Inspired by no-wave ancestry, New York's Brian Hill, released his self-titled debut album August 18th, 2017 along with his band the Noh Starrs. Serving as a marker for this moment in time, Brian and his group took photos and collected newspaper clippings from the week of their release.
New York's Pom Pom Squad: Better Than Your High School Cheer Team
Pom Pom Squad, a project fronted by Mia Berrin, is a musical diary entry influenced by the sounds of garage rock and RIOT GRRRL. Originally based out of Orlando, Florida, Mia began recording demos in her teenage bedroom before moving to New York City.
First Time For Everything: The Parrots in NYC
On the night The Parrots arrived in New York City for the first time they walked all the way from Brooklyn into Manhattan, ventured to Times Square, and then ended up at a drag queen competition in Chelsea...
It Takes Two: Bunny's Jessica and Alexa Viscius
Twin sisters Jessica and Alexa Viscius make up one half of Chicago band Bunny. With their counterparts Shane Prewitt on drums and Tim Makowski on guitar, you're immediately brought into a hazy world full of secrets and dreams you're begging to know.
AM/PM: Jerome Peel
Jerome Peel never intended to create a workwear brand popular with New York’s cool crowd when he designed a work shirt for his father’s painting business. Originally from West Palm Beach, Florida, Jerome was just doing his father a favor...
Going Against The Industry: A Conversation with Holyrad Studio
Holyrad Studio was born out of necessity two years ago after founder Daryl Oh was tired of trying to fit into an industry that was not built for her. From the ground up, she built a photo studio whose aim is to provide affordable access to artists.
With a taste for music and fashion twice their age, Australian band Parcels brings an unexpected sense of maturity and precision to modern day funk. "We’re still not quite used to this whole musician life...” jokes Jules, the lead singer, in between sets of their first New York show...
The Districts on Popular Manipulations (& Not Just Their Album)
The weekend The Districts released their latest album, Popular Manipulations, a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville occurred, ending in violence. The country was sent into shock, looking for some sort of leadership from our President, but found none.
Walking Barefoot in Queens
The first time I walked barefoot in Queens, it was past midnight on a Sunday. It was July. The concrete was warm and sticky, hungover from a long day of sun.
Pictionary with Crystal Zapata
Crystal Zapata, a Chicago-based designer and artist, experiments with constructing dysfunctional furniture, silk screening clothing, photography, and graphic design... definition of a Renaissance woman in 2017 if there ever was one.
Not Your Average Home Movie: Twin Peaks Live From New York
What happens when you bring four shitty cameras into one of New York City's strictest venues...
Tumblr Magic with Zuri Marley
Let's take a #tbt to the days of junior high when Tumblr broke the internet. It was a personal space to fearlessly write and share anything that was on our minds...
I Saw You In My Reflection
I saw you in my reflection, once again. I could see the black hair coming out of your pores like seaweed on an ocean bed. I was repulsed and scared. You smelled of sweat and nerves...
California Daze: Handpicked Tunes from The Buttertones
The Buttertones walk us down Long Beach pier into a lost decade of California culture. Their latest album, Gravedigging, gives it to us straight. It’s surf, played inside Joe Strummer’s motorcycle garage...
Caitlin McCann and Brandon Hagen Have Their Cake and Eat it Too
Interviewed by Vundabar frontman and close friend, Brandon Hagen, Caitlin McCann shares thoughts on touring and putting together her most recent zine, “Cake.”
Moms Know Everything! How the Electronic Duo Kllo Came Together
Meet Chloe Kaul and Simon Lam, Australian electronic-pop duo, Kllo; two “awkward” cousins combining musical forces.
My First Time Phishing
There were old women with dreadlocks down to their knees selling “healing candles”, girls walking around barefoot whispering “doses for 10”, stands selling grilled cheese in which they claimed had bacon “in every mother fucking bite”, and more weed paraphernalia than I have ever seen in my life.
Photo Diary: Elliott Jerome Brown Jr.
New York based photographer Elliott Jerome Brown Jr. shares a photo diary.
Photo Diary: Sara Hiromi
I recently moved to NYC from Texas, and while I surprisingly quickly grew to love the fast paced hustle of the city, my inability to instantly and cheaply escape at a moment’s notice has been bringing me down harder than expected.
Bernie Sanders For President Brew, Casting Spells with L.A. Witch
Its been in the mid-seventies and sunny for the past two weeks in New York, but today its raining. A lot. On my way to meet the rock trio, L.A. Witch, I hop between puddles...