“Heart Series Part II” by Andrea Miranda

“A Bankside Dinner” “Picnic and Lover” “Heart Tears” Hearts filled up her eyes and love fell down her cheeks as she let her mind go still and her presence take over For Part One of the “Heart Series” Andrea Miranda is an international student graduate from the illustration class of 2020 at Falmouth University. She … Read more“Heart Series Part II” by Andrea Miranda

Origami Project: Gentrification

by Anna Grace Burch I walked around one afternoon taking pictures of a neighborhood in my city that is experiencing gentrification. The local community was very diverse, home to people of all races and incomes, but I could see the older, poorer areas being renovated and repurposed into newer, unaffordable houses and shops. It made … Read moreOrigami Project: Gentrification

GOAL Music Video by Keekai

Keekai is a New York based Filipinx artist with songs like ‘Show Me’ , and their most recent release, ‘Goal’. Their name originated from the Tagalog word kikay, roughly translated to girly. Keekai explains their connection to the word by saying, “After reclaiming the word kikay and reclaiming my queerness, I found that it really expanded … Read moreGOAL Music Video by Keekai

“Umbra” by MIIV

Cover Art by Dallas Thompson In Umbra, MIIV navigates messy relationships, paranoia, gender dysphoria, and the self across haunting soundscapes evoking the work of artists like Spellling, Eartheater, and BEA1991. Choir-like vocals, ambient synth pads, and 808s resonate as the heartbeat of a sleeping giant comprises MIIV’s debut effort.  On the single, MIIV had to … Read more“Umbra” by MIIV

“The Weight Shifts To The Other Side” by Jordi Perez

“The Weight Shifts To The Other Side” is a short dance film visualizing the painful process of becoming light, discovering your shadows and embracing them as you would your inner self.  I tend to gravitate towards ideas I find hard to talk about so when at the end of last year my mental state was … Read more“The Weight Shifts To The Other Side” by Jordi Perez

“Infinite Lawn” by Mimz The Magnificent & Dunn

Infinite Lawn, what is infinity? What is a lawn?  rhetorical questions one should meditate on while listening to the New EP by NY Natives Mimz and Dunn. “Birds of a Feather heard you Tethered to the trenches of ya never land” Mimz makes 2 things clear with their presence on this tape. 1)I can rap … Read more“Infinite Lawn” by Mimz The Magnificent & Dunn

JAYA KANG ARTWORK

Learning to unlearn has been a central theme in my art practice. My focus has been on conceptualizing ideas that help the decolonization of all spaces. Physical, but especially mental spaces.   After 150 years of British rule, today my people feel disconnected from our own culture. The push for assimilation towards western ideas has created an identity crisis in a … Read moreJAYA KANG ARTWORK

“Not in the Cards” by The Red Pears

Magnetic alternative trio act, The Red Pears, mark their return in 2021 with the release of their latest single “Not In The Cards.” The garage rock outfit from Los Angeles – composed of Henry Vargas, Jose Corona and Patrick Juarez – pay homage to their classic rock sound by showcasing their polished alt-rock sound without sacrificing … Read more“Not in the Cards” by The Red Pears

“adoration” by J.Scott

‘adoration’, the sophomore EP from Pop/R&B artist J.Scott, represents an inner renaissance that he had within himself. “As a black, queer man from the south navigating through this time, I just needed to fall in love with myself again,” describes the up-and-coming NYC-based artist. This four-track EP explores the multifaceted experiences of black queer romance. … Read more“adoration” by J.Scott

Staff Picks: Songs That Deserve A Summer

Well everyone, here we are, summer is upon us once again. And what a summer it will be! I asked the Mixed Mag staff to pick an album/song that they believe deserves to be blasted through the speakers this summer. Last year there was A LOT of good music being played, but unfortunately they didn’t … Read moreStaff Picks: Songs That Deserve A Summer

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