Interview: The Strand 2016

Interview with Dave of The Strand 2016   Dave Strand deserves a gold medal for being this long in the tooth with The Strand, his nearly two decade-old, electro-industrial project. A laundry list of defunct or inactive bands in the Arizona scene would be lengthy, but The Strand have always prevailed with changing trends and other […]

Interview: Miss Construed

Miss Construed is a brilliant, creative mind that the Phoenix alternative fashion and art scene is lucky to have. The Miss Construed Boutique, located in the heart of downtown, proudly offers hand-made couture fashions, accessories and art by many talented designers and artists. Her signature style started with trucker caps and custom tees and has […]

Event review: Resurrection 2/1/13

“Losing family obliges us to find our family. Not always the family that is our blood, but the family that can become our blood.” Finding Forrester might have been on to something here. The Phoenix Goth haven of old, Tranzylvania, closed in the wake of local scenesters wondering where to go next—bewildered and uneasy. Sanctum […]

Interview: Emilie Autumn

Emilie Autumn has been tearing up the alternative scene for well over a decade now, fusing harsh industrial atmospheres with neoclassical violin shredding, as well as rich symphonic elements and dark, introspective lyrics. Her 2012 album, Fight Like a Girl, based off her autobiographical novel The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls is an elaborate “rock” […]

Event Review: Black Mass Fang Party

The first of Monsterland’s last two hurrahs, Black Mass was a fanged masquerade of the new and old, the electronic and the organic. DJ Apollynon and DJ Aeternum’s sets were a marriage of pounding industrial and old-school Goth, attracting an impressive array of metal-studded rivetheads and top-hatted goths. The elaborate setting of Monsterland, with all […]