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Feminazgûl spins anarchy, feminism, and literature into atmospheric black metal on No Dawn for Men

Margaret Killjoy, the self-described “mistressmind” of North Carolina–based Feminazgûl, announced on March 16 via Facebook that due to the pandemic-slash-shitstorm, her atmospheric black-metal band would release their first full-length, No Dawn for Men, ahead of schedule and make it available for purchase on a pay-what-you-can basis. Killjoy, a trans woman, also writes queer anarchist steampunk […]

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Chicago footwork producer DJ Hank takes inspiration from his bike-messenger job for Traffic Control

On the title track of DJ Hank’s debut 12-inch, Traffic Control (Sophomore Lounge), car alarms bleat atop thickets of overactive drums, occasional blown-out hi-hats, hiccuping bass, and a tasteful array of hand claps. At first listen, “Traffic Control” might rattle you just like a real-life car alarm, but thankfully Hank understands how to rearrange anxiety-inducing […]