The Sound of Digital Music

By Mark Budgell from HP’s

If you’re anything like me, there is a soundtrack for almost every life experience. Parties, the daily commute, date night, weddings…sometimes I even rock out at work (on headphones, of course). Unfortunately, the digital revolution that brought us the convenience of MP3 files and portable music devices also eroded its quality.

It’s more than just a love for music with Jimmy Iovine – as the chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M Records and Beats co-founder, it’s his life. You can hear it for yourself as Jimmy and some of his friends explain the importance of bringing back sound quality. READ MORE


A few weeks ago, we were excited to check out What Goes Around Comes Around‘s newest location on La Brea Avenue in LA. Not only is it filled with the most incredible selection of vintage denim, boots, bags, kaftans, and jewelry, the store itself is impeccably designed in true WGACA style. After we found out they were planning to turn 50 pairs of 80’s dead stock Jordache jeans into denim cut offs, we had to revisit the store to get in on all the DIY action. If you’re a lover of vintage and are in the area, be sure to drop in and check it out!


Finest Paperware

The paper cup is an icon of disposable culture and by imposing classical ceramic styling and playing with the material, artist Rebecca Wilson aims to highlight and question our tendency towards wasteful consumerism. Some of the cups are assembled from cast sheets of handmade paper while others are hand-built from sheets of porcelain and paper pulp mixture. Either way, they are delicate, beautiful and clever! Can you tell which ones are paper and which ones are porcelain? I’ll fill you in after the jump . . .


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