Posts Tagged ‘Pirates’

A Pirates View of WSX

Jun
27

Hello mates! Do you know why you are such an impressive component of the great Steampunk machine? It is because you are a singular cog in the whole contraption and without it you remain an impressive wad of leather and …

A Piratical Account of Gearbox Fantatstique II

May
16

Awright mates! Thee Bluebeard here to give you the bitter end of the recap for Gearbox Fantastique II. It was a rainy night in April at Reggies Rock Club in Chicago. The year was 2012. I brought my hat. I …

Teslacon II and the RLGEMS Swim into Madison this Weekend!

Nov
14

Teslacon II continues to explore  the fantastic world of Lord Bobbins versus Dr. Proctocus  this weekend in Madison, Wisconsin. We, the RLGEMS and hundreds of other steampunks will be travelling 20,000 leagues under the aether in the fantastic submarine/airship the …

Chicago Steampunk Event this Saturday!

Jun
01

Come one, come all to Chicago, for this Saturday June 4, we have an extra-ordinary event! Presenting, the Polyphonic Panorama! A night filled with steampunk and vaudeville music, steampunk fashion, pirate humor, fantastic Steampunk art, jewelry and more!

The …

Plans, Imagery and Resources for the Intrepid Airship Builder

Mar
04

Airship Over Chicago

I’ve become a great fan of airship history and lore. As captain and creator of the USAS C.E. Rosendahl, accuracy, plausibility and function are all very important to me when creating my floating gas bag based transport. My research has …

New Abney Park album “Aether Shanties”

Jan
31

Aether Shanties

If you are unfamiliar to the band Abney Park, you are either new to the Steampunk sub-culture or have somehow ducked any and all reference to them ubiquitously scattered throughout the aether.
Regardless, I am sure the rest will be …

A Steampunk Outing to the DIY Festival

Nov
23

It was Sunday November 22nd and after posting on Steampunk Empire that it might be fun for all six existing Chicago Steampunkers to meet up for brunch and a trip to the DIY Marketplace – four of us were actually …

STEAM-CON – Report from a Midwest Steampunker

Nov
07

I had just worked 20 hours (literally) and had not eaten a single meal.  I was wearing my “traveling” jeans, a vest, my pocket watch and compass, my great jacket and holding a walking stick.  People were looking at me …

Hellblinki – Pirates Meet Steampunk With New Concept Album

Oct
21

Thanks to Mr. Auto-Technical (whom SHOULD be writing this post instead of I!)

Definitely check out the Neo-Vaudville-Americana-Pirate-Industrial-MusiqueConcrete group Hellblinki. I downloaded their album “Oratory” and I’m loving it, attached are two songs I’m particularly fond of, the first …

Abney Park, The Clockwork Dolls, and the Current Sound of Steampunk Music

Jan
19

So thus I woke up, made myself some earl gray tea and thought “I’d like to subject the world to my new favorite music.”

For those not familiar with “Steampunk“, the first thing you should know is that …