Oakley In Residence: Los Angeles

A place for people to skate and be inspired by art

by Sasha Barkans Oakley is a relatively new player in the skateboard scene, but they seem to be on a mission to let the skateboard world know that they’re here to stay. Their pro skate roster boasts some of the biggest names in skateboarding—including the likes of Eric Koston, Ryan Sheckler and Bob Burnquist—and in late April, the brand launched the Oakley in Residence series, …

The Good Copy, Melbourne

Born from a love for words and desire to support writers, this Australian company is a publisher, studio, shop and grammar school

Born out of a love of words and a desire to support emerging and freelance writers, Melbourne’s The Good Copy is a writing studio, publisher, grammar school, shop and community library. From offering creative services for corporate clients to publishing independent zines, the team at TGC has so many projects to work on, they surely won’t ever be bored. And, with a constant stream of …

Interview: Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian

The indie-pop frontman discusses the band's new record, the duplicity of naming influences and being a working musician in 2015

Glaswegian indie-pop band Belle and Sebastian is something of a rare breed in today’s music landscape. The revolving cast of musicians—with frontman Stuart Murdoch and a handful of foundational members remaining constant—has released nine studio albums, several EPs and rare B-sides. They have garnered consistent critical acclaim (though not entirely met with commercial success) and have an ability to evolve their sound without losing the …