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Power Trip, Baptists, Destruction Unit, Primal Rite – April 1st, Vancouver, BC at the Astoria While I’ll admit that I have gradually become more partial to doing these writeups, I decided on this night that I was just going to get incoherently drunk and see what came out of my camera.

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Text and Photos: Charles Nickles When my day-to-day anxieties get too obtuse, I turn to supervolcanoes. When given the opportunity to really think about it, though, the thing I’m most afraid of is either Alzheimer’s or a stroke. Today I got to bury deep, deep in the former as I transcribed

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In the misty forests of Sintra, Portugal, lies a weird and mysterious place called Quinta da Regaleira. It is home to a spectacular palace built in 1904 by a man named António Augusto Carvalho Monteiro, who embedded his fascination with the occult, masonry and alchemy into its walls and wells. Symbols

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We will skip the first 120 Days in Sodom, and focus on 121st, which found me back at Frolicon – the south east’s largest kink convention. My first 120 were spent getting my toes back into the kink community after my divorce, so Frolicon was full submersion. The landscape of

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Posts like this always get us in trouble with Big Brother of the Internet, but fuck it – we really love BDSM art. Bernard Montorgueil was a French artist who created and published femdom illustrations and short stories in the 1920s and 1930s. There is something so amazing about seeing women dressed

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Last show at Vostok – February 25, 2017 Studio Vostok, Vancouver, BC w/ Storc, Brass, Waingro, Black Wizard Allow me to preface this with an acknowledgement of the privilege inherently involved in being able to participate – in any capacity – in the operation of an ostensibly underground creative space/music

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