Monday, November 30, 2009

British Sea Power - Woman of Aran

I was convinced that melody here was the sound of a gamelan, but I think it's just a xylophone now.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

We Couldn't Afford a TVmobile Ad, Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from all of us at K.I.N and sifr

Send your own ElfYourself eCards

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Some new products

Here are some snapshots of new items that are coming out from our workshop. The three pieces are:

3/4 Floral Henley Shirt using matte/semi translucent cream buttons. The fabric is a very light silk-screened broadcloth with contrasts on placket and trims. Garment is enzyme and silicone washed for a soft and worn out feel. This is retailing at 139SGD.



Next is the Raglan Short-Sleeve Cardigan which uses an interlock jersey (155 GSM in weight) combining construction detailing around the shoulders to create a more natural draping sleeve and a more solid structured body. Garment is washed with fabric softener for smoother hand feel. Check the detailing on the back. This is a pretty interesting sewing detail that uses self binding. Great on footwear and accessories such as bags as well. This is retailing at 119SGD.



Worship Shirt Act: III is also being re-released. This garment features stretch poplin with subtle patch construction along the front panel. This is retailing for 109SGD.



Tuesday, November 24, 2009

We're Open

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Same time, same people, different store. See you guys very soon.

Much love to our great friends at FUUR who did the interior for the store, it's been a great process working together and finishing a great project.

Fantastic Mr.Fox

It's out, get your Wes Anderson x Roald Dahl fix today!

Monday, November 23, 2009

▲ Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? ▲

Our main man, Daryl Chan, behind the graphics and visual branding related to K.I.N and sifr is part of the upcoming event, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in conjunction with the Singapore Design Festival that will be held at The Substation this coming November 25th. Come down and show some love. 

See how 20 Singapore artists have been inspired by the movie Bladerunner. The seminal movie has inspired and influenced artists since its release in 1982 and continues to be a classic cult film crossing several genres. This show brings together artists from a range of disciplines including product design, interactive media, graphic design, photography and illustration. This group will be creating a cross between a pop-up shop and an exhibition. Sound designers will create tracks specifically for the event. There will be customized trainers, Sunglasses, graphic prints and other pieces which are not so easily categorized. These pieces will be for sale in exclusive limited runs. 25 Nov-30 Nov at The Substation.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Of Forest, Sea and Mountain

The two people responsible for the photography in the sifr lookbook and the K.I.N zine are having a gallery exhibition soon. Some information below.

Of Forest, Sea and Mountain
by Ang Song Nian, Dju-lian Chng and Jovian Lim

Evoking a sense of an unusual mix of romanticism and avant-garde, it is the personal self-interpretation of landscapes and a reflection of the emerging innovations of photography. This exhibition will challenge the very archetypal notions of landscape and introduce a fresh visual introspective of their personal constructed landscapes deliberately imbibed with intended meanings about life, technology and space.

Dju-lian re-explores the existing lens-subject relationships, metamorphosing images of the real into something digitally obscure while highlighting technological prowess and its ability to shrink worldly boundaries. Jovian’s works draws upon and challenges the classic mythological ‘heroic journey’ by illustrating abstract parallels to the realities experienced in our daily lives. Finally, Song Nian works depict voluminous amount of greens, space and confetti to suggest the relationship with
the environment and humans.

RSVP by 23 Nov
Exhibition runs till 16 Dec 2009

2902 Gallery, OldSchool, 11b, Mount Sophia, Block B, #B2-09, S(228466)
t: 6339 8655

Monday, November 16, 2009

Heineken Deep Down and Deadly Feat: The Gaslamp Killer and Tayo

Looking forward to some nastiness from GLK and Tayo. Download the mix below to get a taste of what's to come this Friday at the Heineken Green Room Event here in Singapore.

Hell and the Lake of Fire are Waiting for YOU

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Vertical Newspaper

Readdressing the utility of a newspaper, amazing.

Lord Finesse vs Percee P

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Sunday, November 08, 2009

Public Nuisance Radio Show No. 50 : Funk Bast*rd

Some friendly fire for our good friends over at Dance and Soul.
Public Nuisance Radio Show No. 50 with the Funk Bast*rd hosted on Dance and Soul, meshradio, and radiopellenara. Keep your ears peeled for jazz, soul, house, hip-hop, and funk goodness.

1. Takeo Moriyama - Yellow Bear
2. The Detroit Four - The Last Prophet
3. Patti Jo - Aint no love lost (Slow re-edit)
4. Glad2mecha - Modern Day Inventions
5. Sonar Soul - Hide Your Face feat Nuno & Square Blaq
6. Portformat - Mothership feat. Dudley Perkíns & Georgia Anne Muldrow
7. Daisuke Tanabe - Flowers on a wall
8. Hot Toddy feat. Ron Basejam - I Need Love (Morgan Geist's Love dub)
10. Ogiyy - It’s the Way (Root Soul Remix)
11. FantastikClick & SPORT G - Converstion Jazz
12. Trus'me - Can We Pretend feat. Amp Fiddler
13. Eddie Tour - Sorcerer (re-edit)
14. Messengers - First Left
15. Das Volt - Gestures
16. Linkwood - Fudge Boogie
17. Jose James - Blackmagic (Joy Orbison's Recreation)
18. 2562 - Dinosaur
19. Sully - Phonebox (Point B remix)
20. Gilles Peterson's Havana Cultura Band - Pa' Gozar (feat Mayra Caridad Valdes)

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Department of Eagles - No One Does It Like You

If you liked the song Deep Sea Diver by Grizzly Bear that we posted a few weeks ago you'll like Department of Eagles. This is Daniel Rossen's (songwriter, guitarist and vocalist for Grizzly Bear) and friend/roommate Fred Nicolaus's side project.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Madlib - Indian Deli

Just love how Madlib goes around the world and fuses international sounds over a hip-hop beat.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

We Are Expanding Our Reach

Our good friends from Soon Lee just recently opened up a new store called Rockstar, which is conveniently located at the Orchard Cineleisure shopping mall. We're glad to have both our sifr and essentials line stocked at such a well curated space. They've been a close observer of how sifr has progressed over the last year or so now; as we have been a close observer of how their retail venture came into materialization. After a culmination of mutual support it's a pleasure to finally get the chance to work together.

Some preview shots.
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View of rockstar from the front of the store.

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Doing some unpacking.

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Kind Regards,

The sifr team

Renovation Update

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It's coming along.

Some music to keep you occupied.

Free The Robots - Yoga Fire

We will keep you updated as things progress.



Sunday, November 01, 2009

A Glimpse at the Store Before the Renovation

The store is about 1/3 through the renovation, we can expect to be open and fully operational by sometime during the second week in November. It's been a great 2 1/2 years and we'd like to say thank you to everyone that has shown us some support.

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Suraj, Chooee, Adrian and Henry loitering during the prelim gutting of the store.

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Adrian clearing the display case.

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Darren standing in an empty light well.

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Suraj trying to look serious.

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Look at the determination on his face.

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There's been rumors circulating that he's moving to DJISL.

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