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.
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
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
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
Text and Photos: Bobby Cochran Seattle – 3.31.17 A mercifully short drive between cities gives everyone time to relax and enjoy the rare sunshiney day in this typically dark and rainy town. The band joins me for a quick photo session at a nearby park, then spends some time wandering
Text and Photos: Bobby Cochran Portland – 3.30.17 Portland’s Ash Street Saloon is larger than last night’s show, and the PNW weather has brought everyone out of their warm, California reverie and back into the cold and wet. Despite this, everyone’s in good spirits. The dressing room upstairs looks like