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It’s grey outside and I feel like stepping back in time into outlaw culture. Today I want to remember the outlaw cultures I grew up around in L.A. and Venice – from Latino Gangs, to Bloods and Crips. THROW YOUR HOOD UP!   I can not leave my big brother Rodney out…He was one of

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The Egyptian revival gates at Westminster Burial Grounds.
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Walking north along Baltimore’s Greene Street towards Lexington Market, just outside the grounds of the University of Maryland, you might come across an Egyptian Revival gateway leading to a small burial ground nestled in a dense urban area of Baltimore’s downtown. Peering through this gate, you may glimpse a few

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Mass VI is one of the best albums of 2017. This is because Amenra‘s music is real and comes across as brutally honest. The band is now on tour across Europe. I attended their show at the end of January 2018 in Berlin during the CTM Festival and it was

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Text & Photos by Milton Stiles I’ll preface this by admitting that I was initially not sold on the idea. Tribute acts have kind of always been a tough sell for me, and not one, but two nights? Fortunately, the quality of the openers made me reconsider. In the interest

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I am always craving to discover something dark that affects me emotionally. I am always looking for a sound that has a vibe that makes me eerily intrigued with discomfort, because that is where I find comfort. I can spend hours, days in and days out, looking and looking and

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via Dazed Digital Dubbed Japan’s most-controversial photographer, Nobuyoshi Araki has, for nearly half a century, pushed the boundaries of respectability to near-buckling point – and beyond. A new retrospective exhibition co-curated by Maggie Mustard and Mark Snyder at New York’s Museum of Sex celebrates the photographer’s body of work, a natural choice having spent a

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