I.F. "Ian" Svenonius files a field report on Baltimore psychedelic soul rock 'n' roll band CELEBRATION. Photography by Stacy Kranitz.
Photographer Abby Banks drove across America, visiting spaces occupied by groups of youngish refuseniks who've left behind America's grey gridlife. An exclusive excerpt from her new book, PUNK HOUSE.
The Sodfather, the Compost King, the Guru of Doo-Doo: Daniel Chamberlin talks shit with California's rhyming sultan of sod, TIM DUNDON. Photography by Eden Batki.
Ben can truly call him "Al": Six Organs of Admittance's BEN CHASNY and Om's AL CISNEROS manifest music, vibration and camaraderie in a conversation between the two. Visual interpretations by Arik Moonhawk Roper.
Erik Davis catches up with SIR RICHARD BISHOP: gypsy picatrix, ex-Sun City Girl and guitarist extraordinaire. Illustration by John Coulthart.
Columnist DOUGLAS RUSHKOFF wonders if an unplugged parenthood is still possible. Illustrated by Jack Pollock.
RED SCARE! A glance back at early 20th century radicals Louise Bryant and John Reed: an essay with clothes. Styling by Jaclyn Hodes, photography by Annabel Mehrain.
Columnist MOLLY FRANCES on cleaning house, clothes and body--without toxic chemicals.
If you're going to PROTEST something, do it right. The Center for Tactical Magic lights the way in their "Applied Magic(k)" column.
SONNY HOPSON ("The Mighty Burner") (!) tells Peter Relic about JAMES BROWN.
Nurse Periwinkle takes health questions from the crowd.
Aan update on what people are really talking about by columnist Brian J. Davis.
"I Get to Ask One Question": new poem by MICHAEL BROWNSTEIN
PShaw's "Strings": full-page comics in full color.
PLASTIC CRIMEWAVE on three new histories from Process Media: Eye Mind: The Saga of the 13th Floor Elevators, the Pioneers of Psychedelic Sound by Paul Drummond, Moondog: The Viking of 6th Avenue by Robert Scotto and The Source: The Untold Story of Father Yod, Ya Ho Wa 13 and The Source Family by Isis Aquarian.
"Bull Tongue" columnists BYRON COLEY & THURSTON MOORE review the latest emanations from the deep underground.
C &D drink kratom smoothies and beer, run the fog machine and check out the "ULTIMATE REALITY" dvd by DAN DEACON & JIMMY JOE ROCHE, the "MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES" dvd, AC/DC's live/TV triple-dvd, an unearthed goodie by KAREN DALTON, and new records by WITCHCRAFT, BABYSHAMBLES, SOULSAVERS, TENDER FOREVER, MICHAEL HURLEY, PHOSPHENE RIVER, WOODEN SHJIPS, DRAGONS OF ZYNTH, YELLOW SWANS, EXPO '70, EXTRA GOLDEN, BRAD LANER and HEADDRESS. With artwork by Beth Hoeckel.