Today in 2017, the world of zines and independent print is undergoing a constant evolution. As more and more opinionated artists, writers, and activists join the game, a larger light is given to us to express ourselves, to really be heard. Andrea Lux is a Peruvian artist that is currently taking the world by storm, gaining attention and inspiring others with her nostalgic collages and cut-out art. This is definitely a girl you’ll want to keep an eye on, one day her name in will be seen in large publications all over the globe, I know it. Keep reading to learn a little more about Andrea, and to see a collection of her favorite works.
CAROLINE is a ‘dream pop’ band, as the members like to call it, from San Diego CA. Their story began when, at age 13, lead-singer Caroline Corn began writing poetry. “Oh God, it was super emo, seventh grader poetry,” she admits openly, “but then I realized poetry and lyrics are kind of the same, so I took one of the poems and turned it into a song.” “When your sky is falling down, you know I’ll be around to wipe your tears.”
Destroy Boys is a garage punk/rock band from Sacramento, California consisting Alexia Roditis with vocals, Ethan Knight on drums, and Violet Mayugba on vocals and guitar. Ethan and Violet have been friends since they were thirteen, but the band officially started in October 2015 when “Alexia and I,” Violet states, “coincidentally happened to meet, and have been making music together ever since.” The band’s passion for music is evident throughout their songs, and paired with with an iconic name, Destroy Boys, there’s no going wrong.
Fully compiled of the writing’s, art, and photography from today’s innovative teens, his article is for the soul purpose of realization for the female youth.
Concert vlog from GRL PWR Fest at the Irenic, appearances by Be All End All, VAJJ, Jennie Vee, The Pink Slips, Caroline, and The Aquadolls!
Our goal with this new segment is to help inspire young women to become more involved in their local scene, or in anything they want to pursue. We need to start encouraging more of our female youth to get out into the world, to fight for what they’re passionate about and make people listen. Let’s shake things up ladies, because anything guys can do, girls can do better.
Here’s my count of four influential women in punk rock.