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Text and photo by Mattias Westfalk Finland is now stored safe in my memory bank, the distant but real buzz from a spectacle in sounds and emotions still lingering. I sat down in front of my work desk after flying back to Berlin, the place I call home for the winter,

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Photos and Text: Nuno Bernardo If Amplifest’s day one felt like a dark daydream, then day two wasn’t that far off. It’s true that every single act on this line-up deserved to headline a show on their own. People approached James Kelly, Colin H. van Eeckhout and Oathbreaker’s Caro Tanghe all day on Hard Club’s main

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Text & Photos: Nuno Bernardo Not a festival, an experience. Amplifest’s editions get better each year. The beauty of Porto, Portugal, as a city conveys the beauty of the line-up presented for Amplifest’s fifth edition, and we barely had time to catch our breath with all the things happening in each room of Hard Club

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Photos: Em Demarco Day 4 – SUNDAY My lack of proper rest and over-ingestion of alcohol should make for a much more painful morning than I have. Sunday afternoon’s most proud moment is an open air punk market set in the middle of the woods at an abandoned recreation facility. I

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Photos: Em Demarco DAY 3 – SATURDAY I miss the record/vhs sale/bloody mary bar/breakfast burrito show featuring PREPPERS, UNSTITCHED & HUMANMANIA for the sake of slumber and sanity. Back at the Shop, I miss The Mud City Manglers & Axe Ripper and instead indulge in an Indian food buffet. If

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Photos: Em Demarco Humans flow like garbage out into the boulevards and avenues destroying nearly everything in their path. Every third weekend of August in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the town comes alive with miscreants, criminals, street urchins and other such fodder. In addition to “Little Italy Days,” a 4-day punk festival named,

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