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 […]

Om Unit: „I Think We’ve Been Living in the Dystopia We Dreamed of.” (Interview)

Jim Coles, professionally known as Om Unit, is a Bristol-based electronic producer and DJ known for his work in electronic music and drum and bass. His upcoming concert at launmomentdat in parc in Timisoara on June 09 made us pretty curious about this. We got in touch and talked about his influences, the Cosmic Bridge […]

„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 […]

launmomentdat Arta, Tehnologia și Muzica se Vor Întâlni în Parc

launmomentdat este un soi de mișcare ce încearcă să îmbine, cât mai armonios cu putință, elemente artistice cât mai variate în ideea de a plasa publicul în cadrul unei experiențe mai puțin întâlnite. Plecată de la niște simple petreceri în apartament, ideea încearcă să prindă un contur ceva mai universal, acum. Ca să înțelegem mai […]

Our Kids Are Growing Up. Andreea Goes to London

Andreea Andrei is one of the artists we feel in love to and let ourselves captured in her spirit. But let’s not make out of this a cheesy love story. Mihaela is about to present her new Polaroid project in two exhibitions, in Bucharest and in London, UK, on July 21. That makes us really […]

Bogdan Botas: „My Photographs Represent The Isolation and Desolation of a Lonely Character” {Exclusive}

Bogdan Botas is a young photographer living in Cluj Napoca where he studies cinematography. He restores, reprints and colorizes old photographs and for the last three years captures natural, touching portraits. I stumbled across Bogdan’s photos after seeing Ilinca Straton’s page (see her images/interview here). Check what Bogdan has to say: Hello, Bogdan! First off, thank […]

Imaginile Din Mintea Unui Metalhead. Cu Eva

Eva Precub este autoarea unor lumi poetice care se ascund cumva în spatele unor cortine cuprinse de un intuneric aparte. Sensibila si cu un tact aparte pentru frumos, Eva devine un personaj pe care ti-ai dori sa-l intalnesti la orice fel de festival/concert/activitate metalistica. De ce? Fiindca asa zic eu, si fiindca scrie poezie, si […]

Bogdan Imurluc: „Art is The Mirror of Our Time and Culture!”

The most enduring and, arguably, the greatest form of fine art known to man, sculpture has played a major role in the evolution of culture. We are truly happy to highlight a Bucharest-based sculptor, Bogdan Nicolae Imurluc. He started art school early at 13 years old at the Nicolae Tonitza Fine Arts Highschool of Bucharest. […]

“It’s a Good Mental Exercise to Try to Experience Art.” Interview with Ashenspire

“Speak Not of the Laudanum Quandary” is a harrowing, yet distinctly human odyssey through the absurdities and tragedies of British imperialism, voiced in an appropriately deranged sprechgesang by the band’s creative director, Alasdair Dunn. The band takes influence from the original approach to black metal found in bands such as A Forest of Stars, Dødheimsgard, […]

The Philosophical Sense Of Music. Interview with NOÊTA

The duo from Västra Götaland, Sweden are musically described as black ambient, the band’s multi instrumentalists Êlea and Ândris aim to create music as an accompaniment to introspection. The music of NOÊTA is fascinating and compelling. It is music as mood; poetic, dark, ambient landscapes laid out with vintage equipment and Êlea’s enticing, mesmerizing voice. Your music […]

Madeline: “Anything That Makes My Eye Sparkle is My Muse”

Madeline is a self-taught photographer who inspires from your reality and thoughts. This is Madalina Chilici for you, whose pictures are nothing but emotional statements. There is extraordinary silence and unknown theory behind the characters; take a look and be inspired. Hello Madeline, and thank you for interest in this interview. Can you start off by […]

Ilinca Straton: “I Capture One Moment Which Tells Me a Story From Every New Place I See.”

I stumbled across the impressive work of Ilinca Straton after Dark Bombastic Evening; she is a self-taught photographer based in Cluj who uses her camera to say things that words cannot. Ilinca experiments with textures, colors, space, and the solitary figure to produce photos that are unique, a style that is all her own. Hello, Ilinca! First thing off, […]

Luna actrițelor cu Andreea Vasile (II)

Actorii sunt ființe foarte aparte, psihologi care se folosesc de tipologiile și poveștile altor oameni pentru a scoate la iveală parți din ei. Nu construiesc maști, ci întregi oameni pentru a spune adevăruri care, de cele mai multe ori, sunt greu de înghițit în viața de zi cu zi. De aceea m-am gandit să fac […]

Camelia Baican: I’m Passionate About the Occult and Spirituality

Camelia Baican is a young photographer living in Vălenii de Munte. We were so impressed by her dark, intense photography with a nice touch of spirituality. Her work has a way of transporting you to another time, another place, even another world. Is it fictional or real? Well, the possibilities are endless. Find out more […]

Luna actrițelor cu Mădălina Ciotea (I)

Actorii sunt ființe foarte aparte, psihologi care se folosesc de tipologiile și poveștile altor oameni pentru a scoate la iveală parți din ei. Nu construiesc maști, ci întregi oameni pentru a spune adevăruri care, de cele mai multe ori, sunt greu de înghițit în viața de zi cu zi. De aceea m-am gandit să fac […]

When Music Has No Boundaries. Interview With Daniel Neagoe (Clouds, Eye Of Solitude)

Daniel Neagoe is a special character in this somehow dark landscape of music. He left Romania a while ago, but because of his projects he managed to overcome some boundaries of understanding through pure sincerity and a strong, powerful feeling. We are talking about underground music, but you’ll se bands such as Clouds, Eye of […]

Octav, Akral Necrosis: “You wouldn’t want to have a taste of Underlight.”

“Underlight” is the second full-lenght of Akral Necrosis, a band founded ten years ago somewhere in Bucharest, an unusual project for black metal scene. We were used to such appearances coming from the West country. Not for a very long time “Underlight” is on CD and it’s so nicely placed almost everywhere for us to […]

“To perform doesn’t mean to execute” – Interview with Momo Sanno

I find myself fascinated either by extremely odd things or by those which are far from my reach. I would rather learn to understand the differences than toast for the things people have in common and that’s why I decided to interview Momo. As I’ve met him, he embraces the world in a way 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? […]

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 […]

Interview with Focu’, Romanian Tattooist, Model and BDSM Activist in London

Tudor Viorel Chelsoi (aka Focu’) is a 27 years old Romanian artist based in London, UK. The easier it is to talk about him, the more difficult it is to actually catalogue his entire activity. Focu’ is a tattoo artist and body-piercer, model by choice, BSDM dominator by fate and even photographer in his spare […]

Interview with Georg Börner: “ColdWorld was reborn”

“Autumn” is the most recent album of Georg Börner, after an eight years break, under the ColdWorld name. Eight years can be seen as a very long period of time, but this can be a period where the fans have decided to listen to a very profound comprehension some tracks like “Suicide”, “Tortured by Solitude” […]

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 […]