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December 16, 2019

The Winter 2019 Issue

The Winter 2019 Issue of Auxiliary, a magazine dedicated to alternative fashion, music, and lifestyle, features Nina Kate of Jane Doe Latex on the cover, She Past Away, Azam Ali, Gaia and Sara Save the World, fashion and beauty editorials, reviews, and more.

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Auxiliary Online Content

February 10, 2020

The Oak Tweed Hooded Scarf by Celtic Fusion Design is our Must featured item for Winter

Auxiliary Online Content from the Must feature in the Winter 2019 Issue. Here is an expanded look at the keeping warm for winter item from our featured designer Celtic Fusion Design.

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Podcast Spotlight

February 3, 2020

The Cemetery Confessions podcast delivers a community discussion across borders

We interview those behind the podcast Cemetery Confessions which tackles deep discussions of the goth community.

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In Attendance

December 16, 2019

Bauhaus Reunion

Bauhaus made their final appearance of a limited-date reunion tour in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Palladium and Azam Ali opened for Bauhaus on this final night. We were lucky to catch the show!

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In Attendance

December 16, 2019

Substance 2019

Substance was a two-day festival in Los Angeles held at the historic Los Angeles Theatre on the 1st and 2nd of November with Gary Numan and Boy Harsher as respective headliners.

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In Attendance

October 10, 2019

Pink Turns Blue in Los Angeles

Pink Turns Blue are currently on tour and stopped in Los Angeles for a show on September 15th at The Echoplex.

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Auxiliary Online Content

July 17, 2019

Glow fashion editorial featuring TOTEM Boutique

Auxiliary Online Content from the Must feature in the Summer 2019 Issue. Glow fashion editorial featuring women’s raver and burner fashions by TOTEM Boutique photographed by Lush Light Photography.

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In Attendance

May 8, 2019

Attrition with Indarra, Subterranea, and Vancorvid in Toronto

UK industrial darkwave legends Attrition like to visit Toronto every so often, and this time it happened at the Rivoli on March 16, 2019. Three opening bands fleshed out the evening’s lineup.

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Advertiser Introduction

March 29, 2017

Crisiswear blend Cyberpunk and Steampunk to create their Fashion Forward Future

To welcome our new advertiser Crisiswear we chatted with designer Flux about the cyberpunk meets steampunk label and his motto of, “future forward fashion.”

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Fashion Editorial

March 2, 2017

Raven men’s goth fashion editorial featuring Alex No

Raven fashion editorial featuring men’s goth fashions by Alex No Design photographed by Raisa Kanareva and modeled by Alex No in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

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The Oak Tweed Hooded Scarf by Celtic Fusion Design is our Must featured item for Winter

Auxiliary Online Content from the Must feature in the Winter 2019 Issue. Here is an expanded look at the keeping warm for winter item from our featured designer Celtic Fusion Design.

Auxiliary Dark Magician Style goth look inspired by The Magicians

Dark Magician Style feature is a little whimsy mixed with academic properness

Auxiliary Online Content from the Style feature in the Winter 2019 Issue. A closer and more detailed look at our “Dark Magician style” very much inspired by the TV show The Magicians.

Glow fashion editorial featuring TOTEM Boutique

Auxiliary Online Content from the Must feature in the Summer 2019 Issue. Glow fashion editorial featuring women’s raver and burner fashions by TOTEM Boutique photographed by Lush Light Photography.

Auxiliary Magazine Killstar Sporty Collection

Killstar Sporty Collection

Alternative clothing and lifestyle brand Killstar recently launched their 2017 activewear line Sporty providing a sea of black sportswear in occult prints, fishnets paneling, and strappy pentagram details.

Bauhaus Reunion

Bauhaus made their final appearance of a limited-date reunion tour in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Palladium and Azam Ali opened for Bauhaus on this final night. We were lucky to catch the show!

Substance 2019

Substance was a two-day festival in Los Angeles held at the historic Los Angeles Theatre on the 1st and 2nd of November with Gary Numan and Boy Harsher as respective headliners.

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Pink Turns Blue in Los Angeles

Pink Turns Blue are currently on tour and stopped in Los Angeles for a show on September 15th at The Echoplex.

The Old Gods of New Berlin, an EP by Johnny Hollow

The Old Gods of New Berlin by Johnny Hollow music review

Five years after A Collection of Creatures, Johnny Hollow keeps to a shorter and sweet EP length with their new release, The Old Gods of New Berlin.

Auxiliary Magazine Cemetery Confessions podcast interview

The Cemetery Confessions podcast delivers a community discussion across borders

Auxiliary interviews those behind the ongoing widely available podcast Cemetery Confessions on The Belfry Network and highlight its history and purpose. With each episode hosts The Count and Trae and special guests tackle deep and lengthy discussions of the goth community.

S’mores Dragon Sticker by Earl Grey Paper brings magic back to summer

When we’re young, summer holds the promise of adventure and endless possibility. Not all of us feel so free during the season once we venture deep into adulthood. Find some summer magic again with our Item Spotlight, the S’mores Dragon Sticker by Earl Grey Paper.

DJs Mistress McCutchan (left) and Batty von Bats (right)

The Cat vs Bat podcast discusses pressing issues in the subculture

On May 19, 2019, Cat vs. Bat Podcast will celebrate one year of discussing music, debating the pressing issues of the subculture, interviewing interesting people, and having many good laughs.

Baby Loch Nessie Monster by East of the Sun Studio is the easiest way to bring home a mythical pet

Nessie has been debunked according to scientist but not in our hearts. How lovely would it be to not only see her, but live with such a magical creature? Now you can with our Item Spotlight the Baby Loch Ness Monster Air Plant Holder by East of the Sun Studio.

Auxiliary Magazine Behind the Scenes of our Fall 2017 Beauty Photoshoot

Behind the Scenes of our Fall 2017 Beauty Picks and Runway to Vanity Photoshoot

Take a look behind the scenes of our Fall 2017 Issue beauty photoshoot with Beauty Editor Elizabeth Rhodes, photographer Saryn Christina, and makeup artist Akiko Yamakawa.

The Auxiliary Awards Best Makeup Artist of 2016 Makeup Vamp

Makeup Vamp winner of Best Makeup Artist of 2016

Makeup Vamp won our Best Makeup Artist of 2016 award and we talked with her about the past, 2016, and the future.

Behind the scenes of our Spring 2017 Beauty Picks photoshoot featuring Makeup Geek

Behind the Scenes of our Spring 2017 Beauty Picks photoshoot

Peek behind the scenes of our Spring 2017 Beauty Picks photoshoot to see how our featured products were used to create fresh spring looks.

Vote for the Best in Alternative Beauty of 2016

Vote for the Best in Beauty of 2016

Cast your vote for the best alternative, subculture, unique, or independent Makeup Artist, Hair Stylist, and Beauty Product of 2016!

Read about the Pan Pan of post WWII Japan in Kissing Stars Over the Rising Sun by Paige Etheridge

Our latest Item Spotlight comes from Auxiliary contributor Paige Etheridge. With her book about the Pan Pan of post WWII Japan, Kissing Stars Over the Rising Sun, she asks, “what if the subculture you were a part of, or one that you loved, was erased?”

dark fantasy books list Huntress L. J. Smith

10 Dark Fantasy Books to curl up with until Spring

Curl up with one of these dark fantasy books and patiently waiting for spring. Now is the perfect time for a good read, be it a well-known story or a jewel yet to be discovered. Enjoy one of the two or both with this list of reading choices to get you through the season.

Quackery A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything by Lydia Kang and Nate Pedersen

Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything

If you’re interested in mysteries, medical investigations, and murder cases Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything by Lydia Kang and Nate Pedersen is a non-fiction read you’ll find equally horrifying and enjoyable.

The Auxiliary Awards Best Artist of 2016 Zoetica Ebb

Zoetica Ebb winner of Best Artist of 2016

Zoetica Ebb won the Auxiliary Award for Best Artist of 2016 and we talked with her about the past, 2016, and the future.

Auxiliary Magazine Winter 2019 Issue

The Winter 2019 Issue

The Winter 2019 Issue of Auxiliary, a magazine dedicated to alternative fashion, music, and lifestyle, features Nina Kate of Jane Doe Latex on the cover, She Past Away, Azam Ali, Gaia and Sara Save the World, fashion and beauty editorials, reviews, and more.

Summer 2019 Issue Out Now!

The Summer 2019 Issue features 8mm, Front Line Assembly, My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, Bone & Busk, Steven Russell Black, Gaiapatra, and more!

Auxiliary Magazine Winter 2018 Issue

Winter 2018 Issue Out Now!

The Winter 2018 Issue features Matthew Setzer, Michelle Überreste, ZEF2DEATH, and more!

Auxiliary Magazine Fall 2018 Issue

Fall 2018 Issue Out Now!

The Fall 2018 Issue features Miss Rockwell De’Vil, Cloak & Dagger, Kevin Haskins, ESA, Nina Kate, and more!