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Tradition in Transition: A Postcard from Cali

Posted on April 24, 2009 Under Music

If you're any what of a beat head, you know all about 1992's Brasilintime, a history-making documentary film by hip-hop photographer B+ linking old-school percussion legends with beatmakers of our time like Madlib and Cut Chemist, shot around Sao Paulo.…

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Lanceiro Nike Air Max

Posted on April 17, 2009 Under Fashion

In 2007, a tiny Brazilian sneakers blog started tapping into the kicks obsessions of its citizens, but as we are with most things, we were on their potential from the get-go. Two years later, it's built up a veritable reader…

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Capacete E8

Posted on April 16, 2009 Under Design

Though it's already in a hot lipstick-red color, the spectacular sleekness of the Capacete E8 motorcycle helmet by Sao Paulo design firm Questto Design is a serious competitor for your attention. Winner of the 2009 IF Product Design Award in…

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Thiago de Souza Queiroz

Posted on April 10, 2009 Under Art
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Cons History Hunt

Posted on April 8, 2009 Under Fashion

Going through my ridiculously large memory box this past weekend, I came across a few particularly classic '80s items amidst old report cards and photos: colored rubber bracelets, a two-sided Swatch phone and a photo of me wearing clear jelly…

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Nike Brazil's V Project

Posted on April 2, 2009 Under Art
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Steal this Magazine

Posted on March 30, 2009 Under Life

With the advent of the Internet, magazines and newspapers fought to keep their readers loyal to the paper versions. When things started looking bad they released some of it online. Now, as publishing companies start hacking and slashing to keep…

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Os Gemeos: Vertigem

Posted on March 27, 2009 Under Art

[caption id="attachment_14018" align="alignnone" width="550" caption="Photo from Black Rainbow Extraordinaire Magazine"][/caption] Although Brazil's famous graffiti export Os Gemeos have gone from painting streets in Sao Paulo to castles in Scotland, they deserve more than a few solo shows given to them…

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Titi Freak x “Freak”

Posted on March 19, 2009 Under Books

Sao Paulo street artist extraordinaire Titi Freak tells stories with his work, but now they'll actually be in print. His first book, released in sponsorship by Nike Sportswear, is the 200-page Freak. It traces the Japanese-Brazilian's art trajectory from his…

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Omega Code

Posted on March 16, 2009 Under Art

While some bands are well connected enough in the music biz to get producers like the Neptunes or Rick Rubin to work on their debut album, Brazilian metal-industrial band Omega Code is more concerned with getting artists like Joshua Davis…

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