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New Video: Teenage Cavegirl - "Space Girl"

New Video: Teenage Cavegirl – “Space Girl”

Jesus Christ, someone send this video to every confused twelve year old before they mistakenly subscribe to Guitar World and start off down that disappointing path of Incubus respect which somehow leads to Steve Vai. There is room in this town for every facet of cool but if you...
Mixtape Monday: Tuning Out Crazies at the Laundromat

Mixtape Monday: Tuning Out Crazies at the Laundromat

Mixtape Monday: Tuning Out Crazies at the Laundromat
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SUBMIT TO US.

  Guidelines for Submissions   ANON Magazine seeks to provide meaningful, honest, and inspiring content to our readers. We’re always accepting submissions for our website! We welcome pitches in the form of film photography series, illustrations, artwork, stream of consciousness and thought-provoking pieces, reviews on pop culture (comics, zines, films,...
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Mixtape Monday: Disgustingly Cute

Mixtape Monday: Disgustingly Cute

  This week’s Mixtape Monday playlist is a collection of upbeat Twee Pop jams, for those of us who are just as excessively and seemingly quaint, charming and only just slightly sad.   Rilo Kiley – Silver Lining The Blow – Parentheses Camera Obscura – French Navy God Help the Girl – God Help the...
Band Preview: LOMA

Band Preview: LOMA

Photo: Bryan C. Parker   Having toured together back in 2016, Loma is the result of the unusual music chemistry between indie-rock band Shearwater and post-rock band Cross Record. While Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg is known for more of an expressive, whirling vocal style, accompanied by heavy synth and chord progressions, Cross Record’s Emily Cross is...
Lost Girls of the American South

Lost Girls of the American South

    Photographer: Audrey Gretz Model: Samantha Cruz   The sort of juxtaposition these photographs in particular explored was the feeling of being a 16 year old girl, becoming a 22 year old woman in the American south. A hazy place that never leaves your veins, try as you might. Even when you grow up...
We Are All Beautiful and Gross: An Interview with Margalit Cutler

We Are All Beautiful and Gross: An Interview with Margalit Cutler

  Based out of New York, Margalit Cutler‘s artwork struck us as totally bold, totally honest, and totally refreshing. From her animations, sculptures, illustrations and mini-comics, Cutler has created commissioned pieces for Rookie Mag and Protocols and updates her Instagram regularly with original and eye-catching work. She took some time out of her schedule to...
Futuro

Futuro

  Photographer: Nikita Flënov Stylist: Arina Celan Models: Egor & Sol Moscow-based photographer Nikita Flënov’s series for “Futuro” aims to depict something liberating and futuristic, where sex isn’t at the forefront.                       
Mixtape Monday: Wide-Eyed and Brilliant

Mixtape Monday: Wide-Eyed and Brilliant

  Ride – Vapour Trail The Sundays – Here’s Where the Story Ends The Beta Band – Dry the Rain Yo La Tengo – Autumn Sweater Blonde Redhead – 23 Galaxie 500 – Ceremony Radiohead – House of Cards Suzanne Vega, DNA – Tom’s Diner Slowdive – When the Sun Hits Catherine Wheel – Black...
Through the Glass

Through the Glass

  Photography & Makeup: Maria Kinosian Model: Anisia Potapova   Maria Kinosian is a 25 year old conceptual photographer originally from Krasnodar, Russia, and currently based in Saint Petersburg. She finds inspiration from films, music, art and traveling, creating her own unique style in romantic, melancholic and surrealistic photography. Together with Anisia Potapova, she’s created the...
THRIVE: The Joy of a Good Cry

THRIVE: The Joy of a Good Cry

Welcome to Thrive! A weekly advice column for creatives and the generally confused. Every two weeks I jump up here and I ask you to be vulnerable and brave and to explore deep regions of yourselves and your art. It’s not really fair if I don’t do the same, so this week I want to...
Trouble Boys: Bigger Than The Both Of Us

Trouble Boys: Bigger Than The Both Of Us

Trouble Boys Bigger Than the Both of Us By Jay Armstrong In my own living room, as I’m hitting stride on some puffed chest ego stroking story about kicking dust with Cheetah Chrome and Bobby Liebling on some otherwise forgettable night of recent past, a friend interrupts asking “who are they? Should I know them?”...
Mixtape Monday: Burn Your Doubt

Mixtape Monday: Burn Your Doubt

  Lake Ruth – One of Your Own For Esmé – Doubtmouth Lawn – 2000 Boy The Altered Hours – Open Wide 2069 – Time Diary – Fuchsia Gray The Mites – Asphalt Ocean Remember Sports – Up From Below  
KINETIC

KINETIC

Photographer: Hanna Kantor ( Instagram ) Model: Marta Konik ( Instagram ) MUA: Bianca Prieto   Hanna Kantor’s photos were shot in an amazing Nomadic Garden in Shoreditch, London. On top of its fashion forward ways, Kantor’s kinetic style and curved reality stand out from the crowd.   Coat & Top & Shoes – New...
Tales of a City II

Tales of a City II

Photographer: Seigar ( Instagram / Facebook )     Tales of a City II is an urban series made of individual tales from London, 2017.  Each image captures a photo-narrative. It is a set of street photography. Most of them are spontaneous instants. They are linked because of the saturated colors, details and free compositions, far from rules. It is a continuation of a group of photos taken in 2014. This year, I went back...
Mixtape Monday: Sad Girl Bedroom Rock

Mixtape Monday: Sad Girl Bedroom Rock

  Alvvays – Dreams Tonite Palehound – Carnations Au Revoir Simone – All or Nothing Dum Dum Girls – Coming Down Waxahatchee – American Weekend Courtney Barnett – Anonymous Club Julien Baker – Sprained Ankle Lomelda – Out There Soccer Mommy – Last Girl Girlpool – Blah Blah Blah Diet Cig – Harvard Bully –...
Pink Veil

Pink Veil

Photographer: Alina Autumn Model: Anastasia We are waiting for the spring awakening, but for now we carry artificial roses in our hands. We create our own world, wrapped in a pink veil.              
ANON Premiere: The Sour Notes Cover The Ronettes' "When I Saw You"

ANON Premiere: The Sour Notes Cover The Ronettes’ “When I Saw You”

Website || Facebook || Instagram || Twitter   Known for their contagious indie pop and rock sensibilities, Austin’s very own The Sour Notes are paying tribute to songs they hold near and dear to their heart. Their premiere for the next single off their covers’ album, This Is Not Our Music, is a stunning rendition...
THRIVE: Why Does Spring Make Me Feel Trapped?

THRIVE: Why Does Spring Make Me Feel Trapped?

  Welcome to Thrive! A weekly advice column for creatives and the generally confused.   Have you felt it? The soul-sucking energy of March? It’s here. I don’t know why I needed Timehop to remind me that I feel the same way every year, every March. I am tired, I am defeated, I am feeling...
La Luz's SXSW Instagram Takeover

La Luz’s SXSW Instagram Takeover

Photo Credit: Vikesh Kapoor   Currently based in Los Angeles’ duality of sunny dispositions and dark illusions, La Luz has crafted something special since their inception in 2012. Comprised of singer/guitarist Shana Cleveland, drummer Marian Li Pino, keyboardist Alice Sandahl, and bassist Lena Simon, the band’s surf-rock infested and reverb-drenched melodies maintain a haunting infectiousness...
Mixtape Monday: Whiskey in the Woods / The Indie-Folk of SXSW

Mixtape Monday: Whiskey in the Woods / The Indie-Folk of SXSW

  The Accidentals – Earthbound Acid Tongue – Humpty Dumpty Ainsley Farrell – Dark Hours Albert Hammond, Jr. – Set to Attack Belle Adair – Rest Easy Caamp – So Long, Honey The Canvas People – Parking Lot Mt. Joy – Astrovan flora cash – You’re Somebody Else Lindsey Mills – What is a Weed??...
Bathers

Bathers

  Based in Spain, photographer David Rodríguez has always been attracted to the art world with his love of photography starting in 2013. He bought his first reflex camera and began his training through courses and self-teaching.  His fascination lies in photographing people with risky compositions and an element of surrealism. He remains inspired by...
Welcome To Our Hearts Haze County

Welcome To Our Hearts Haze County

Welcome To Our Hearts Haze County by Jay Armstrong I am in love with Haze County. These first songs are a selfish organic release of compounded layered expression yet speak to the ALL our individual spirits gravitate towards. Haze County breathes through frantic frenzied technique blurred beneath a rare sensitivity towards the bigger cohesive whole....
Human Ranges

Human Ranges

  Ludovica Anzaldi is an Italian photographer currently based in Paris, France. She grew up in Italy, between Rome and Sicily. After attending an artistic high school in Rome, she moved to Paris. In 2012 she attended the Parisian School of Photography Speos, and took an internship as an archivist at the Magnum Photos Paris....
Thrive: What Self Care for Artists Looks Like

Thrive: What Self Care for Artists Looks Like

Welcome to Thrive! A weekly advice column for creatives and the generally confused.   Self care has been a buzzword for a while now– it’s everywhere! What I’ve found is that while self care should be defined by each individual, it helps to get some tips and tricks to get you started. Sadly I found that there...
Thrive: Selling Your Work vs. Selling Out

Thrive: Selling Your Work vs. Selling Out

Welcome to Thrive! A weekly advice column for creatives and the generally confused.   This week we’re focusing on selling as a creative. Whatever the medium, the dream is to be able to make a living off of our work without compromising the art. It can be hard to strike this balance and even harder...
Shenandoah Davis' "The Wings" Music Video

Shenandoah Davis’ “The Wings” Music Video

Website || Bandcamp || Facebook || Instagram || Twitter   Despite the ephemeral nature of music, Shenandoah Davis‘ 2017 album Souvenirs feels like a distinguished and intimate  keepsake you want to hold dear. With unabashed lyrics and vulnerable introspection, Davis perfects the art of honing in on subtle yet significant moments and memories that ring a...
The Face Plant that Woke a Bus

The Face Plant that Woke a Bus

  The Face Plant That Woke a Bus   The Number 5 bus brings together students, shoppers, seniors and the blind, normally quietly. But on Sunday afternoon, one face plant got everyone talking. “Oh shit!” the man yelled as he tripped onto the bus stopped at 45th and Guadalupe. A ponytailed man in the back...
Mixtape Monday: Things Are Meaning Less

Mixtape Monday: Things Are Meaning Less

  Triptides – All My Life The Morelings – Before Las Rosas – Christa Blueshift Signal – Halo Banditos – Healin’ Slow New Holland – Ghost Town (demo) Lowtide – Elizabeth Tower Lukdlx – King of the Jungle  
Las Robertas Takeover

Las Robertas Takeover

Facebook || Instagram || Twitter || Bandcamp   Las Robertas‘ roots have always kept the band honest and grounded while still allowing each new musical venture to sound distinct and just as catchy as the last. Comprised of Mercedes Oller (guitarist/vocalist), Sonya Carmona (bassist/vocalist) and Fabrizio Durán (drummer), this San José garage rock & psych...
Crypt Trip Get Back To Their Roots

Crypt Trip Get Back To Their Roots

Crypt Trip Get Back To Their Roots By: Jay Armstrong   Sure I’ve written warmly about them before, sure seeing them on a bill raises the quality standard of an excuse I need to stay under a blanket reading for the night, yet there has always been an underlying intangible which kept me from fully...
From Cuba With Love

From Cuba With Love

Photographer: Amber Rana ( Instagram )   Cuba is a country stuck in time: vintage cars from the 50’s and mid-century modern architecture painted in beautiful pastels. Although beautiful, buildings are crumbling and there is a lack of technology. However, it was refreshing to be off the grid and take in the culture, people, and...
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club at Stubb's Austin

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club at Stubb’s Austin

Photographer: Ismael Quintanilla III ( Instagram ) Black Rebel Motorcycle Club at Stubb’s, Austin TX                            
This Is Sloane: Collection 6

This Is Sloane: Collection 6

Photographer: Sloane Lenz Wardrobe + Styling: Sloane Lenz Location: Paula and Raiford’s Disco in Memphis, TN Models: Feliz Lenz || Grace Lee || Anissa McHenry || Jen Hall Burris || Morgan Prewett || Dimple Kumar || Lola   This shoot was for my most recent collection, ‘Collection 6’. ‘Collection 6’ is what you’d get if...
Dear Thrive - How Do I Start My Personal Essay?

Dear Thrive – How Do I Start My Personal Essay?

  Welcome to Thrive! A weekly advice column for creatives and the generally confused.   Dear Thrive- When writing personal essays do you start with a story from your life you understand or do you use the writing of the essay to make connections? I want to start writing pieces like this but I never...
Mixtape Monday: All Remains Clear

Mixtape Monday: All Remains Clear

  The Royal They – Sludgefucker QWAM – Dirty Feet Elan Noon – Blue Fringe Class – Parakeet Candace – Grays Tango With Lions – What You’ve Become Soft Wounds – Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow (The Shirelles cover) Moderate Rebels – God Sent Us     Want to be featured in an upcoming...
A Stark Release in a Senseless World: An Interview with Death of Lovers

A Stark Release in a Senseless World: An Interview with Death of Lovers

Photography: Ben Rayner   Often our patience is tried in the years anticipating a band’s release, but Death of Lovers proves their craft is worth the wait. Following up to their 2014 EP, The Acrobat (released last November off Dais Records) is a remarkable album drawing forth nostalgic 80’s synthscapes yet pulses with a distinct...
Lou Rebecca's "Tonight"

Lou Rebecca’s “Tonight”

  Simultaneously an emblem of the past and a curtain drawn open towards the future, Lou Rebecca’s uncanny pop sensibilities are a powerhouse to be reckoned with. With her delicate, silky voice enticing you in both English and her native French, Lou’s inherent knack for captivating performances and choreography have immediately won over audiences in...
Thrive Anti-Resolution: Do What You Can With What You've Got

Thrive Anti-Resolution: Do What You Can With What You’ve Got

Welcome to Thrive! A weekly advice column for creatives and the generally confused.   Happy New Year! We have officially made it through our first week of 2018. I hope you are all still feeling the energy of last week as we and those around us felt the cleansing power of a calendar flip and...
Artists On Our Radar: Sue Gent

Artists On Our Radar: Sue Gent

Website || Instagram || Facebook   Sue Gent is an illustrator based near Bristol, UK. She is inspired by mythology, history and the natural world, and her work combines traditional techniques  such as linocut, screen-printing, pen and ink, and painting with software to create bold and colourful illustrations. She works mainly in editorial illustration, and...
Film Review: Call Me By Your Name

Film Review: Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name By Jay Armstrong Call Me By Your Name speaks directly to the pendulum shift inherent in enthralled youthful all and everything emotions, giving warmth to the beauty of confusion and a peripheral glance at the often remembered yet hardly realized enchantment of the moment. It is a film powerful, honest,...
Mixtape Monday: Free Week ATX

Mixtape Monday: Free Week ATX

Free Week in Austin, Texas is the best excuse to beat the cold and lethargy that sometimes sets in in the cold month of January. For an entire week, venues located in the historic music district of downtown open their doors to the hustle and bustle of attendees eager to find their next favorite local...
CALL FOR PRINT SUBMISSIONS: THE FUTURE IS OURS

CALL FOR PRINT SUBMISSIONS: THE FUTURE IS OURS

Looking to start this new year off on a creative high? It’s a good a time as any to submit your goods to ANON Magazine! Our 9th print issue is centered on what’s to come: THE FUTURE IS OURS highlights your hopes, dreams, actions, and energy for 2018 (and beyond) in the form of illustrations,...
Snoop Dogg at Emo's Austin

Snoop Dogg at Emo’s Austin

Photographer: Ismael Quintanilla III ( Instagram ) Snoop Dogg at Emo’s, Austin TX                      
Thrive Presents: Surviving the Holidays with Your Relatives

Thrive Presents: Surviving the Holidays with Your Relatives

Welcome to Thrive! A weekly advice column for creatives and the generally confused.   The year is winding down and we are all exhausted, partied out (or still partying), and thinking about new beginnings. We’re also reflecting on the year — accomplishments, disappointments, regrets. In short, it’s a tough time of year and nothing makes...
Iryna

Iryna

Model: Iryna Photographer: Thomas H P Jerusalem, MUTE Photography ( Instagram )   Thomas H.P. Jerusalem of MUTE Photography is a German photographer living and working in the Western suburbs of Chicago, IL. After living in London, UK for four years, he relocated to Chicago, in 2004. Thomas H.P. Jerusalem is specialized in fashion and...
SASS

SASS

SASS By Jay Armstrong   In a world of sham and plastic, where the view of the future optimistic finds itself walled by new condos and business park skyscrapers, knowing we can’t go back, what we have now and what we choose to do with it is detrimental. The importance lies in counting our allies,...
Hyperreal Film Club VHS Zine Release Party

Hyperreal Film Club VHS Zine Release Party

Website || Instagram || Facebook   Keeping the DIY scene thriving in Austin, Texas, collective Hyperreal Film Club prides itself on embracing more than just the film medium. Immersing themselves in art installations, electronic music, experimental collage, and tearing apart constraints on structures and expectations of art, founders David McMichael, Jenni Kaye and Tanner Hadfield...
Mixtape Monday: Tracks In Your Town

Mixtape Monday: Tracks In Your Town

  Ali Wagner – Going Down Midnight Opera – Hounds at Sunset Très Oui – Séance Fishboy – Researching Writer Kyoto Lo-Fi – Godot Chief Perch – Jupiter Ellis Redon – Dreamers Michael Parallax – Get Destroyed  
Dear Thrive: Best Advice I Ever Got

Dear Thrive: Best Advice I Ever Got

Welcome to Thrive! A weekly advice column for creatives and the generally confused.   This week I am taking a moment to reflect on the best advice I’ve ever received and share that with all of you here on THRIVE. When I was in the 7th grade I had an English teacher that we all...
Pearl

Pearl

Photographer: Sara Kerens ( Instagram ) Stylist & Project Manager: Anastasia Skutar ( Instagram ) MUA: Taisia Evseeva ( Instagram ) Model: Valerie Albertovna ( Instagram )   Dress: Vintage / Trench: Topshop / Beads: Belt Diva     Dress: United Colors of Benetton / Scarf Stylist: Property / Knee Socks: Calzedonia     Blouse:...
Mixtape Monday: I Didn't Mean to Make You Blush

Mixtape Monday: I Didn’t Mean to Make You Blush

  Bethlehem Steel – Finger It Out Death of Lovers – Ursula in B Major Jen Cloher – Famously Monogamous Lull – Sea Change Count Vaseline – Bodies Bee Bee Sea – Sonic Boomerang Gingerlys – Turtledoves Eyes Behind the Veil – Everlasting Threshold  
My Urban Jungle by Paula Horstman

My Urban Jungle by Paula Horstman

Writer / Photographer: Paula Horstman ( Twitter )   My Urban Jungle Two prints on steps Press down, I’m forceful Run right Turn left Stay straight And now I’m walking Walking so free See myself in the day Myself In the night The same building, Goes from blue to grey Walks on the grid Walks...

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