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5/12 DJ PaniX PlaylisT~

5/12 DJ PaniX PlaylisT~



The Cult: Judith

System & Station: The Art of Letting Go

Murder City Devils: Lemuria Rising

Russ Garcia & His Orchestra: Delicado

Throbbing Gristle: Adrenalin

Bad Religion: Who We Are

Ponys: Today

Tom Rush: Milk Cow Blues

Untamed Youth: My General Lee

At the Drive: Arcarsenal

Groovie Ghoulies: Doin' Fine

Sex with Strangers: New City Anthem

Jello Biafra & Melvins: Lessons in What Not to… Continue

Added by Sepiachord on May 14, 2011 at 1:34am — No Comments

New on Sepiachord.com~ Abney Park, Scarring Party, Toy-Box Trio

New on Sepiachord.com~ Abney Park, Scarring Party, Toy-Box Trio



This week's music review:

"The End of Days" by Abney Park

http://www.sepiachord.com/The-End-Of-Days.htm



We have a new photo essay of The Scarring Party & Toy-Box Trio performing at Empty Sea Studios~

http://www.sepiachord.com/scarringpartytoyboxtrio.htm



If you're… Continue

Added by Sepiachord on May 13, 2011 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Vacation in England - 2011

We arrived at Gatwick airport on May 5th, had tea & coffee, then hopped a train for Portsmouth. Sightseeing in Southsea, Guildford, and having a grand time with my wife's family in Cosham took up most of the time between then and now. Took a train to Bristol today, to spend a few days with friends. Tomorrow, we're off to renew our wedding vows in Wick. Sunday or Monday we'll motor over to Glastonbury for a picknick and then tour the grounds of the abby & then the town. Or the other…

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Honk Fest West~ Seattle May 13-15

Honk Fest West~ Seattle May 13-15
http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Honk-Fest-West-official-page/184221802939?sk=info

Added by Sepiachord on May 13, 2011 at 10:34am — No Comments

Sxip Shirey Article~ in the Wall Street Journal

Sxip Shirey Article~ in the Wall Street Journal
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703864204576319581299261402.html

Added by Sepiachord on May 13, 2011 at 10:18am — No Comments

The Crimson Doctor

Name: Doctor Ezekiel Krimms

Age: 26



Birth date: April 18

Birth Place: Central England

Current Location: In transit

Eye Color: Blue

Hair Color: Black

Height: 5'11

Weight: 160 lbs

Profession: Medical doctor/ Bounty hunter



Hobbies: .Reading, operating, hunting, marksmanship, riddles

Addiction: A match of wits

Overused Phrase: "Like gentlemen!"



Appearance/mannerisms: Stands perfectly straight at all times, one hand on his cane and… Continue

Added by Doctor Ezekiel Krimms on May 12, 2011 at 1:11pm — 1 Comment

Vagabond Opera's KickStarter for our NEW Album!

Help us with our new album! We've loads of amazing prizes, or as our drummer calls them "investment opportunities" to join in the "limitless wealth" of Vagabond Opera.

 

 

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/772063527/vagabond-operas-new-dynamic-album

Added by Vagabond Opera on May 12, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Steamplus Costuming DOs and Don'ts

Whether your costume is a Steampunk version of a ghost, vampire, mechanic, a Victorian lady, an airship crew member or pirate , a world explorer or something all together different, you might benefit from some advice in regard to costuming issues plus sized men and women run into.  Here’s some great advice I picked up on costuming DOs and DON’Ts, specifically for plus size ladies and gentlemen, at a panel at the Steampunk Con, Aetherfest.  



Starting with hats, as cute as the tiny…

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Added by Maeve Alpin on May 12, 2011 at 9:31am — No Comments

Upcoming Event: The Steampunk World's Fair

Yes, a HUGE steampunk event that I AM going to!

Online Registration Ends May 11th! Purchase your admission today to be part of The Steampunk World’s Fair 2011 experience!

On May 20-22nd in Somerset New Jersey there will be one of the largest Steampunk events going on.  It is open to novices and veterans of the Steampunk community, and is entirely open…

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Added by Babs D. on May 12, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments

International Steampunk City: Festival Review

The lead-up to the International Steampunk City (ISC) in Waltham, Mass was a tad unsettling. I had contacted the organizers, offering to do a presentation on the Mystery Airships of 1897 and they had responded positively. Then, about a month out, the website disappeared. And not just the sort of error when a server is down but the kind of message when the domain is no longer registered. It turned out that… Continue

Added by Zebulon Vitruvius Pike on May 11, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

QUAINT #18 Roots of the Yellow Peril, Part I

Note: Jess Nevins' entry on the Yellow Peril was just too fascinating to be abridged, and so it will be posted in two parts. Follow along next Wednesday for Part II.



Film poster for The Face of Fu Manchu, who is one of the best known examples of the Yellow Peril stereotype. Image courtesy of Wikipedia.



The Yellow Peril. Although the anti-Asian stereotype of the “Yellow… Continue

Added by Ay-leen the Peacemaker on May 11, 2011 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Mémo

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Added by Olga Kotysheva on May 11, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Giveaway Week, Part 3

Occasionally we get a book in the mail which is not related to steampunk at all, as in the case of The Silent Land by Graham Joyce. It's a lovely, rather spooky book, and so we are giving a copy away over on Folderol, a daily weblog also run by the Steampunk Librarian! Feel free to pop on over and enter the contest there! We have more steampunky…

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Added by Steampunk Librarian on May 11, 2011 at 6:13am — No Comments

"Charlie" by Owen Evans is the Sepiachord Song of the Day.

"Charlie" by Owen Evans is the Sepiachord Song of the Day.

http://soundcloud.com/owen-evans/charlie-cover

"Cover of the song by The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing about Charles Darwin"

Added by Sepiachord on May 10, 2011 at 7:12am — No Comments

Vagabond Opera new album Kickstarter~

Vagabond Opera new album Kickstarter~
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/772063527/vagabond-operas-new-dynamic-album

Added by Sepiachord on May 10, 2011 at 7:11am — No Comments

Giveaway Week: The Rise of the Iron Moon

It's Day 2 of Giveaway Week over at the Steampunk Librarian, and today we're featuring Rise of the Iron Moon by Stephen Hunt. Coincidentally, Hunt's book was mentioned yesterday in a Wall Street Journal article about… Continue

Added by Steampunk Librarian on May 10, 2011 at 5:54am — No Comments

The Industrial Revolution of Today: A Review of FACTORY GIRLS by Leslie T. Chang

Click to read more on the publisher's website.



When we take about the impact of the Industrial Revolution, we speak of it in terms as if there had been only One Industrial Revolution, and that had taken place throughout the Western world during the nineteenth century. As I had written about… Continue

Added by Ay-leen the Peacemaker on May 10, 2011 at 5:48am — No Comments

Wondermark's Nominally-Essential Tinkerer's Hanbook:

Wondermark's Nominally-Essential Tinkerer's Hanbook:
http://wondermark.com/tink1/

Added by Sepiachord on May 9, 2011 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Giveaway Week at the Steampunk Librarian website!

We're holding contests for book giveaways all week! Today's feature is Mark Hodder's Burton & Swinburne in the Curious Case of the Clockwork Man. Pop on over and have a go at winning a copy!

Added by Steampunk Librarian on May 9, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

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