Get motorbike mods and a bean buzz at this one-of-a-kind Portland shop.
If you’ve seen NY Ink or America’s Worst Tattoos on TLC, you know tattoo artist Megan Massacre as the petite, countercultural sparkplug with a vibrant color palette. But contrary to how easy she makes it look on TV, the southeastern Pennsylvania native didn’t get here overnight.
Benton Harbor, Michigan, isn’t the first town that comes to mind for music recording. Yet the small community is home to Key Club Recording Company, one of the best and most beautiful studios in the Midwest, founded by producer/engineer duo Bill Skibbe and Jessica Ruffins.
Running from July 31 to August 4 at Chicago’s Block 37, Art Alliance: The Provocateurs will feature 40 of the art world’s biggest names.
We scoured our music library and judged the shit out of last month’s album covers, compiling a list of releases that make us want to click play without even hearing the first track.
If you’ve been wowed by the projections at a Sufjan Stevens or St. Vincent show in the past few years, then you’ve witnessed the work of visual-performance designer Deborah Johnson, the founder of multidisciplinary New York studio CandyStations.
A few years after his band re-introduced a battle cry for a World Series-winning franchise, Red Sox super-fan and Dropkick Murphys bassist Ken Casey replicated the original sports pub, McGreevy’s 3rd Base Saloon. Here Casey talks about life as a pub owner with a place in baseball history.
Improv comedian/musician Reggie Watts talks alien invaders, invisibility cloaks, and the ultimate period piece.
The Chicago-based American-heritage shop designs a guy-friendly Men’s Lounge at the event’s preview night, complete with vintage motorcycles.
Couldn’t (or did) make it to our release party for ALARM #41? Relive the night in photos at Isle of Man Chicago.
Zach Ness, grandson of famed custom bike builder Arlen Ness, has landed himself a reality show on National Geographic called Let it Ride (Wed, Aug 14th). We’re not huge fans of reality shows here, but we are looking forwards to seeing what they do with this Triumph bobber project.
Illustrations from Aukland, New Zealand