Shadow Puppet is the debut release by New Jersey experimental electronica project, Black Rabbit. Out on Drug Arts Records, the 10-track LP sounds like a dark and ambient venture into some of the wildest parts of your mind. Incorporating droning synths, African drums and ostinatos, the album serves as a weird and wonderful introduction into [...]
A graduate of industrial design and expert dog toy afficianado (Google ‘cuz dog toy’), Ryan Rutherford just released a new limited set of sweet toys introducing his new company, Brutherford Industries. With a strong DIY ethic he proudly makes all of the toys at his studio in New Jersey with the casting machinery he has [...]
When I was a kid and my family went to the Japanese strip mall across the river in New Jersey, an occasional trip that I always looked forward to, I was mesmerized by the hyper-realistic fake food on display there. Now, you can get these food replicas as iPhone cases! They’re making me hungry.
From the deep bowels of Patterson, New Jersey, Korean-born artist So Yoon Lym emerges with amazingly realistic paintings of people’s hair and braid patterns. Really awesome, and strangely representative of the Patterson aesthetic. I once made a cameo in a reggaton video that was shot at a boxing club there.
A recent system of storms blew through the entire Northeast, drenching parts of Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, and Virginia, but failing to drop any moisture on heat-paralyzed Baltimore. Still, the massive lightning cloud that loomed just south of the city a couple days ago was amazing to look at. It was probably related to the [...]
The other night I got to check out legendary doom metal band Evoken. The five-piece, formed fourteen years ago, drew a tiny crowd in their home state of New Jersey (granted it was quite late and Longbranch isn’t exactly a bustling town), but they crushed the few heads that were there with down-tuned slabs of [...]
Keith Shore has his first solo show, ‘Jersey Knit’, coming up in Malmo, Sweden starting September 6th. ‘They are a few in a large series of paintings based off of photographs I’ve taken in my old neighbourhood of Lambertville, New Jersey’, he says.