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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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ROADBURN FESTIVAL 2017 20th – 23rd APRIL, Tilburg, Netherlands Text & Photos: Kris T. Therrian / 17 seconds photography DAY TWO – Friday There couldn’t have been a more disconcerting start to the day than seeing Gnaw Their Tongues in all their glory. I was there in 2015 for their

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Text & Photos: Kris T. Therrian / 17 seconds photography ROADBURN 2017: 20th – 23rd APRIL, Tilburg, Netherlands I can honestly admit that the only time of year that I like more than winter is the month of April – or, more precisely, the month of Roadburn. Even though I

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