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You need to have three lives go to al l the places you love

O l ive r S i e b e r 209 Tweets 130 Fo lg e ic h 33 Fo llower

to be. No.1:#Batcave in #London in 1982. #Dean Street

TWEETED ENCYCLOPEDIA about #IMAGINARY CLUB

#Gothic

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I total ly agree: Every Western Micro Genre has its Japanese

Self, Sign, and Symbol? what ’s the real semiological face or

#adh erents #Simon Reynolds

charac ter behind the mask. #Bunraku #Kabuki

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#Rolan d Barth es #Empire of Signs #Written Face

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Wal k with a limp – dance li ke crazy: World #BBoy Classic

Who‘s been sleeping in my brain? 83 debut al bum of post

#Hip Hop Festival #Rotterdam #MaasSi lo

industrial band Ali en Sex Fi en d.#batcave, #postpunk, #deathrock, #imaginaryclub

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that displayed the more super ficial aspec ts of the Beat

Another Statue of Li ber ty, King Kobra, Pop-Music-Paradise,

Generation literary movement .

#Beatn i k – a media stereotype of the 1950s to mid 1960s

Kansai Punk Suppor t Center #Konton Bar & the Zombie Night #A merica Mu r a

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Bboyi ng or breaki ng/breakdanci ng is a street dance 4 OCT O liv er Siebe r @O liver Sieber

style originated as a par t of hip hop culture among African

When it ’s getting dark in Cologne #A mph i festival

American and Latino youths in New York City during the early 1970s.

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How to find good places and great people in any city in the

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world: check out the record stores and smal l live-houses.

#BBoyz BGi rls one of Oliver Sieber’s old so far

#A moeba

unpublished series about a group teenagers addic ted to #HipHop and #Dance.

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A punkrockclub/ bar/ livehouse with a name of a weapon on

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a squatted street in Düsseldor f. And sometimes a place for

One annoying thing about the internet – you star t some

#Chinese Punkbands #AK47

research about #bebop music and end up watching japanese animes #Cowboy Bebop

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At the beginning I wasn’t sure about #Anthony AND THE

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Johnsons Too much to think about #Identity #Transgender

A real ly shor t play by Beckett about ‚avoiding one another‘

#Her Eyes Are Underneath The Ground #Kazuo Ohno

with such a big influence #Buzzcocks #Computer Games #Robotic #80*81 #Global Butoh and #Teletubbies?

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#Ska at Sunset Blvd. in late summer in Los Angeles: go to

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#Akbar in Si lverlake. Thank you #Dean Sameshima

Ghost in the Shel l 2 : Innocence, a 2004 anime fi lm, features

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elements of #Hans Bellmer‘s erotic and uncanny dol ls. # La Poupée

Heaven on ear th for everybody loving #vinyl #documentary fi lms and music, it al l exists on

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Sunset Blvd #A moeba

The way we see things is affec ted by what we know or what we believe and where we are #JOHN BERGER

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Oh. #Th e Ba mboo Lou nge in #Azusa seems to be shut

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down!! That‘s too bad. I hope they find a new location soon.

Every decade there’s a time for a #BIRD’s NEST haircut

We had such a good time there. 1 1 O CT Oli ve r S i eb e r @ O li ve r S i e b er 04 OCT O liv er Sieb er @O live rSieber

#Black power Mixtape 1967-1975 How did we get from

Non alcoholic gel avai lable here – Ali’s #Barber Shop

the America of Stokely Carmichael to the America of Barack

#London

Obama, who represents a very different kind of black power? #New York Times

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band names? #Ch eap Sex #attitude ( jaja, maybe I know)

Blade Ru n n er depicts a dystopian Los Angeles in 2019 in which genetical ly engineered organic replicants are

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manufactured by power ful ‚mega–manufacturers’ around

#Ci n derella #fairy tale #rockband #computer tool #Disney

the world.

#evi l stepmother # The Little Glass Slipper

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#Th e Blitz considered an influential #Oi! band, the band

»Dude on the #door with mental teeth and spider web

members simply descri bed themselves as a punk band.

#tattoo on his face is pretty intimidating« #Door policy in #clu bS worldwide

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#Th e Blitz N ightclu b in London were famous for #N ew

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Rom antics #Steve Strange #Boy George early 1980s

Punk offspring and real ly young Death Metal fans at #Cobalt Café #Canoga Park, CA. 2 2 O CT Oli ve r S ie b er @ O li ve rS ie b e r

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See #Cosplayer in their natural habitats: go to #bookfairs

#Bosozoku is a Japanese youth subculture associated

in Leipzig or Frankfur t . Or visit #conventions and

with customized motorcycles and motorcycle clubs. #Masayuki Yoshinaga #Group Por traits of Japan

#MeetupGroups. 1 1 O CT Oli ve r S ie b er @ O li ve rS ie b e r

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Check the digital archive of Cr anach, Lu kas d.Ä. and find

One of the most diverse ar tists #DAVID BOWIE singing one

some real ly great por traits.

of the saddest songs #Life On Mars 1 N O V O li ve r Si e b e r @ O li ve r S ie b er 1 1 O CT Oliver Si eb er @OliverSi eb er

If you want to feel real ly uncomfor table attend the #Clu b

The earliest form of #boy ban d music took place in the

Fuck anniversary-exhi bition-par ty in light blue trousers

late 19th century #Boy Grou ps #Vi l lage People

and flip-flops.

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Boys don’t Cry. #BrandonTeena #ImaginaryClub

Cybergoth – a subculture deriving elements of cyberpunk, goth, rave and rivethead fashion. Unli ke traditional goths,

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Cybergoths fol low elec tronic dance music .

Some series are sti l l unpublished #Boy meets Gi rl 1 1 O CT Oli ve r S ie b er @ O li ve rS ie b e r 1 1 O CT Oliver Si eb er @OliverSi eb er

Punk was born in 1974, Roughly 60 years after #DaDa,

»Can you see the real me, mother?« #the Who #Mods vs.

spread DaDa’s ‚nothing is true; every thing is permitted’

#Rockers, #Quadrophenia, british youthculture 1960s,

attitude(#Grei l Marcus) and so entered the world hating

#brighton riots #moralpanic

and questioning every thing .

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The pain, its destination my brain // can’t hide from being

»Last month at (nightclub) Pure in Shinsai bashi, the door

eaten from inside // inside #Can n i bal Corpse

staff told customers #‚No danci ng‘ as they went in.« #Rumors? #TheLaw? #WhoKnows #JapanTimes

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Best way to find areas li ke #Canoga Park in LA: check

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local schedules for smal l clubs and livehouses and meet

#Dark Wave or Darkwave is a music genre that began in

the crowd at #CobaltCafé

the late 1970s, coinciding with the popularity of New Wave and Post-Punk.

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Much too late: At least we have seen the street and the

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bui lding of the real #CBGB #PattiSmith #Punkrock

# Ja mes Dean considered as a cultural icon of teenage

#Burning Down The House #Blondie

disi l lusionment, as expressed in the title of his most celebrated fi lm, #Rebel Without a Cause (1955).

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Why do quite good punk band give themselves real ly bad

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»Just for the record – I’m #death metaL« #Cobalt Café

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#Canoga Park

Pragmatic and literal ly title for Sven Vieweg’s music projec t #Elektro Horror

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Nothing to repor t about going to South Central LA. Just

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made a great por trait of Ike, the singer of #Death pu nch

»Dressing For Pleasure« The 1977 #Fetish that influenced

#Azusa

Britain’s punk scene. #John Samson

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Out there in the darkness / They’re coming after me /

So what ’s the opposite of a #flattop haircut?

A thousand stal king zombies / They want my brains to feed #Demented are Go #Psychobi l ly

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Once a year al l #BDSM and leather subculture people meet 11 OCT O liv er Sieb er @O live rSieber

at Folsom Eu rope street fair in Berlin.

#Death rock – a sub-genre of punk rock incorporating horror elements and spooky atmospherics, that emerged

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on the West Coast of the United States in the early 1980s

#Forbi dden Colors #Kinji ki is a 1951 Novel by #Yukio

#Cobalt Café #Felsenkel ler in Leipzig

Mishima and was the first Butoh piece in 1959 set up by #Hiji kata who was with Ono the founder of #butoh

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Imagine your studio #DESTROYED by tsunami & ear thquake

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including equipent and par ts of archive.Relieve, major

Who’s a #freak? Someone with something stri kingly

catastrophe, impor tant change of life.

unusual about his/ her appearance or behaviour? (that ’s what Wi kipedia says...)

11 OCT O liv er Sieb er @O live rSieber

How impor tant are fashion, style and subculture to blind

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people? #Di e Bli n den

Watching #Tod Brownings #Freaks secretly at night as a chi ld is a formative experience.

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»Auf die Beleuchtung kommt es an« #René Pol lesch

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inszenier t #DON J UAN in der #Vol ksbühne

The world is getting closer – #Freeters in #Japan, a society that reads so much into the impor tance of work.

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Barber Joseph Cirel lo invented the #ducktai l in the 40s

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whi le experimenting on a #blind boy, he says #Teddyboys

Fol lowing the 2011 Tôhoku ear thquake and tsunami much

#Rockabi l ly

attention was given to the volcanic reac tion of #Fuj i San

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One of the first japanese to come to #Düsseldorf in the

Besides Anime- and Manga-Cosplay there is also a big

70ies: Ai kido-Sensei Asai. Since then: community grew to

community devoted to #Ga me Cosplay

over 6000 including the best #Ramen Restaurant

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#Gazette is a japanes visual kei band with androgynous 1 NOV Oliv er Si eber @OliverSieb er

aesthetis #New York Dol ls#Ziggy Stardust#Glamrock

#East LA is a major hub of the Los Angeles area’s large Hispanic (esp. Mexican) population.

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#Gla m rock style of rock and pop music developed in 1 NOV Oliv er Si eber @OliverSieb er

the U K in the early 1970s and had a major influence on

Jody, Vincent and a young woman named Trudi sit at the

genres including punk, glam metal, New Romantics and

kitchen table of a suburban house in #Echo Park

gothic rock

#Tarantino #Pulp Fiction 2 3 O CT Oli ve r S i eb e r @ O li ve r S i e b er 1 NOV Oliv er Si eber @OliverSieb er

»Enjoy the sound of the double bass and share interests in

You sti l l find the name of this 1979-founded punk-band

B-rated horror movies.« #Gothabi lly #Psychobi l ly

on a lot of shirts and leather jacket all over the world #THE EXPLOITED

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The #goth #Subculture has sur vived much longer than


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The place to be: #Kansai Pu n k Su pport Center

#Goth ic Lolita sometimes shor tened to GothLoli is a combination of the Gothic and Lolita fashion – originated

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in the late 1990s in #Harajuku.

#J ust Ki ds by #Patty Smith is one of the books I finished.

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I want it long , straight, curly, fuzzy, snaggy, shaggy, ratty,

Daido Moriyama is crossing the smal l square in front of

matty, oi ly, greasy, fleecy shining , gleaming , steaming ,

Tokyu Mi lano Cinema in #Kabu kicho at night

flaxen, waxen, Knotted, pol ka-dotted, twisted, beaded, braided, powdered, flowered, and confettied, bangled,

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tangled, spangled, and spaghettied #Hai r

Maybe he met Watanabe Katsumi who is working on his book Gangs of #Kabu kicho

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I am quite sure even punks enjoy #hana Mi in Japan.

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No text without you & me @Katja Stu ke 3 1 OCT Oliv er Si eb e r @O liver Sieber

The unholy place to be on holy christmas eve #H ell N ight

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in Cologne next to the cathedral

Cover charge: yes / drink minimum 2 / dress code: none / parking in rear, police ac tion: 100% #Key Clu b Riots

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1941#H ellzapoppi n‘ is the first movie featuring #Lindy

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Hop dance which came up at the end of the 1920s #Savoy

Is it a »wake-up cal l to the modern world about the nature

Bal lroom #Big Bands #Swing Kids Cologne

of present day youth in urban life?« #Ki ds #Larry Clark 1 1 O CT Oli ve r S ie b er @ O li ve rS ie b e r

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#Kigu rumi n who wants to date a hamster? #Zentai

A battle can be something inspiring #H i p Hop Battle

#Catsuit #Soo Lucas

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#Hot RodS are typical ly American cars with large engines

For example: She’s the man – Drag King Workshop at

modified for linear speed #Grease

#KI ngdom of CologNE #Transgender

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What makes death so appealing for #gothabi l ly #psycho-

Kli ngonz are a psychobi l ly band formed in 1988.

bi l ly and #horror pu n k –and do #Gothic Lolitas think the same?

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Ki nj i ki (禁色) is a 1951 novel published in 1953 by Japanese 1 1 OCT Oliv er Si eb e r @O liver Sieber

writer Yukio Mishima. kinji ki is a euphemism for homo-

#I dentitY character, circumstances, coherence, distinc tive-

sexuality. #Butoh #Hiji kata #Ohno

ness, existence, identification, integrity, ipseity, name, oneness, par ticularity, personality, self, selfdom, selfhood,

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selfness, singleness, singularity, status, uniqueness, same-

Closing down al l the great places – Investors being money

ness; coincidence, coalescence; conver ti bi lity; equality;

focused vs. everybody’s having their own place and good

selfness, self, oneself; identification, alter ego; ipsissima

time 1: 0 #Kn itti ng Factory

verba; same; self, very, one and the same; very thing , ac tual thing; no other; one and only; in the flesh.

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#Koffi n Kats »put together songs with subjec ts ranging

Masks, Fashion, Gender, Costume, Habit, Music, Job,

from Sci-Fi to dealing with the horrors of the real world.«

Religion, Haircut – what defines your #i dentity and what makes you belong to a club?

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Japanese female musician peeing on stage in the 70ies – 1 1 OCT Oliv er Si eb e r @O liver Sieber

that ’s the favourite #Noise-documentary of a #Salaryman

Why do japanese friends always laugh when we tel l them,

in #Konton Punkbar in #Ameri ka Mura #Osaka

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Kustom Ku ltu re is an American neologism used to describe

»TV repor ting a ‚search and destroy‘ mission against the

ar tworks, vehicles, hairstyles, and fashions of those who

marauding ghouls by local sheriff« Could be a punk band –

drove and bui lt custom cars and motorcycles in the USA

#M ar au di ng Ghou ls

from the 1950s through today. 2 0 T UE O li ve r S i e b e r @ Oli ve rS i e b e r 30 OCT O liv er Sieb er @O live rSieber

When a #club becomes a #Movie Location – and a

Some por traits and streets would be missing in #Imaginary

photo becomes a fake fi lm sti l l. #Hal loween #M arsBar

Club without the #La BRea MATRIX

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If you’ ve got a day off, consider donating some time to 31 O CT Oliver Si eb er @OliverSi eb er

ser vice in honor of Mar tin Luther King Jr. #M arti n Luth er

You want to listen to the best radio station ever: chose

Ki ng DAY Par ade januaries in LA.#Civi l Rights Movement

#Morrissey radio station on #LAST FM 2 N O V O li v er S ie b e r @ O li ve r Si e b e r 16 OCT O liv er Sieb er @O live rSieber

A #M ask can be revealing sometimes.

If I ever finish something I star t – enthusiastical ly at the beginning – one hundred reasons not to go on some weeks

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later... #Li n dyHop

There are some – photographic-rolemodels. He’s one of the most interesting: #Robert M applethorpe

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Driving through #New Jersey listening to #TedPar tin and

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#Little Steven’s U n dergrou n d Gar age – getting a clue

The first time we heard about #Mexican Wrestli ng in LA

about being #Tony Soprano.

– where else. Too bad we missed the #Lucha VaVOOM.

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#Nisei Week in #little Tokyo, LA: People looking japanese

Oh no. Just found out we missed #Misan dao Germany-

celebrating American war-heroes on parade plus #Cosplayer

Tour. Saw their great concer ts in #Mao Livehouse and

#Punks #Ninjas #CarShow and traditional japanese costumes

#Old What Bar in #Beijing in 2011

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Real ly the best place for a dark #Lumous Festival:

The #Misfits are an American rock band often recognized

#Tampere, Finnland in summer – no night at al l; but amid

as the progenitors of the #horror punk subgenre, blending

scary forests around the city.

punk rock and other musical influences with horror fi lm themes and imagery #Cramps

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Non alcoholic gel avai lable here – Ali’s Barber Shop

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#Lon don #Hackney #ImaginaryClub

#Yu kio Mish im a#Confessions of a Mask, here comes one quote,“For me love was nothing but a dialogue of little

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riddles, with no answers given“#Imaginary Club

During the 1920s, Chaplin once went to a Charlie Chaplin #lookali ke competition. He didn‘ t even make it to the

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finals.

#Miss Victory created in 1941– most-famed as being a central member of FemForce, a team of al l-female super-

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heroes published by AC Comics again in the 1980s.

#M ad Tea Party at #PsychoHouse #Azusa CA. One time you real ly feel li ke in a weird suburbia gangland par ty.

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I don’t know if you know what it is li ke to want to be 29 OCT O liv er Sieb er @O live rSieber

someone else #Mister Lon ely, #Harmony Korine

Don’t confuse Mel’s Cafe with #MAl’s BAR : searching for Woody Al len in West Hol lywood finding Rockabi l ly-Singer

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in South Central.

By 1966 the #mod ‚movement ’ was beginning to break down into a number of different scenes. #Dick Hebdige

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There is always someone star ting a new fashion, style or trend #M ana singer of #Moi Dix Mois

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#moi dix Mois (モワディスモワ) is a musical projec t founded by Japanese #visual kei musician and fashion designer


Mana in 2002. 2 N O V O li ve r Si e b e r @ O li ve r S ie b er 2 1 SU N Oliv er Si eb e r @O liver Sieber

I think you sti l l need #fanzines and other printed matter

This makes me curious: #Dick Hebdige thinking about the

to reach your crowd. Origi nal Plumbi ng #Transgender

meaning of #Morrissey for young #Latinos in California and adjusts his own relationship to this #pop idol.

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Sti l l the best place for live-music, clubs and subculture in 0 9 O CT Oliver Si eb er @OliverSi eb er

Japan #Osaka

The real #mosh pit at the #Knitting Factory in #Los Angeles but ultimate fun at the smal les crowd pit ever

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at #Old What Bar #Beijing

#Otaku – a Japanese term used to refer to people with obsessive interests, par ticularly but not limited to anime,

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manga or Japanese video games.#Jean Jacques Beineix

Are you an ar tist too as a #Muse? #Naa Chan #Antifoto 2 6 O CT Oli ve r S ie b er @ O li ve rS ie b e r

In #Quentin Tarantino‘s #Death Proof, Rosario Dawson pays 1 5 OCT Oliv er Si eb e r @O liver Sieber

homage to #Betti e Page with her trademark haircut .

Shop vintage cloths at #My Baby Jo in #Palms #Culver City. And let them tel l you about Stan Laurel & Oliver

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Hardy shooting movies in the bui lding years before.

One good thing about growing up in West-West-Germany in the 70ies and 80ies: BFBS and The #Joh n Peel Sessions

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»Using a massive flash, smoking a big cigar and living it up! A kind of brutality. Don’t you think that it is necessary to have a sense of brutality in photography?«

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#Araki asking #Moriya m a in an inter view.

Thus I play in one #person many, And none contented. #Shakespeare #Richard I I #Matt Ruff #Ich und die Anderen

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Weird suburban punk-club #N everlan d next to old

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japanese temples and shrines #Nar a

Postpu n k is a rock music genre that paral leled and emerged from the initial punk rock explosion of the late

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1970s. The genre retains a strong association with punk,

This is al l soooo long ago. What ’s going on in #N ew York

especial ly ar t punk, but is more complex and experimental.

nowadays? Hard to find – but hopeful ly it ’s sti l l there. Maybe it looks different #CBGBs

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Making black/white #pri nts in the darkroom. for the first 1 3 OCT Oliv er Si eb e r @O liver Sieber

time in years...

»I found Sar tre’s #No Exit for Nintendo DS; I haven’t yet found the key to get out of the room with the annoying

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people. Plus, there’s no instruction book, and the reset

Surprising on the streets #Protest i n Japan but with a

button doesn’t seem to work.«

long tradition

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Promised – next time we will visit all these venues and

What kind of photography would cause rejec tion now-

performance. #Noh Theater #japanese dance #Butoh

adays? #Provoke #Moriyama #Araki#Takuma Nakahira

#Bunraku #Kabuki 2 3 O CT Oli ve r S ie b er @ O li ve rS ie b e r 1 1 OCT Oliv er Si eb e r @O liver Sieber

«Enjoy the sound of the double bass and share interests in

Who doesn’t dream of influencing the look of many new

B-rated horror movies.« #Gothabi l ly #Psychobi lly

wave and 1980s era glam metal groups with your visual style #Ny Dolls

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The #pu n k subculture includes a diverse array of ideolo1 8 OCT Oliv er Si eb e r @O liver Sieber

gies and forms of expression, including fashion, visual ar t,

When punks get arrested in #old what bar one night

dance, literature and fi lm, which grew out of punk rock.

for no reason you can’t think of and show up the next

Punk is largely charac terized by a concern for individual

night at #Mao Livehouse: then you are in #Beijing in 2011

freedom and anti-establishment views.


If one of the gangmembers does not agree, there is no 08 OCT O liv er Sieb er @O live rSieber

personal right of taking a pic ture anymore. #WebersPlace

Japanese #pu n ks cooking nabe in the middle of the night

#Rockabi lly Fri days #Reseda

at #Konton Punkbar #Steppenwolf #Suntory Whiskey 2 5 O CT Oli ve r S i eb e r @ O li ve r S i e b er 24 OCT O liv er Sieb er @O live rSieber

Which are mine? #RolemodeLS

#Pu n k was born in 1974, Roughly 60 years after #Dada. punk rock spread Dada’s “nothing is true; every thing is

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permitted” attitude (#Grei l Marcus) and so entered the

You feel and enjoy that there are a lot of immigrants in

world hating and questioning every thing .

your city when you celebrate the #Rotterda m Summer Carn ival

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This is real ly complicated: better checkyourself the

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»encyclopedia of #gay #lesbian #bisexual #tr ans-

However, it was #The Clash and the #Hear tbreakers head-

gen der an d #qu eer cu ltu re«

lining the official gala opening on Jan. 1, 1977 #THE Roxy

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The qu i ff hai rstyle combines the 50s #pompadour style,

During emerge of punk rock in the late seventies

the 50s #flattop and sometimes a mohawk #elvis

#Safety Pi n became associated with the genre, its

#morrissey #el ly jackson #tomboy

fol lowers and fashion.

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Who’s a replicant, who’s an avatar and who’s a real

One of the places to visit again to take more photographs

individual or just thinks she is? #R ach el #Blade Ru n n er

#San Fr ancisco, Ch i natown

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The last 30 years have seen rapid change in every aspec t of

Latino singers per forming late 50s rock‘n‘rol l in 2010 &

life in China, but one of the most fascinating and loudest is

Chinese bands playing Old School Ska. What‘s that?

undoubtedly the development of ‚yaogun’, #Red Rock

Retromania? Nostalgia? Or just the believe in a cer tain music to express your ideas? #Santos 1 1 O CT Oli ve r S i eb e r @ O li ve r S i e b er

24 OCT O liv er Sieb er @O live rSieber

#Sartre’S one ac t play ‚No Exit ’ first produced in Paris in

Singer with a two-face mask #Rezu rex The photo didn’t fit

May, 1944, is the clearest example and metaphor for the

in the book – I real ly wonder why.

phi losophy of existentialism.

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One of the few real ly cool historic places in Düsseldor f

The series which changed my view on #Araki’s work

#R ati nger Hof where ar t meets punk rock (something

#Sentimental Jou rn ey

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The #Savoy Ballroom was a medium sized bal lroom for

A man went looking for America and couldn’t find it

music and public dancing located between 140th and 141st

nowhere #EasyRider, #RoadMovi e 1969 #Captain America

Streets Harlem, NYC from March 1926 to July 1958

#Bi l ly The Kid #J FK #M. Luther King Jr. 1 2 N O V O li ve r S i e b e r @ Oli ve rS i e b e r 11 OCT O liv er Sieb er @O live rSieber

Just heard a piece on the radio about #Rocksteady in

#SCARS #Scari fication #Body modification involves scratching ,etching , burning , cutting .

Lagos. Interesting . 2 1 O CT Oli ve r S i eb e r @ O li ve r S i e b er 20 OCT O liv er Sieb er @O live rSieber

Sen dai is the capital city of Miyagi Prefec ture, Japan, and

Something everybody knows? #Rockabi lly is one of the

the largest city in the Tôhoku Region which was damaged

earliest styles of rock and rol l music, dating to the early

by ear thquake and tsunami in 2011.

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This is something: Eating raw chicken without knowing and


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loving it . #Sh i n bash i #Yakitory

Oliver Sieber, Imaginary Club

individuals who feel neglec ted by societal standards and al low them to develop a sense of #identity. (Wi kipedia)

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490.000 passengers a day, 52 platforms, 200 exits – kind of

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#moshpit, too... #Sh i nj u ku Station

American #Su perh eroes i n Shock #Alexander Kluge When reality meets subculture.

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#Si debu rns #Fanzine, 1977: »This is a chord, this is

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another, this is a third. Now form a band.«

Mexican religious ‚Day of the Dead’ has grown in popularity over the years. One of its icons has become an

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integral par t of the tattoo community iconography

»There is no such thing as #Situation ism, which would

#Sugarsku ll

mean a doctrine for interpreting existing conditions. # Debord

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Developed in the early 1930s and a distinc tive style by 11 OCT Oliver Sieber @OliverSieber

1940 #Swi ng#Lindy Hop #Swing Kids

#Si lence has no wi ngs by #Kazuo Kuroki from 1966 is a #road movie of a lar va from south to nor th of japan ful l with al legories of life

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Never seen soo many #tattooed people in one place – almost felt naked #Toronto – #Tattoo Con,

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Los Angeles

#Ska combined elements of Cari bbean Mento and Calypso with American Jazz and Rhy thm and Blues.#Two Tone Ska

2 3 O CT Oli ve r S ie b er @ O li ve rS ie b e r

When love songs are banned as bourgeois ‚punkish‘ 3 1 OCT Oliv er Si eb e r @O liver Sieber

music – then you are in mainland China in the early 80s.

I #Skateboard because I’m a man, man! #subculture #punk

#Teresa Teng

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#Skateboardi ng culture has been through three previous

#Th e Mean i ng of Style #Hebdidge

generations to reach the subculture that it is today. 1 2 O C T O l ive r S i e b e r @ O l ive rS i e b e r 2 0 OCT Oliv er Si eb e r @O liver Sieber

#Th is is Englan d– a movie about #Thatcher#Fal klands

#Ski d Row #Los ANGELES contains one of the largest

War and #british youth cultures in london of the 1980s

stable populations of #homeless persons in the US.

#Skinheadculture

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A Ski n h ead is a member of a subculture that originated

California is everywhere: From Los Angeles to East Berlin.

among working class youths in London, England in the

#Th is ai n’t Cali forn ia #Being a weirdo in a smal l town

1960s – Nazis nowadays look li ke businessmen or left wing

#Cloe Sevigny

autonomous – very sneaky. 2 4 O CT Oli ve r S ie b er @ O li ve rS ie b e r 2 1 OCT Oliv er Si eb e r @O liver Sieber

Smog , too many people on #Tiananmen Square, taxi

Not too bad, when you are considered to be one of the

driver suddenly not knowing #Caochangdi, not enough

founders of the electro-industrial genre #Ski n ny Pu ppy

people in Mao Live House after Golden Week #Beijing

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You have to see #Cheyenne #This must be the place if you

You have to #tr avel a lot to find your #Imaginary Club

love #Robert Smith and #TALKING HEADS 3 1 OCT Oliv er Si eb e r @O liver Sieber

2 3 O CT Oli ve r S ie b er @ O li ve rS ie b e r

#Street Art is ar t, specifical ly visual ar t, developed in

Sitting in a plane waiting to take off to New York - layover

public spaces — that is ‚in the streets‘ — though the

in Heathrow in an extra boring airpor t hotel because

term usual ly refers to unsanctioned ar t, as opposed to

of London fog – Sometimes it takes a whi le to reach your

government sponsored initiatives

longed destination #tr avel

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Hebdige argues: #su bcu ltu res bring together li ke-minded


Oliver Sieber, Imaginary Club No.  001

No. 013

J unko, Osaka,  2008

Haare schütteln, Leipzig  2008

# Osaka, Minamihorie

# Wave Gothic Festival

No.  002

No. 014

Spiderman/Marlene, DSSD 1999

Kai, Düsseldorf 2011

#  Wilhelm Moser

#  Bauhaus

Directory 0041

No.025 Kajagoogoo, london 2010

No.026 woman, Alvarado st, La 2011

# Dark Wave #Gothic Rock #Post Punk

No.  003

No.  015

No. 027

Volksbühne, Berlin 2012

lorian, Leipzig  2010 F

#  René Pollesch

#WGT/Wave Gotik Treffen

Anka, leipzig 2009 #Buchmesse Leipzig

No.  004

No. 016

Frau,  Tokyo 2005

Blonder Engel, osaka 2006

# Shinbashi

No.028 marie, köln 2007 #Visual Kei

# Senba, Sakaisuji Honmachi #   Indie Rock

No.  005

No.029 arto, tampere 2011 #Lumous Festival

No. 017

Zebrastreifen,  Osaka 2006

Danny, Essen  2008

# Namba

#The Cure #Siouxie and the Banshees

No.  006

No. 018

inderella, LA 2009 C

Beijing,  2011

# Key Club # Key Club Riots

# Red Rock # Teresa Teng

No.   007

No. 019

Aurora, Brighton 2010

Venice Beach,  2009

# Savoy Ballroom #Harlem

#American History X

#  Hellzapoppin‘

#Big Lebowski

No.   008

No. 020

Andrietta/Sweden, Leipzig  2008

Inka, düsseldorf  2010

No.030 125th st in harlem, ny 2010 #Martin Luther King Jr Blvd #I’m Waiting for the Man #The Velvet Underground & Nico

# Batcave

No.031 ben, köln, 2011 #Amphifestival #Hell Night #Kingdom of Cologne

No.032 bike,tokyo 2008 #Rocker #Klaus Lemke #Dennis Hopper #Steppenwolf

#  Alien Sex Fiend

No.   009

No.021 Batman, Wuppertal 2008

saTiné/Denmark, Leipzig  2011

#Boy Wonder Sessions #Zappa

# Batcave

#Cosplay #Cosplay Convention

No.   010

No. 022

Ted, New Jersey 2009

Adler, Tokyo  2008

# Little Steven #Sopranos

No.  011

No. 023

Amoeba, LA  2009

DogstaR, Istanbul  2008

#  James Dean

#Orient/Okzident

#Wonder Woman #W.M.Marston

No. 012

No. 024

Claudia,Düsseldorf 2009

Sumi, Bonn  2010

# Ratinger Hof

#  Mana

No.033 naa chan, osaka, 2011 #Muse

No.034 kear/israel, berlin 2009 #Folsom Europe # Kenneth Anger #Leather Subculture #Glenn Hughes No.035 clara lina, bonn 2010 #Dunkelsüss #Gothic and Lolita #Baby the stars shine bright #Malice Mizer No.036 tracy/mexico city, leipzig 2010 #Batcave #Horrorpunk


No.037 Door 1, tokyo, 2010

No.049 Zugfahrt, osaka 2011

No.061 Christina, Leipzig 2008 #The Blitz #The Roxy #100 Club #This is England #Postpunk, New Romantics

No.038 amos/sf, new york 2010 #Original Plumbing

No.050 zugfahrt 2, osaka 2011

No.062 Sane, Düsseldorf 2009 #Ramones #CBGB‘s #Ratinger Hof

No.039 pub, london 2010

No.051 taxi driver, beijing 2011

No.063 Belleville, Paris 2011 #Chinatown # Monsieur Malaussène

No.040 dead end, san francisco 2009

No.052 Rinko, köln 2010 #Rinko Kawauchi #Utatane #Cui Cui #Nobody knows

No.064 Aye, La 2011 #Little Tokyo #Hip Hop

No.041 car wash, toronto 2005 #largest ethno-cultural population

No.053 Alex/Le Vent, köln 2007 #Kövit #Visual Kei #J-Pop

No.065 Josi Kat, La 2011 #Bar Sinister # Pissants #Punk Rock-Dominatrix-Diva

No.042 schwarzes rechteck, london 2010 #Malewitsch #Suprematismus

No.054 door 2/golden gai, shinjuku 2010 #Kodoji Bar

No.066 Ilse, La 2011 #Mina de Sade

No.043 michiko, düsseldorf 2009 #Freeters

No.055 Bar 4100, Silverlake/LA 2009

No.067 Mad tea party, Azusa 2009 #Azusa #Mad Tea Party #Psychohouse

No.044 Tiananmen Square, beijing 2011 #Robert Smith #The Cure „Faith“ #Student Movements #4.Juni 1989

No.056 Julian, Düsseldorf 2009 #Black Raven #Gene Vincent #Eddie Cochran

No.068 little tokyo, downtown la 2009 #Nisei week

No.045 Downtown, La 2011

No.057 Rebecca, Köln 2010

No.069 Nakano, Osaka 2008 #Osaka, Naniwa #Sonstiges

No.046 Sasha, düsseldorf 2010 #Boy meets Girl

No.058 4017 s broadway, LA 2009 #Skankin! No Fighting

No.070 Arnold, Canoga Park 2009 #Cobalt Café # Death Metal

No.047 shibuya, tokyo 2010 #Shibuya 109 #Araki #Marilyn Monroe

No.059 bus stop, la 2011 #Anthony Hernandez

No.071 Paar, South LA 2009 #Punkfest #Hellcat records #Nekromantix #Rezurex

No.048 Kichijoji, Tokyo 2010 #Doris Dörrie #Butoh

No.060 gegenlicht, La 2009

No.072 Red Light, Tokyo 2011 #Shibuya


No.073 schirme, Tokyo 2010

No.085 „Mobile home“, echo park 2011

No.097 Nadia, Düsseldorf 2009 #Töten,Darstellbarkeit eines Prozesses #Twins #Sopor Aeternus #The Ensemble of Shadows

No.074 Armin, leipzig 2008 #Bookfair Leipzig #Gothic #Vampire

No.086 freaks, venice beach 2011 # Tod Browning

No.098 ufo, osaka 2008 #Namba #Clean Brothers

No.075 Romantic fish, osaka 2011 #Okinawa

No.087 Death metal, san francisco 2009 #Death Metal

No.099 Mobil, osaka 2008

No.076 Zugfenster, osaka 2011 #Kyoto

No.088 kreuzung, toronto 2005 #Anna Nicole Smith

No.100 metro, osaka, 2012

No.077 Haus nachts, tokyo 2010

No.089 cherry blossoms, kyoto 2008 #Daigoji Tempel

No.101 metro 2, Osaka 2012

No.078 frau, london 2010

No.090 Tokyo visu, tokyo 2008 #Yoyogi Park #Visual Kei

No.102 take, osaka 2008

No.079 Skater, La 2009 #Larry Clark #Harmony Korine #Thrasher

No.091 supermarkt, tokyo 2008

No.103 sam, La 2011 #Melrose Ave #Boy meets Girl

No.080 cassie, Canoga park 2009 #The Dips #Black Flag

No.092 Inochan, leipzig 2007 #Buchmesse Leipzig #Angelic Pretty #Gothic Lolita

No.104 victor, la 2009 #Koffin Kats #Tattoo Con

No.081 Andrew, Azusa 2009 #Bamboo Lounge # The Desperados #Azusa 13

No.093 Crazy Finne, Leipzig 2008 #Wave Gotik Treffen

No.105 frau/metro, osaka 2011 #Jeffrey Eugenides #Anthony and the Johnsons #Middlesex

No.082 Melrose Ave, La 2009 # Headline Records

No.094 Postamt, Tokyo 2010 #Ikebukuro

No.106 taiki, osaka 2011 #Konton Bar # Satanic Terrytory

No.083 fronz, düsseldorf 2009 #Lou Cifer #Panhandle Rebs

No.095 dinner, tokyo 2012 #Takashi Homma #Katsumi Omori

No.107 neverland, nara 2012 #Proud Hammers #J_Subs

No.084 Marcel, Düsseldorf 2009

No.096 feetfish, tokyo 2012

No.108 metro 3, tokyo 2012 #Keyword, Place #Keyword Music, /Fashion #Sonstiges


No.109 folsom europe, berlin 2012

No.121 noriko, osaka 2011 #Satanic Territory

No.133 Clubhouse, Osaka 2012

No.110 Neverland 2, Nara 2012 # Harddcore #Oi Punk

No.122 yuli, bonn 2007 #Animagic #Game Cosplay

No.134 Andrea, Düsseldorf 2010

No.111 Shinjuku station, tokyo 2012

No.123 Shinjuku, tokyo 2012 #Nikon Plaza

No.135 dana, frechen 2010

No.112 massage, osaka 2012

No.124 The autocratics, tokyo 2012 #Shibuya # The Wild Rover #Two Tone Ska

No.136 Brad‘s place, upstate ny 2010

No.113 kerry, brighton 2010 #Caroline of Brunswick #This is England

No.125 airport, sendai 2012

No.137 Huton, Beijing 2011

No.114 kodoji bar, golden gai 2012 #Onaka Koji

No.126 Hot Pot, beijing 2011 #Hutong #Chinese Architecture

No.138 Man in Bus, La 2011

No.115 korea town, osaka 2012

No.127 drugstore, berlin 2012 #40 Jahre Jugendzentrum #Antifa #Punk

No.139 Jana, Köln 2011 #Amphifestival #Schwarze Szene #die Krupps #Orkus

No.116 liebespaar, kobe 2012

No.128 nadia, düseldorf 2008 #Visual Kei

No.140 White Car, Beijing 2011

No.117 zombiecatz, la 2009 #Knitting Factory LA # Cheap Sex

No.129 Danna, LA 2009 #Silverlake #Studio 1 Rocksteady Monday

No.141 keiji/nico, Osaka 2008 #Namba # Clean Brothers

No.118 mos burger, ikebukuro 2012

No.130 kendall, anaheim 2011 #Koko was here #45 Grave

No.142 weisser fleck, japan 2008

No.119 akihabara 2, tokyo 2008 #Mandarake #Manga #Cosplay #Game #Otaku #Otaku no Video #Jean Jacques Beineix

No.131 star, Paris 20

No.143 ted, Krefeld 2010 #Museum Haus Esters #Ted Partin #Who are you this time

No.120 mos burger 2, ikebukuro 2012

No.132 MIa, Beijing 2011 #Old What Bar #Red Rock #Punk in China

No.144 Charline, Düsseldorf 2005 #BBoyz BGirlz #Hip Hop #Kabawil #Women of Hip Hop


No.145 Paar, New York 2010 #Lower East Side

No.157 Chris, LA 2009 #Knitting Factory #Marauding Ghouls

No.169 Marc Francis, Rotterdam 2012 #Paranoid Park #Skateboarding #Wassup Rockers

No.146 Bus stop 2, La 2011

No.158 Junge/Metro, Kobe 2012

No.170 Pudel, Tokyo 2012 #Daikanyama

No.147 Tombstone, 2008 #Shibuya # Betty Page #Queen of Pin up #Bondage Queen

No.159 Ramen, Beijing 2011

No.171 Sophie, brighton 2010 #Hobgoblin #Caroline of Brunswick

No.148 maidens, Akihabara 2008 #Den Den Town

No.160 Grace, La 2009 #Little Tokyo

No.172 steve, la 2009 #Canoga Park #Death Metal

No.149 Denise, Düsseldorf 2010 #Zakk Düsseldorf #UK Subs, The Vibrators

No.161 Bus stop Alvarado st, La 2011 #Koreatown # Anthony Herandez #Political Landscape

No.173 Spiderman, Köln 2010 #MTC, Cologne #Demented Are Go #Superhelden im Schock

No.150 Minja, Tampere 2011 #Zombina and the Skeletons #Lumous Festival #Goth Subculture Finland

No.162 Jessé, Canoga Park 2009 #Cobalt cafe

No.174 Erschöpft, LA 2009 #Knitting Factory #Cheap Sex

No.151 Chris, Mettmann 2009 #Stahlwerk # Gothic Industrial Night

No.163 Anja, Leipzig 2011 #Die Blinden

No.175 Psychobillies, Tokyo 2010 #Earthdom, Shinokubo # The Spiderz #J_Subs 2006

No.152 Station, Kobe 2012

No.164 sKid Row, Downtown La 2011

No.176 J.D., La 2009 #Little Tokyo #Key Club #KMFDM

No.153 World Park, Beijing 2011

No.165 Coming into LA, LA 2011 #Woodstock #Arlo Guthrie

No.177 Sammy, Düsseldorf 2010 # Broilers #SkinsModsTeds

No.154 Subway, Beijing 2011

No.166 angela, rotterdam 2012 #Caribbean Carnival

No.178 Julian, LA 2009 #Bamboo Lounge #Azusa

No.155 jewish man, Downtown LA 2011

No.167 Tür, Arles 2010

No.179 JR Line, Tokyo 2012 #Japan Railway

No.156 Old What Bar, Beijing 2011 #Forbidden City #Misandao

No.168 Skaterin, Venice beach 2011

No.180 Neverland 3 , Nara 2012 #Proud Hammers #Oi of Japan #J_Subs 2006


No.181 peter, leipzig 2010 #WGT #Deathrock, Postpunk #Vogelnest

No.193 Krabbe, Shinjuku 2012

No.205 Chinatown, sf 2009

No.182 Mount Fuji, 2012 # Hokusai #Sendai to Tokyo #Irregular Rhythm Asylum #Kirschblüten Hanami

No.194 Marie, Köln 2010

No.206 Kabukicho, Tokyo 2010 # Watanabe Katsumi #Gangs of Kabukicho #Tokyo Street Rockers

No.183 Protest, Tokyo 2012 #Okinawa Airbase

No.195 Luke, Beijing 2011 #D-22, Haidian District #Red Rock

No.207 Man in White , Shinjuku 2010 #Kabukicho

No.184 Shoko, Düsseldorf 2010 #Kunstakademie Düsseldorf #Ratinger Hof

No.196 Off site cafe, toronto 2005

No.208 Darla, La 2009 #Savoy Ballroom #Zoot Suits #Hellzapoppin #My Baby Jo

No.185 Shinjuku Station, Tokyo 2012‚ #Kabukicho # Daido Moriyama #Enter the Void

No.197 neverland 3, nara 2012

No.209 Wendee, La 2009 #Knitting Factory #Projekt Pitchfork #Das Bunker #LADEAD, LA Darkside

No.186 Tetsuya, Tokyo 2010 #Shinokubo #Osaka #Earthdom #The Spiderz

No.198 white car, Bottrop 2008 #Kustom Kulture

No.210 Chiaka, LA 2009 #Little Tokyo #Nisei Week

No.187 Mom, New York 2010 #08.06.2007

No.199 Santos, La 2009 #Mal‘s Bar # Wild Records #Rockabilly #Rebel Beat

No.211 Psychobilly Girl, Tokyo 2010 #Shinokubo #The Spiderz #J_Subs

No.188 Wedding, Sendai 2012 #Lieko Shiga #Fukushima #Family Album

No.200 Terry LEE, silver lake 2009 #Akbar #Rocksteady Mondays #Queer LA

No.212 Urbanstr., Berlin 2012 #Darkzone # Gayronimo

No.189 Anna/Fin, Dortmund 2010 #Inter-Cool 3.0 # “Youth as Refugees“

No.201 Michael Jackson, LA 2009

No.213 Sandra, düsseldorf 2009 #Black Raven #Rockabilly

No.190 Mike, Leipzig 2010 #Wave Gotik Treffen

No.202 Ike, La 2011 #The Blvd #Boyle Heights, East LA #Death Punch

No.214 Echo Park Crossing , LA 2011

No.191 Geisha, Tokyo 2012

No.203 Sascha, Frechen 2010 # Demented are Go #Bad Reputation #Psychobilly #Gothabilly

No.215 Mario, LA 2009 #Mal‘s Bar #Rockabilly #Santos #Big Sandy

No.192 Betty/Wien, Leipzig 2008 #Wave Gothic Treffen #Goth Subculture

No.204 Vanessa, Leipzig 2008 #WGT #Goth Subculture #Victorian Style

No.216 megan, canoga park 2009 #Cobalt Cafe


No.217 sven, Düsseldorf 2011 # Electrohorror #Soll #John Spencer Blues Explosion #Cramps #Guitar Wolf

No.229 Auto nachts, NY 2010

No.241 Trees, Brooklyn Ny 2010

No.218 Riesenrad, Berlin 2011 #Alexanderplatz

No.230 artbookfair, ny 2010 #PS1

No.242 Gegenlicht 2, Ny 2010

No.219 Bausatz, Tokyo 2010 #Mandarake #Akihabara

No.231 Mickey, LA 2011 #Bar Sinister #Hollywood # Cold Blue Rebels

No.243 Lawson, Ikebukuro 2012 #Freeters

No.220 Wohnblock, neuss 1998 #Le Corbusier

No.232 Matratzenladen, Tokyo 2010

No.244 Jesse,Canoga Park 2009 #Cobalt Café #Madness #Spirit of 69

No.221 Truck, Downtown La 2011

No.233 Kyle, Reseda 2011 #Weber‘s Bar and Grill #Rockabilly Fridays

No.245 jessy, iserlohn 2010

No.222 25 anniversary of Club fuck, la 2009 #Antebellum Gallery #Irving Klaw #Betty Page #Fetish Subculture

No.234 luau bar, Ny 2009 #Psycho Charger #Psychobilly Luau

No.246 Rachid, Düsseldorf 2005 #Kabawil

No.223 Ben, La 2011 #Antebellum #Hollywood #Boy meets Girl

No.235 Bamboo Lounge, Azusa 2009 #Hot Rod #Kustum Kulture

No.247 Linda/NY, Krefeld 2010 #Museum Haus Esters

No.224 melissa, Azusa 2009 #Bamboo Lounge #Lil Gizelle #The Desperados

No.236 Burger Place, New Jersey 2009

No.248 Frau, Ny 2010 #5th Ave

No.225 Sofia Isabella, Brighton 2010 #Caroline of Brunswick #Pub (Public House) #Brighton Subcultures

No.237 Pilar, Pfungstadt 2010 #Rebel Beat #Betty Page

No.249 Ohne gesicht, osaka 2012 #Dotonbori

No.226 View on Manhattan, Ny 2009 # Long Island City # PS1

No.238 Rinko, Tokyo 2012 #Nobody knows #Utatane #Cui Cui #Nabe

No.250 Cat, Tokyo 2008 #Nobuyoshi Araki #Catbooks #Chiro,my love #Sentimental journey

No.227 Mars Bar, ny 2010 #Lower East side # Robert Frank #The Blade Runner #Halloween

No.239 Subway, New York #Helvetica

No.251 Ramen Place, Shinokubo 2010

No.228 Susan, Amsterdam, Paris 2010

No.240 Girlfriend of kyle, reseda 2011 #Weber‘s Sportsbar #Rockabilly Friday

No.252 mercedes, la 2009


No.253 Gisela, Düsseldorf 1998

No.265 Gloria(Raz), Rottenburg 2007 #Silent Hill #Pyramid head #Character Thieves #Cosplay Convention

No.277 Hot Pot, Beijing 2011 #Dongcheng District #Mao Livehouse

No.254 die denkerin, La 2009 #4010 South Broadway #Psychobilly

No.266 pastrami place, NY 2009

No.278 Yoyogi Jungs, Tokyo 2008 #Harajuku #Nagomu Record Label

No.255 Finair to tokyo 2012 #Aki Kaurismäki

No.267 teddy, Brooklyn 2008

No.279 Kabuki, Tokyo 2012 #Asakusa #Noh Theater #Bunraku #Butoh

No.256 Dean, Düsseldorf 2010 #Los Angeles #Dean Sameshima #Antifoto

No.268 johnny voodoo, La 2011 #Bar Sinister # Cold Blue Rebels #Hollywood

No.280 Selina, La 2009 #Little Tokyo #Gothic Lolita #Japanese Schoolgirl Inferno

No.257 Jake, Düsseldorf 2007 #Combination records #Jake the Rapper

No.269 halloween, Ny 2010 #Oscar Wilde #Maske #the written Face

No.281 Cat/Forbidden City, Beijing 2011 #Forbidden City # Araki #Maneki-neko #Cat Books

No.258 lena/swe, Luxemburg 2011 #London #World in London #Nobody books

No.270 TV, Düsseldorf 2012 # Jason Evans #Wild Beasts

No.282 M.L. King Jr. Day, LA 2011 #Leimert Park Village #Civil Rights Movement #Stokeley Carmichael #Black Power Mixtape

No.259 Jochen, Bonn 2010 #Animagic #Visual Kei #Cosplay Convention

No.271 c0ney island, ny 2010

No.283 Sean, Canoga Perk 2009 #Cobalt Café #Cannibal Corpse #Death Metal

No.260 float, Osaka 2012 #Konohana #Wonder Picnic

No.272 asai sensei, düsseldorf 2011 #Aikido

No.284 Khhryst, La 2009 #Knitting Factory #Projekt Pitchfork

No.261 Raul, La 2009 #Bamboo Lounge

No.273 Hatanaka, Osaka 2011 #Konton Bar #Punk Support Center #Zombienight #Born to be wild

No.285 urban motorway, Osaka 2011 #Namba # The Boredoms #Namba Bears

No.262 Veronica, Azusa 2009 #Bamboo Lounge #The Desperados #Wild Records

No.274 serge, Paris 2011 #Le Karambole # Serge Gainsbourg #La Baronne de la Nuit

No.286 Monte Cristo, La 2011 #Wilshire Blvd #Darkwave, Synthpop, Aggrotech #Das Bunker

No.263 Matthew, Azusa 2009 #Bambou Lounge #Lil Gizelle #Wild Records #The Desperados

No.275 WaschsaLON, paris 2011 #Clichy

No.287 3rd Str/s Figueroa, La 2011 #Pantry Cafe #American Cuisine

No.264 American Flag, La 2009 #Robert Mapplethorpe #Black Flag #Stars and Stripes

No.276 Hisako, Tokyo 2010 #Nakano #Paul Weller #Zepp Tokyo

No.288 Kreel, La 2009 #Little Tokyo #Afro Look #Jimmy Hendrix #Women in Rap #Black Power


No.289 bboy classics, rotterdam 2012 #The Bronx #Breakdance #Hip Hop Battle #Juste Debout

No.301 Reita , Köln 2007 #Gazette #Visual Kei Cosplay #Glam Rock

No.313 Kenji, Düsseldorf 2010 #Japantag

No.290 Kreuzberg, berlin 2012 #Kotti

No.302 5th Ave/Bus, Ny 2010

No.314 Häuser, Beijing 2011

No.291 downtown la, la 2011 #Keyword, Place #Keyword Name,  Artist #Keyword Music, /Fashion

No.303 Jefferson St, Brooklyn 2009

No.315 Salarymen, Osaka 2012

No.292 Mandy, Düsseldorf 2005 #Streetdance #Hip Hop #Kabawil

No.304 kino, Salzburg 2010

No.316 Mayue, Beijing 2011 #Old What Bar # Misandao #Punk in Beijing

No.293 King Day, LA 2011

No.305 Skull, Waiblingen 2012

No.317 Musikzettel, Ny 2009 #Bowery

No.294 tiananmen place, beijing 2011 #National day #Golden week

No.306 Elisa, Leipzig 2008 #Wave Gotik Treffen

No.318 Hairstyle guide, Ny 2009

No.295 Jezebel, La 2009 #Knitting Factory # Projekt Pitchfork #Elektro Wave

No.307 Robert, Düsseldorf 2009 #London # Lou Cifer #Teddyboys #Rockabilly

No.319 lei yun, Beijing 2011 #Old What Bar # Misandao #Skinhead Culture

No.296 Barbès Rochechouart, Paris 2012 #La Cigale

No.308 Billboard, Tokyo 2008

No.320 The Echo, LA 2011

No.297 Kruemel, Gevelsberg 2009 #Post Punk, New Wave, Dark Wave #Robert Smith #The Cure #Vogelnest

No.309 sexbude, Tokyo 2008

No.321 M.l. king jr.Day, La 2011

No.298 Reita (Kayleigh), Köln 2007 #Harajuku # Gazette #David Bowie #Visual Kei Cosplay #Androgyn

No.310 sunset strip, la 2009 #Hollywood # Michael Jackson #Mister Lonely #Harmony Korine

No.322 Isaiha, La 2011 #My Baby Jo #Ballroom Dance #My Baby Jo

No.299 März 2012, Tokyo #Fukushima #Takashi Homma #Human recovery Project #Radioactivists

No.311 Containerfest, Rotterdam 2012

No.323 Jessy xin, Düsseldorf 2011 #Japan Day

No.300 Wohnhaus, Ny 2010

No.312 Karas, Beijing 2011 #Mao Live House #Old What Bar #Punk in beijing

No.324 che che, LA 2009 #Akbar #Rocksteady Mondays #Skinhead Culture


No.325 carolyn, Azusa 2009 #Bamboo Lounge #The Desperados #Wild Records

No.337 henguchi, Osaka 2012 #Konohana # Yoshinori Henguchi #Antifoto 2011 #Wonder Picnic

No.349 GBH, Rotterdam 2012 #Baroeg # G.B.H. #Hardcore Punk

No.326 Nadine, Dortmund 2008 #Spirit of 69 #Skinhead Culture #This is England

No.338 Haus/Miyagi, März 2012 #Tohoku #11.März 2011

No.350 Love, Tokyo 2010

No.327 Katharina, Dortmund 2008 #Feathercut #Chelsea #Meaning of Style

No.339 Float, Osaka 2012 #Konohana #Can #Noise #Wonder Picnic

No.351 Yu, Bonn 2007 #Animagic #Cinema Bizarre #Visual Kei

No.328 torsten, Düsseldorf 2010 #Black Raven #Quadrophenia #the Who #Mods vs Rockers

No.340 corvette(red Windows), La 2009 #Korea Town

No.352 Mona, Düsseldorf 2012

No.329 pepsi, tokyo 2012

No.341 Autowerkstatt, Kobe 2011 #Kobe #Mitsuteru Yokoyama #Tetsujin 28-go

No.353 Thalia Valentine, Brighton 2010 #Caroline of Brunswick

No.330 sendai Airport, 2012 #Tohoku #Lieko Shiga #11. März 2011

No.342 Benjamin, Düsseldorf 2010 #Benjamin Novalis Hofmann #Hardcore #Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

No.354 Larry/SF, Berlin 2012 #Folsom Europe # Leather/Fetish Subculture

No.331 Fumiya, La 2009 #Little Tokyo #Nagomu Record Label

No.343 Reifenzeichnung, Düsseldorf 2010 #Fenster zum Hof

No.355 Sigi, Berlin #Wild at Heart # Sir Psyko #Psychobilly

No.332 Ryudai, Tokyo 2010 # Ryudai Takano #In my room #How to contact a man

No.344 Next to Seibu Shinjuku line, Shinjuku 2010

No.356 Life, Berlin 2012 #Kreuzberg

No.333 NAME, HEIMATORT, AUFN, XXXX #Miyagi #Lieko Shiga #The Smith

No.345 olga, Dortmund 2006 #Teddy Girl #Rockabilly #Summer Jamboree #Kustom Kulture

No.357 Debi, LA 2009 #Tokyo, Shibuya # Kigurumin #Manba Make up #Para Para Dance

No.334 Im zug, Paris 2012

No.346 Evil Drizzle, Beijing 2011 #Old What Bar # Misandao #Punk in Beijing

No.358 Jezebelle, Azusa 2009 #Bamboo Lounge # The Desperados #Rockabilly #Lil Gizelle

No.335 N ear Venice BLvd, La 2009 #Culver City

No.347 eloise, Paris 2010 #History of the Modern Goth

No.359 Damon/London, Berlin 2012 #Folsom Europe

No.336 Jorge/Mexico city, Leipzig 2010 #Felsenkeller #Deathrock #Horrorpunk #Alien Sex Fiend #Batcave

No.348 Hairdresser, NY 2009

No.360 Rehearsal room, Osaka 2011 #America Mura #Kansai Punk support Center #Return of the living dead


No.361 Tiki Bar, Rotterdam 2012

No.373 Quad, Düsselorf 2012 #Salon des Amateurs # Diez-Roth Project 80/81 #Beckett

No.385 Nina, Leipzig 2008 #WGT #Japanologie

No.362 Christian/London Berlin 2012 #Folsom Europe

No.374 sweetness, Düsseldorf 2010

No.386 Strasse nachts, Tokyo 2008

No.363 Train ride, Utrecht 2012

No.375 Air China, La 2009 #LAX

No.387 Ultraman, Osaka 2001 #Den Den Town #Ultra Q #Godzilla

No.364 Brad´S Farm, NY 2009 #Upstate NY

No.376 Coca Cola, Berlin 2010

No.388 Jewish Kid, London 2010 #My first Sony

No.365 Brad, NY 2009

No.377 Tobenai chinmoku, Screenshot 2012 #Picture by Moriyama #Directed by Kazuo Kuroki

No.389 carrie, Brighton 2010 #Caroline of Brunswick # This is England

No.366 Marion, Düsseldorf 2010

No.378 Daniel, Düsseldorf 2007 #Japan Tag #Kunstakademie Düsseldorf #Visual Kei

No.390 Metro, Paris 2012 #Keyword Name,  Artist #Keyword Music, /Fashion

No.367 San Francisco 2009

No.379 Joseph, Düsseldorf 2011 #Yosef Joseph Dadoune #Israel

No.391 Drugstore, Berlin 2012 #40 Jahre Drugstore #Autonomous youth center

No.368 Ducktail,Tokyo 2010 #Club Doctor

No.380 Akihabara, Tokyo 2008 #The electric Town #Anime #Manga #Mandarake

No.392 Salmi, Düsseldorf 2010 #Uk Subs #The Vibrators #J_Subs

No.369 Dommiel, La 2009 #Knitting Factory # Project Pitchfork #Cybergoth

No.381 Yumiko, Tokyo 2010 #Ryudai Takano #Takuma Uematsu

No.393 Deniz, Düsseldorf 2010 #Kabawil #Gangsta Rap

No.370 Angel, La 2009 #Akbar #Rockseady Monday

No.382 Gini , Düsseldorf 2007 #Japan Tag #Hanabi

No.394 Sweet Lolita, Tokyo 2008 #Yoyogi #Tokyo Visu #Harajuku

No.371 Omar, Azusa 2009 #Bamboo Lounge #Rockabilly

No.383 Wohnhaus, Beijing 2011

No.395 Markus, Gevelsberg 2009 #Gothic Industrial Night

No.372 Bus Stop, La 2011 #Wilshire Blvd #Driving the Bus in LA #Political Landscape

No.384 fugu, Osaka 2012

No.396 Tim, Bochum 2011 #Zwischenfall


No.397 Jesse, Köln 2007 #Kövit #Boy meets Girl

No.409 Weddingdress, Ny 2010 #Chinatown

No.421 Do not Block, La 2011

No.398 Ruki (Majin), Köln, 2007 #Gazette #Visual Kei Cosplay

No.410 Susan, La 2009 #Downtown #Morrissey #William E. Jones

No.422 Metro 4, Tokyo 2012

No.399 Sabrina/Italy, Leipzig 2011 #Wave Gotik Treffen

No.411 Hip Hop, Düsseldorf 2010 #Kabawil

No.423 joe Strummer, Berlin 2012 #Wild at heart

No.400 Mikael/Finland, Dortmund 2010 #“Youth as refugees“ #Intercool 3.0 #Lumous Gothic Festival

No.412 Drugstore, Berlin 2012

No.424 Interview, Ny 2009 #Andy Warhol

No.401 Massage, Tokyo 2012

No.413 BBoy classic, Rotterdam 2012 #Hip Hop Battle

No.425 Evelyn/Sweden, Leipzig 2009 #Wave Gothic Festival

No.402 Katzenhaus, La 2009 #Santa Monica #La Brea Matrix

No.414 Shelly, La 2009 #Mal‘s Café #Santos #Big Sandy

No.426 Glauco/Italy, Leipzig 2011 #WGT #The Mescaline Babies

No.403 der freund, Düsseldorf 2009 #Osaka # Naoki Urasawa #Manga #20th Century boys

No.415 Ecke Pico, la 2009

No.427 Wilshire 1, La 2011 #The Standard

No.404 Kai/Finland, Leipzig 2008 #Wave Gothic Festival #Lumous Fetival #Clubschatten

No.416 auto, Beijing 2011

No.428 Red lights 2, La 2011 #LAX # John Denver #Leaving on a Jetplane

No.405 Yakitori, Sninjuku 2012

No.417 Red Lights, La 2009 #Downtown

No.429 Julia/Finland, Leipzig 2008 #Wave Gothic Festival

No.406 Skatepark, Venice Beach 2011

No.418 Jessy, Dortmund 2006 #Teddy Girl

No.430 Madison ave, Harlem 2010

No.407 Gegenlicht 2, La 2011

No.419 Tony, Azusa 2009 #Bamboo Lounge #Psycho House

No.431 David, reseda 2011 #Weber‘s Bar and Grill #Rockabilly Friday #Lil Gizelle #Wild Records #Rebel Beat

No.408 Art book fair, Ny 2010 #Printed matter #A.A.Bronson #General Idea

No.420 Angel Kiss, Tokyo 2012 #Ikebukuro

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