Posts In Category

Mixed Media

ArtFeaturedMixed MediaPainting

It’s amazingly refreshing when an artist truly comes from their own place, both in style and subject matter. This can be said for Berlin-based street artist Vermibus, who is well known for his anti-advertising street interventions, having altered bus stop and subway advertising all over Berlin.

Read More
80s HardcoreApocalyptic BluesBlack MetalBlackened CrustCrustDeath MetalDemosDoomFeaturedFeaturesFilmGrindcoreHardcoreHip-HopMixed MediaMusicMusic VideosNoisePost-PunkPower ViolencePsychshoegazeSludgeStreaming

These were my favorite recordings that were released in 2014. Listed in reverse alphabetical order covering a variety of different artists creating Death Metal, Hardcore Punk, Trip Hop, Underground Rap & Indie Rock. Wreck and Reference – “Want”, (((Experimental Duo from Davis/Los Angeles))) Witchrist – “Vritra”, (((Primitive Death Metal Ooze

Read More
ArtFeaturedMixed MediaPhotographySculpture

Sometimes I like to imagine what researchers will discover of our culture 1000 years from now…maybe nothing, because our hard drives will have wiped long ago. But maybe the descendent of the Internet will carry traces of our past selves, and in some distant university, selfies will be displayed in

Read More
ArtFeaturedLiteratureMixed Media

UC Riverside put on a fascinating exhibition at their ARTSblock facilities last fall, a collection of MC cuts from the 60s and 70s curated by artist and historian Jeff Decker which he called Hell’s Union: Motorcycle Club Cuts as American Folk Art. With this exhibition, Decker argues that his collection

Read More
ArtFanzinesFeaturedLiteratureMixed MediaPhotography

For better or for worse, the image of the skinhead defines a big part of what many in mass culture see as 1980s UK punk. But like so many subcultures (if not all of them), it is so much more complex than its stereotype, full of subcultures of its own.

Read More
ArtFeaturedMixed Media

SAMO aka Basquiat was a very special artist that created from his own planet when he was alive. I always had a place in my heart for his work because his art seemed to have a punk or die quality about it…mix Basquiat with Glen O’Brien of TV PARTY and

Read More