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Much has been written about Divide and Dissolve, and the focus always seems to be on their politics and/or gender. When many humans are apathetic about what’s going on around them, this band takes a stand against oppression of any kind. Politics aside, what I tend to focus on is that they create some of the sickest

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I know you have heard it before – time flies – but it really fucking does, because Covenant Festival III is only a month away. From June 8th – June 10th, Vancouver will become ground zero for one of the most elite Heavy Music fests happening in the North West. The humans behind

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Text and Photos by Charles Nickles Mono I fell out of love with swollen epochal guitar somewhere between the bass trap “experiment” and the day Girlie died. I know that’s a pretty wide swath of time but I can’t say for certain it was anything definitive that pulled me off the

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Writing about the avant-garde means writing about limits and at the limits of meaning. It’s about confronting something that makes words tremble. It’s writing driven by an uneasiness that occurs when language confronts something unfamiliar. It’s writing that, for this very reason, typically results in abstraction, hyperbole and retreat. I’ll

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ROADBURN FESTIVAL 2017 20th – 23rd APRIL, Tilburg, Netherlands Text & Photos: Kris T. Therrian / 17 seconds photography   DAY FOUR – Sunday Before I even knew it, the final day of Roadburn has somehow crept in and caught me completely unawares. There was still some time to catch

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20th – 23rd APRIL, Tilburg, Netherlands Text & Photos: Kris T. Therrian / 17 seconds photography DAY THREE – Saturday The experimental collaboration between Earth’s Dylan Carlson and The Bug warranted a smooth start of the day, very slow and droning. The duo was steeped in darkness with occasional red

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