Skating the abandoned Leith Waterworld with Harvest…
Art / Harvest Skate Team / Skating

Skating the abandoned Leith Waterworld with Harvest…

As a child of the 80s living in Edinburgh, Leith Waterworld was once a staple activity for every 8 year old’s birthday party. However, in Januray 2012, the doors were shut and the pool drained for the last time (though this time not because of a suspicious object floating on the surface…) and not without some anger in … Continue reading

Around Marseille in paint, posters, stickers & stencils…
Art / Mister P / MJA / Os Gemeos / PQ / Street Art

Around Marseille in paint, posters, stickers & stencils…

Firstly, a belated happy new year! I took a break from writing over the festive period, but now very much looking forward to 2014. But before looking forward, one last look back at some art from a trip to Marseille at the tail end of 2013. It’s such an interesting city, resolutely un-French, in part … Continue reading

Ashes57 interview with UKB
Art / ashes57 / Interviews / Music / Shepard Fairey / Street Art

Ashes57 interview with UKB

Ashes57 is an accomplished photographer, illustrator and designer. She has spent time developing her style in Montreal, New York and now London – where she forms part of the Swamp81 record label team. Although far from her artistic beginnings as a French graffiti artist, painting the name ‘Ashes’ in the towns of north eastern France, her … Continue reading

UKB Guest Mix #14 – Clerk [UKB014]
Clerk (DJ) / Music / UKB Guest Mixes

UKB Guest Mix #14 – Clerk [UKB014]

UKB014 – Clerk Berlin/Bayreuth based Clerk [Shadowforces/Shadowdub] steps up for UKB014 with this bass-heavy jungle mix. Clerk gave some background to his selection: “I wanted to feature the more minimal and experimental offbeat/halftime side that drum & bass, or bass music generally, in that tempo has to offer at the moment. It’s a great new … Continue reading

SheOne @ Gamma Transport Division // Edinburgh
Art / Exhibitions / sheOne

SheOne @ Gamma Transport Division // Edinburgh

Gamma Transport Division is the newest gallery to open in Edinburgh, focusing on good art, good coffee and good bikes. The opening of the gallery/shop was combined with the opening of the first exhibition by urban/street artist James Choules, better known as sheOne (S1). On display at GTD’s first exhibition were 2 very cool customised … Continue reading

UKB Guest Mix #13 – Ingen [UKB013]
Ingen (DJ) / Music / UKB Guest Mixes

UKB Guest Mix #13 – Ingen [UKB013]

Next up on the guest mix series is Ingen – a live DJ and producer based in Edinburgh, UK. His styles and sounds range from complex poly-rhythms, experimental, technoid soundscapes following an obvious techno backbone. Ingen releases can be found on labels such as, Fixate, Noodles, Nerve recordings, Digital Distortions, Wired Room and Tribal Waves … Continue reading