Our friends Unstoppable Death Machines just did a music video release for their epic jam Space Time Continuum at Present Co. in Brooklyn at the end of January. When it got to the end of the set people went apeshit all over the band’s art installation and basically wrecked the place.
Watch the whole clip to witness the havoc the band and their fans let loose on this unsuspecting art gallery.
Riot Style is pleased to announce we’ll be teaming up with legendary Richmond, VA fun-core act VCR! VCR previously put out two records, VCR and Power/Destiny on Side One Dummy records. Unfortunately the band broke up in 2008 but they are back from the dead to party one last time with Riot Style!
This record will be the first of TWO special Halloween records from Riot Style
Malcolm McLaren w/ Buffalo Gals Photo by Bob Gruen
It’s been a rough first half of the year. Malcolm Mclaren died yesterday. He was 64. Though he will undoubtedly be best remembered for his work as manager for UK punk rock act The Sex Pistols (and slightly less for his role as impresario for the red-patent-leather-commie era New York Dolls) his contributions to fashion, music, and popular culture could quite plausibly be described as “immeasurable”. Nearly everything Mclaren touched has influenced the work we do here at Riot Style. To say that Jamie Reid, Vivianne Westwood and Malcolm Mclaren are our style and design forebearers would be an understatement. They brought art to terrible music, and music to terrible art. They brought situationism to the mainstream and the underground to market. We would go so far as to say we ripped them all off… Viva cash. Viva chaos.
As a tribute, Here’s part 1 of a two part video interview SUPREME conducted with Malcolm as a part of their Spring / Summer 09 collection based on the Duck Joint / Buffalo Gals / Duck Rock era work of Mclaren, Keith Haring and the world famous Supreme Team DJ crew.
We’ve commissioned a limited run of skate decks for Vancouver Skate Punk / Metal band Streets in commemoration of their three CD reissues on Riot Style. It features refreshed artwork originally by Lisa Sussman and redrawn by Barf (Municipal Waste / Born Ugly / Barf Comics). We will be giving away a few of these skateboard decks at retail and on various music blogs throughout the year.
Last but not least, here is our final look at the upcoming R. Crumb x Vans collaboration with the world famous skateboarding / show company. The Modern America Chukka features the Crumb Modern America design and logo on white suede with black trim. Laces come in black and white. More pics despues de el salto SA…
Another part of the ongoing Vans / Robert Crumb collabo, check the new R. Crumb x Vans Vault Authentic One Piece LX, available in a turquoise / light blue suede pattern featuring the Keep On Truckin’ dude. Part of the Fall/Winter 2009/2010 line, you can snag these online at Colette. More pics after the bump…
A follow up on our earlier post about the R. Crumb collection from Vans. Two t-shirts have been released as a part of this collabo. One is the classic Mr. Natural design on natural cotton. The second is Crumb’s iconic Keep On Truckin’ graphic on a light blue T. More pics after the break…
Vans has teamed up with legendary counter culture artist / misogynist Robert Crumb to produce a limited line of Tees and Sneakers. Here is our first look at the sneakers which include takes on R. Crumb’s classic characters Mr. Natural and Fritz The Cat. More Pics after the jump…
If you live near Richmond, VA be sure to check out the Born Ugly issue #3 release party.
They’re BBQing, there’s vert ramp skateboarding, there’s punk bands, and most importantly there are FREE GIVEAWAYS from Riot Style. They’ll be giving away free posters, cds, shirts and thangs so go check it out. Full details at http://www.bornuglymag.com
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