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Featured Artist: Abney Park

It is almost a sin I did not present Abney Park earlier. Granted, they have been mentioned in a number of posts but I have not dedicated a complete post to them, like I sort of did for the Deadly Nightshade Botanical Society and more recently did for Tom Slatter. …

Featured Artist: Tom Slatter

This review of the newest release of Tom Slatter’s album „Spinning the Compass“ is actually overdue. I wanted to do it last weekend, but life and work got in the way. First of: Please check out Tom’s Presence on the Ætherweb. How shall I start this review? Hmmm… I guess …

Gertie the Dinosaur

A beautiful little cartoon about an Apatosaurus-like, more or less domesticated dinosaur by the name of Gertie: Tells you a lot about people’s attitudes towards these creatures back in the day. If a team of intrepid explorers had in deed discovered a hidden Valley of the Giants, this is very …

Steampunk Belly Dance Encore

And the visions of beauty never end… Today’s featured belly dancer is Dizzy, of Deadly Nightshade Botanical Society. Deadly Nightshade Botanical Society Dizzy dancing at SteamCon Bonus vampiresque photograph of the lady A few words about Deadly Nightshade Botanical Society: Deadly Nightshade Botanical Society are one of the premiere Steampunk …

Tesla coil and art

Hello, I just returned from the Cave Con in Aschaffenburg, where I had (amongst other things) the opportunity to pose with an awesome Steampunk blunderbuss. As soon as Schrecki mails the photos to me, one or to shall be published here. In the meantime, here’s some true steampunk weirdness and …

Steampunk Smashing Pumpkins

Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness by The Smashing Pumpkins was the first album I bought in Nottingham back in ’97. To this day „Tonight, Tonight“, the second track on the album, is one of my all-time favourites. So it is almost inexcusable to feature the very steampunk video of …