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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GrandLife + Whitewall Present THIS IS NEW YORK at Art Basel Miami Beach

GrandLife + Whitewall Present THIS IS NEW YORK at Art Basel Miami Beach

FULL SERVICE x Rezound x Narcisse x Pasternak x Knifeshow x Tennille

FULL SERVICE x Rezound x Narcisse x Pasternak x Knifeshow x Tennille

SMOKE WEED TO THIS: "Robert Earl" x Grande Marshall

SMOKE WEED TO THIS: “Robert Earl” x Grande Marshall

I meant to blog this track a minute ago, but being in Texas on that vacation tip has made me lazy and all that. Anyway, I’m doing it now so that’s all that matters right? — right! This shit is smooth and down south as shit — what else could i ask for? It makes...
Baked Mac n' Cheese, not Green Bean Casserole!

Baked Mac n’ Cheese, not Green Bean Casserole!

I’ve been to plenty of Thanksgiving dinners in my time and I unno, there’s just nothing like arriving to a house and seeing 3 or 4 huge pans of baked mac n cheese waiting to be demolished by a pack of hungry family members. Everyone likes Mac n Cheese and if they don’t they’re probably...

Bloomberg, your stupidity is limitless.

We need you Michael Bloomberg. We need you to keep making these mistakes! Tone deaf, sensibility-offending, world-changing mistakes. At the moment, I’m traveling around and doing my hipster shit in TX right now, but that doesn’t mean I am not up on what’s going on in the Big Apple right now, mostly “Occupy Wall Street”....
APARTAMENTO MAGAZINE//I FEEL ORANGE LAUNCH PARTY

APARTAMENTO MAGAZINE//I FEEL ORANGE LAUNCH PARTY

WORDS by STEPHANIE MALIK IMAGES by ANGIE ABRAMOVITCH   Last week, in conjunction with acclaimed “post-materialist” interiors magazine Apartamento, I Feel Orange Magazine held their London launch party at the Rebel Dining Society in honor of their inaugural issue. The concept behind the new magazine, in its own words, is to offer “a compelling journey...

TONIGHT: I dj at Dirty Bill’s in Austin! 10pm

i’m actually pretty excited. lol. come, if you live in austin, or flyer out from new york. or l.a. or b-more. if you know me, u know i get hyper as hell. haha. dranx, hoes, gold, BOOTYS, smiles, n munnie. -antwan

READ: E.A.R.L. x The Autobiography of DMX

Most of my friends have not read this gem, I guess because well it’s the autobiography of DMX…which for me was the main reason I decided to check it out. The book is fantastic, DMX is such a cool ass dude man. DMX has always been a favorite of mine, even when I was younger...
LISTEN: Cream x "White Room"

LISTEN: Cream x “White Room”

“Platform ticket, restless diesels, goodbye windows.” For some reason this song has been in my head a lot since leaving NYC for this little vacation. Maybe traveling has something to do with it, who knows. Good through keep over the counter relief for anxiety smooth Aveda’s and dermatologist ortho tricyclen lo cheap without rx Clarisonic...

35mm: Go Go! Get It! Get It!

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35mm: Corpse Corps x “Open Casket” x Art Show.

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Rad Music Video #1: Bee Gees x "Stayin' Alive"

Rad Music Video #1: Bee Gees x “Stayin’ Alive”

Yeah yeah, some of ya’ll are probably thinking, yeah, we know this video is super rad, but I had never seen the video for “Stayin’ Alive” until last night at this bar in Austin called Barbarella. Anyway, the video is phenomenal, look at the lead singer’s hair! Holy shit. So fluffy, he knows that he’s...