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September 2011

Vote for The Infernal Device

Myke Amend’s epic art project The Infernal Device needs your vote. Please go to artprize.org/​voting and cast your vote there. It will also be rather helpful if you can also make it to the venue in person, this is not a pure online vote. People have learned from previous experiences with that …

Violet Tribe: The Steam Song

It has been a while since I last posted something about steampunk-related tribal bellydance. If I have not missed something, the last article was actually about Dizzy and the Deadly Nightshade Botanical Society, almost two years ago, Fortunately, this long interval is now coming to an end with this video. …

A message from John Sprocket

Strange fluctuations in space and time. Only minutes after I finished yesterday’s article on Ghostfire, in which I mentioned The Cog is Dead, I got a message via æthermail. The message was from no other than the famed Captain John Sprocket of The Cog is Dead. He informed me of …

Ghostfire – More Great Music

Admittedly, it is getting harder and harder to impress me when it comes to steampunk related music. After being honoured with reviewing such notable works like Steampowered Stories by The Cog is Dead and the works of Abney Park and Veronique Chevalier in general I am always a bit worried …

Electric Cars are so Dieselpunk

Electric or at least hybrid cars are becoming fashionable these days. Rising concerns for the environment, improvement in battery technology and the realization our oil reserves will not last forever have all contributed to the rapid development of electric cars in the last few years. I was therefor quite surprized …