Tag Archives: Under The Influence

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Suavity’s Mouthpiece.

Suavity’s Mouthpiece are a two piece, Pittsburgh-based post-punk/experimental outfit. Their songs are fucking crazy.

Under The Influence: Debian Blak

Thoughts behind the grooves.

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: the Cornel West theory.

D.C based hip hop group ‘the Cornel West theory’ have dubbed themselves tYPE 1 style music – a blending of hip-hop, rock, punk and soul – and take their name from American philosopher, Cornel West, so you just know they’re innovators.

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Buildings.

Objectophilia is a term to describe, for want of a better term, when people fetishise over buildings or objects. It’s a real thing.

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: DOG BITE.

After I heard “one love” I was sure that I would become a rapper…that worked out pretty well.

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: LAVOTCHKIN.

We asked skramz wholesalers and British hardcore mainstay Lavotchkin for a peek into their mindset for educational purposes. They responded like fellow Newcastle Upon Tyne institution, and now football punditry radical, Alan Shearer with MOTD Saturday standard depth and clarity; probably wearing really tightly revealing trousers as well. Dangerous.

Under The Influence: Kerouac.

I just did a ten stretch in the pen, times were hard, but I pulled through. Baking helped. It’s a hobby I’ve endeavoured to continue on my release, to help me ease back into society. Like that old guy from Shawshank. Anyway, I digress, I want to make a Kerouac pie, what are the ingredients?

ART.

Photochat: Heiner Luepke

We catch up with German photographer Heiner Luepke for a brief chat and a look at some of his work.

INTERVIEW.

CHAD VALLEY.

We heard some of the older kids at school bandying about the term 'Chillwave'. So in the spirit of curious youth we asked Oxford based Chad Valley what exactly a…

SHOOTS.

The Sun Was High (So Was I)

A girl's fashion shoot with a model who's like a perfect 10. + 1.