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Written by Parisa Eshrati
In solidarity with survivors of sexual assault across the music industry—including those who have recently come forward with allegations against Bassnectar and artists and staff at Burger Records—this article discusses the intersectionality of the music industry, rape culture and white supremacy, and provides resources for building a stronger foundation for the safety and well-being of music fans, especially youth and QTBIPOC.
We've been using our social media this week to share zines created by Black artists and writers. Below is a compilation of those posts, including short Q&As with the founders. Show your support for Black zine makers and buy some of the work listed below!
Below is a short open letter to our readers, fellow music journalists, musicians, and content creators, in regards to shifting focus of our content.
Compiled by Parisa Eshrati
The Club Kids were a group of fashion-forward artists in the 1990s that created an alternative, underground club culture in New York City. Known for their outrageous looks, legendary parties, and often illicit antics, the Club Kids were the embodiment of youth counterculture and gender revolution in the '90s. In his new memoir, New York Club Kids, prominent club kid figure Walt Cassidy, aka Waltpaper, gives exclusive insight into the lifestyle of this notorious clique. This blog is a chapter-by-chapter guide into the music mentioned in this memoir, listing all the artists that inspired the nightlife, fashion, and culture of the scene.