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Warped Tour ’13 | Florida Fun

Warped Tour ’13 Florida Fun Words & Photography by Emil Garcia   Warped Tour as we all know is an annual music festival that is comprised of over 75 bands across 20+ states and even 2 continents, and when this timeless festival makes its way into our town we are front row and center. This years concert started off like any other, HOT!. The temperatures rocket to the mid 90s will thousands of kids funneled into the Cruzan Ampitheater. The stale air made it a bit difficult to keep composure but we made the best of it. Big name bands such as Memphis May Fire and The Used swooned a sea of kids while local bands like Rescue Kid...

J.Cole | Dollar & A Dream Tour

J. Cole Dollar & a Dream Tour   Words & Photography by Emil Garcia J.Cole, a name that is quickly recognized in the hip-hop world for being a lyrical genius. With 2 weeks until his sophomore debut (Born Sinner/Jun18th), Cole announced an 11 Stop tour, all at secret venues and all one dollar admission. The Stage Miami was the first stop on this tour and with an 11am release of the venue, a crowd quickly formed. Once the doors were opened the venue filled to capacity within minutes. 99 Jamz’s own DJ Nasty provided filler music and banter until the show began. Cole approached the stage in dramatic fashion, sporting a hoodie...

Vans Warped Tour ’12

Vans Warped Tour ’12 Keep The Music Alive Photography & Words by Emil Garcia Vans Warped Tour is one of the biggest and longest running music festivals of our time. Warped Tour touches down in 41 cities over 41 days this year and the line -up of over 50 bands on any given date makes for a great time. Thousands of locals come out to the festival to enjoy their favorite bands. New Sensation bands like Pierce the Veil, Four Yours Strong and Blood on the Dance Floor played along side Warped Tour Veterans like Taking Back Sunday and New Found Glory to a sea of music lovers. Music Booth and Skate ramps are scattered across Cruzan...

Art Basel 2011

Art Besel 2011 Miami’s Love Affair with Art Photography by Frank Leon This year marked the 10th edition of Art Basel Miami. For those that do not know what Art Basel is; it is an internatinl art festival that takes place in the heart of the greatlest place on earth, Miami. Every style of work is showcased in and on the streets of Miami. It originated as Art 43 Basel, established in Switzerland in 1970. Now it is the most prestigous show of Modern Contemporary Art with over 300 gallaries showcasing work from over 2500 artists. Here are some snaps from Wynwood and the Absolut Vodka event. Thanks for looking. ...

RedBull EmSee

RedBull Emsee Do you See this EmSee Words and Photos by: Emil Garcia Car Culture is religion here at SoS. So when Red Bull, a company that has revamped car culture, does music, the staff here at SoS is on hand to witness it. Red Bull’s Emsee Tour made a stop in Miami this past Wednesday and it was an eargasm. The atmosphere was that of street corners and circle crowds where freestyle battles would subject your ears to a verbal onslaught of clever punch lines and euphemisms. The artists crowded the sidewalk early in the evening for a bit of banter and wordplay, warming up for the competition ahead of them. It was a call to arms for the...

HighwayStar x Elevat...

It not a surprise that we love cars and we love to drive; oh and we love to eat. The boys at HighwayStar Garage have been masterfully combining these passions for many years now and all I can say is if you haven’t done a rally with HighwayStar; you don’t know what your missing. This past...

Food Truck Friday

It’s a given that we here at State of Stance love cars, girls, culture and FOOD! So we had to share this Food Truck Frenzy with you. This past Friday marked the 2nd official Food Truck Friday for Biscayne. On any given Friday in parking lot C on 13th Street and Biscayne Blvd you will find...

DAFT PUNK x CocaCola

  Daft Punk has imagined and recreated an exclusive item for Coca-Cola. Sold in a limited and numbered set called “Coke Club 2011” these will be an exclusive item for France. Inspired by the group, these two bottles are tinted gold and silver, reminiscent of the symbolic colors...

Hooters Winter Bikin...

Hooters hosted a Winter Bikini Contest Tour all over south Florida, from Boca to Miami. I caught the Pines (Pembroke Pines, FL) Hooters bikini show just to cheer on a friend (Heather, Contestant #5) but decided to shoot the next one for State of Stance that was held at HardRock….I knew...

Johnny Cupcakes

Photos & Words by: David ristau If your looking for freshly baked shirts “Johnny Cupcakes” is the place to go. Johnny is a guy who is not in it for the money, in fact he started his bussines out of the trunk of his 89′ Toyota Camry. He baked his brand specifically for...

Knockaround

Your stance is just right, tire shine is gleaming like suntan lotion and you’re ready to roll out and hit the South Fl streets. Your car looks fresh, so should you! So go get your self a good set of shades; its then when you hit up Knockaround.com. Knockaround started in 2005 when Adam...

Black in White

Luke Chueh will be presenting at the Comic-Con his new art toy called Black in White. Going on the evil within feel, this looks like another one for the collection. For those of you toy fanatics, check Luke Chueh for more info and more of his...

Tuck&Poke Dunk ...

Sweat it! The official Tuck&Poke Dunk is here. Get yours at the NikeStore...

Tuck&Poke Dunk i...

Sweat it! The official Tuck&Poke Dunk is here. Get yours at the NikeStore...

2nd Annual “Go...

I was invited to the 2nd Annual “Go Green Fashionista” fashion show by my good friend Katie Rotolo (www.katierotolo.com). This charity event, produced by Fab C Productions, was held at MIA Biscayne to promote eco-friendly fashions and styles and to benefit the Barefoot4Haiti...

2nd Annual "Go ...

I was invited to the 2nd Annual “Go Green Fashionista” fashion show by my good friend Katie Rotolo (www.katierotolo.com). This charity event, produced by Fab C Productions, was held at MIA Biscayne to promote eco-friendly fashions and styles and to benefit the Barefoot4Haiti...