Month: December 2012


MAGAZINE // Hurt You Bad: Concealed Intentions #1

Anyone who mildly follows this blog knows that I am a big fan of the team up at Topsafe in London, whether its the Crack & Shine video or book series, I’ve seen and bought them all, included a fantastic Horfe print. So when it was announced that they were collaborating with the great Hurt You Bad blog to release a magazine about graffiti, I was instantly onboard. These guys have been a constant and consistant inspiration for me and this blog, with this latest installment being another must read cover to cover. One of the things I love about Topsafe is that, they’re the go to guys for some of the worlds most sought after writers at the moment in Horfe and Roids, making their jobs easier then some. But while they include these two in most of their work, they always seem to find more stories about more writers and artists around the world, collaborating with the Hurt You Bad team has only made it even more interesting. The tagline for this first issue states, …


GALLERY // Crunch Time Magazine No. 1

I’m always the first to admit, I love graffiti, but I and this blog is severely missing one factor from the culture, trains. Some people may call it out dated and a waste of time, but it is the essence of what most of the lifestyle is about, getting up, all city, trains travels so you can kill a ton of birds with one can. The only real problem for me is, while I admire guys like Alex Fakso and Will Robson-Scott, I don’t know anyone that deep in the scene to get involved, even as a spectator. But thanks to magazines such as this new one, Crunch Time, I do get a chance to have a quick look into the end result of a good night session. While Crunch Time isn’t filled with train graffiti, it certainly showcases a decent amount, probably about 70% of this magazine is dedicated to trains, the rest, straight ballin’ graffiti. I really enjoyed flipping through this magazine, there is such a great variety of work spanning an unknown time frame, from …