PHOTOS // JIMMY FONTAINE STORY // ANGIE PICCIRILLO Like many pop singers, ABIR started grooming herself for stardom at a young age, singing everything from JLO to Keyshia Cole, and everyone in between like a non-stop karaoke DJ. But unlike many singers who’ve made it today, ABIR is not a clone of any other pop star before her… Her debut EP, MINT, was just recently released, with stellar tracks like “Young and Rude” to the super-relatable... Read More
story / LOGAN BRENDT photos / AARON FEAVER . For anyone, writing and recording an album is a time consuming process. However, if you’re also starting your own label in order to release the album and are having and taking care of a baby on top of that, it would seem overwhelming and almost impossible. But for Australian singer-songwriter and new mother Lenka, she has done just that. Could she be some sort of super woman? Currently... Read More
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photos / Rachel Frailich story / Adeline Tan Psychedelic surf punk rockers from L.A. based band The Aquadolls are quite frankly the coolest young, new band around: being a little freaky and geeky goes a long way! The Aquadolls call themselves a “rock and roll band of mermaids” but Melissa Brooks (lead singer/guitarist) is also one badass punk rocker. The Aquadolls are lovers of nature and Seal Beach, California. Ocean lovers and mermaid enthusiasts,... Read More
story/ LOGAN BRENDT photos /JOSHUA SHULTZ Foxes is the nom de plume of Louisa Rose Allen, the pop phenom which caught our attention with her solo offering “Beauty Queen”, and the hit song “Clarity”, a collaboration with DJ and music producer Zedd. Poised to release her full-length debut this fall, her enrapturing, crystalline voice is a bright and soaring melodic force that will fit nicely amongst the pantheon of great pop... Read More
story + interview / LOGAN BRENDT photos+ creative direction / HASSAN KINLEY Brooklyn-based Seasick Mama can’t be confined. She breaks genres and the traditional expectations of a pop artist. Interestingly enough, she also possesses the motherly attributes of her stage name by taking care of everyone around her with a smile. On the day of her photoshoot for Ladygunn, she makes breakfast and lunch for the crew while throwing in an erotic... Read More
Q&A WITH VANDANA JAIN & DIRECTOR BON DUKE story + interview by / LOGAN BRENDT Brooklyn-based Vandana Jain is a graphic designer turned performance artist who just released the music video for her intoxicating song “Men With Sticks”. Directed by her good friend, fashion photographer Bon Duke, the video is beautifully strange with the gorgeous Jain at the center of a few ghillie suits (a type of camouflage designed... Read More