Music & Film, news

Meet Lænz: the Experimental Artist Exploring Identity Through Sound

For Lænz, authentically experimental creation is inseparable from evolving process. Her debut EP, iitno, is an amalgamation of what it means to focus on process as a cross-continental, multidisciplinary ritual to compile and create sound that reflects the journey that went into it. A child of Chinese immigrants, the Brooklyn-based creator, curator, and experimental vocalist […]

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Music & Film, shoots

MRK EP ‘Tears’ Reveals A Raw Femme Multisensory Narrative

With a long memory of singing, audio engineering and heartbreak, Madison René Knapp began writing for her current solo project MRK in 2012. VICE has crowned her style with the following hypothesis: “If Kate Bush was David Byrne’s conjoined twin and the siblings raised themselves on an abandoned desert island by reciting show tunes to one another, the […]

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Music & Film, stories

Spells and Confessions of a Perfume Witch

When you hear the term “witch”, either one of three images appear in your mind: a hunched silhouette stooped over a brew of potions and herbs, a gypsy adorned with a headscarf and hoop earrings gazing mystically into her crystal ball, or, perhaps, it’s the occult fashion of the goth girls from “The Craft”. Self-proclaimed […]

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Meet SUMif: The Electro-Pop Artist on a Journey of Self-Love

As an electro-pop artist, non-profit board member, and full-time employee, Steph Wells’ journey is a manifestation of pure passion. Her fire is audible in her sounds, visible in her audiences, and tangible in the way that her performance demands that her listeners disconnect from the world and dance. SUMif’s recent studio album, Pretty Cage (2018) […]

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