by Josh Rubin
Ubiquity Records is now selling stylie music themed T-shirts. All designs come with a mini CD hang tag featuring their favorite tracks and exclusives from their upcoming releases.
Michael Fakesch: Dos
by Tim Yu
Imagine an alternate universe where Jamie Lidell sits high on top of the Billboard charts, enjoying Justin Timberlake-sized superstardom, while Matthew Herbert gets paid seven figures to make beats for P. Diddy. It's in this bizarro world that...
Hit City USA's Perfect White T-Shirt
A foray into classic apparel from the Los Angeles independent record label
by David Graver
There's no staple piece of clothing quite like the plain white T-shirt. Its role in pop culture moved it from an undergarment, worn beneath dress shirts, and placed it front and center. Now, LA's independent record label Hit City USA found the white...
Free Music from Bleep
by Mike Reger
Bleep has released a free MP3 EP to toast the new year for all registered users: Bleep Oh Six. It's a truly eclectic selection, as one might expect from Bleep, covering everything from cheeky roller-rink electro funk (Jimmy Edgar's "My...
by Leonora Oppenheim
Currently making quite a murmur on the London music scene is Tallulah Rendall. This singer-songwriter has been quietly honing her craft over the past few years, playing the odd festival here and there, but it wasn't until she was invited by the...
by Leonora Oppenheim
The scene at Hiro in New York last Wednesday night was unmistakably "Worldwide"â€”Brits, Brazilians, New Yorkers and Japanese were all shaking their thing, both on stage and on the dancefloor. Not many can create this kind...
What's Your Rupture?
by Ami Kealoha
New York-based indie label Whatâ€™s Your Rupture has been busting out some of the best punk and classics-sounding rock records Iâ€™ve heard in awhile. The label is fresh and everything you want an indie label to be...
Keep On Running
From Bob Marley to U2, the artwork and the man that made Island Records a seminal label
by Karen Day
Of equal appeal to music nerds and esthetes alike, the U.S. release of "Keep On Running: The Story of Island Records" is a collection of album art and photographs telling the story of founder Chris Blackwell's enormous role in introducing Jamaican...
The Mos Def Music Tee
by CH Contributor
by Julie Wolfson Actor and MC, the Mighty Mos Def has a long list of unique collaborations and projects including starring on Broadway in Suzan-Lori Parks play "Topdog/Underdog," playing a video store employee in Michel Gondry's "...
+41 Fairtilizer Tee and Peacock Scarf
by Ami Kealoha
Maybe because we're excited about the upcoming U.S. release of Control or maybe just because we appreciate any interpretation of Peter Saville's pulsar-inspired design, but either way +41's new Fairtilizer t-shirt turned our head...
The Blank Generation: Blank Tapes NYC 1975-1985
by Doug Black
Long the domain of obscurists and NYC musicologists, Bob Blank's Blank Tapes recording studio's long overdue retrospective (due out 2 February 2010) comes thanks to Strut Records. "The Blank Generation: Blank Tapes NYC 1975-1985"...
Ghostly Swim: Interview with Sam Valenti
by Brian Fichtner
For years, Ghostly International, the indie juggernaut of Avant-Pop music, has been redefining the record industry with innovative collaborations and a brand awareness that puts most labels to shame. On 21 April, the fruits of their latest collaborative...