Author Archives: Keep it Simple, Make it Fast!

GIG Psicotronics + Tracy Vandal

Artists: Psicotronics + Tracy Vandal. Psicotronics generators and stuff to hypnotise you and to make you feel… In the words of Victor Torpedo: ‘Psicotronics is the Marquis of Cha Cha, lord of the out of bill and norm and of

GIG Psicotronics + Tracy Vandal

Artists: Psicotronics + Tracy Vandal. Psicotronics generators and stuff to hypnotise you and to make you feel… In the words of Victor Torpedo: ‘Psicotronics is the Marquis of Cha Cha, lord of the out of bill and norm and of

GIG Tó Trips. Guitarra Makaka. Danças a um Deus Desconhecido [Monkey Guitar. Dancing to a God Unknown]

  Artist: Tó Trips. Tó Trips presents his second solo record in the KISMIF Conference 2015. ‘Those who remember Tó Trips as the guitarman in Amen Sacristi or as the leader of Lulu Blind, are not entirely convinced of the

GIG Tó Trips. Guitarra Makaka. Danças a um Deus Desconhecido [Monkey Guitar. Dancing to a God Unknown]

  Artist: Tó Trips. Tó Trips presents his second solo record in the KISMIF Conference 2015. ‘Those who remember Tó Trips as the guitarman in Amen Sacristi or as the leader of Lulu Blind, are not entirely convinced of the

EXHIBITION Under-Ventures by Ondina

  Artist: Ondina Pires Ondina Pires: the show of art and wise-insanity. Ex-musician in bands like Ezra Pound and The Madness, Pop dell’Arte, The Great Lesbian Show; writer, collage and scraps addicted; collector of bizarre items. ‘I was born on

EXHIBITION Under-Ventures by Ondina

  Artist: Ondina Pires Ondina Pires: the show of art and wise-insanity. Ex-musician in bands like Ezra Pound and The Madness, Pop dell’Arte, The Great Lesbian Show; writer, collage and scraps addicted; collector of bizarre items. ‘I was born on

Ain’t Art, Bastards! Exhibition of Esgar Acelerado

  Artist: Esgar Acelerado People with a Sweet Tooth, on the magnificent work of Esgar Acelerado by valter hugo mãe. ‘I always have the idea that the characters of Esgar Acelerado bring with them a look of gluttony for things,

Ain’t Art, Bastards! Exhibition of Esgar Acelerado

  Artist: Esgar Acelerado People with a Sweet Tooth, on the magnificent work of Esgar Acelerado by valter hugo mãe. ‘I always have the idea that the characters of Esgar Acelerado bring with them a look of gluttony for things,

EXHIBITION DIY DIY My Darling! @Rivoli/ FLUP/ Montepio. Outspace Zines & Records

Artists: Esgar Acelerado, Chili Com Carne, MMMNNNRRRG, Ondina Pires, Victor Torpedo, Noé Alves, Anoik, João Belga, Rudolfo, Chaputa Records and others Since the 1970’s uncommon cultural products have been produced in Portugal, many of them without official records to prove

EXHIBITION DIY DIY My Darling! @Rivoli/ FLUP/ Montepio. Outspace Zines & Records

Artists: Esgar Acelerado, Chili Com Carne, MMMNNNRRRG, Ondina Pires, Victor Torpedo, Noé Alves, Anoik, João Belga, Rudolfo, Chaputa Records and others Since the 1970’s uncommon cultural products have been produced in Portugal, many of them without official records to prove

KISMIF Book of Proceedings 2014

  “The underground music scenes were, for a long time, associated with strong DIY (do-it-yourself) cultural practices. Consequently, in this book we intend to discuss the importance of underground artistic and musical practices in contemporary society, both for its volatility

KISMIF Book of Proceedings 2014

  “The underground music scenes were, for a long time, associated with strong DIY (do-it-yourself) cultural practices. Consequently, in this book we intend to discuss the importance of underground artistic and musical practices in contemporary society, both for its volatility

CALL FOR CHAPTERS ‘Fast, Furious and Xerox’

‘Fast, Furious and Xerox’. Independent DIY Publications and Underground Urban Cultures Paula Guerra & Pedro Quintela (eds.)   Historically, there is a close relationship between the emergence and consolidation of urban cultural and artistic expressions — particularly those related to certain youth cultures

CALL FOR CHAPTERS ‘Fast, Furious and Xerox’

‘Fast, Furious and Xerox’. Independent DIY Publications and Underground Urban Cultures Paula Guerra & Pedro Quintela (eds.)   Historically, there is a close relationship between the emergence and consolidation of urban cultural and artistic expressions — particularly those related to certain youth cultures

Keep it rocking

 Photos by Peter Machado. The main goal of our approach is to analyse the social representations of alternative rock in Portugal (or, using a terminology more akin to 1980s Portugal, of the “modern music vanguard”) from 1980 to 2010. This

Keep it rocking

 Photos by Peter Machado. The main goal of our approach is to analyse the social representations of alternative rock in Portugal (or, using a terminology more akin to 1980s Portugal, of the “modern music vanguard”) from 1980 to 2010. This

KISMIF Conference 2015: update

Keep It Simple, Make It Fast! Crossing Borders of Underground Music Scenes   Submission of abstracts: until 15 March 2015       Keep It Simple, Make It Fast! (KISMIF) Crossing Borders of Underground Music Scenes will take place in Porto,

KISMIF Conference 2015: update

Keep It Simple, Make It Fast! Crossing Borders of Underground Music Scenes   Submission of abstracts: until 15 March 2015       Keep It Simple, Make It Fast! (KISMIF) Crossing Borders of Underground Music Scenes will take place in Porto,

Music and more than music

 Photos given by Hugo Ramone. In Western societies, punk represented a benchmark for rupture towards the existing social structure while providing a soundtrack for it. So, it is in this context that we will approach the Portuguese punk considering its

Music and more than music

 Photos given by Hugo Ramone. In Western societies, punk represented a benchmark for rupture towards the existing social structure while providing a soundtrack for it. So, it is in this context that we will approach the Portuguese punk considering its