"Yeah! I was in a Smashing Pumpkins lyric video and it was really fun! They had me in sheets and posing in crazy positions. It was insane!"
SUSPEND welcomes its first featured artist KAJO for the inaugural installment of our new acoustic series titled, 'In Your Living Room'. KAJO, real name Arkae Tuazon, performs a raw heart-wrenching rendition of his original song "Paper."
Florida-raised rapper Vinny Virgo on shrooms, making an impact, and the advice Talib Kweli gave him while appearing on MTV Jams
"Not that I'm pandering as a market strategy, but Baby Boomer mothers in Latvia: how do I send you my specific message if I'm talking about something underground in Milennial Vietnam?"
"Another city in a matter of a few days. Sometimes time flies so quickly that I lose track of what day of the week it is. Is it Monday?... Wednesday?... Saturday? I have not figured out if that is a good or a bad thing yet but I am learning to adapt to the constant changes in my surroundings."
SUSPEND SOUNDS is an original mix carefully curated and handpicked by SUSPEND Magazine featured artists both past and upcoming in issues thus far.
Troy Alsobrook of Vixarious Art rallied up the troops and asked SUSPEND as well as Tacoma-based clothing brand eTc Tacoma to partner with first-time performer AmirSaysNothing for a special semi-annual event held at The Man Cave in Hollywood
"I usually work alone. My best work I've done alone. I'm learning to collaborate. The setting just has to have weed and flowing energy. I hate when I'm in a room full of people but it feels like I'm the only one contributing."
Korean rapper Keith Ape, known for the hit song "It G Ma" with the Underwater Squad, performs with his crew onstage at TBA 2015 held at the Las Palmas Warehouse in Los Angeles
Model: Kylie Moore @ Blaze / Photography by Akeem Brandon
“PHVNTOM's a creative representation of myself and reflects my lifestyle by combining a few things I'm passionate about - music, photography, and concerts. The progression of song posts captures my growth both personally and in musical tastes.”
Iconic Bill Cunningham, a staple on the streets of New York, is spotted in action during this past February's NYFW by SUSPEND photographer, Feather Weight.
ISSUE 05 covergirl Hayley Kiyoko performs onstage in front of a jam-packed crowd at The Troubadour in Los Angeles.
"I wake up and find myself on a large bus. The first few seconds are not too coherent… I slowly gather myself, wipe the tired from my eyes and finally indulge in what is now the reality of my life – I am on tour with Talib Kweli. "
Nathan Truong is a writer and student currently traveling the lands of Europe with a pen and notebook as his main companions. These stories are a look into the moments of his photography and the adventurous situations he finds himself in on the daily.
PRE-ORDER ISSUE 05 (MARCH/APRIL 2015)
ISSUE 05 FEATURES EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS AND EDITORIALS with COVERGIRL HAYLEY KIYOKO (LA), Courtney Ogilvie of LA Makers / Fit+Supply (LA), Shoe designer Lucia Roman, Blaison Maven, AmirSaysNothing, cut-and-sew artist Bo Vu, photographers Sara Swaty & Amanda Lopez, editorials by model-turned-photographer Diego Villarreal (NY), and more. Each issue is hand-numbered in an edition of 500 copies. BONUS: The first 25 pre-orders for ISSUE 05 will receive a limited edition combo sticker pack designed by graphic artist JUSTIN WARD who is responsible for designing the official SUSPEND logo as it appears presently.
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