DIY

D.I.Y. or Die:
How to Survive as an Independent Artist
Documentary Now Showing!

D.I.Y. or Die: How to Survive as an Independent Artist could have been made about our lives. Although this documentary,a “celebration of the underdog,” was released in 2002, Sean and I just watched it last night for the first time.

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Housing a Movement:
Adverse Possession in California
An interview with Steve DiCaprio of Embers//Lesser of Two

By Chris Smith of California Northern Text via UTNE Reader One night a little more than a decade ago, Steve DeCaprio pulled his bike up to an abandoned house in Ghost Town, a poor neighborhood in West Oakland dotted with

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Living a Dream: Now Showing “Summer In The Bay” Pt. 1

Banner photography via the brilliant work and minds of Thomas Couderc & Clément Vauchez Over the past few months I have had the incredible opportunity to stay quite busy with playing and attending shows here in the bay area. I

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The Art of the Battle Jacket:
Part 3

A lot of our readers are creative people; we know this because some of our most popular posts feature DIY clothing like hand-patched, studded and painted battle jackets, vests and crust pants. This post is going to focus on leather,

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FUCK YEAH:
Punk Jackets & Vests 3

One of our most popular posts of this year was my first Fuck Yeah Punk Jackets post, so here is a Part 3 for you. I have been obsessed with them since I was a young punk, and to this

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FALSE Spring/Summer 2012:
Arcane Sensibilites
Now Showing!

So many different things can be perceived as art, and there are so many different ways to look at the word tribal. For me, the brand FALSE from Singapore, created by Le Messie and Amanda Scully, are artists, plus they

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FUCK YEAH CRUST PANTS:
In Crust We Trust
PART TWO

My fascination with the art of the crust pants continues – this is why I have just put together Fuck Yeah Crust Pants…In Crust We Trust Part Two. The objective is the same: to gather a heap of stench-filled flicks

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Just Freaking Do It Yourself
UK DIY Mixtape
Download + Stream

From day one, CVLT Nation has made it clear that our webzine represents the global community of weirdos. Personally, my favorite part about reading Maximum Rock & Roll when it first came out was its’ international scene reports, and those

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As A Vow So Below
VOW Clothing

The two young dudes who started the Los Angeles clothing brand Vow, Christopher and Jorge, describe what they create as “equal parts occult, cynical and abrasive.” I would describe it as part clothing brand, part DIY project, like finding a

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Made to Order Rad D.I.Y. Items…
SUNSHINE WARD DISTRO
In Effect!

I really dig the way that the internet has made the world a smaller place. Also, it has allowed creative beings from around the universe to do what they do and have a way to reach humans that are willing

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