The Build: How The Masters Design Custom Motorcycles is a beautiful new title on the art of custom built motorcycles by Robert Hoekman Jr., out recently from Octane Press. The 192-page book documents custom bike building in detail, by looking at different bike styles, finding the right bike, and how to customize it; including selecting and building parts, painting,finishing, and performance mods. Hoekman rounded up expert advice from John Ryland (Classified Moto), Alan Stulberg (Revival Cycles), Jared Johnson (Holiday Customs), Jarrod DelPrado (DP Customs), and Max Hazan (Hazan Motorworks) too. [See More]
An impressive lineup is going to be revealed at Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City this evening, with no less than three exhibitions opening. That includes Curiot Act 1: Warped Passage, James Bullough Breaking Point, and UR New York Destroy’ed and Rebuilt.
Are the Olympics cursed? Or just going through a really, really rough patch? If you’ve been following the shenanigans leading up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, you know about the logo fiasco, the stadium controversy, and the bribery scandal. Here’s a fun listicle from Gizmodo with
12 11 good reasons why this year’s upcoming Olympics in Brazil should be cancelled.
Here’s a great song from the recent Contact Field Orchestra EP, MAPPING THE FUTURES GONE BY. CFO is known for crafting lush soundscapes which can incorporate everything from bluesy guitar riffs, to blippy digital sound effects, live percussion, and even found recordings from the field. If you like this as much as I do, you’ll be glad to know we have it in the Typo Shop. Enjoy.
Speaking of POW! WOW!, here’s a great recap video of POW! WOW! Hawaii 2016. It was expertly filmed and directed by Michael Inouye, edited by Michael Inouye & Sam Davenport, with hyperlapse video by Selina Miles, and additional footage from Andrew Tran, Zane Meyer, Vincent Ricafort, Pablo Rivera, Selina Miles, Jess T. Johnston, and Kevin Sawicki.