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Better Man

I’m a sucker for that ole early R&B sound and Leon Bridges does it amazingly well. This should be on his debut LP next month. The video fits the vibe perfectly too. Via Okayplayer.

Pizza Lovers Recap

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I wasn’t able to attend the recent Benjie Escobar “Pizza Lovers” exhibition opening at Rose City Pizza, unfortunately, on...

Invasion Essentials

The good people at Hypebeast recently featured my all-time favorite street artist Invader on their Essentials series – where they investigate what one keeps in one’s pocketses. They recently did one with former employer/current colleague Jeffstaple too.

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Xenograph

In case you missed it, LA-based artist James Jean is taking pre-orders on his next book, Xenograph. Of course, it looks amazing. Large format, cloth bound, and filled with tons of his work over the last 4-5 years. Check out James’ web store for more info on the various different editions.

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1xRun Pow Wow Vid

Here’s a great video recap of POW! WOW! Hawaii 2015 from the good people at online art mainstay 1xRun. The art retailer was involved in this year’s art summit in several ways – sponsoring specific artists to fly out, producing prints with participants like SABER, and even showing up in Hawaii to have an awesome print release party at Fresh Cafe. Read more about the video here.

Tools of Dissent

There’s a great new series of limited edition serigraph prints out from LA-based graffiti writer extraordinaire SABER. They were inspired by a line from an interesting Walt Whitman poem: “I Hear That It Is Charged Against Me That I Sought To Destroy Institutions.” Check the variations out in his online shop.

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Pizza Lovers

Los Angeles-based artist Benjie Escobar debuts a new body of work dedicated to the exploration of everyone’s favorite food: the almighty pizza. Going down at Rose City Pizza, located in Rosemead, CA, where they will be serving custom pizza flavors for the duration of the exhibition. Come thru, have a slice, dudes!

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Familia

Another great video from this year’s POW! WOW! Hawaii. Always great to hear Jasper Wong talking about the magic murals can bring to the city. Also, SoCal friends, don’t forget POW! WOW! Long Beach is going down in the last week of June. Check out the website, Instagram, and Twitter accounts.