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PUNK BLACK Brings the ATL Scene to NYC

We first discovered the PUNK BLACK collective on Instagram a couple years back. Instagram has become a great repository of 15-30 sec clips of underground music captured in real-time from all over the globe. When I saw these little snippets of this Atlanta, Georgia based community moshing and rocking out in Cosplay – I sensed […]

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BlkGrl Book Tour Recap

I’ve been a zinester since 2014, toting my lil hand made books around to DIY events. We table and vend with fellow artists, often feeling like Lucy with her Psychiatric Help Stand, sharing with any who will listen the content of our books with passion and understanding. Some folks really don’t understand it, while some […]

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#Blkgrlswurld featured in Tom Tom Magazine :D

Yassss! Tom Tom is a magazine for female drummers and musicians, and we’ve been featured in their 31st issue! It’s based in NYC and it does so much great work inspiring women musicians and kicking serious ass in the rock scene. We are so honored they took an interest in our Black Girls Dreaming Coloring […]

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Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas Take Mariner to New Heights

I don’t recall exactly how I uncovered the album Mariner last year, a long distance collaboration between Swedish post-metal band Cult of Luna and local NYC vocalist, Julie Christmas. What I do remember is this seemingly brief album of 60 minutes transporting me to an ethereal wonderland of shadow shapes and misadventure. Across five tracks […]

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The Acacia Strain Deliver A Properly Heavy Summer

If you ever catch us on Instagram, you’ll know we’ve been headbanging at the heaviest NYC metal shows all summer. Much of it having to do with saying goodbye to our fav venue, Webster Hall, set to close for the next 18 months and less likely to book heavy music when it reopens. Another safe […]

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Books and Conversations

View this post on Instagram Ahh, so many lovely Black & Brown folks checking out self publishing & getting excited to make their own #zines ✨many thanks to @3dotzine for inviting us to table ✊🏾 . . . @devinnmorris @nontsimutiti @schomburglive #zinefair #zinefest #harlem #riso @endlesseditions #blkgrlswurld #blkcreatives #blackjoy #blkprint #blm #blacktranslivesmatter #punxofcolor #woc #qwoc […]

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Zine Event June 27th @ Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Ahhh! Our fav Harlem spot to uncover Black history is hosting a zine event this week and we’ll have a table 😀 😀 😀 Tuesday, June 27, 2017, Zine Fair from 4-6pm followed by Panel Talk at 6:30 p.m. We love every chance to expose young brown folks to alternative music and media that represents […]

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Headbang Bootyshake #1!

Hi all! Wonderzoning here! Also known as the Editor of Blkgrlswurld Zine and Number II  in the, “Trifecta Studios”. (But we all know I’m the Number 1 Bootyshaker.)  On March 14th at the Masonic Temple in Detroit Michigan,  I saw the Bring Me the Horizon – The American Nightmare Tour. I wanted to share my […]

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Zine Fair at MoMA PS1 Music Fest, March 26th

MoMA PS1 and Other Music Present Come Together: Music Festival and Label Market Sunday, March 26th, 2017 12PM-6PM Coming up next week, #Blkgrlswurld Zine will join the Zine tables lead by Suffragette City art collective at the record label fair taking place during the music fest. Both labels and zinesters will be selling underground wares full of indie funk and […]

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Blkgrlswurld Podcast #1 – Mosh Pits, Braids and Eurotrips

What’s it like being black girls who love heavy music? Join the sisters of Blkgrlswurld Zine as we review our year in the metal scene while working on our crochet hair braiding skills. A recap of our month traveling from the UK to France this summer is also shared in the second half. Music provided […]