While currently working on his solo project, The xx member Jamie xx has been named one of BBC Radio 6 Music's 6 Mix Resident DJs. This means, we can expect regular mix contributions to the station from the producer. The first installment has now been made available for your streaming pleasure on the BBC website. The eclectic mix contains music from the likes of Four Tet, Future, Todd Edwards and of course The xx. The highlight, however is a previously unreleased Jamie xx song, titled "Sleep Sound." Enjoy!
Joe Buck and Staple continue to build their relationship after the success of the "Iron Mike" capsule collection earlier this year. The infamous illustrator, who has notably worked with De La Soul in the past, brings his signature animated hand style to a range of shirts, sweaters, hats, and button-ups. Adding to the mix is famed photographer 13th Witness, who added his expansive and colorful urban perspective to the collection. Enjoy the above, and look for this offering from Staple to hit retailers in the coming weeks.
Our good friends over at the Wish have put together a comprehensive lookbook for En Noir's 2013 holiday range. Capturing the brand's signature dark mystical undertones, En Noir's latest grouping is spearheaded by the Quilted Russian Trench Coat that features an Italian boiled wool body combined with quilted calfskin leather sleeves. This range further includes a selection of graphical T-shirts designed exclusively for Barny's XO line. Each top uses “photorealism embroidery” - a technique that applies a fine layer of hand-embroidery atop high-resolution digital prints - to give them a unique texture that resembles a 3D effect. En Noir's holiday collection can be purchase both in store and online from Wish.
Carmelo Anthony recently celebrated his 10th anniversary with Jordan Brand during a trip to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center as a part of the #RiseToTheMoment event where a pair of his Jordan Melo 1.5 saw a new Retro. And while Melo is now doing the heavy lifting in New York, his days in Denver won’t be forgotten to sneakerheads due to all of those covetable baby blue and yellow PEs and today we get a look at an odd pair that dons a signature – not his though, but Michael Jordan’s. This Air Jordan II features a Nuggets scheme on a white base while the boss decided to ink his signature to make them all the more exclusive. Hit the click to get a better view of this rare Air Jordan II find and pick them up today via kick_culture on eBay.
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Drawing inspiration from its acclaimed transparent Soundstick audio system, Harman Kardon reveals the Aura Speaker. This wireless sonic system features six built-in 1.5 inch internal speakers and a 4.5 inch subwoofer to deliver 360 degrees of omnidirectional sound. Aura is capable of playing music wirelessly via Apple's AirPlay technology, Bluetooth technology and DNLA supported devices. The white rendition of Harman Kardon's Aura Speaker is currently available at colette for $645 USD.
The Nike Air Max Light is a sneaker that’s seen a spike in interest over the past week or two thanks to the a confluence of yet another pack from Size?, the upcoming string of Essential versions, and the new Comfort 1.0 build. Coming from the parent company of the aforementioned Size? is this grey and blue concoction that doesn’t appear to be under the umbrella of the “Essential” releases. Take a better look at the shoes below and pick up this Nike Air Max Light release now from JD Sports if you like what you see.
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The Nike SB Janoski may have cooled down just a little bit now that the digi-floral frenzy has died off, but folks who have been checking for the silhouette since before that wave no doubt still have their eyes on them. Another one that’s on the way is this-a black/crystal mint/night factor version that features a pretty interesting texture across the upper. Stay with us after the break to get the full set of images on this new release and keep it locked on Sneaker News to find out when you can pick up a pair at your local Nike SB skateshop.
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Lots of ill Dilla stories are revealed in this extensive interview.
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