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#Selfcare for Black Womxn 2020 is a rough ride for Black Womxn especially. As we take to the streets for justice and equality for ourselves & our families, let’s take time each day to check in with ourselves. Center, hydrate & stay grounded. #blm #Blkgrlswurld Moshing for Black Lives Our top metal picks from Post-Hardcore […]

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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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Pre-Order Our Summer Zine

Ahh, it’s crazy y’all. We tried a new printer this time and we are so pleased with the bright colors and glossy pics. Only did a short run of 30 copies for now but we’ll probably print more for live events as the season kicks off. Keeping our prices under $10 for the youth so […]

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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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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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Architects (UK) Add New Date To NYC Shows

Livenation details here | March 31 and April 1 at Gramercy Theater, NYC It’s been tentative for about 2 years whether or not the British metalcore band Architects would be able to tour the United States in promotion of their latest album, All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us. The health of the band’s creator, Tom […]

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