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18.10.2015 that-good-dubai-sole-dxb-2015-cover News
SOLE DXB CONFIRMS 2015 EVENT DATES

The Dubai-based street culture festival announce full programme details with their latest campaign. The celebrated two-day festival sprung out of Dubai, returns this November 20 & 21, 2015, offering up a refreshing dose of street culture, cut with distinctive Middle Eastern flair. As the spotlight once again returns to the region’s annual showing, Sole DXB presents the first glimpses of their 2015 showcase event, told through distinctive visuals by Hassan Hajjaj, represented by The Third Line.

The Dubai-based street culture festival announce full programme details with their latest campaign. The celebrated two-day festival sprung out of Dubai, returns this November 20 & 21, 2015, offering up a refreshing dose of street culture, cut with distinctive Middle Eastern flair. As the spotlight once again returns to the region’s annual showing, Sole DXB presents the first glimpses of their 2015 showcase event, told through distinctive visuals by Hassan Hajjaj,...

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14.09.2015 that-good-dubai-yeezy-season-2-cover News
Kanye West Teases Yeezy Season 2 on Twitter

Yeezy season is about to return. In a busy week in which it was announced his Yeezy Season 2 collection wouldn’t be affiliated with adidas Originals, Kanye West has taken to Twitter to tease the release and forthcoming show in New York this Wednesday. The Yeezy.Supply website has been updated to feature a video of long-sleeve camouflage T-shirts being printed with invites to Wednesday’s unveiling and Kanye took a moment to direct his followers there with the below tweet.

Yeezy season is about to return. In a busy week in which it was announced his Yeezy Season 2 collection wouldn’t be affiliated with adidas Originals, Kanye West has taken to Twitter to tease the release and forthcoming show in New York this Wednesday. The Yeezy.Supply website has been updated to feature a video of long-sleeve camouflage T-shirts being printed with invites to Wednesday’s unveiling and Kanye took a moment to direct his followers there with the below tweet....

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27.07.2015 that-good-dubai-beats-1-cover News
HYPETRAK Presents: The Beats 1 Strategy

Apple has been slowly culling talent across the board for its radio, recruiting a unique blend of influencers to host the 24-hour service. The paramount task of helming Beats 1 will be three accomplished radio hosts, all poached from other respected stations.

Apple has been slowly culling talent across the board for its radio, recruiting a unique blend of influencers to host the 24-hour service. The paramount task of helming Beats 1 will be three accomplished radio hosts, all poached from other respected stations. These individuals include BBC’s Zane Lowe, Hot 97’s Ebro Darden and RinseFM’s Julie Adenuga, all possessing expansive preferences in genres of music. In addition to these three mainstays, a group of meticulously...

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23.07.2015 that-good-dubai-ai-weiwei-gets-his-passport-back-after-four-years-cover News
Ai Weiwei Gets His Passport Back After Four Years

Ai Weiwei maybe coming to city near you… YES! Ai Weiwei will now be able to leave China for the first time in four years as the controversial artist has had his passport returned to him by the Chinese government. Weiwei first had his passport revoked back in 2011 after being arrested and placed under house arrest for 81 days in relation to allegations of tax evasion — just one of his countless run-ins with the regime.

Ai Weiwei maybe coming to city near you... YES! Ai Weiwei will now be able to leave China for the first time in four years as the controversial artist has had his passport returned to him by the Chinese government. Weiwei first had his passport revoked back in 2011 after being arrested and placed under house arrest for 81 days in relation to allegations of tax evasion — just one of his countless run-ins with the regime. At the time of his arrest, the incident saw the...

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19.07.2015 that-good-dubai-nike-uk-headquarters-interior-cover News
How to Get Hired at Nike (As Told by a Former Nike Employee)

So you want to get a job in sneakers? You’ve been following all these cool people on Instagram and Twitter and for some reason the whole idea of working in footwear appeals to you. Couldn’t be that hard, right? Wrong. “Working in Sneakers” is something of a misnomer, especially to those interested, because “Sneakers” is the smallest part of it. For most jobs in sneakers, it doesn’t matter what you’re wearing, only what your job is.

So you want to get a job in sneakers? You've been following all these cool people on Instagram and Twitter and for some reason the whole idea of working in footwear appeals to you. Couldn't be that hard, right? Wrong. "Working in Sneakers" is something of a misnomer, especially to those interested, because "Sneakers" is the smallest part of it. For most jobs in sneakers, it doesn't matter what you're wearing, only what your job is. But you don’t have to take our word...

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16.07.2015 that-good-dubai-nike-lab-cover News
How Nike Is Trying to Make Limited Sneaker Releases More Fair

Rolled out to mostly positive reviews, Nike’s new online drawing system is creating a fairer platform for purchasing highly coveted sneakers in light of the controversy involving add-to-cart bots. Apparently pleased with its success, the system is slowly being integrated into NikeLab retail locations.

Rolled out to mostly positive reviews, Nike's new online drawing system is creating a fairer platform for purchasing highly coveted sneakers in light of the controversy involving add-to-cart bots. Apparently pleased with its success, the system is slowly being integrated into NikeLab retail locations. NYC-based 21 Mercer announced that it will pilot Nike's drawing sytem for the fragment x NikeLab Roshe Cortez and Roshe LD-1000 releases. A link will be tweeted from the...

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05.07.2015 that-good-dubai-compound-hypebeast-cover News
Watch How Nike’s New Raffle System Makes Buying Limited Sneakers Easier

TheShoeGame has taken a closer look at Nike’s new raffle system for the purchase and acquisition of the brand’s Air Jordan and limited edition releases. Piloted in Chicago, Los Angeles and Las Vegas, the system is designed to combat so-called ‘sneaker-bots’ and allow releases to end up “in the hands of real consumers” according Nike HQ.

TheShoeGame has taken a closer look at Nike’s new raffle system for the purchase and acquisition of the brand’s Air Jordan and limited edition releases. Piloted in Chicago, Los Angeles and Las Vegas, the system is designed to combat so-called ‘sneaker-bots’ and allow releases to end up “in the hands of real consumers” according Nike HQ. The U.S.-based site signed up for a Nike+ account and trialed the new process on June 22 in Las Vegas to show consumers just how...

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04.07.2015 that-good-dubai-supreme-cover News
Supreme Launch System to Combat Bots

New York streetwear stalwart Supreme launches a new online system that bans users of its website that consistently use bots to secure limited releases. According to a tweet sent by @TheSupremeSaint, the brand is now banning the IP addresses of those based upon “how frequent you Poll Supreme’s website via refresher or bot.”

New York streetwear stalwart Supreme launches a new online system that bans users of its website that consistently use bots to secure limited releases. According to a tweet sent by @TheSupremeSaint, the brand is now banning the IP addresses of those based upon “how frequent you Poll Supreme’s website via refresher or bot.” It is hoped the new system, much like Nike’s highly-touted raffle process, will reward loyal fans of the cult imprint who have previously...

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18.06.2015 that-good-dubai-apple-music-mastered-sound-cover News
How Apple Music May Literally Change The Way Songs Sound

Apple’s “Mastered for iTunes” engineering guidelines may become the industry standard, but not everyone wants to follow the rules.

Apple's "Mastered for iTunes" engineering guidelines may become the industry standard, but not everyone wants to follow the rules. On June 30th, Apple will launch Apple Music, a one-stop destination for streaming audio, radio, and artist-to-fan interaction. Apple's service is poised to be the first music source since mainstream CD store chains to have something resembling a monopoly on the listening market—the software will come preloaded on future iPhones, and will...

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11.06.2015 that-good-dubai-nike-inks-deal-with-the-nba-to-exclusively-make-oncourt-uniforms-and-apparel-cover News
Nike Inks Deal With the NBA to Exclusively Make Oncourt Uniforms and Apparel

Is this the power move Nike needed to keep at Adidas and every other brand at bay? Nike and the NBA have announced a new eight-year deal stating Nike will be providing all official oncourt uniforms for the NBA, WNBA and NBA D-League, starting this 2017-2018 NBA season.

Is this the power move Nike needed to keep at Adidas and every other brand at bay? Nike and the NBA have announced a new eight-year deal stating Nike will be providing all official oncourt uniforms for the NBA, WNBA and NBA D-League, starting this 2017-2018 NBA season. The new agreement gives Nike the global rights to design and produce Swingman jerseys, oncourt warm-up uniforms and shooting shirts, and would no doubt give Nike unparalleled advertising power. It’s no...

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