HBO’s ‘Vinyl’ Inspires Ink Mag’s Revival of the 70s

By Sarah Thaw Photos by Nicholas Von Thrower It’s no secret that the strides made by those in the past continue to influence our culture today. The 1970s was a monumental time, especially within the entertainment industry. The world was changing and it was changing all at once, with the music scene playing a huge […]

The Spectacular Quintron and Miss Pussycat Extravaganza

Written by Lizz Bruce  Illustrations by Alissa Pivaral, Head Illustrator Strange Matter lived up to its name on June 16th, featuring the eccentric New Orleans based swamp-tech noise duo known as Quintron and Miss Pussycat. They brought to the stage a magical evening unlike anything I have experienced before. The openers, Yoga Demon and Bermuda […]

Whirr Your Head Off: Whirr and Cloakroom at Strange Matter

By Alex Curran, guest columnist Photo by Ryan McLain There is an entire mythos behind the sonic power of shoegaze bands, whether it’s My Bloody Valentine’s ability to make people enter a trance-like state through continuously playing as loud as they possibly can, or the rumor that Whirr has the ability to make audience members […]