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MAGRUDERGRIND only have a couple more dates left in their massive US tour, and we were lucky enough to capture their raging Vancouver show on film! These guys destroyed The Astoria alongside Yautja, Ogroem and Witchdr, and if you are able to see them on their last few dates we highly

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Via Cultura Inquieta / Text by Melissa Faithful Germany-based photographer Sandra Hoyn documented the life of a bizarre couple, Dirk and Jenny. The only difference from other modern couples is that Jenny is not a real person but a doll. Hoyn first met Dirk via an internet forum and decided to document his interesting

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Modified Ghost Festival: April 9th at the Rickshaw Theatre The third night of the inaugural Modified Ghost Festival saw what was arguably the most eclectic lineup of the festival, delivering an assortment of acts that ran pretty much across the spectrum as far as metal is concerned. Upon entering the

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Burlesque is something I’ve always appreciated; one of my best friends danced burlesque for years, so I found myself in the front row of countless shows. It’s a dance that hasn’t changed much over the years – at least, when I was going to shows there wasn’t any twerking, that

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via i-D  Gosha Rubchinskiy has made his name by casting a uniquely raw lens on his native Russia’s homegrown skate and punk scenes. Though the designer deftly crystallises the codes of post-Soviet cool, his work often references the era before the fall of the Iron Curtain — he’s collaborated with

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Last week, we did a feature about Portraits Of… 70’s & 80’s CHOLAS & CHOLOS…Veteranas and Rucas Instagram, and this week we would like to follow it up with a feature about the Mi Vida Loca Tumblr. The history of Latino gangs in California goes back generations, and is a part

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If I had to pick one website in the world that was able to capture what it was like growing up in the 80’s, it would have to be Internet K-Hole. No other place on the web has curated this decade in photos like the people behind the Hole. I

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Vancouver has a huge park right off of the city centre, Stanley Park. As a kid, I saw it as the home of the seawall where we would ride our bikes, beaches where we’d swim and the forest tunnel we drove through to get downtown.  As I got older, I

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Text Luke Bolton // Photos Gemma Shaw   Dyse. What’s better than angular stoner rock? German duo Dyse playing angular stoner rock. The great thing about these guys is that you also get a comedy performance in between the songs, but that doesn’t mean the music is diminished or plays second fiddle

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Decibel Magazine Tour: Abbath, High on Fire, Skeletonwitch, Tribulation April 02, 2016 Vancouver, BC at the Commodore Ballroom Featuring a decidedly less eclectic lineup than last year’s iteration of the tour, this year’s instalment was by no means stagnant. Furthermore, the fact that the Vancouver stop fell on a Saturday as

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Text Luke Bolton // Photos Gemma Shaw Fleshpress are dark, complex and atmospheric. With fingers in many musical pies, their sound touches on doom, psych, black metal and even a touch of hardcore (think more angular noise core).     Conan are like cream, they have risen to the top. The bellowing low

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Scrolling through my Instagram feed makes me feel old sometimes. Mostly because of the number of candid camera shots that people take while sitting on the bus, standing on the street, shopping in a store or whatever the fuck else they do with their phones glued to their faces. Stupid

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