TREATS & BEATS


BEAT OF THE WEEK: Hijack – The Badman is Robin
June 20, 2010, 6:39 pm
Filed under: Beat of the Week, Hip Hop | Tags: , ,


A couple of events this week led me to choosing this UK hip hop classic. Firstly I rediscovered Illa Man’s – The Things Mixtape, which led me to remember that there is still some good UK hip hop around, and then I heard Kamanchi Sly doing his “Ayia Napa, Ayia Napa, du-du du-du” on the awful garage anthem, Do You Really Like it. POW!!!

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BEAT OF THE WEEK: Princess MC – Pump Up The Funk
June 13, 2010, 9:20 pm
Filed under: Beat of the Week, Hip Hop | Tags: , , ,


I picked up a few records this week and one was Fly Girls (B-Boys Beware) put together by Soul Jazz Records. It’s a nice compilation of female rappers but doesn’t have Rah Digga in there for some reason…



Penny University
June 10, 2010, 3:23 pm
Filed under: Drink, Food | Tags:


London’s second best coffee roasters, Square Mile (Monmouth will always be my favourite), have just opened their first retail space called Penny University, although they only have six seats at the bar and don’t do take away. Filter coffee only and a lesson in how coffee should be brewed too. It is also on Redchurch Street which leads to one of London’s best cafés, The Albion Café, Bakery & Food Store.



Buffalo Magazine
June 9, 2010, 10:29 pm
Filed under: Fashion, Graphic Design, Lifestyle, Magazine, Photography | Tags: , , , ,


Buffalo is a great new travel/design magazine just launched. They cover a variety of areas with interesting articles and imagery, definitely worth checking a look! Tell them what you think on their Twitter…



UM BONGO: Return To The Congo
June 9, 2010, 12:21 pm
Filed under: Advertising


Possibly the best named juice and one of the best jingles ever are back in full effect!



Julien Vallée
June 7, 2010, 9:35 pm
Filed under: Graphic Design, Illustration


There are quite a few people doing the whole cut out, 3D thing but at the moment I’m still not bored of it. I came across Julin Vallée the other day in Eight:48. He’s got a lot of good work on his site.



21 Realistic X-Rays and Skeletons of Fictional Characters
June 7, 2010, 9:26 pm
Filed under: Comedy, Documentary, Illustration


Cool collection of 21 illustrations and models of what a few fictional characters might look like inside. Source