CREDIT: Jacob Blickenstaff - Brooklyn, NY - October 5, 2015 - The Record Company (Alex Stiff, Chris Voss, Marc Carzorla)

The Record Company

I found a vinyl of The Record Company a couple of years ago in some minuscule record store in Silverlake, Los Angeles. I fell instantly in love. Raw and righteous bluesy rock, the likes of which are rarely he... Read More...
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Lucky Chance

In a world increasingly governed by fear, rules and pressure to conform, a world where we are bombarded by wave after wave of distraction from the beauty of the moment, Lucky Chance stood against the incoming t... Read More...
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Raskal

There ain’t much cool shit Crille Rask can’t do. This nomadic adventurer hailing from “Planet Europe”, via a “rough and random” childhood split between Sweden and Portugal, has found his home on surf, skate and... Read More...
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Hayley Welsh + Andy Faraday = Magic

Hayley Welsh is an amazing artist and illustrator who paints whimsical, surreal creatures on random objects she finds in her travels. Her partner, Andy Faraday, is a kickass photographer, who shoots mainly film, road-trips and adventure shots. They both ... Read More...
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Smug

  By Daryl Jones Fucking with a kids lego® is akin to keying a dudes car, and is widely known in boylaw as an unforgivable offence. When I was a youngster I was an expert Lego® spaceship builder, and al... Read More...
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Top Tips for (mildly) Poor People

By Daryl Jones and secret special guest contributor, 'Deep-Pockets'. Somehow, I almost always have too much month left at the end of my money. Over the years, most of my friends and I have been kinda poor. I'm not talking real poverty; more like the type typi... Read More...
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Do you need to go to Rehab?

Article by Ash Rivers, Foreword by Daryl Jones _______________________________________ I recently found myself  in a steamy hot tub in the hills overlooking Los Angeles, California. It wasn't as sexy as you t... Read More...
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Robert DeLong’s Top 3’s

If you claim to be a music-lover and have not yet seen Robert DeLong perform, we're notifying the police immediately to have you arrested for '1st Degree Ear-Neglect'. That's an offence we invented just now to... Read More...
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LAPD Undercover, with Lani Evans

This is Vice. They deal in...well...pick your poison. And here's 'Johnny'. His real name is protected because he's undercover.  I've always wanted to say that. But when it comes to the people who work Vice, it's actually completely necessary.  Their job is to... Read More...
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The Life of an Extra

I’m waiting. It’s 7am. Two and a half hours in and counting. It’s cold. I taste sunblock. Costume is itchy. Instant coffee burned my tongue. My underwear is being stapled to my shorts by a stranger. Tom Cruise ... Read More...
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J.Pierce: Rags to Britches

The art of J.Pierce makes your eyeballs feel like your tongue does when you dump a whole packet of Skittles™ in your mouth. Whether hanging in a fancy art gallery or on the front of some dude's shirt, his bold, playful creations, make you feel like you're a ki... Read More...
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Hanecdote

Hanah Hill, AKA Hanecdote, is responsible for creating a bunch of suuuuuper cute handmade stuff. Her 'Ghoul Guide' patches are beloved the world over for their uncanny ability to spread happiness and hope throu... Read More...
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Tuft

I saw Tuft* by accident. I'd had a shitty day and I was tired, but some lovely friends managed to coax me out reluctantly into the warm LA night. So I found myself in a rough little bar that looked like it had ... Read More...
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The Amazing World of Julie Filipenko

We live in a time where most of the art we see is no longer hung in galleries, but flicked past with an index finger in a newsfeed on a tiny glowing screen. When you see the pictures Julie Filipenko makes, the swiping stops, and the stalking begins. Her creati... Read More...
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Exploring China’s Ghost City

With DSM Travel Correspondent, Kynan Elliot. Kynan and his gf Cara are on a really big trip. They went to university for ages, worked as Primary School teachers for a year or so and saved up as much do$h as possible. A couple of months ago they left Australia... Read More...
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Lizzie Sharp: Body of Work

Photography by Peter Coulston, Words by Daryl Jones. I was an extra on this big movie, and there were literally hundreds and hundreds of us. So there were like 20 makeup people in charge of getting all of us ready every morning at 5am for like a month.  The c... Read More...
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Hugh Harrison has DeeJaa-Vu

Hugh Harrison, AKA electronic music producer/DJ, DeeJaa-Vu, is barely old enough to get into the rooms he's filling. But this annoyingly talented whippersnapper is ripping his way into the highly competitive Au... Read More...
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Fun Machine

Fun Machine live up to their name WAY more than most bands. Radiohead: disappointingly human heads.  The Flaming Lips: normal non-flammable facial features. Barenaked Ladies: clothed men. Machine Gun Fellatio: ... Read More...
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Li Pawson

Everyone belongs somewhere. If you're lucky, as you grow up you can find that little niche, that subculture where you feel you feel like you truly fit.  The teen years are so entertaining because that's where we hunt through blue hair and body peircings, the ... Read More...
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Ruby Rain: F O E P A H

Graffiti is illegal.  It costs us honest taxpayers trillions every year to clean up and only bad people do it. One such bad person is Ruby Rain, perhaps better known by her alias 'FOEPAH'.  Ruby is a 19 year ol... Read More...
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London’s Hidden Magicians…

London is an excellent place to aimlessly wander. Hidden amongst the touristy shit, absurd red busses and surveillance cameras there still lurks some old-world mystery and shadow.  DSM braved the drizzle and went interesting-shit-hunting around this ancient c... Read More...
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Flip the Script

Words & Pictures by Carley Schad I can’t even begin to express how much hip-hop has changed my life. As a casual poet and grand appreciator of music, I find hip-hop (if done well) can actualize the deepest... Read More...
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My Corey Riot

  Ryan Le Bon's brother Corey passed away in November 2011.  He had an aneuryism on the aorta of his heart and it ruptured, after years of battling numerous super-f**ked-up health problems.  Ryan is a k... Read More...
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Adam Haydec

Writers at DSM are hunters.  We head out into the jungle and look for tracks and animal turds and broken twigs to get on the trail of the coolest people who are doing the shit you need to see. Sometimes it’s tr... Read More...
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Hello world! We’re DSM!

Life is simple. There's really only 1 decision to make; either do nothing much, or do some shit. DSM is a guide for the folks who choose Option #2. Photograph courtesy of Pictionary Productions. Writing on photo courtesy of DSM's mad paintbrush skills. ... Read More...