April’s theme…Change and Adaptation

  Welcome to April’s Synchronized Chaos issue! This time we have the privilege of featuring artists from a wider variety of genres, including independent filmmakers, several musicians, and a business consultant. Each work within this month’s assortment was highly unique and distinctive, with a clear sense of theme and purpose. Our contributors know they have something […]

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Maeve by Moonlight: Short fiction by M.R.C. of Chaos Creations

  The late afternoon sun was blasting searing heat off the endless sand around the jeep. Corporal Eamon Donough finally slammed the wrench down, sucked on his bloody knuckles one last time and looked around him in disgust. He and the small unit of men he had been with had been attacked by aircraft earlier […]

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Missy Feigum’s Lil’ Abominations

    I am a painter currently living and working in San Francisco, California. I have been painting since the age of 19 when I discovered that the skills I acquired in college art classes could be applied to the examination of my own psyche. Since then, I have used painting as a tool to […]

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In conversation with Bruno Ricci, up and coming South Bay guitarist

  Up and coming musicians Bruno Ricci and Brian Fernandez – based out of Santa Clara County, acoustic guitar fusion music. Interview conducted at San Jose’s Nostra Pizza, home of the most delicious calzones and photography all over the walls with scenes from Italy and Argentina. You have a lot of influences…were they conscious or […]

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Review: Ina Wong’s Su-Ling’s Treasure

  “Mei and I stood transfixed on the deck with our eyes and mouths wide open as we saw the sun rise from behind the horizon, little by little, as if shy of the open sea and sky.  Then suddenly, it shot up into the heavens, high and majestic, golden and glowing, giving warmth and […]

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Conversation with experimental independent band Corpus Callosum

  Corpus Callosum is an independent group based out of Santa Clara, California. Known for transforming ordinary objects into musical instruments, their motto is “To Confuse and Terrify.” They explore bits of history and unusual facts and stories through their songs, and have been reviewed as ‘both behind and ahead of our time.’ Guide to […]

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In conversation with Shanna Gilfix, acoustic soul singer

 Sunnyvale-based singer Shanna Gilfix, and her bandmate Richard Adoradio, posted on their Myspace page that ‘music is the remedy for the mundane.’ Working through, acknowledging and processing common emotions in fresh ways has become part of their style and purpose. They hope to create danceable, ‘listenable’ music so people will have fun – and also […]

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