Tag: Brooklyn

2013 Afropunk festival recap

by Samuel Hernandez | photos by Justin Astafanous There was a lot going on in Brooklyn this past week. Nobody ignored the VMAs, and it’s what everyone was talking about, but the best music …

Brooklyn’s Afropunk Fest, preview

by Samuel Hernande Last year Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn was electrified by Janelle Monáe as she took the stage in a dark hood, shrouded, if you will, in mystery. Her set shot through …

Small Black live in Williamsburg

by Samuel Hernandez Small Black are an inventive band. They are not simply satisfied: not with simply being a lo-fi band, or with simply being a band from Brooklyn, or kowtowing to a …