FEATURE: ACCESSING LQQK STUDIO

This story was originally published in issue #16 of Highsnobiety Magazine and was written and produced by FM Belowground project director Arthur Bray. Words: Arthur Bray Photography: Takeshi Matsumi Enter LQQK, a studio-cum-brand helmed by a collective of New York artists, DJs and DIY types that are using age-old print techniques to carve out fresh […]

DOCUMENTING PALACE SKATEBOARDS BEFORE THE CRAZE

This story was originally published in issue #38 of 032c Magazine and was written and produced by FM Belowground project director Arthur Bray. Check out the full story here. Words: Arthur BrayPhotography: Leo Sharp It’s difficult to speak of London’s skate scene without mention of Southbank’s Undercroft. Planted firmly on the side of the River […]

NECKFACE IS LAUGHING AT “ART”

The DIY Landscape Has Changed, but the Vision Remains the Same This story was originally published in SSENSE magazine and was written and produced by FM Belowground project director Arthur Bray. Check out the full story here. Words: Arthur Bray Photography: Arthur Bray, Simky Cheung “A WASTED DAY IS A DAY NOT WASTED” is written […]

FEATURE: YOHJI YAMAMOTO INNOVATES WITH REASON

A brief but stimulating encounter. This story was originally published in issue 12 of Hypebeast magazine and was written and produced by FM Belowground project director Arthur Bray. Check out the full story here. Words: Arthur Bray Photography: Simky Cheung Despite the merciless midday sun, swathes of fashion faithfuls were clad in all-black and jostling […]

南洋派對 N.Y.P.D. WAREHOUSE PARTY RECORDING

To kick start Clockenflap Music’s series with Yeti Out, the music collective teams up with Hong Kong-based documentary crew Likew1se for a series of live showcases. Taking place at a DIY warehouse in Hong Kong’s industrial district Lai Chi Kok, “Likewise Sessions” took place across three days with three local bands. Armed with nothing but […]

FEATURE: 20 YEARS OF SACAI W/ CHITOSE ABE

This story is taken from Issue 18 of Highsnobiety magazine. You can buy the new issue here. Words: Arthur BrayPhotography: Nicholas Yuthanan Chalmeau No designer creates quite like Chitose Abe. Her label sacai explores the multiple ways in which two garments can be arranged and hybridized, mixing casual sportswear with elevated tailoring. Her past as a […]