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In the historic Cooper Building, a landmark in the Fashion District of Los Angeles’ network of offices and showrooms, business cards were traded, advice was given, and money was made. On July 8th and 9th, Venue Tradeshow made its way back into Los Angeles for it’s third semi-annual iteration. Venue is a showcase of independent clothing brands, with a large focus on streetwear, where ambitious labels can network with, and hopefully sell their wares to, retail outlets ranging from local boutiques to major department stores. Exhibitors from throughout North America such as UnitedRead More
On August 8-10, in the twilight moments of a gone-too-soon summer, thousands will gather in the park at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. Their mission, to squeeze a few last golden memories out of their precious vacation season. Outside Lands 2014 is the West Coast’s grand finale of the jam-packed 2014 festival season. In a year that will have seen excitement (as well as temperatures) peak for Coachella, the Electric Daisy Carnival, and dozens of other exhilarating festivals, Outside Lands takes its place as the final frontier forRead More
Los Angeles has long been known as the Mecca of streetwear. From the hallowed sidewalks of Fairfax, to the heart of the Fashion District, brands from all over the world look to become household names, starting with a foothold in the city that wears t-shirts all 12 months of the year. This summer, the streetwear industry will congregate in Los Angeles from July 8th to July 11th. Upstart brands and industry fixtures alike will be exhibiting their upcoming lines at two major trade shows in Los Angeles, Agenda Long Beach,Read More
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On Thursday, April 10, 2014, two days after the 20th anniversary of the death of their former frontman Kurt Cobain, Nirvana was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. After the ceremony, the remaining members performed a reunion set, along with various vocalists who sang in tribute to Cobain, and in celebration of the band’s successes. Guest performers included Kim Gordon (of Sonic Youth), Joan Jett, J. Mascis (of Dinosaur Jr.), and Annie Clark (St. Vincent). One of the more memorable, as well as controversial, moments of theRead More
Skrillex, and the dubstep genre, for which he is the de-facto posterchild, is known throughout music circles as a polarizing style of music. Dubstep creates strong opinions among listeners, a trait that helps to define the culture surrounding the music. Most people passionately view dubstep with either love or disgust. A common argument made by proponents of dubstep is that the genre has evolved rapidly since surfacing in the mainstream, and is now much more musically complex than the first wub-wubs a non-fan might have formed their opinions around. Yesterday,Read More