Category: Stories

Alien Boy: The Band Creating a Space For Young Queer People

Alien Boy is the loud gay band from the City of Roses, Portland, and they’re hitting the road for their North American Tour following the recent hometown album release party for the group’s debut LP, Sleeping Lessons.

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The Perfect Shape of Femininity; Madeline Kenney on Tour with Wye Oak

Madeline Kenney, “an Oakland-dwelling Seattle transplant” dream pop artist, is now on tour with Wye Oak, promoting her upcoming album, Perfect Shapes.

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The Complexities of the U.S.-Mexico Border Explained Through Art and Literature

All of the noise being put around the U.S-Mexico border by American politics has made the border region lose its own identity. Families being separated at the border and border reinforcement laws being put in place have taken away the colorful sides of the region.

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Strangers And Relationships: New Ramona Flowers Album

The five-piece electro-indie band from Bristol is back with a new album. Strangers will be released May 18, bringing back their electronic punkish sounds that are submerged in their indie acoustic chords.

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Christin Apodaca, The Queen Of Black And White

The boldness in the lines that frame and devise her portraits and paintings are the same boldness that Christin Apodaca is made up of herself. The artist known for her distorted figures and the black and white world she’s wrought to life is the same person that is blazing trails for the next painters, and women in the El Paso artistic boom.

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Defining the Borderland: Meet Dulce Mal

A new band is rising on the border with their soft reggae sounds that turn into danceable cumbias. Dulce Mal is a band that brings what it means to be a band along the U.S.-Mexico border, sharing both cultures.

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