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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Editorial Lust: After a Hard Day in the City x Dazed & Confused

Editorial Lust: After a Hard Day in the City x Dazed & Confused

Let the bodies hit the floor x Bam Margera style.

Let the bodies hit the floor x Bam Margera style.

So as I mentioned in the AM ONLY showcase post, Bam Margera was in attendance and yeah he was stage diving. lol, a lot. Well here are some photos of it. Today I realized that for reason they were saved to a different folder than the other photos from that night, lol. No idea why....

be my teengirl fantasy.

There are only a few ways a band can earn respect from me faster, than by sampling Lisa Stansfield. And can you blame me? No. This past week we caught Oberlin College duo, Teengirl Fantasy’s live show in Philadelphia. The duo, which can be described as one part Cece Peniston and one part experimental ambient,...

two: This Week I’m Into: DFA1979 x Ready To Die x studded things x The Original Polaroid camera

So far this week has been somewhat of a fucking nightmare. My job has been stressful as hell, I’m still tired as shit from raging so hard during SXSW (so worth it), and I’m getting fat (as hell, but I think I’m still happy, I think). Sighs. Complaining is so easy, damn, it sucks. Haha....

SXSW #2: MSTRKRFT x 12th PLANET x BAM MARGERA x AM ONLY SHOWCASE @ MOHAWK

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SXSW #1: TV on the Radio x Smith Westerns x Converse!

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Tunez: Lady Gaga x Born This Way x Twin Shadow Remix

Lady Gaga: Born This Way (Twin Shadow Remix) In an unlikely pairing, Twin Shadow mastermind, George Lewis Jr., takes on Lady Gaga – stripping away its 90′s club beat and replacing it with the synth-dream sound synonymous with TS. What do you think?
SXSW: a bright ass donk.

SXSW: a bright ass donk.

So the music portion of SXSW kicks off tomorrow. We’ll be bringing you a bunch of dope shit – till then check out this mini photo update from Monday’s goings on. Be sure to check out the highlighter yellow donk (?) below.

Ridiculous: Seems Like You’re Ready, I Wasn’t Though.

I’m not actually sure what this is about at all. Haha. I love this song, but this video….lol. I mean, the ackwardness of the 2nd dude to dance is just painful! Haha. What are they, 13? and the youngest 8? 7? WHERE ARE THE PARENTS!? I’m not even sure if this is safe for work!...

TUNEZ: Jim Jones x Aaron LaCrate x “Everybody Jones”

Yeah I’m sure you fools know I am a DipSet junkie for life and whenever those fools have somethin’ poppin’ off I’m all over it. Ha. SO when my boy Aaron LaCrate told me he had produced a track for the Capo, haha, I had to listen to it. The track goes hard and I...

TUNEZ: Toni Braxton x He Wasn’t Man Enough

I remember when this music video came out..haha. mid-drift was in back then and Toni took full advantage. I still don’t think anything tops the sexiness that is the dress Toni is wearing at minute 1 and 28 seconds that is made to show whatever panties you’re wearing…GUSHHH! haha. This track is still a jam...

one | This Week I’m into: Chris Brown’s new hair, mom butts, Shake Shack, etc.

Like most people, one day I’m into something and the next day I could be in the process of moving on. Consider this a mental dump. I unno, I just like it. It’s like, why not, ya know? Plus he looks good with the blond. Better to dye his hair than have him in colored...