Hoof

Heading to SXSW this year? This new map from @herb_lester will point you in the direction of the best "Tex-Mex restaurants and German beer halls, honky-tonks and cemeteries, record shops and natural springs. And then there’s barbecue too."

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24th Feb 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Trailer Park: The Raid

This month's "Most kills in a trailer" award goes to relentless Indonesian all-out martial arts cops n guns fest The Raid (@THERAIDMOVIE). Have heard bloody good things (well, it's bloody and it's good) from early reports - something of a tribute to early (ie pre-Hollywood) John Woo from Welsh director Gareth Evans by all accounts. Looks like they've borrowed The Wire's font too

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24th Feb 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet

Trailer Park: Beyond The Black Rainbow

about time someone picked up that Cronenberg video-terror / mad scientist ball and ran with it... (bonus points for the VHS poster here)

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17th Feb 2012 - Add Comment - Tweet