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Antoin Sevruguin is one of the first photographers to document life during the 1785-1925 reign of the Qajar dynasty in Persia. Born into a diplomat family in the Russian embassy in Tehran in 1830, Sevruguin traveled around the country as an artist and photographer portraying the everyday lives of the Iranian people from 1870 to 1930. Gaining celebrity

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Photos and Text Bobby Cochran San Francisco – 3.29.17 Thee Parkside is a tiny dive bar between the Dogpatch and Potrero Hill districts of San Francisco.  It’s the place to play for many touring heavy and punk bands when they come through SF, and the intimate setting brings a new

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Japanese artist Yoneji Inamura spent six years of his life collecting 20,000 beetles of different varieties and using them to create a five-foot sculpture of a popular Buddhist deity. It’s unclear how and when exactly Inamura started catching and collecting beetles. Some sources claim that it was during his days working

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Joerggum is a German artist who creates striking portraits of rubber, PVC and leather-clad dominant women in a BDSM context. The women in his works are drawn in soft, almost dreamlike lines but the page exudes their power and demands you to kneel before them. Nuns caressing breathing tubes, strap-wielding headmistresses

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Photos and Text Bobby Cochran Los Angeles – 3.28.17 I’m told tonight’s show was the biggest of the tour thus far.  The Roxy was packed, despite it being a Tuesday night.  Openers Jaye Jayle have been on the tour since it’s beginning, and have settled in well.  Moody and atmospheric,

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Teddie Taylor interviews ASEETHE Aseethe bears a rare, serene form of doom. In the midst of never-ending, stomach churning riffs, there exists a calm, enchanting feeling that opposes the generic connotations of their metal categorization. Before any section of one of their monumental tracks can become too comfortable, slight shifts

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