Brandy & Coke

Directed by Ewen Spencer

Reminiscing on the golden days of garage with MC Creed and Mike ‘Ruff Cut’ Lloyd.

Discarded Drug Baggies from the Streets of South London

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Collected by photographer Dan Giannopoulos

“For the past year, I have collected discarded drug bags from the streets of South London in order to map public drug consumption in the capital. These bags are not only interesting pieces of miniature street art that most people will pay little to no attention to but they also carry the uneasy trace of an illicit activity. The pinpoints of dependency, of criminal transactions, of ways of life that are often well hidden. They are unseen events made visible.

These are a small selection of the near 150 bags I have mapped so far. My family are disgusted with me.”

via, HYB

King Ralph, part 2

Eddie Huang heads to London for Fresh Off The Boat

Printables

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Sign by Sign, History Is Told on London’s Walls by Alice Rawsthorn

Action Bronson Live From an Old Folks Home

Lulz.

Immortalizing The Buff

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Good One.

Kind of related: “The Story” by Mobstr

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“Goldie” & the New York Spray Can Artists (1989)

via, gwarizm / HYB

Skatepunk for Southbank

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There Is A War

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Cleon Peterson opens up his first UK solo show this Friday (7/5) at Lazarides’ Outsiders Gallery on Greek Street in London.

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Jela

A film by Will Robson-Scott

“This film follows Jela, brought up in the heart of the East End of London in a Turkish and English family. He talks about his memories of growing up in the 80s and 90s and his time on the streets and on football terraces. Jela grew up fast, being immersed in football violence , skinhead culture , and hard drug use before his life spiraled out of control, now sober he looks to the future. The East End he grew up in has changed on the surface but many of the faces he grew up with remain the same. His struggles have made him what he is today and Jela is East London through and through.”

(Thanks Alix!)

Horfée’s Imaginarium

A super rad show presented by Topsafe that’s on view at 4 Wilkes Street in London until March 23rd.

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Music in the UK

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A map of where musicians were born and bands were formed.

Big here

via, laughingsquid

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