This week Show Studio sit down for a brilliantly in-depth interview with Peter Saville, The Fader share a host of vintage hip hop and streetwear adverts from the early 2000s, and two complete nutcases climb the second tallest building in the world; the Shenzehn Centre in China.
East London’s Wayward Gallery welcomes an exhibition of new work from Palace rider Shawn Powers and Palace photo/filmographer James Edson, with the opening tonight from 6pm onwards. Check out the teaser above, filmed and produced by Joshua Gordon.
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It’s well and truly May now, and this week Hypebeast go through the lens with photographer Neil Massey, Swedish film maker Kalle Ljung captures a superb collection of drone footage over Antarctica, and ICA curator Sumitra Upham talks to Selectism about the upcoming ‘Shout Out!’ pirate radio exhibition.
Is it April week 05 or May week 01? Who knows; on Best of the Week this week Detroit techno brilliantly meets Russia’s suburbs in MGUN’s new video, Amy Arbus talks 80s New York street style photography with lots of superb pictures, and YOOX debut their short documentary on Martin Margiela.
This year seems to be flying by, and on the final April edition we have Clayton Vomero’s ‘Dazed’, which centres around Subway dancing and vogue soulsearching on Staten Island (and includes Ghostface’s son in the cast), Tomas Saraceno’s incredible installations and a selection of infamous Hip Hop album covers in Google street view.
To celebrate the arrival of Comme des Garcons, we couldn’t resist delving into the brands archive of outstanding advertisements. Truly in a league of their own when it comes to visual identity, each advert is equally weird as it is wonderful. I’ll let the pictures do the talking…
The sixth and final instalment of Ryan Willms’ (Inventory Mag) ‘AKA’ mix series is a wonderful ride through the darker, trippier outskirts of new age hip hop and ambient, experimental electronic music. Featuring music from Evian Christ, Klimeks, Bones, Johnny Cinco, Grouper and more, along with production by Ryan himself, this is getting regular rotation on the Goodhood airwaves! Listen to the mix below and check out all six on Ryan’s soundcloud to the right.