Afropunk 2013

Late Dispatches from Afropunk 2013

Late Dispatches from Afropunk 2013

Ed. Note: On the weekend of August 24th, we sent Charles to Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn, NY to cover the 9th iteration of the Afropunk Festival. We expected him to get back to us with another one of his endless (if reasonably enjoyable) postmodern gonzo experiential tomes but as...

Review by Charles
Afropunk 2013 Artist Spotlight: Mykki Blanco

Afropunk 2013 Artist Spotlight: Mykki Blanco

We had a whole little hyperliterate treatise on post-gender art vis a vis the pioneering sexuality of Anais Nin and the brutal humanism of GG Allin that we are fairly confident Ms/Mr Bianco would have enjoyed (albeit briefly) but since reading the following Youtube comment (from user DamienLewd) amended to...

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Afropunk 2013 Artist Spotlight: Unlocking the Truth

Afropunk 2013 Artist Spotlight: Unlocking the Truth

When we talk about punk, we often talk mohawks, violence, boredom and bygone days. When we talk about metal, we usually grumble on some deep, dark annals of cryptic European pain. When we talk Brooklyn, we’re usually drunk and pissed off. I’m pretty sure we’ve never EVER talked preteens. So...

Review by Charles