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November 30th, 2013

Best Of The Week November Week 5

Week 5? and November has gone so fast… anyway here are three great things to talk a look/listen at. First up Reuben Wu beautifully abstract glacier photographer. Evian Christ has a devastatingly massive new track out called Salt Carousel and It’s Nice Thats First Broadcast presents a video on Paul Smith.

November 24th, 2013

Good Vibes 28 – Stone Age Mix

Queens Of The Stone Age play London’s Wembley Arena this weekend. If you are lucky enough to be attending this mix is for you. If you are not so lucky to be going then this mix is for you. Mixed by our mate Rob Pountney.

Girls Season 3 is back and a trailer is out, watch here! Hayao Miyazaki debuts the trailer for his final feature film for Studio Ghibli The Wind Rises watch it here. Finally Dazed and Confused treats us to the archive of dance documentarian Dick Jewell, a must watch.

The Outsiders gallery is hosting a exhibition of new work by local Goodhood confidant Cyclops. Anyone based in the East End of London during the past 10 years will surely remember the epic work of the Burning Candy crew and Cyclops. Certainly one of the most interesting creatives practicing today, i think what sets him apart is his intellectual approach and his distinct understanding of the cliche’s of street art. Definitely one to check out!

Business of Fashion have published a nice little precursor to a full article launching in the up coming issue of 032c on the legendary Nike HTM category. Long hailed as the absolute needlepoint of Nike footwear design, where technical innovation meets popular culture stylistically, it maintains itself as the collective thoughts and developments of 3 of the worlds leading designers, namely Mark Parker & Tinker Hatfield of Nike and Japanese cultural supervisor Hiroshi Fujiwara. The eye watering accomplishments of the triad over the past 30 years is enough to twist any design enthusiasts head, it’s safe to say these guys have changed the world. And whatever your viewpoint is on the enormity of Nike’s business it’s projects like HTM, ran solely by the 3 patrons in a whoever, wherever, whatever fashion that keeps Nike at the forefront of it’s audiences mind. Read more about their approach to design and the project here

Weeks are flying past and Christmas is around the corner. Have you had a chance to enter our #deargoodhood competition? or taken a look at our Christmas Gift Edit? Spare a moment and get yourself in the Christmas spirit! If you are not quite ready for the festivities take a look at this week’s best of the week. First up FuckNFilthy put us on to Molly Macindoe’s free party photos. Resident Advisor speak with Recondite about his new album Hinterland (I see you Aim 2002). Finally Entree puts out a Goodhood X Soulland mix to round up our collaboration nicely.

No words, just vibes this week:

1 – An Honest Jon’s Mix
2 – John Talabot DJ-Kicks (really good!)
3 – Dusty Dirtweed 

The Goodhood Store X Soulland collaboration collection launched last night in-store. Thanks to everyone that came down and picked up a piece. Shout outs to Peroni for the drinks, Sergio for the coverage and Silas (Soulland) for representing Copenhagen. Shop the collection here.

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