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Photos: Marco Zanin Shellac, the American post-hardcore band from Chicago, is on tour around Europe. I talked with Steve Albini, musician and producer, about his band, how to become a great sound engineer and the future of music. You’re on tour with Shellac around Europe. How’s it going? Steve: It’s

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Buzzsaw. It’s doubtful there’s ever been a single word more on-the-nose for describing a guitar’s tone. It metaphorically captures the violent brutality of the music associated with it, but at the same time literally describes the timbre and pitch of the tone. And though the word goes hand-in-hand with Swedish

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Text via Sub.Media   Movement Defense Against State & Corporate Surveillance Ours is an age of historically unprecedented state and corporate surveillance. Our society’s growing addiction to social media, smart phones and other forms of digital communication has ushered in a more interconnected society, but one that is almost entirely

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Ronald William Brown was a ventriloquist puppeteer on a television program called Joy Junction, a variety show on the Christian Television Network. In 2013, he received a 20-year sentence for child pornography charges, but the full story is much more disturbing. I know when I was a kid, being around

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In a day and age where sex is literally at our fingertips, where we can see x-rated pictures and films in the privacy of our own bedrooms (or even bathrooms), it’s hard to imagine that at one point in time people had to venture out into public in order to

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Disseminated via sub.Media Refugees Welcome: Creating Solidarity Across Borders In our current age of resurgent nationalism, anti-migrant xenophobia and increasing border militarization, it can be easy to lose track of the central role that migration has played in shaping the spaces we inhabit. The richness and depth of human history

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