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William Bell ft. Snoop Dogg “I Forgot to Be Your Lover”

Snoop Dogg lends his talents to the Stax Records legend William Bell‘s iconic soul cut “I Forgot To Be Your Lover,” off the soundtrack to the upcoming Soulsville documentary Take Me To The River.

Take Me To The River is in theaters today and features performances from a laundry list of greats like Bobby Rush, Mavis Staples, Otis Clay and The North Mississippi All-Stars.  Watch it above.

Get In The Pack: The Nike Tech Pack Lookbook App

With Nike Tech Fleece as its champion, the Fall 2014 Nike Tech Pack Collection offers increased functionality on instant-classic silhouettes and reinvigorates time-honored styles.

Since its debut in 2007, Nike Tech Pack has stood for forward-looking design with an emphasis on uncompromised function. Nike Tech Fleece, introduced in 2013 and created for the contemporary athlete, reimagined classic Nike silhouettes with an advanced fabric saturated in benefits such as superior breathability, insulation and articulation.

Season after season, The Nike Tech Pack Lookbook App will bring the latest collection to life through the stories of the world’s greatest athletes. In the app Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Genie Bouchard, Victoria Azarenka, Richard Sherman, Li Na, Kevin Prince-Boateng, Angelica Bengtsson, Paul George, Perri Skakes-Drayton, Sean Malto, Juan Martin Hernandez, Hotaru Yamaguchi, and C.Y. Lee all share insight on their daily lives and what they do to continuously raise the bar in their respective sports.

The app’s fully-shoppable experience also features an inside look at the new Tech Pack styles and the innovation behind them, the Tech Pack all-star film, and behind-the-scenes video content.

The FA14 Tech Pack look book is now available for users with iOS devices in the U.S. in the iTunes Store.

Odd Future Launches 24-Hour Commercial Free Radio Station

Odd Future releases a new project:   a 24-hour commercial-free radio station. The inaugural programming has started today at 9 p.m. PST, and is set to run 24 hours, seven days a week through dashradio.com.

In an email conversation with The FADER, the group’s manager Christian Clancy shared that it’s “basically a 24/7 commercial free station for their shows, their shit, their friends and music they like.. live show on tuesdays. specials.. whatever they come up with. could be absolutely amazing or a complete disaster.. ha…go eagles.”

 

 

Nike to Unveil the Lebron 12 on 9/16

On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the LEBRON 12 will debut at a media launch event at Nike World Headquarters.

The LEBRON 12 was designed with personal insight and inspiration from 10-time All-Star LeBron James. Engineered to match James’s explosive playing style, the LEBRON 12 combines technical benefits and deep storytelling around his remarkable skills.

For complete multimedia content on the LEBRON 12, visit NikeInc.com on Sept. 16.

Watch Jessie Ware’s visuals for “Say You Love Me”

Jessie Ware releases the video for her latest single, “Say You Love Me.”  The video has Ware, by herself, throned upon a large prop-rock and belting her heart out, while the camera pans in and out and time slowly shifts. Jessie Ware’s forthcoming LP, Tough Love, will be welcomed into the world on October 6 (UK) and October 21 (North America). You can check out the video for “Say You Love Me” above.

The Best of the Uniqlo +J 2014 Fall/Winter Collection is Coming

Uniqlo and Jil Sander will revive their “Uniqlo +J” collaboration this fall with a special release for Fall/Winter 2014.

In 2009, UNIQLO and designer Jil Sander began a three-year collaboration under the +J moniker. The collection was considered by many as one of the most successful co-brands of high-fashion and consumer retail, the UNIQLO +J collection due to its minimalist approach to fits, cuts and color, and exceptional shapes.

The 2014 collection will be known as the “The Best of +J,” and will be limited edition release featuring some of the collaboration’s best pieces, including perfectly tailored suiting, cardigans, puffer jackets, button-downs, and more. The Best of +J Collection is set to hit Uniqlo October 10.

UNIQLO’s new Chestnut Street store in Philadelphia will get the collection early, on October 3.

 

Listen to SBTRKT’s New Single “Voices In My Head” featuring A$AP Ferg

SBTRKT releases a new single from his upcoming second studio album,Wonder Where We Land.  The track comes featuring  A$AP Ferg and is titled “Voices in my Head.” The track was a global affair as SBTRKT started composing the track in London, before taking it to LA to collaborate with Warpaint on the drums and vocals. “Voices In My Head” then made its way to New York for Ferg to lay down his vers.

The album is due out on September 22 and SBTRKT will be touring around the release of the album, as well as playing a special show as part of the iTunes Festival at London’s Roundhouse on September 19.

Khari Mateen’s new song “Wanting More” leaves you… wanting more.

Back from 9-months of touring for both RJD2 and Cody Simpson, Grammy Nominated and Emmy Winning Composer, Producer, Singer, Songwriter, and Multi-Instrumentalist Khari Mateen releases his new self-produced single accompanied by a self-directed video.

“Share it, tell a friend, this is just the beginning.
(K) And what a beginning it is.

Watch the official video for ‘Wanting More’ now below:

Penfield Fall/Winter 2014 Lookbook

Penfield releases a first look at their Fall/Winter 2014 collection.  The collection celebrates their classic cuts of outwear, reminding everyone of the brand’s roots in all things outdoors.  Penfield once again delivers a strong collection that doesn’t disappoint.  The brand known for Utility, strength and durability has made a lot of additions to their baseline items.

Technical upgrades have been made to the always classic windproof Hoosac Parka, the Kasson jacket adds a layer of water protection with its bonded cotton and the new Loring down-insulated shirt sits beside very colorful and class old-school fleeces.

We here at Uristocrat are looking forward to when this collection is released. There are a couple of standout pieces needed for the closet.