Artist Feature: Funkineven aka Steven Julien

Welcome to Carhartt WIP radio and the world of London-based Apron Records. Founded at the end of 2011 by London DJ and producer Steven Julien, previously known as Funkineven, Apron's releases reflect his passion for individual takes on house, disco, experimental, acid and electronic. Formerly a hip-hop dancer and a rapper, Julian eventually found his true calling in production.

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SS17 - Kuwait with Chndy & Chebmoha

“I hate questions like ‘oh do you ride a camel?’” said Chndy in a recent interview with i-D magazine. Along with his partner, Chebmoha, the photography duo are highlighting an unseen side the Arabian Gulf – one that goes beyond the stereotype of war, wealth and not much. Both creative nomads, they split their time between styling, design and photography, exposing the idiosyncrasies and subtle beauty of their world to a wider audience.

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End of Season Sale (1)

End of Season Sale (1)

14 July, 2017

End of Season Sale Starts Now

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Azzuro

Azzuro

16 June, 2017

In 1968 Gibellina, a small town nestled in the Belice valley of western Sicily, was destroyed by an earthquake. Today, it remains silent. Some 11 kilometres from where this town once stood, you will find its replacement, Gibellina Nuova.

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Artist Feature: Jennifer Cardini

This month Carhartt WIP Radio brings you a show by French DJ, producer and label-owner Jennifer Cardini, consisting of moving material from her label Correspondant.

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Carhartt WIP x Converse

For the first time, Converse and Carhartt WIP join forces in a collaboration that flawlessly combines both brands’ unique design outlook.

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Coming to Light Pt. One

Los Angeles is, without question, different. It has its own pace, its own way of doing things – it is not a traditional city by any means, but it’s probably one of the world’s most important. About 90% of the culture we consume emanates from this West Coast metropolis. Your music, your television, your movies - it’s all made here. Sure, it may lack the grandeur of other cultural hubs from different eras – this ain’t no ancient Rome or 19th century Paris – but it’s hard to argue that this is pretty much where it’s at.

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Label Feature: Public Possession

Carhartt WIP Radio proudly features Public Possession; a record label, clothing brand, graphics workshop, exhibition space and infamous hang out spot, which, since 2013, has been based in an iconic shop in Munich, Germany.

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Label Feature: Version

Label Feature: Version

23 April, 2017

This month Carhartt WIP Radio features a show that covers the Düsseldorf launched, now Berlin-based label Version, run by producer and DJ Orson Sieverding, a shining light in the Dub/Bass music universe.

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Broken Views

Broken Views

19 April, 2017

There was a time when it was the East that looked west for cultural inspiration. From the mid-60s onwards, Russian youth culture enacted its own form of aesthetic Glasnost. And despite the miles of concrete that divided Europe in two, the elements of Western culture that did make it beyond the so-called ‘Iron Curtain’ were consumed and copied with fervour. Real American jeans soon became an expression of rebellion in Eastern Europe and also a form of currency, with smuggled denims exchanging hands for the equivalent of a month’s wages.

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