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Moritat Make The Best Mistakes

Never perfect, always worth it.

Most Excellent Images 2014

Impose photographers attended many, many events in 2014. Here are the very best images that we published all year long.

2014 Festivals and Hype

Photographs from various festivals of all sizes in the US and abroad. Crowdsurfing not required.

Underground America 2014

Celebrating the photographers and performers at DIY spaces, small venues, record shops, and other locations.

Stream RED WALL’s (Boyle) and Piles EP

From milo and Safari Al, an “anti-band” poking at the line between poetry and sound.

ShowYouSuck, “Mars Attacks / XFiles”

The truth is out there.

Oozing Wound, Running, and Rectal Hygienics at Empty Bottle

Oozing Wound’s Earth Suck is out now on Thrill Jockey Records.

Dam Gila, “See It Through”

The Yawn frontman guides us down a new road of technicolor bricks.

A week with Spaceface

A photographer spends a week with the colorful psych rock band known as Spaceface.

Bo Ningen at Metro

The Japanese acid punk band known as Bo Ningen returns to the US.

Liturgy at Land and Sea Dept

Thrill Jockey recently re-released Liturgy’s debut record, Renihilation

J Fernandez, “Close Your Eyes”

The beautiful, blinded, bewildered sound of eyes wide shut.

Riot Fest Chicago 2014 portraits

A gallery of some of the performers that performed at Riot Fest in Chicago this year.

RXM Reality and Naan Violence at Cafe Mustache

Our photographer caught two shows on the same night. Here are some photos from the second event she attended.

Riot Fest Chicago 2014: Day 3

The 2014 Chicago edition of Riot Fest closes with sets from ShowYouSuck, Naked Raygun, Hot Snakes, Cheap Trick, Primus, and more.