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KEF is Hosting a David Bowie Exhibition at its London Music Gallery

In celebration of the recent launch of David Bowie's Rock 'n' Roll Star! box set, British audio brand KEF is hosting an ode to the musical legend at the brand’s new state-of-the-art venue, KEF Music Gallery London.The exhibition will be open from June 15-29, and will give visitors the chance to discover a collection of iconic David Bowie photography by Mick Rock in The Gallery – KEF’s high-fidelity space open to visit any time.Including more than 25 limited edition prints that are for sale, the event will also include imagery taken onstage throughout the UK and US tours, formal portraits, and informal shots at home at Haddon Hall. Additionally, three rare "rip-art" artworks were printed for the first time on high-gloss acrylic, presented by Genesis Publications, for consumers to enjoy.Mean...

Through the Lens: Tayler Prince-Fraser

A picture is worth a thousand words -- an adage that rings especially true for London-based photographer and director Tayler Prince-Fraser whose ethos is cemented in telling meaningful stories through the art of image-making. From spotlighting underrepresented communities to documenting emerging creatives, or capturing the abstract beauty of the outdoors -- his work unpacks a variety of powerful themes that include socio-political commentary and exploration of individual identity.Despite only truly getting into photography in 2020 -- a year into the pandemic where “like most people, the time it gave us to slow down helped me realize what was important, and that was image making” -- he has since become one the city’s most exciting burgeoning photographers. His passion for storytelling, howe...

Alexander Isak Is Ready to Win It All

Alexander Isak is in the form of his life.The Swedish striker has been a breath of fresh air for Eddie Howe’s Newcastle United side since joining the Magpies in 2022, helping the squad break into the top four and achieve Champions League football for the first time since the 2002/03 season. While Isak has now fully established himself as one of the most well-rounded and prolific strikers in the Premier League, his journey to the top flight of English football hasn’t been easy.The 24-year-old striker was born and raised in Solna, Sweden, starting his professional career with his boyhood club AIK in 2016. Isak then represented the German juggernaut Borussia Dortmund as well as Dutch side Willem II, before signing with Spanish side Real Sociedad in 2019. Alongside his club career, Isak built ...

7 adventure sailing holidays for your bucket list | Atlas & Boots

Adventure sailing holidays have the ability to carry passengers to the far reaches of the world, accessing the most remote scenery the world has to offer. Having just returned from my first tall ship sailing adventure off the west coast of Scotland, and with my interest well and truly piqued, I take a look at some adventure sailing holidays I would love to join. The post 7 adventure sailing holidays for your bucket list appeared first on Atlas & Boots.

Rockstar Energy Drink Revives the Iconic Friday Night Show for UEFA Champions League Final

In the build up to the UEFA Champions League final, the football association partnered with Rockstar Energy Drink to host an array of activations in London, one of which included the return of the iconic Friday Night Show.The pre-match fixture was once a marker of a big footballing weekend, broadcasting live performances from global music artists during Friday night TV scheduling. Marking five years since the last installment, the show was brought back with a stellar concert from Rudimental who performed at London’s Trafalgar Square – just over 10 miles from host stadium, Wembley. In line with UEFA Champions Innovate Program, Rockstar Energy Drink implemented an energy-generating dancefloor into the square to help power the gig. Crafted by Pavegen, the tiles are designed to convert kinetic...

10 famous trees cut down by humans | Atlas & Boots

It was an act of vandalism that scandalised a nation. Britain’s iconic Sycamore Gap tree was cut down with a chainsaw in the early hours of 28th September 2023. The senselessness of the act was particularly poignant. There have been many famous trees cut down by humans, but there has usually been a reason: accident, protest, exploitation. In the case of the Sycamore Gap tree, it appears to be sheer malice. The post 10 famous trees cut down by humans appeared first on Atlas & Boots.

Bugatti Celebrates 100 Years of the Type 35 with Baby II Special Edition

In a tribute to the legendary Bugatti Type 35, Bugatti and The Little Car Company have introduced the Bugatti Baby II Type 35 Centenary Edition. This exclusive series commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Type 35's debut at the 1924 Grand Prix de Lyon and is limited to just six highly exclusive examples.Each model is uniquely and intricately designed to mirror the original Bugatti Type 35 racecars that left an indelible mark on the automotive and motorsports world a century ago. Hand-built in Oxfordshire, UK, these scaled masterpieces boast aluminum bodies, brass identification plates and Bleu de Lyon paint schemes, a nod to the original racecars.Utilizing the top-tier Pur Sang Bugatti Baby II architecture, each Baby II Type 35 Centenary Edition features a unique chassis number matchin...

Only Road-Legal Aston Martin V8 Vantage AMR Surfaces for Sale

The only road-legal Aston Martin V8 Vantage AMR has recently surfaced for sale in a H.R. Owen Specialist Cars listing. This 2017 model, with an astonishingly low mileage of just 117 miles, is one of seven total production examples and is finished in a striking Halo Stirling Green with Lime Green accents.Its exterior design is complemented by 19-inch satin black center-lock alloy wheels and lime brake calipers, ensuring the car’s aesthetics are as impressive as its performance capabilities.Inside, the V8 Vantage AMR continues to impress with Pure Black Alcantara seats, enhanced by lime green stitching and piping. The luxury extends to the Alcantara and leather steering wheel and a Copper Tan Metallic and Pure Black Alcantara fascia. Every detail has been meticulously crafted to provide a bl...

Novelist Is Laying the Foundations of His Legacy

27-year-old rapper Novelist’s creative process comes naturally. “I’m the definition of doing something that I like,” The Lewisham-raised rapper tells Hypebeast. The rapper is blessed with one of the most unique discographies in the UK, often applying his “old soul” mentality to take inspiration from grime, house, techno, and even 40s soul records – Novelist has carved out a sonic that separates him from the rest.First introducing himself to the mic at the age of 13, Novelist was stabbed the same year, with the eye-opening tragedy encouraging the musician to take his craft seriously from the jump. Hitting pirate radio stations such as Freeze and Rinse FM, alongside the likes of Big Zuu, AJ Tracey, Jammz and more, Novelist used these sessions to sharpen his skills and surround himself with l...

Simon Wheatley’s ‘Silverlink’ Exhibition Is a Love Letter to Inner-City London

London-based photographer Simon Wheatley has built a pristine reputation for capturing the capital's underground creative scenes. Hot off the heels of his grime-championing Corteiz collaboration, the British photographer is bringing the streets of London to Bond Street's Leica Gallery in a raw and emotional exhibition. Dubbed Silverlink, the photography exhibition will celebrate London's dynamic hip-hop and grime legacy through intimate, community-oriented shots. Silverlink was formed over 12 years, seeing Wheatley initially travel the "North London Line" in the late '90s. The shuttered railway was later rebranded as the Silverlink train system, utilizing its pathways to unravel London's hidden youth discovered in uncommon areas. While traversing the UK suburbs, Wheatley documented the soc...

Bentley Showcases Stunning Range of Mulliner Bespoke Models

Bentley made a stunning showcase of its Mulliner bespoke models at Auto China 2024, presenting a range of highly personalized vehicles. Among them was the debut of a unique Continental GTC S, designed specifically for the Chinese market and inspired by surfing, which was revealed to the public for the first time after its sale.The Bentley Batur, a coachbuilt two-seat grand tourer, highlighted the event, unveiling a new exterior in Gloss Aquamarine. This model represents the new design direction for future Bentley vehicles and showcases the craftsmanship Mulliner is known for. The Batur, limited to just 18 units, also stands out as Bentley's most powerful model ever.Additionally, the luxury automaker also displayed its flagship Bentayga EWB Mulliner alongside the Flying Spur Azure Hybrid, b...

MINI Unveils the Aceman: It’s First All-Electric Crossover

MINI has officially introduced the Aceman, marking its entry into the crossover segment within the premium small car market. The Aceman, combining compact dimensions with spacious interiors, ushers in a new era of all-electric urban mobility for the brand.The vehicle's design philosophy, "Charismatic Simplicity," mirrors the vision of MINI’s inventor, Sir Alec Issigonis, of maximizing interior space while minimizing external footprints. The Aceman stretches slightly over four meters, is made to accommodate five passengers and features an immersive digital user experience tailored for city navigation and more."MINI has once again raised the bar with the Aceman, enhancing our electric lineup with exhilarating digital advancements and dynamic performance," stated Stefanie Wurst, Head of MINI....