Playlist: Sad Girl Season

September 28, 2022

It’s a quiet day, and rain pours incessantly outdoors. You’re awake and alone, accompanied only by the humdrum of your own breathing. You made yourself a chai, but it quickly lost its warmth while you weren’t looking. You’re feeling blue, but can’t quite discern why. Or perhaps you’re keenly aware, but can’t seem to see … Read More

Longing for Proximity with Raveena’s Moonstone EP

May 26, 2020

Longing for closeness meant something very different in February, when Raveena’s Moonstone EP was first released. Now, Raveena’s signature sensual sound elicits something familiar during a time when everything else is incomprehensible. Attempts to make actual sense of what’s happening in the world feel misguided. Universalization feels dangerous when, despite the pandemic affecting everyone, those … Read More


August 7, 2018

It is HOT and it is HUMID and we have another BRWN HIVE episode to cool you off. We’ve got a fresh new episode from BRWN HIVE with over a dozen dope tracks to keep the summer vibe going. Check out this months episode on iTunes on Spreaker. Listen to “BRWN HIVE Episode 4” on … Read More

Playlist: Ma, It’s Called Punk Rock!

April 11, 2018

Grit is a global movement. There isn’t a lot of South Asian punk rock, but we like to thrash just the same. Pop culture has a tendency of being white-washed. Punk rock and DIY spaces have a history of sexual abuse and violence — especially towards those who identify as women and women of color. This … Read More

Playlist: Bubble It

November 10, 2017

Here’s a quick end of summer mix to get you through the cold front coming (for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere). This mix will quickly heat you up with some of the fun songs that have been playing at parties all summer long. I put together some of my fave power pumping soca, … Read More

Playlist: Wukk Yuh Waist

July 21, 2017

For those of you who aren’t familiar with the West Indian diaspora, aside from Nikki Minaj and Rihanna, here’s a quick mix on some fun songs that will get any party started. As you can tell, the West Indian diaspora is composed of many cultures, fused and simmered together with the sun. These songs are … Read More

Summer Bangers Playlist: Metal Meets Bhangra

June 13, 2017

Spaz if you want to. When I met Nadya Agrawal for the first time, she told me she moved to New York so she could be as loud as she wanted to. Nadya has a loud voice. And so do I. I started listening to metal when I was 14 years old. On the weekends, … Read More

June Horoscopes: Make Love Not War

June 3, 2017

Creativity and kisses for all. Summer is when the fog lifts, the water mist sits, the ground gets warm, and the heat moves the air. The full moon in Sagittarius on the 9th and the new moon in Cancer on the 23rd ushers in adventure and intuition. These energies will meet and diffuse. We will collectively … Read More

Playlist: Moon in Scorpio

May 14, 2017

This shit is intense. Sorry, Tauruses and Geminis. Scorpio is here to steal everyone’s thunder, as per usual. We just had a full moon in Scorpio and people feel a certain type of way. This is what Twitter user Zod Blog has to say about that: Happy Full Moon in Scorpios Astro loves This is a time to … Read More

Playlist: Pretty Sounds for Heavy Hearts

April 24, 2017

For all the times you tried to talk someone through a song. Consider the mathematics of this playlist. Even groove doesn’t transcend those kind of rules. Groove sounds like groove because of math. Pythagoras said, “there is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres.” Mathematics and patterning … Read More

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