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Music, Contemporary Art, Interviews, Creative writing.

The Smashing Pumkins Tour / World Is A Vampire

Jamie Macleod Bryden attends the attends the Smashing Pumpkins “World is a Vampire” Tour, supported by Weezer.
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Museo Madre & Gucci / Il Resto di Niente

Until 29 July, the Museo Madre in Naples is hosting a group exhibition that narrates and connects the multidisciplinary aspects of a living reality. Conceived by Sabato De Sarno, creative director of Gucci, the renowned Italian fashion house, the unprecedented project combines the world of art with that of business, also exploring a psycho-social reaction.
With Eva Fabbris, curator and museum director, we delve into the heart of this multidisciplinary project.
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CAN Ibiza / Contemporary Art Now 2024

The third edition of Contemporary Art Now returns to Ibiza from June 26th to 30th at FECOEV, located at Crta d'Eivissa in Sant Antoni. With the addition of events and special projects distributed throughout the territory. It is an annual event that explores the multifaceted aspects of a globally renowned destination and showcases all the latest developments in the contemporary art market.
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Bodies / Rebekah

A chat with Rebekah a prominent figure in the global techno scene, known for her intense sound and dedication to her craft on the occasion of her latest release "Bodies".
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Nasty x Die Sekte / Goth Rave

Raw and unconditional report from our last Nasty x Die Sekte - "Goth Rave" Fashion Week SS25 edition, powered by Lomography Italia.
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Roger Ballen / Lightless Compelling Exploration

The serene town of Todi is undergoing a dramatic transformation with the arrival of "Ballen by Ballen," a photographic exhibition by the American born and South Africa based master, Roger Ballen. Hosted by the Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio from May 25, 2024, to September 2, 2024, this exhibition promises to be a riveting journey into the shadowy recesses of the human psyche.
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A place for dreamers / Conrad Shenzhen

A modern art journey nestled within a serene sanctuary designed by the visionary YABU Pushelberg, lies at the heart of Qianhai's bustling business district.
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Tokyo Diary

The untamed essence of a trip to Tokyo, captured on film by DJ Adiel
to go along with the exclusive premiere for Nasty of 'Inari Dreaming' (out on Spazio Disponibile); an intimate sonic tribute to Tokyo, featuring field recordings from the city taken by Adiel during one of her Asian tours.
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Jürgen Baumann / Portals For Fluid Distortion

Engaging in a conversation with the artist allows one to almost physically access a realm between the fantastic and the grotesque. The artist combines and intertwines refined techniques with a distinctly theatrical flair, bringing to life worlds that elude simple definitions. The forms are fluid yet grotesque, concrete yet almost intangible. Through multiple mediums, the artist consistently focuses on states of transition and the indefinable.
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The Mask and Mirror / Loreena McKennitt

In conversation with Canadian artist on the occasion of the newly released The Mask and Mirror Live album and tour culminating in Milan on July 26th at Teatro degli Arcimboldi.
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Vladimir Sorokin / The Future of Russian Dystopia

In a bold convergence of literature and technology, renowned Russian writer Vladimir Sorokin introduces his latest project, "DAY OF THE OPRICHNIK - #cancelrussianculture" based on his eponymous dystopian novel. The novel, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize in 2013, offers a satirical vision of Russia's future under its current political trajectory, set in a 2028 Russia isolated by the Great Russian Wall. The story is rich with Sorokin's signature dark humour and inventive narrative style.
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Wire Festival 2024 / NYC

In the heart of Queens, the rejuvenated Knockdown Center pulses with the beats of Wire Festival 2024.
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Maxime Ballesteros / Deep Inside

Interview with an artist who gives us a brutal and fascinating honesty about life. A gaze that captures gestures, movements, and the interaction of individuals with the world. What others overlook, Maxime highlights, elevating uniqueness and individuality to a higher level of beauty, capturing the fascination of reality.
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Awakenings Summer Festival 2024

Awakenings Summer Festival is coming back to Hilvarenbeek with 3 days of top-notch techno, experimentation, and immersion. With 125 internationally renowned artists, from beloved favourites to emerging talents: 3 days of premium musical and sensory vibrations, a true 360-degree journey into musical culture.
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G. Olmo Stuppia / Everything Counts in Large Amounts

A portrait of G. Olmo Stuppia, a singular artist from Italian Archipelago Sicily and Venice Lagoon.
"The grabbing hands grab all they can
Everything counts in large amounts
The grabbing hands grab all they can
Everything counts in large amounts"
Depeche Mode, Everything Counts - Construction Time Again (1983) Studio Album
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Antonio Grulli / Church Of All Images

Delving into the art and profession of curating. Strong identity, transversal vision, and harmony with both the observer and the artist are just some of the elements that have distinguished him over the years. "Curating is a four-handed job," as he himself states, and from his early works to his recent role at the Biennale 2024, he brings this meaning to life. An intricate discussion with a rock and empathetic spirit to gain a comprehensive view of this practice.
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Nancy Holt / Circles of Light

A curated selection of Holt’s work from 1966 to 1986, offering the most comprehensive showcase of her art in Germany to date on show at Gropius Bau
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Tied Up

Adreena, a professional dominatrix with nearly two decades in the BDSM community, discusses the nuances of rope play, trust, and vulnerability. Captured in a session with rigger Marie Sauvage shot by Pixie Levinson.
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Soundscapes vol.160 / Schicktanz

Schicktanz, a leading figure in Berlin's techno scene, invites you to explore a playlist that embodies his deep connection to the genre. Discovering his passion through dance, he has since evolved into a DJ, producer, and the innovative mind behind Raveletics.
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Soundscapes vol.159 / Hybral

Drawing inspiration from his early techno influences, old discoveries, and favorite tracks from his label, this playlist features tracks that stand out in rhythm, atmospheres, arrangement, or overall intensity, ranging from dark ambient, noise to industrial, experimental, etc.
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Matisa / The Vital Flow Of The Beat

We delve into the essence of Matisa, touching on themes such as personal vision, feelings connected to profound memories, and clear purposes for the future. Step by step, she provides us with a complete picture and takes us along with her in her passion, in that harmony that, as she mentions, “saves the world”.
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Soundscapes vol.157 / Atalanta

Atalanta's special playlist captures the exhilarating energy of her EBM set at the Gier party during WGT in Leipzig. A dynamic DJ, she has showcased her exceptional talent and dedication to techno through her residency at Distillery in Leipzig since 2019, and she has recently further solidified her presence in the local music scene by joining the Leipzig-based collective Praxis 13.5 as both a member and resident DJ.
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Terence Fixmer / The Paradox

We caught up with French producer Terence Fixmer, known for seamlessly blending raw energy with intricate soundscapes, crafting his unique brand of dynamic, club-ready techno while also acknowledging the EBM influences that profoundly shaped him since his teenage years. This occasion marks the release of his brand new album, "The Paradox in Me," set to release on June 21st, promising to encapsulate the full spectrum of his sonic identity. With photographs by Marco Giuliano of Terence Fixmer's memorable opening act for EBM legends Front 242 & Nitzer Ebb in Munich.
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Anfisa Letyago / Feelin

In conversation with Anfisa Letyago, from clubber to DJ and music producer, originally from Naples. She allows us to delve into the depths of her artistic evolution, her perspective on music production, and catch the real feeling of her 'dreamy' harmonies. With her new track out now, we will once again perceive the pulsating elements of her energy.
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