This Is Not A Love Song, Part. XII: Larsen Sotelo

This is not a love editorial. Somehow, this wants to be a sort of an introduction into another world, where, love exists, don’t worry, but, in other forms, more rudimental, more vivid, more natural, without that tricks you are seeing, daily, on TV or which airs on the Radio Station, tender and sweet and namby-pamby shity songs. To be short, we are […]

This Is Not A Love Song, Part. XI: Wladyslaw Pawelec

This is not a love editorial. Somehow, this wants to be a sort of an introduction into another world, where, love exists, don’t worry, but, in other forms, more rudimental, more vivid, more natural, without that tricks you are seeing, daily, on TV or which airs on the Radio Station, tender and sweet and namby-pamby shity songs. To be short, we are […]

This Is Not A Love Song, Part. X: Donari Braxton

This is not a love editorial. Somehow, this wants to be a sort of an introduction into another world, where, love exists, don’t worry, but, in other forms, more rudimental, more vivid, more natural, without that tricks you are seeing, daily, on TV or which airs on the Radio Station, tender and sweet and namby-pamby shity songs. To be short, we are […]

This Is Not A Love Song, Part. IX: Debbie Harry (Blondie)

This is not a love editorial. Somehow, this wants to be a sort of an introduction into another world, where, love exists, don’t worry, but, in other forms, more rudimental, more vivid, more natural, without that tricks you are seeing, daily, on TV or which airs on the Radio Station, tender and sweet and namby-pamby shity songs. To be short, we are […]

This Is Not A Love Song, Part VIII: Jean-Francois Jonvelle

This is not a love editorial. Somehow, this wants to be a sort of an introduction into another world, where, love exists, don’t worry, but, in other forms, more rudimental, more vivid, more natural, without that tricks you are seeing, daily, on TV or which airs on the Radio Station, tender and sweet and namby-pamby shity songs. To be short, we are […]

This Is Not A Love Song, Part VII: Bettie Page

This is not a love editorial. Somehow, this wants to be a sort of an introduction into another world, where, love exists, don’t worry, but, in other forms, more rudimental, more vivid, more natural, without that tricks you are seeing, daily, on TV or which airs on the Radio Station, tender and sweet and namby-pamby shity songs. To be short, we are […]

This Is Not A Love Song, Part VI: Sander Dekker

This is not a love editorial. Somehow, this wants to be a sort of an introduction into another world, where, love exists, don’t worry, but, in other forms, more rudimental, more vivid, more natural, without that tricks you are seeing, daily, on TV or which airs on the Radio Station, tender and sweet and namby-pamby shity songs. To be short, we are […]

This Is Not A Love Song, Part V: Vivian Fu

This is not a love editorial. Somehow, this wants to be a sort of an introduction into another world, where, love exists, don’t worry, but, in other forms, more rudimental, more vivid, more natural, without that tricks you are seeing, daily, on TV or which airs on the Radio Station, tender and sweet and namby-pamby shity songs. To be short, we are […]

This Is Not A Love Song, Part IV: Nobuyoshi Araki

This is not a love editorial. Somehow, this wants to be a sort of an introduction into another world, where, love exists, don’t worry, but, in other forms, more rudimental, more vivid, more natural, without that tricks you are seeing, daily, on TV or which airs on the Radio Station, tender and sweet and namby-pamby shity songs. To be short, we are […]

This Is Not A Love Song, Part III: Weegee

This is not a love editorial. Somehow, this wants to be a sort of an introduction into another world, where, love exists, don’t worry, but, in other forms, more rudimental, more vivid, more natural, without that tricks you are seeing, daily, on TV or which airs on the Radio Station, tender and sweet and namby-pamby shity songs. To be short, we are […]

This is Not A Love Song, Part II: Christer Strömholm

This is not a love editorial. Somehow, this wants to be a sort of an introduction into another world, where, love exists, don’t worry, but, in other forms, more rudimental, more vivid, more natural, without that tricks you are seeing, daily, on TV or which airs on the Radio Station, tender and sweet and namby-pamby shity songs. To be short, we are […]

This Is Not A Love Song, part I. Anders Petersen.

This is not a love editorial. Somehow, this wants to be a sort of an introduction into another world, where, love exists, don’t worry, but, in other forms, more rudimental, more vivid, more natural, without that tricks you are seeing, daily, on TV or which airs on the Radio Station, tender and sweet and namby-pamby shity songs. To be short, we are […]

Romanian Artist Michelle De Rose Whispers Songs Through Photography (Interview)

Michelle De Rose is a talented 22 years old artist, student and photographer from Brasov, currently based in Constanta, Romania. Michelle uses Nikon D7000, she shoots a lot of fashion, beauty and fine art portraits. But you’re about to find out more about her in the following interview Cultartes made.  Cultartes: Why Michelle De Rose? Is […]

Behemoth’s Vocalist is Carelessly Provoking Our Subconscious

Me and That Man. Sounds like you wouldn’t think a lot about the name, doesn’t it? Well yeah, it’s spontaneous. Even the idea of it, how it started to be produced and how it’s getting shaped. Me and That Man is a project started by Nergal, the vocalist of Behemoth, in collaboration with John Porter, […]

We Are FRIG: A Natural Phenomenon of 6 Inches Between Outer Space and Earth Surface

“FRIG represents a new project that wants to bring something new in the rock music style, trying to develop a new genre of elements with Progress Jazz/Industrial Metal combined with a show of lights with images extracted from the Universe with the help of a big telescope.” Baldo: Hi, guys! I noticed you tried to describe […]

Edith Novak – Projecting Reality In Your Own Way

1995. Bill Clinton “mistakenly” confirms that Area 51 exists. Microsoft releases Windows 95, the first major consumer-oriented edition of Windows. Ebola epidemic kills almost 250 people in Central-Africa. And, finally, the instant-cult, independent film “Kids”, directed by Larry Clark, sees the big screen. Starring prominent actresses in their youth, such as Chloë Sevigny or Rosario […]

An End is A Beginning. Cardinal {Interview}

Cardinal is a young project based in Constanța, Romania; some extremely passionate boys and in love with music and broken-like genres from times they weren’t born yet. I’m saying this because, after they successfully managed to rise up in music they sadly decided to withdraw. After they screw our brains out, they considered school is […]

„People Tend to Find Refuge in Dreams”- Sediment Bruise Interview

Melancholy, riffs and harmonies beams at the music of Sediment Bruise. The music itself becomes really touching and poetic. We get under the fingernails of Michael to find out more about their music and what lies ahead for them… How did Sediment Bruise form? It all begun in Thessaloniki, Greece, when Nick and Mikelantzelo Nikolaidis decided […]

Brain Records by Alexandra Crisbășan (XLV)

“This is a project representing the fragments of conversations which my brain has recorded, during different encounters which I decided to write down. […] So, this is what “Brain Records” is; the story of human encounter, human communication, socialization. The story of all of them together as a whole. A story told from the subjectivity and […]

Brain Records by Alexandra Crisbășan (XLIV)

“This is a project representing the fragments of conversations which my brain has recorded, during different encounters which I decided to write down. […] So, this is what “Brain Records” is; the story of human encounter, human communication, socialization. The story of all of them together as a whole. A story told from the subjectivity and […]

The Poetry Brothel and Their Unearthly World

The Poetry Brothel reminds me of Darren Shan’s book series “The Darren Shan Saga” in which the main action takes place within (as the title of the first book says) a “Cirque du Freaks”. What caught my attention when I read the books was, how the author mixed anomalies with paranormal powers. The story’s main […]

NIИ’s “Not The Actual Events” (EP) – Review

Among the festivities and all the Christmas cheer that’s inevitably shoved down your throat year after year, Nine Inch Nails coming out with a new album and pissing all over your Greatest Christmas Carols compilation is the most wonderful of miracles. On December 16th, Trent Reznor announced the release of the 5-track EP Not The […]

Vohn Toe: “Music Is Made to Live Outside Its Composers”

Vohn Toe, the new musical project of Alex Turcu and Vlad Constantin, is the proof that no one, absolutely no one doesn’t know how to let things go. And sometimes, like in this case for example, not letting things go is the right choice. They founded their first band (Running Clouds) six years ago, which […]

Dana Tole: Varya is My Alter-Ego (Exclusive Interview and Photos)

We stumbled across the impressive work of portrait photographer Dana Tole the other day and have been scrolling ever since. Her photos are mysterious, beautifully processed and break the ordinary portrait mold in so many outstanding ways. Howdy, Dana! Tell us about yourself, when did you first started to shoot? How is your artistic style? […]

The Happy Face Of Depression: Psychonaut 4 – “Neurasthenia” (Review)

Neurasthenia is a psychological disorder marked especially by easy fatigability and often by lack of motivation, feelings of inadequacy, and psychosomatic symptoms. As a psycho/pathological term, neurasthenia was used by George Miller Beard in 1869 to denote a condition with symptoms of fatigue, anxiety, headache, heart palpitations, high blood pressure, neuralgia and depressed mood. We’re speaking […]

“Vanished” is A Light In The Dark (Review)

A Light In The Dark is a very recent project in blackgaze sphere, as recently as the genre itself, founded somewhere in 2012. In the immediate project shadows we find Bogdan Makarov, the same man dealing with other underground bands such as: Skyforest, Hiki or Blurry Lights. Born in Podolsk, Russia, B.M. manages to revive […]

Ivanna Ravac, “The Fairy Godmother of Having Fun” – NSFW

The word “Ravac” has more meanings, which kind of lead you to the same place.  It represents either stum dripping by itself from grapes within the winepress, clear wine which stood at low temperatures or wine obtained from mountain fruits. Maybe this description doesn’t seem significant, but for me it is a reminder of my […]

Signature Pose: Michelle de Rose Photographed by Paola Blondi

Do you remember Michelle de Rose? Well, here‘s an interview we did with Michelle about her work. She’s been photographed by Paola Blondi, an Italian photographer. Blondi loves “shooting people, little moments, feelings, emotions. All in all what life is all about.” She has built a stunning portfolio of mysterious and dramatic portraits of women, allowing viewers to interpret […]

Erudite Stoner: An Acoustic Album Inspired by Ulver, Agalloch or Alcest (Interview)

Erudite Stoner (Erudite meaning: having or showing great knowledge or learning) is the creation of Matheus Novaes, a guitarist leaning on inpirations from the like of Ulver, Agalloch, Alcest or Les Discrets. A one man acoustic band from Brazil, playing with scents of post-rock, shoegaze, doom and classical quitar, in order to create this simply […]