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Teddie Taylor

Teddie currently resides in the swamp that is New Orleans. She writes about music, photographs musicians and sends apologies in advance for her head blocking your view at a show. Follow her on Instagram @teddiestaylor.

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Funeral Chic is a band out for blood. The blackened crust/hardcore/grindcore amalgam that the North Carolina-based quintet creates is a crazed lightning storm of riffs, pummeling drums and guttural vocals; as raw as they sound on recordings, Funeral Chic are exponentially more feral during live shows. With two releases under

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The last of Chelsea Wolfe’s Southeastern tour dates was a sold-out show in Atlanta’s Little Five Points. Half an hour before the doors opened, the line was already wrapped around the building and far into the parking lot… In the green room, the two bands were preparing for the night.

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The line outside Nashville’s famous Exit/In foreshadowed the show would be a sell-out, or near enough. The walls backstage were plastered with the names of genre-spanning musicians from every corner of the planet; tonight, California’s Youth Code and Chelsea Wolfe would make their mark on the establishment. At all of

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The last of Chelsea Wolfe’s Texas shows took place at the Kessler. Jess was DJing in the green room playing Deftones and other 90s/2000s songs that were direct inspirations on Hiss Spun. Chelsea and Sara began applying their makeup, which reflected the music they make exactly; Chelsea’s eye mask of abstract black

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Day Eight of the Chelsea Wolfe and Youth Code Fall Tour took everyone to Houston. Looking at the crowd, it was obvious already that this was going to be a more relaxed show than the formal theatre had hosted the night before. I made my way to the green room by

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Chelsea Wolfe and Youth Code began their Southeastern tour dates in Austin, TX at the 92-year-old Paramount Theatre. Upon entry to the foyer, it was immediately questionable whether the venue had ever seen so many black clad patrons; however, Diamanda Galas had performed on the same stage in April. The

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