Ubiq out of the city of Brotherly Love recently re-opened its doors to new retail space. The decor is stunning and provides a good atmosphere when browsing for your favorite kicks and apparel. Also be on a new look out for a new website from Ubiq.
1509 Walnut St.
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Since 1999, the definitive skate game had to be the Tony Hawk series from Activision. However EA sports recently launched it’s new website for Skate: The Game in attempt to claim the crown as the best skate video game. Skate: The Game features a wealth of players that include the likes of Danny Way, Rob Dyrdek, Chris Cole, PJ Ladd, Jason Dill, Jerry Hsu, Mark Gonzales, Dennis Busenitz, Mike Carroll, Ryan Gallant, Ryan Smith, John Rattray, Colin McKay, Pat Duffy, Paul Rodriguez, Terry Kennedy, Chris Haslam, and Alex Chalmers.
However most importantly, they have implemented an all new control system called flick it. The control system allows you to execute tricks intuitively via joystick rather then button combination. For example to ollie, push the joystick down and then up; to kickflip push down and then push the joystick diagonally up. Stay tuned for more info and release info.
Riottt Vision is now showing the Mountain Dew Green Label Art World Premier. Green Label Art is a collaboration between Mountain Dew and 12 of today’s top artists and designers including Jeff Staple, Dr. Revolt, Methamphibian, Chuck Anderson, Chris Pastras and more. Each artist got to design a 16oz aluminum Mountain Dew bottle, the first ever use of an aluminum soda bottle in the U.S. There’s an open spot in next years Green Label Art series, so try your hand at designing your own bottle and you could join the ranks next year, and take home the $10,000 prize.
Check out Green Label Art for more info, including video profiles with each artist.
This week WeeklyDrop takes us back to the beginning with Eli Boners of X-Large.
Lets revist some of streetwear’s past. We get on the horn with the Eli Bonerz from X-Large to start of a few weeks of history lessons here on WeeklyDrop. Eli and his crew come on board to converse on the usual shop talk, but we quickly learn there is much more to this label’s history than expected. Yeah, we talk about Mike D too. Step on in.
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The latest issue of Arkitip focuses on legendary New York City photographer Ricky Powell, and comes packaged with Ricky’s Italian Espresso Coffee Blend. Arkitip Issue 40 also includes contributions from Jim Stoten, Joe Demaree, Guillaume Wolf, Henrik Vibskov, and many others.
Arkitip Issue 40 is available now in a numbered limited edition of 1500, and retails for 30USD.