(Issue 4) Music Feature: Summer Breeze

Interview by Joana Meurkens Photography by India Coombs Summer Breeze is an LA born and bred musician on her journey to expressing her truest self through her art. Summer Breeze talks to artistic director, Joana Meurkens, about how her rigorous dance training has shaped her as an artist and how she celebrates the eccentricity of … Read more(Issue 4) Music Feature: Summer Breeze

“Azrael” by Dwany

Dwany is an NYC based singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor who has just released his debut single “AZRAEL”. An introduction to the world of the illuminated man, a concept birthed by Dwany over quarantine highlighting the issues with idolizing a toxic lover. This time of isolation allowed him to get in touch with his first-ever passion, making music. He took the time to teach himself how to start producing and mixing vocals and AZRAEL was his first product. With soft harmonies and many-layered vocals, he explores the power of just using his voice with minimalistic production. Growing up, Dwany took after artists such as Beyonce and Whitney Houston, recently adding Frank Ocean and Brent Fiyaz to the list of who he draws inspiration from. He is an aspiring artist ready to make a name for himself in the popular music scene. You can check out his music on all streaming platforms

“Create to Express” by Gayathri Krishnan

Gayathri Krishnan is a singer/songwriter from Irvine, California. Her musical roots lie in Indian classical music(Carnatic) as she creates a unique sound, a fusion of her culture and R&B. She stands by the phrase Create to Express as her intention when making music is to empower other creatives to express themselves freely. Her songs carry … Read more“Create to Express” by Gayathri Krishnan

Otros Espacios by Angelina Ruiz

My body of work is entitled Otros Espacios, translating to “Other Spaces” in Spanish. The work is striving to illustrate the bonds within family life. The images display a narrative that bridges the gaps between the past and the present. I use family photos as well as found imagery to draw parallels between the lives of people … Read moreOtros Espacios by Angelina Ruiz

“By My Side” by Sam East

About the Artist: Sam East is a triple threat Korean American singer, songwriter, and music producer hailing from the Greater NY Area. Son of parents who immigrated to Brooklyn in the late 70s, Sam East represents the new wave of contemporary R&B. Crafted from the sounds of a gospel loving mother and a hip-hop loving father, Sam East’s melodic voice … Read more“By My Side” by Sam East

Lizette Ayala Digital Design

About the Artist: Lizette Ayala is a Salvadoran-Mexican digital designer, creative technologist, curator, cultural strategist, and budding curandera based across New York City, Texas, and Mexico City. She’s a recent graduate of Parsons School of Design, where she majored in Design and Technology and studied experiential design, new media, and surveillance practices. Here, she produced … Read moreLizette Ayala Digital Design

Primer Rebelde De America

Primer Rebelde De America is a new company owned by Victor Vegas Perez and Liana Waller. This Indigenous streetwear brand is only one year old but has appeared in iconic magazines such as Vogue, so it is clear that they are on the rise to becoming a household name. We interviewed Victor Vegas Perez about his influences and the importance of normalizing Indigenous representation in mainstream fashion.

Remarkable by Niara Mae

CharactersDAVID (17)JANE (17) JANE No, I don’t think I’ll ever really do anything. DAVID Nothing? You’ll do nothing? JANE No, I’ll do something. It just won’t be anything worth talking about, and if it’s not worthtalking about then you’re not really doing anything at all. If you can’t mention it, if youcan’t go to Thanksgiving … Read moreRemarkable by Niara Mae

Staff Picks: Comfort

I wanted to include an editor’s pick so y’all, our beautiful viewers, can get to know us, the amazing staff behind Mixed Mag. I also wanted to showcase our TV/Film/Theater picks because although it may feel like all you see are white stories or stories of the oppressor, our stories have been here for a … Read moreStaff Picks: Comfort

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