East Side Powerviolence new drop : I

The brainchild of PTP record label head honcho Geng, ESP (East Side Powerviolence) is a new secretive garment producer.

Self-described as ‚ÄúPurveyors of Weaponized Media‚ÄĚ ESP offers a subversive take on streetwear for their latest release, citing a melding of¬†anti-surveillance, psychological operations, and mysticism with street culture references in order to form a “counter language.”

Among the pieces being dropped are a coaches jacket, sweaters, crewnecks and an embroidered baseball cap.¬†The latest release will be available¬†on September 21 at¬†12PM EST¬†on the official ESP¬†shop¬†– you can follow ESP on Instagram for more info on this drop and what’s in store for the future.

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If you are in New York and interested at all in underground club music you might be familiar with the series of parties under the DWMS moniker. The good squad at Purple Tape Pedigree (PTP) has been once again assembled an A team of selectors with a heavy emphasis on UK flavor this time around. … Read more

Third Looks x PTP ‘Wifey’ Crewneck

Third Looks teams up with PTP (Purple Tape Pedigree) for our second collaborative effort. On the heels of the TLxPTP ‘Pill’ Hood comes the more reverse weave goodness in the form of the new ‘Wifey’ hoody. Taking inspiration from the one and only Kiko Mizuahara; actress, model and dream wifey for countless humans on this planet.

The crewnecks are printed on heavyweight reverse weave Champion¬ģ sweatshirts and also feature subtle logo details on the sleeve and back. Profess your love for Kiko and all that’s good in the universe. Head over to PTP shop to secure one before they sell out for good.

Models: Jacques Greene, Note PTP, Geng Grizzly, Isabel Lasala

Photos by the homie Billy Fischer and see the entire editorial after the jump.

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DWMS4 Event and Giveaway

This Saturday DWMS4 hits Palisades in Bushwick. Those who have been to past events know to expect an awesome crowd and high quality audio and visual output all night.¬†Included in the lineup is PTP’s own Celestial Trax (who dropped the previously covered “Verticals” track) making his first proper on-stage debut in the US. Jubilee (Mixpak) … Read more

Purple Tape Pedigree ‘Bad for Education’ Lookbook by Third Looks

I‚Äôm proud to present the lookbook for the debut collection from New York based label Purple Tape Pedigree. The 5-piece capsule ‚ÄėGood For Health‚Äô collection includes 2 jerseys, 2 long-sleeve t-shirts, and a collaborative PTP x Third Looks ‚ÄėPill‚Äô coach’s jacket. The lookbook was creative directed by yours truly and we assembled a diverse group of friends and colleagues to represent the collection. No stylists were necessary as each person worked the pieces into their own personal style.

Inspiration for the collection includes Hong Kong cinema,¬†Japanese anime¬†from the 80’s, 20th century Brazilian surrealist art, post-2000 A.D. cyberpunks, and the onset of big city paranoia. The gear is available now on the PTP Garment District. New York heads will be able to see the gear in person at a special pop-up event and release party on May 31st (More details to be released shortly).

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THIRD LOOKS x PTP ‘Good for Health’ Video

In commemoration¬†of the forthcoming Third Looks x PTP (Purple Tape Pedigree) collaboration we are proud to present¬†this video teaser . We pulled¬†clips from one of our favorite¬†animated films AKIRA and set them a¬†relentless audio bombardment by StationStation. More information on the collaboration will be dropping this week. You’ll have a chance to wear official Third … Read more

Interview w/ PTP – Purple Tape Pedigree

If you visit this site reguarly¬†Note¬†and Geng Grizzly are familar faces by now. They’ve both had style profile features here in the past and I recently reviewed some beers with them in the recent Craft Beer Goons joint. Between the events, new releases through Purple Tape Pedigree and their weekly radio show Fresh Out the Box¬†it’s safe to say the homies got alot on their plate.

Later this week I’ll be dropping an official Third Looks mix by Geng Grizzly. Come celebrate it’s release this Saturday July 13 at DWMS2¬†where I will be hosting alongside some musical heavy ¬†hitters. There will be performances by Young Gleesh, Grande Marshall and DJ Sets by Geng, Mista Whoa, Tommy Kruise and Farrington G. This is one you will NOT want to miss. All the details on the event can be found HERE.¬†

To shed a little more light on both prolific members of PTP , I sat down with the homies and interviewed them on some key topics including  personal style, favorite film and their current taste in music. 

Read the full feature after the jump

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CBG – Craft Beer Goons Vol.1

America – home of freedom, capitalism, and some amazing craft beers. In a new feature the PTP crew (Note D and Geng Grizzly) and myself rate a variety of the craft beers available on the market in honest no-holds-barred fashion. Trust us, we don’t like everything, but we know a good beer when we come¬†across¬†one. Put down that Budweiser and treatyourself to a new brew this weekend, you won’t regret it. No hops were harmed in the making of these reviews and everything in this feature can be purchased from Good Beer¬†(422 E 9th St, New York, NY). This time around we review the following:

Firestone Walker’s Reserve Porter
Dogfish Head : namaste
Wild Onion Hop Slayer Double IPA 
Rogue Farms: Grow the Revolution OREgasmic Ale

Without further ado let’s get drinking. Read the reviews after the jump

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