rosie & deondre : keep it cool.

rosie & deondre : keep it cool.

com·fort /ˈkəmfərt/ noun noun: comfort 1. a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint.  I recently pulled a few pieces from the ULIHU collection to shoot this editorial with models Deondre and Rosie. Comfort was the idea. This was probably one of my favorite shoots. No one...
ITYS DEC//13 MIX by AHARAW

ITYS DEC//13 MIX by AHARAW

^^d0pe a$$ mix^^ So this December’s I Think You’re Swell mix comes from a great friend of mine and also an amazing dj/producer AHARAW (of Good Kids fame). After receiving the mix I immediately listened to it twice. The mix is a clean combination of melody and bass — I...
NEW ITYS OCT//13 MIX: NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS شبكة الإتصالات

NEW ITYS OCT//13 MIX: NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS شبكة الإتصالات

The new ITYS October 2013 mixtape is officially up! Listen to NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS شبكة الإتصالات or download it on Soundcloud here.
Creatures of Comfort x S/S 2014 x NYFW

Creatures of Comfort x S/S 2014 x NYFW

The Creatures of Comfort SS14 NYFW presentation last Sunday afternoon was a daydream at a desolate rocky seaside. As soon as I walked in, my attention turned toward the hand-dyed fabrics that draped the walls of the Maritime Hotel‘s patio. The strategically stacked rocks, cutouts of jetties, cool breeze and...
BPM LWR LVL: DJ Funeral x Myrryrs x Mess Kid x NiRe

BPM LWR LVL: DJ Funeral x Myrryrs x Mess Kid x NiRe

This was the last BPM LWR LVL event of the summer. My friend and assistant Ana shot the event for ITYS.I swear I’m sweating & dancing just looking at the pics.      
When Kesh Invites You to WestGay, You go to WestGay.

When Kesh Invites You to WestGay, You go to WestGay.

  Kesh was in town (NYC) a few weeks ago promoting her collaborative collection with American Apparel and of course I was stoked because it meant I got to see my girl — it had been too long. Anyway, Kesh calls me up a the night of her set asking...
Throwback Thursday: I Can't Believe I Used to Dress Like That!

Throwback Thursday: I Can’t Believe I Used to Dress Like That!

No, really, I can’t believe I used to dress like that. Haha. The rectangular glasses, the tee from Threadless, the colored rubber bracelet, dang. And I know for sure I was wearing my grey and white checkered vans — destroyed beyond recognition with my damn pinky toe hanging out. LOL....
OUTPUT is the Best Club in NYC: So Put Your Fucking Phone Down and Dance

OUTPUT is the Best Club in NYC: So Put Your Fucking Phone Down and Dance

The past few Thursday nights have been some of the best nights of 2013 as of recent. No it’s not weed or booze that’s making them stick out either — it’s actually OUTPUT, and I swear I wasn’t paid to write this.  yeah, OUTPUT. Of all my years in New York/Brooklyn, more...
Kenny Scharf On Getting Arrested, Tagging Cars, And Why He Won't Paint The Cronut

Kenny Scharf On Getting Arrested, Tagging Cars, And Why He Won’t Paint The Cronut

On Friday, July 26th AMPR sent a small coterie of underpaid and presumably underfed freelance journalists to the affluent terrain known as East Hampton to attend the opening of “AMERIKULTURE,” a joint exhibition between former Club 57 regulars Kenny Scharf and deceased photographer Tseng Kwong Chi. The day was marked...
BPM LWR LVL: Different Sleep x Ben UFO x Mess Kid x Ynfynyt Scroll 7/27

BPM LWR LVL: Different Sleep x Ben UFO x Mess Kid x Ynfynyt Scroll 7/27

BPM LWR LVL has been effin’ crazy this summer. I cant imagine what the final summer party will be like this coming Saturday. Last party we had BEN UFO murder it and Different Sleep lay it down. I danced the hardest for sure to Mess Kidd and Ynfynyt Scroll (maybe...
Dries Van Noten x Men's x Spring/Summer 2014

Dries Van Noten x Men’s x Spring/Summer 2014

Cerebral Fashion with a Floral Twist Belgian based designer, Dries Van Noten‘s 2014 Spring/Summer collection displays his intrinsic understanding of not only fabric and textile but also nature and the relationship between man and flora. An avid gardener himself, Dries’ picked and preened his collection like that of an old woman obsessed...
Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail: A Track by Track Album Review

Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail: A Track by Track Album Review

So I guess what Jay-Z is trying to say is, “When you’re a 43-year-old married man with a baby and a wife in tow, there’s just only so much ya can rap about…ya know?” Here’s a small track x track review of Magna Carta…Holy Grail. Track #1: Holy Grail (feat....
BPM LWR LVL: HELIX, The Drum, Nire, and more 6/29

BPM LWR LVL: HELIX, The Drum, Nire, and more 6/29

 BPM LWR LVL 6/29 at Tribeca Grand was turnt all the way up. The dance floor was hot as hell and literally every kinda person you could think of was in attendance. LOL, from white dudes in flip flops/”jesus sandals” to chicks drinking str8 liquor from the bottle. Haha. I...
In Light Of The Magna Carta Holy Grail Album Art, We Pick Our Favorite Rap Covers

In Light Of The Magna Carta Holy Grail Album Art, We Pick Our Favorite Rap Covers

Earlier this week, Jay-Z unveiled the album art for his upcoming Magna Carta Holy Grail and it looked pretty fucking bland for such a grandiose musician. That is, until he released the actual art today next to the real Magna Carta in Salisbury Cathedral (meta mind melt). Kanye, Jay’s de facto Bizarro...
all the pretty girls #11 : Lais Ribeiro

all the pretty girls #11 : Lais Ribeiro

Lais Ribeiro is unquestionably the hottest mom living right now. With cheekbones sharp enough to cut glass and a smile to die for, this 20 year old model has already taken the industry with full force.                          ^ THIS IS NOT LAIS RIBEIRO. OPEN YOUR EYES.                Even...
Playlist: Comedowns and Rubdowns

Playlist: Comedowns and Rubdowns

I took some MDMA a few hours ago and now I’m having the inevitable come-down that I signed up for when I made the (correct) decision to mess around with some substances. It feels like I’m a robot, and typing is the only thing distracting me from that Dementor-friendly soul...
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TUNEZ: BEST COAST x ‘OUR DEAL’ x Video

Came across this Best Coast video today for ‘Our Deal’ and I was pleasantly surprised at how much I like it. Directed by Drew barrymore, which is cute and stuff and her direct interpretation of the Warriors is cute too. Haha. I mean my only complaint is that if you’ve seen the actual movie, then...

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros x Mondrian Soho x Private Show [35mm]

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Remember Paper Magazine x BBQ n’ Dranks x ALL DAY. [35mm]

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TONIGHT: FULL SERVICE x Mike Q x Party Supplies x Messkid x Knifeshow x Jerry Jones

HOLY SHIT, I fucking LOVE MIKE Q, heard this dude at a Ghetto Gothik party a few months ago and was hooked, stoked as hell! Srsly, stoked. Ha. And I love Party Supplies and MessKid! and Knifeshow, that’s my dude! I’ll be there all night shooting photos so come ya’ll. -antwan.

“It’s hot as hell in here!”: 35mm from the @VICEmag Photo Show

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Tonight: UP (Unknown Pleasures) x The Barbary x Open Bar

UP: Unknown Pleasures The Barbary 951 Frankford Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19125 Open Bar: 10 to 11pm. GAY.
ART: Ostalgia x New Museum x [35mm]

ART: Ostalgia x New Museum x [35mm]

This exhibition takes its title from the German word ostalgie, a term that emerged in the 1990s to describe a sense of longing and nostalgia for the era before the collapse of the Communist Bloc. “Ostalgia” brings together the work of more than fifty artists from twenty countries across Eastern Europe and the former Soviet...

MAD DECENT Block Party 2011 x NYC x 35mm

^ that’s Sabel ya’ll. that’s my girl right there. Saturday I was at the Mad Decent Block Party from start until finish. I nearly died at the end as my body was ceasing to function due to heat exhaustion. If you don’t believe me, ask Igor, Mr. DrivenByBoredom, who offered to photograph me if I...
Christopher Rice x Spank Rock x DTF DADT!

Christopher Rice x Spank Rock x DTF DADT!

Sup fools. I’m not sure if you guys know this, but one of the ppl that used to blog a lot for the site, Chris Rice, tumblr star, is in Spank Rock’s new video, DTF DADT. I never really knew Chris could dance, since he’s always doin “the Carlton”. Lol. If you still don’t know...

TONIGHT: My friends are tearing up HOME SWEET HOME.

So yeah, it’s friends and friends of friends and all that shit. Go to dance, go to drink, go to do whatever it is you do in clubs. -antwan.

NICE: Hussle Club x QUARENTEENAGERS x Axe Commercial

It’s not everyday that I come across a commercial that my friends played music for, but alas, I came across an AXE commercial the other day that features the music of a band that I know in real life, HUSSLE CLUB. The video is pretty crazy and like, if you know the folks in HUSSLE...

Don’t Try this at Home: Removing a your own hernia…

the jist: a 63-year-old man does not like the hernia poking out of his stomach. he decides he is qualified to remove it with a BUTTER KNIFE…he is not a physician, he is not a med-student. officials on the scene said that while waiting for the paramedics, ol’ dude pulls the butter knife out, again,...