Summertime videos are rampant but this week Chromeo ups the ante and TRUMPS once again with their incredible video for ‘Don’t Turn the Lights On’! Director Keith Schofield (did the infamous Charlotte Gainsbourg/Beck clip) turns the duo’s atmospheric funk ballad into a surrealist “thriller”. Their album Business Casual drops 9/14 on Atlantic.
The long weekend is just around the corner, and Canon has the perfect accessory for your beach adventures-the PowerShot D10 waterproof digital camera. If you are covering any outdoor activities happening this Civic holiday, the PowerShot D10 would make a great sidebar. It’s great for any outdoor excursions, whether it be a trip to the beach or a poolside bbq. Capture all of your underwater fun with this durable digital camera, that is not only waterproof, but freezeproof and shockproof as well. It’s the ideal companion to record all of your wild and memorable experiences, and won’t succumb to the elements. This unique camera is waterproof down to 33 feet, so you can take it scuba diving, snorkelling or surfing. It can withstand extreme temperatures ranging from -10 to 40 degrees Celsius, and is shockproof up to 4 feet. The Canon PowerShot D10 is available in a silver/blue combo. Suggested retail price: $379.99
Rap veteran Greg Nice (of seminal Bronx duo Nice & Smooth) returns to the game this summer withPopcycle, his first solo album and an induction of sorts into the realm of modern club music. First single “Mothef#ck@” already has a video sporting cameos from a litany of important DJs new and old, among them Fool’s Gold’s Nick Catchdubs, who also assembled this sub-rattling, Baltimore flavored refit. We wish you the best of luck in expelling its drawl-mouthed hook from your brain.
NIKE BLESSED US WITH A VERY LIMITED DELIVERY OF THE AIR JORDAN XIII (13) PREMIO’S FROM THE BIN 23 COLLECTION. THESE XIII’S WILL MARK THE THIRD RELEASE IN THE JORDAN BIN 23 COLLECTION AND ARE LIMITED TO ONLY 1,734 PAIRS WORLD WIDE. THIS JORDAN IS COMPRISED OF PREMIUM MATERIALS WHICH INCLUDE PLUSH BURGUNDY SUEDE AND RICH TAN NUBUCK ON THE UPPER, WHITE TUMBLED LEATHER IS USED ON THE TONGUE AND TOE BOX WHERE THE BIN 23 SEAL OF APPROVAL IS PLACED PROUDLY FRONT AND CENTRE. BOTH SHOES COME WITH THEIR OWN BIN23 CARRYING BAG AS WELL AS CUSTOM AIR JORDAN CEDAR SHOE TREE’S TO HELP KEEP THAT CRISP FORM INTACT.
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The Dandy Warhols’ second album, …The Dandy Warhols Come Down, fades out with an ethereal song; six minutes of day-dreamy, atmospheric guitar based bliss. Born out of their guitarist messing around with a lot of pedals in different configurations just making noise, they recorded it with engineer Tony Lash who promptly slapped the label “Pete International Airport” on it. Ever since that day, Peter Holmstrom has known what his solo project would be titled.
When Holmstrom started playing in The Dandy Warhols, he admits that his talent on the guitar was limited. 15 years on, it’s obvious that his guitar sound holds massive influence over countless other bands. Ranging from neo-psych, spaced-out garage and fuzzy goth, just listen to any psych rock album from this decade and you’ll hear echoes of Holmstrom. Having sold tons of records and touring the world countless times with The Dandy Warhols, Pete International Airport sees Holmstrom stepping out as a band leader for the first time.
Writing predominantly on guitar, Holmstrom, culled his favorite noisy, droney, and atmospheric jams he’d written for the project. With help from friends in the Brian Jonestown Massacre, the Warlocks, Highway, The Upsidedown, M. Ward’s band and Australia’s Even, he holed up in the Dandy Warhol’s recording studio, The Odditorium. The resulting album highlights Holmstrom’s guitar work at it’s finest. Songs like “Repeater” soar into space, dripping with hints of Spacemen 3 while “21 Days” pummels like a lost Primal Scream burner. Nods to past stop there though, as Holmstrom, with the help of The Upsidedown’s Jsun Adams on vocals, stretches the guitar compositions into a lush, fully realized album that cycles though acid-fueled stompers, drenched with feedback and strangeness (“New Eastern”), to melodic love songs (“Sweetheart Tattoo”) and closing with the beautiful and dreamy send off “I Care”.
Pete International Airport steps into the spotlight and showcases an artist at his finest and most experimental. From now on, there are few people that will refer to Peter Holmstrom as “just the guitarist.” Pete International Airport is available from Custom Made Music on September 21st, 2010.
Click to preview the lead single: “21 Days”
Hot or cold? Green or red? Infinity or plunge? The swimming pool has come a long way since the ancient Greek and Roman baths. From an urban concrete jungle to a lush hillside in Asia, Design Hotels™ presents four hotel pools ideal for sunbathing, socializing and of course, swimming! For an eye-catching pool in a vibrant colour Alila Ubud offers an emerald-green infinity pool above a dramatic river valley in Bali. In Koh Samui The Library’s vivid red pool is the place to see and be seen, with an enviable location next to the popular Chaweng beach. For a stylish pool party The Standard, Downtown LA’s rooftop hosts weekend pool parties complete with DJs and underwater LED lighting. Lastly Habita Monterrey in Mexico offers two rooftop pools – one cold, and one hot – so bathers can cool off, or heat up while taking in stunning views of the city and the surrounding mountains.
The Library, Koh Samui, Thailand
Just a few steps from Chaweng beach, The Library’s vivid red pool is one admired by guests and passersby alike. Made using mosaic Italian glass tiles in red, yellow and orange, the pool is set on the beachfront and is surrounded by a wooden deck with red mattresses and black bean bags. Guests are welcome to choose from the poolside menu, or take a book from the hotel’s impressive white library complex adjacent to the pool. At night the underwater lights transform the swimming pool in to a dazzling spectacle and provide the perfect backdrop to dinner or drinks in the restaurant and bar next door. The Library was recently voted as one of the top 10 amazing worldwide hotel pools by TripAdvisor in 2010.
The Standard, Downtown LA, United States of America
The rooftop pool at The Standard, Downtown LA is part of one of Los Angeles’ most coveted nightlife hotspots. Situated on the rooftop of the twelve-storey hotel in Downtown LA, the pool has panoramic views of the city. On the opposite side of the terrace there is sculptured topiary, an open fireplace, dancefloor and bar. The turquoise heated pool stands out sharply against the deep red Astroturf of the surrounding sundeck, where there are also bright red water-bed canopies for up to ten. The bar and dancefloor creates a fun and bustling space where nightly international DJs play to a fashionable crowd. The rooftop area can also be hired exclusively for events for up to 240 people, making it ideal for anything from corporate functions to editorial shoots.
Alila Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Cited as one of the most beautiful pools in the world, the infinity pool at Alila Ubud boasts a spectacular location perched on a terrace floating above the lush Ayung River valley. The pool spreads out to form an elongated rectangle until it seems to disappear down the terraced jungle hillside. A daily afternoon tea of traditional local sweets is served by the pool, where guests can relax on sun beds shaded by large Balinese umbrellas. In addition to its 58 rooms, the hotel has four Valley Villas on stilts with wooden decks and four Pool Villas providing seclusion with a private pool.
Habita Monterrey, San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
With different views and contrasting temperatures the two pools at Habita Monterrey cater to all tastes and weather conditions. The hot pool is heated to 90 degrees Fahrenheit, making it ideal for a dip in the winter months. There is also a cold pool which is great for cooling off during the summer when temperatures rise. Situated on either side of the eighth floor roof terrace with 360-degree views over the desert metropolis and Sierra Madre, the pools are divided by a chic concrete bar. The bar can cater to up to 80 people and is open for snacks and cocktails from 10am to 2am. On one side there is a view over Sierra Madre and its eponymous Cerro de la Silla, known as the Chair Mountain, whilst on the opposite side there is a view of the El Obispado, a green mountainous area.
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