short @ the show

Alyana Vera
nyc-focused music & culture newsletter
Created 01 Dec 2019
  • "Moxie," White Silence, and the Punk Aesthetic
    09 Mar 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    This is funny because both Moxie and the word “moxie” feel dated Moxie really wants to be a movie that gets it right. It’s got a feminist message, a diverse cast, and a strong punk lineage to pull fro...
  • what march winds bring
    03 Mar 2021 • 4 min read
    Woo, it’s March! One month closer to warmer weather. But also whew…it’s March. It’s hard to believe it’s almost been a year since this pandemic started. If this were March 2020, in just three days SXS...
  • a book club... but for music docs
    21 Jan 2021 • 2 min read • 0 2
    Drug Fortune Heir 🧊 @Xameronlamar A book club... but for albums November 25th 202033,169 Retweets218,191 Likes It’s been a minute since my last post! I’ve been MIA because I recently started a full-t...
  • this is not a year-end list
    11 Dec 2020 • 5 min read • 1 0
    I don’t know you guys, I’m not really into year-end lists. Especially in 2020! My listening habits (and other people’s) changed radically this year because of the pandemic, and, for the most part, I l...
  • short at home #11
    02 Nov 2020 • 3 min read
    Ejeris Dixon @ejeris Y’all I know too much about fascism to sleep well. It’s the time where public BIPOC and Queer and Trans leaders need safety plans. And we all need to deepen our organizing and exp...
  • tune out 🎧
    02 Nov 2020 • 3 min read
    Games skribbl: Play Online Pictionary with friends or strangers Pulseboy: a cute chiptune generator that I first discovered through Tumblr that allows you to string together tunes online. Pop Clouds w...
  • spooky at home #10
    30 Oct 2020 • 9 min read • 1 0
    alyana @alyanavera the strokes are playing snl on halloween and my only wish is that julian casablancas leans hard into his look and dresses up as the riddler October 26th 20201 Like This newsletter i...
  • short at home #9
    04 Oct 2020 • 9 min read
    Hello! It’s been a minute. I took a break from this newsletter because I felt like there were other projects that deserved my attention more. Writing about music, for me, just didn’t seem as urgent af...
  • a quick update
    07 Aug 2020 • 1 min read
    Hi! I’m still on a little hiatus from this newsletter (there’s a lot more going on in the world besides music) but I wanted to pop by and drop some Bandcamp recommendations! You probably know already,...
  • short at home #8
    26 Jun 2020 • 5 min read
    eli @supahotfire86 yea i’m not fact checking whether or not beethoven was black imma just believe it June 18th 202015,147 Retweets88,173 Likes I was reading about the radical roots of self-care recent...
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