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Mike Dean x G Pen

Mike Dean x G Pen

Mike Dean is a sound making virtuoso, with a catalog more stacked and diverse than 92% of any music producer. He invited us to his studio to shoot a session in producing his debut instrumental album, 4:20. As a long time brand ambassador, he tapped into his dimension with the G Pen Connect. The song ultimately…

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Alph Tha Alien – Black Tax LP

Alph Tha Alien – Black Tax LP

Alph Tha Alien, formerly known as Alpha MC, was my first friend when I migrated to LA. Tony Oberstar and I were scouting for apartments, and met Alph through Tony’s roommate VerBS. At the time both were members Swim Team, one of LA’s most talented MC crews. (Swim Team rocking Paid Dues 2012 right before…

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Hoobs x G Pen

Hoobs x G Pen

Hoobs is an iLLLL glassblower based in Southern California. Although his catalog has a wide spread of glass works, he’s particularly known for custom sneakers. In celebration of the G Pen Connect, he and Grenco Science teamed up for a G sneaker. I had the honor of documenting the process and directing the mini doc…

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Bad Rabbits at The Echo

Bad Rabbits at The Echo

I first met Bad Rabbits in 2013 on their American Love Summer Tour. Drastic comrade Sahtyre had just been signed to G-Life (sister company to G Pen), and rocked nationwide as their opening act, bringing me along for the California stint. (Fredua Boakye & Sahtyre at LA’s Troubadour) Since then I’ve been fortunate to sit in…

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G PEN CONNECT

G PEN CONNECT

Vaporizer vanguard Grenco Science’s latest breakthrough in the cannabis space is the G Pen Connect. If you’re familiar with dabbing, this is a cleaner approach without the torch. We had the honor of spearheading stills and commercials for this campaign, enjoy the BTS and video pieces below. Big thanks to the whole cast and crew…

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Maria Isa in Museum Exhibit | First Ave: Stories of MN’s Main Room

Maria Isa in Museum Exhibit | First Ave: Stories of MN’s Main Room

I discovered Maria Isa through her song “Royalty” with Muja Messiah in 2008. I tried to keep an ear to Minnesota’s thriving music scene after migrating to LA months prior, and found Maria and Muja’s tunes refreshing, adroit and most important – original. By 2011 the duo formed Villa Rosa, debuting their LP Blue Diamond Island. When…

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Barcelona Zine

Barcelona Zine

In an era where streams & interaction are chased and praised, while tangible art perseveres on the fringe of extinction, we’re making an effort to keep print alive. In this 26 page zine, I attempt to splice and screw photojournalism through collages of Sahtyre’s debut in Barcelona. From epic feasts to festive art lairs, open…

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SXSW w/ G PEN

SXSW w/ G PEN

Last week I mobbed to Austin, TX with G Pen to participate in the first official cannabis activation at SXSW. We gifted attendees a free engraved G Pen Gio and CBD cartridge.  Daytime happenings consisted of different panels discussing hemp and CBD’s position and future in mainstream society. “Recovery and Relief: CBD for Athletes” panel…

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“ELON” MUSIC VIDEO

“ELON” MUSIC VIDEO

Sahtyre, Farid and I made an epic excursion to Barcelona last October. Shooting a music video for Saht’s single Elon was one of the top priorities. Above All premiered it today, let us know what you think. Directed by Adam Stanzak, Co-Directed by Farid. Produced by Drastic and Top Floor Music Group.

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BARZELONA

BARZELONA

I’ve been collaborating with Cassidy Howell for close to a decade. I’d bike to 3rd & Normandie with a MiniDV camera; these were early youtube days, before everyone had a vlog. Album photography, music videos, studio sessions; I’ve had the privilege of documenting the highs and lows of one of the world’s finest visionaries.  I…

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G Life: Malia

G Life: Malia

Malia is one of the freshest additions to our record rotation, her personality is just as refreshing as her music. She describes her sound as neo/alternative soul, but for us it transcends beyond that. The above is a bio video shot with G Pen, be sure to listen to her catalog and slide to her…

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Sound and Fury 2018

Sound and Fury 2018

Sound and Fury is a hardcore punk rock festival that embodies a raw, autonomous, nonpareil ethos of loving music & wylin’ on a higher tier. As occult as these captures are, they don’t come close to the energy experienced as a participant. Dare I say the function is liken to Germany’s Chaostage… YES. Special thanks to…

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