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Paper Cuts Radio Interview w/ Zine-makers

Click here to listen to Paper Cuts field team Christopher Kardambikis, Christina Long, and Arno Mokros roam the Paper Jam Fest-organized zine fair at Primal Screams –an event featuring underground bands and video premieres, and presented in collaboration between Clocktower and Times Square Arts at a massive movie theater in Times Square on March 15, […]

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Spring Zine Edition 4.2 Is Here!

#Blkgrlswurld Zine Spring Edition 4.2 is here and popping! The Zine is free to view, download or print 😀 On March 15, 2016 custom printed copies will be available for under $5.00 at the Primal Screams punk rock show and Zine fair in Times Square. 3 female led bands will play Tuesday, March 15th @ […]

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Lamb of God and Anthrax in NYC

Quick clips below from last nights mayhem. The #metal schedule during winter on the east coast can be pretty empty so it felt like most metalheads in the city were representing at this show. From the #doom brooders of Brooklyn to the #hardcore jocks of Long Island, men and women alike were Really excited about […]

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TGIF!

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Paper Cuts Book Tour @ ABC No Rio

#‎BLKGRLSWULRD‬ Zine  read and performed a bit of fiddle at the Paper Cuts Book Tour earlier this week. On the panel we discussed NYC Zines and the DIY communities that support them. Featuring: – Anthony Tino from Endless Editions – Giancarlo Corbacho, Panayiotis Terzis, and Nina Carelli from Creeps Annual – Christina Long from #BLKGRLSWURLD – […]

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When Pit Action Goes Awry

It’s the morning after the Acacia Strain show at Webster Hall and I’ve gotta admit- I have some battle scars from last night’s show. Yeesh! Normally most of us wouldn’t think anything of it, but something about last nights crowd seemed off, with the aggression breaking most of our unwritten rules about moshing. The show […]

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Evening Tunes

It’s a Spencer kind of night, where only the roar of the band and the chants of the crowd will do. Bodies clamoring towards the stage, arms twisted, weaving through the sound while limbs float above our voices-drowning out our dreams. Aaron’s on the drums shouting, “You’re a part of something! This matters, this moment […]

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Good Times at the Brooklyn Folk Fest

Took a little adventure down to Brooklyn Heights this weekend, hungry for relaxed banjo playing and bluegrass fiddle melodies. Upon my entering the church where the fest was being held, I came upon a small group of musicians playing a ridiculously fast Appalachian tune in the kitchen. Just like that I felt as if I […]

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Hawthorn Heights Continues 10 Year Anniversary Tour of Their First Album

Also posted on Webster Hall’s blog here When you’ve enjoyed a band for over a decade and find their music just as strong as it was years prior, I can think of nothing more fun than watching them perform the album that started it all. Hawthorne Heights delivered a thorough exploration of their most well […]

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Black Women of Underground Music Unite In New Film

Check out this amazing new film, Challenging The White Gaze: Black Women in the Alternative Arts, produced by Laina Dawes, author of What Are You Doing Here? A Black Woman’s Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal  \m/ “Challenging the White Gaze is a recording of a discussion between black women musicians, journalists, visual and performing […]