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Look! This page borrows from the Instagram school of design. It's not the Mies van der Rohe International Style we transposed when we began OUTSIDELEFT in the 1930s, nor is it our pastel interpretation of pop art themes that we've been leaning on for a little while now. It is a pragmatic choice though, because...

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Oruã: They Gave Us Mirrors, and We Saw a Sick World

Outsideleft Week in Music Gets Mouthy

Back to School with Van Morrison's New Live Set

The Hyperreal World of the Tribute Band

Still Growing in a Sun That Has Only Gotten Darker

Can't Stop. Won't Stop. Luminous Breaks Out of Genre Restraints.

Fifty-Eight Years of Hurt

Outsideleft Week in Music In Love with Everything Ancient

Redd Kross: Now You're One of Us

Hunting Lodge – Exorcising Nomad Souls

Outsideleft Week in Music Gets Dirty

Less Fives


Too Much Is Not Enough


Dig the Old Breed(ers)

Outsideleft Week in Music... Kim Gordon made a Single

Come to Pepe

Clone, Clone, Clone...

Chico Buarque: A Genius and Giant in Brazilian Culture

Five Easy Pieces

Vividly Iridescent Mountainscape

Outsideleft Week in Music Surveillance

Musical Memoirs: As For the Future's Soundscape


All About and Contributors


Outsideleft exists on a precarious no budget budget. We are interested in hearing from deep and deeper pocket types willing to underwrite our cultural vulture activity. We're not so interested in plastering your product all over our stories, but something more subtle and dignified for all parties concerned. Contact us and let's talk. [HELP OUTSIDELEFT]


If Outsideleft had arms they would always be wide open and welcoming to new writers and new ideas. If you've got something to say, something a small dank corner of the world needs to know about, a poem to publish, a book review, a short story, if you love music or the arts or anything else, write something about it and send it along. Of course we don't have anything as conformist as a budget here. But we'd love to see what you can do. Write for Outsideleft, do. [SUBMISSIONS FORM HERE]


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