MXYTSPLYK is a man. A man of small words. A man of no words.
A couple of years ago, when I first moved to the Design District/Wynwood area, the now demolished Chiquita Banana Plant (above) was still on NE 2nd and 33rd street. The plant particularly caught my eye because back then we were developing the “tropi” brand and banana’s were one of the symbols we initially used to associate it.
As I got to know the locals, I discovered that the Chiquita Banana Plant I had my eyes on had been hit up by a local artist. I’ve gotten to know the artist and have been following his sketches, photography, and street art ever since.
And so, it is without further ado that I introduce to you MXYTSPLYK.
A couple of weeks ago we reposted “It’s Never Easy” via Off The Radar - the first Modernage track released in four years!!!
Today, we’re happy to release to the world their second single – “Bullets.”
We also managed to slip frontman Mario Giancarlo and Xavier Alexander (guitar/keys) a few questions, surely some of the same ones on everybody’s mind, regarding the Modernage hiatus and return. Continue Reading
My homie Ahol Sniffs Glue has been killing it in the digital realm with his #BiscayneWorld series of virtual artwork.
As always, he’s been keeping it real. The digital artwork reaches out through multiple platforms to our generation of millennials. It is an observance of the real Miami (and its peoples) otherwise hidden beneath the magic and disco dust that sweeps through the city.
DOPE · DOLL <noun> informal A model of a human being that is cool fresh or trendy.
I’m excited to introduce Dopedoll Fashion Chronicles - a street wear interview series showcasing local artists, bloggers and overall fashion savvy dopedolls! I’ll be introducing you to some of Miami’s local best and giving you a regular dose of fashion inspiration.
This week I got together with graphic designer, and long time friend, Carlos Valle. We took to the colorful streets of Wynwood to showcase his outfit and discuss fashion inspiration, music and what it’s like to religiously travel cross country for the Coachella Music Festival.