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Deafheaven Stole My Heart

Like Roberta Flack’s song, ‘Killing Me Softly,’ music enthusiasts know that this feeling is a real thing that can happen around live music. Folks can suddenly break out dancing, laughing, cheering or crying. Somehow, someway I found myself at the Baroness Show blubbering like a little kid. (Stone cold sober too.) The line up was […]

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Shrill shares a truth that many fat girls discover as they become grown-ass women: Life goes on whether you’re fat or not.

Shrill is a new series on Hulu. In the new web series Shrill, Annie Easton (played by Aidy Bryant) is on a journey to explore self-acceptance and through that, find her voice. While the show has some key issues and plot holes, I respect that it can be a process that takes committed effort to […]

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In the Scene: Adam Warren, Vocalist of the band Oceano

I first discovered Oceano a few years back when Webster Hall was still open  on the lower east side of Manhattan. Webster Hall was hosting the annual Summer Slaughter Tour and metal bands were performing across three floors of the building in the middle of a Saturday afternoon. I strolled into the main stage and […]

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BlkGrl at the Women’s Studio Workshop

A wintry adventure up north provided us a chance to geek out at one of the nations best print shops. Listen, I don’t have a car. I live in Manhattan. It’s not unusual during the winter months to swear off any travel beyond work and the grocery store. That’s why when the Women’s Studio Workshop […]

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BlkGrl at Lincoln Center

It’s mid-winter and finally snowing in NYC, I’m hauling my ass across town after work through sleet-ish snow and 6 inch black pools of drain water. It’s been a minute since we’ve hit up Lincoln Center performances, and I’m especially looking forward to hearing some classical harpsichord. The performance is a chamber diddy with Accademia […]

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Death Metals of Japan

View this post on Instagram Pasht at 四ッ橋LMstudio Feb.3,2019. ザクザク刻んだりドロっとミドルになったり堪らんす。パシュトと読むのが正解。 #pasht #deathmetal A post shared by ですらっぢ (@death_sludge) on Feb 3, 2019 at 1:04am PST

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Procrastinating…

I bought all this media gear over the holiday, thinking I’d start a YouTube show or podcast about metal music…🙄all I’ve managed are a bunch of selfies. We gonna need a serious plan or something to make any real content 🤯 . . #blkgrlswurld #zine #altblackgirl

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NYABF 2018 Recap

Phew! It’s been a minute y’all. In my tradition of doing the most, the zine appeared at NY Art Book Fair during the same week its Creative Director (that’s me) took on a new full time job at Sotheby’s. The last few weeks since the fair have included catching the flu, navigating a new office […]

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Try Our BlkGrls Halloween Playlist🎃

Providing a proper metal fix during this spooky season.