What do Amnesty, Snoop D-O-double-gizzle and AIAIAI have in common? They all got nominated in the Midem Marketing Competition, that’s what. Our creative director is going to Cannes this weekend to present the project and attend the award ceremony. Fingers crossed!
Betcha didn’t know that we plan to hit Copenhagen Fashion Week like a fashion-hungry freight train? Well, we do! And this particular audio-riffic locomotive will consist of a tight little line-up of local DJs, our latest products and quite a few fashion-specific surprises. If you’re at the Gallery fair in Forum, we think you ought to bring over your champagne glass and say hi, come have a gander at our latest products, and, check out the spectacularly swag AIAIAI Sound Taxi that we'll drive into Forum for your personal enjoyment.
Kasper's band is touring Germany at the moment. Do we really need to state the obvious? Go see the boys tear it up at venue near you!
This year we'll be hosting a booth at NAMM, so swing by and meet the AIAIAI team. During our stay we'll be unveiling our latest collaboration with a man who needs no introduction, but will get one anyway: Jay-Z's legendary sound engineer and music director, Young Guru, is our new partner in crime and we have exciting things in store. Come by our booth for a drink, to meet Young Guru and to learn more about the TMA-1 universe. We're also hosting a little soiree with our friends from Teenage engineering. More specifically, it's a Stones Throw Records showcase with support from OBEY Records Radio, which effectively means that you'll have to drop all prior engagements and excuses to party down on Friday the 25th.
Tomas barfod, the versatile creative and intrepid AIAIAI product developer, found the time to participate in this rather interesting project that gave him a challenge: make a track in 24 hours, using a car and a modest selection of gear, which (not so coincidentally) happened to include the TMA-1 Studio.
Now that everyone's had ample time to get over New Year's Eve, we thought it was high time to get back into the swing of things with a Friday bar. Dive headfirst into 2013 with Tomas Barfod on the decks and free Red stripes for all.
That's right, we hooked up with Acrylick for a Backyard Boogie. But this particular boogie was no ordinary boogie as it featured the totally and utterly amazing hip hop legends from the Pharcyde!
From hip hop to horror-step, goth to Grimes, trap to techno, rock to rave and so on and so forth, here’s a list of the best in show from 2012. It’s been another righteous year for music and it’s only fair that we share the major players and remarkable rhyme-sayers that filled the AIAIAI airwaves. Those who enter 2013, we salute you with the AIAIAI Best of 2012 Playlist!
This December, Core77 curates and produces a unique pop-up store in New York City that embodies the creative designer community, and our Capitals are the exclusively featured headphone.
It’s been a good long while hasn’t it, acid fiends? This Friday in December it’s time to get down on a full-on educational tip as we give you an old, acid house mini-documentary that provides you with a good indication of just how befuddled grown ups were by this whole acid house malarchy.
It’s always a pleasure to collaborate with our discerning pals from Ghostly International. Not only are they one of the world’s best record labels, they’ve also gradually evolved into multi-armed powerhouse of style, art and design with notables like Sougwen Chung, Matt Shlian and Charles Bergquist on their expanding roster of visual artists. Check out the video that features a variety of Ghostly tidbits, a few AIAIAI headphones and merry New Yorkers getting it on.
Copenhagen's feisty grime queen-slash-visual artist is decorating our shop window in a Christmas stylee. If that isn't a great excuse to get a glögged-up buzz on we don't know what is. Come say hi on Thursday from 5pm - 8pm where we'll be serving up glögg, x-mas treats and delicious house music courtesy of the Dunkel Radio kids.
Want to see the documentary that depicts the rise, tribulations and subsequent rise of the world’s best operating independent hip hop label? It’s all about the Stones Throw Kickstarter project.
We love Martyn. We love Boiler Room. He rocks TMA-1s like a true champ. No point in stating the obvious. One for all you lovers of the weekend. Check out Martyn's latest Boiler Room appearance and experience delight on an almost unnatural level.
In October 2012, AIAIAI partnered up with the great Stones Throw Records at local record shop Mount Analog to support the newest addition to their roster, the synth-freakery knowns as Chrome Canyon
There are many different ways to promote your message. Our buddies from the utterly excellent Parisian label/party crew/website ClekClekBoom made a trippy video featuring producers Bambounou and French Fries getting rowdy in the kitchen. A true Friday post, if we do say so ourselves.
His name is Dances With White Girls and he made us a mix. That’s all you need to know, really. But, in the name of general inclusivity and spreading the good DWWG word, we can tell you that he’s an NY-based producer/DJ/rapper, that he releases slammin tracks on Plant Music and Throne of Blood and that he presumably likes to dance with white girls. Don’t we all?
Our graphic designer’s band have partnered up with Nokia for an open-ended project that splits their new track into 16 different sequences, effectively allowing anyone to switch it up and create their own interpretation of the song. Check out the video for the details on how it came together - and to see Kasper rocking make up in the middle of the day.
The brilliant KiBiSi have come up with another brilliant concept: XTABLE – the table that uses kinetic power instead of electricity, and adjusts manually via a hand crank that saves energy and keeps users active.
As told by the mighty Peter Saville. What quite a few people don’t know is that the famed image on Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures is actually a visualization of a pulsar picking up sound from the far reaches of deep space. Check within for the full, mezmerising low-down on one of the most iconic record covers of all time.
We caught up with jazz-loving, deep house phenomenon, Henrik Schwarz at the Strøm festival for a chat about his influences, his take on the creative mindset and the inherent freedom within jazz.
We partnered up with one of the world’s best internet radio stations for their 13th anniversary featuring Daedelus, Peanut Butter Wolf, The Gaslamp Killer and Teebs. Check out the video and get that sitting-in-front-of-your-computer-screen freak on.
What happens when a Danish headphone company, a Japanese sound artist and his team of creative helpers join forces to create a taxi that records the noise of London and turns it into music when driving around the streets of England's capital? Check out this short film and you're bound to find out.
There was much rejoicing at Studiestræde 31 when we opened the world's smallest flagship store AKA Studio A in the front of our office. Click the photo and see the photos.
And it’s a highly satisfying journey into sophisticated & sexxxed-up, slo-mo evening vibes that gazes deeply into the mirror ball, but never gets lost. In Plant Music founder, Dominique Keegan’s world, it’s seemingly summer all year round and everyone rocks ruffled white suits and vintage Versace dresses while partying on a rooftop overlooking a vast tropical vista where palms trees sway in time with the beat of the Plant Music drum.
The first Danish screening of the critically acclaimed documentary that depicts the last stand of LCD Soundsystem goes out with a collossal bang on Saturday as James Murphy and his Belgian buddies, 2MANY DJS, get behind the decks after the film.
Coming to a London street near you! AIAIAI and acclaimed Japanese sound artist, Yuri Suzuki, have realized an ambitious design- and sound art project involving an eye-catching 'Sound Taxi' that records the surrounding noise of London and turns it into music. The Taxi is driving around London now and livestreaming from the entire trip!
In which one of our favorite DJ-slash-producers gets pensive and introvert with vibrant vocals and soaring soundscapes.