Articles by: Erik Hopf


Rockstar Games Presents – The Red Hook Criterium at the Brooklyn Navy Yard | June 8, 2013

On Saturday, June 8, 2013 the second round of the Red Hook Criterium Championship Series makes its way to the Brooklyn Navy Yard. For the uninitiated, “the Red Hook Criterium is a world renowned nighttime bicycle race that is contested over 26 laps of a technical circuit.” This … READ MORE


Hodgy Beats – “Untitled 2″ EP | Free Download

Members of the alternative hip-hop collective Odd Future have been making some serious noise for the past two years to both the adulation and scorn of critics worldwide. From a musical standpoint Tyler, the Creator, Frank Ocean and to a lesser extent Earl Sweatshirt have had their come up as solo artists, so it’s … READ MORE


Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era – “Like Water” Video

The Brooklyn born and bred Pro Era crew led by Joey Bada$$, released a belated eulogy for deceased member Capital Steez in the form of the new video for “Like Water.” The mellow Common-esque track takes viewers on a tour through a dilapidated post-apocalyptic Brooklyn with the … READ MORE


MASH – SF Giants Cycling Cap

MASH SF has been a leader in the fixed space since the brakeless single-speed trend exploded in the mid-noughts. As purveyors of fixed style and culture the crew at the SF shop has put together a limited run production of SF Giants cycling caps to support the … READ MORE


Mount Kimbie – “Cold Spring Fault Less Youth”

The music duo known as Mount Kimbie, comprised of Dominic Maker and Kai Campos came together across the pond in 2008 releasing their first EP in early 2009. Straddling the lines between electronic, dub step, and hip hop, the pair released their first studio album in 2010 … READ MORE


Le Tour de France 100th Anniversary Graphic | By Dave Foster

In commemoration of the 100th riding of Le Tour de France, cycling enthusiast and graphic designer, Dave Foster (aka Dave the Designer), has put together this beautiful print. Embedding a stylized outline of the iconic Eiffel Tower within a cycling chain ring, Dave seems to have captured … READ MORE


De La Soul Drops “Get Away” feat. The Spirit of Wu-Tang

In 1989 De La Soul dropped the iconic album 3 Feet High and Rising , and 24 years later the Long Island based trio is still pushing the Native Tongues philosophy of positive, well thought out, intelligent lyrics over jazzy bass-laden instrumentals. In the first single, “Get … READ MORE


The Governor’s Ball Music Festival – Randall’s Island | June 7th-9th 2013

With festival season in full swing, New York City prepares for some of the biggest names in music to grace Governor’s Ball’s stages on Randall’s Island between June 7th and 9th. Since launching on Governor’s Island in 2011, the festival has outgrown it’s original home and evolved into the … READ MORE


The Weezer Cruise 2014

Weezer is set to dip their toes back in the water next February with the second-ever “Weezer Cruise”. The sea-fairing quartet will be taking fans and partygoers on a journey from Jacksonville, Florida to Nassau and Freeport in the Bahamas with the backing of some heavy hitters … READ MORE