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diplo adds to his status as icon of contemporary youth culture by launching blow your head, a comprehensive, country by country, genre by genre exploratory zine. for this new venture the beatmaster teams back up with his trusty sidekicke, photographer shane mccauley. the first issue of blow your head is being launched today, and focuses on the duos travels through trenchtown in jamaica and their visits to tuff gong and gee jam studios and outdoor party central sugarman's beach, documenting and exploring the very frontier of the most innovative music scenes through photographs of the players and venues. while artistically following in the same vein as mccauley's critically acclaimed and successful 128 beats per minute, this quarterly zine will be presented as a 8 x 10 inch, 96-page, black + white softcover, printed in a limited addition amount. click [here] to pre-order your edition [available in three different bundles: the standard book, deluxe edition and the deluxe editon with a limited silk screen poster].