New release: Hibiscus kokio by Tradescantia zebrina

My friend, comrade, and collaborator Kevin Sanders (aka hairdryer excommunication) and I have released new music under our moniker Tradescantia zebrina. Hibiscus kokio by Tradescantia zebrina The sound is gloomy, ambient, and weird. It’s our second benefit album (check out the first one) raising money … Continue readingNew release: Hibiscus kokio by Tradescantia zebrina

Pansy EP Release

Today I’m releasing my EP “Pansy” It’s a 32 minute tape of sad queer songs about trauma and love and gender and ugliness, written last spring when I was heartbroken and homeless. Pansy by Plant Dad Side A has guitar & synth songs with my … Continue readingPansy EP Release

Tradescantia zebrina release

Last night Kevin Sanders and I released our cellotronik collaboration, Tradescantia zebrina. [bandcamp width=350 height=470 album=1716215080 size=large bgcol=ffffff linkcol=f171a2 tracklist=false] It’s cinematic and atmospheric and eerie, like the soundtrack to a movie I want to watch but wouldn’t want to be a character in. It’s … Continue readingTradescantia zebrina release

"Pansy" EP Pre-Release to benefit the Transgender Law Center, and Action For Trans Health

Today, bandcamp is donating all of their profits to the Transgender Law Center in the US. To maximize the impact, I’m doing a 24 hour release of an A Side / B Side single from my new EP “Pansy” for £1. 15% of the money … Continue reading"Pansy" EP Pre-Release to benefit the Transgender Law Center, and Action For Trans Health

"I Pity The Cis" reading at SALT. Magazine launch

[Image description: Me, smiling in a white-walled art gallery, holding a copy of the magazine] Content Note: non-graphic mentions of rape, abuse, and transphobia Last night I read my piece “I Pity The Cis” at the launch of SALT. Magazine‘s launch for issue 9 at … Continue reading"I Pity The Cis" reading at SALT. Magazine launch

WHERE IS ANA MENDIETA

[Image description: close-up of two hands gently holding each other, both covered in red paint. Photo by Jade Jackman] CN: murder   Carl Andre killed Ana Mendieta. Yesterday, at the opening of the new Tate Modern building, the Whereisanamendieta collective and Sisters Uncut protested the inclusion … Continue readingWHERE IS ANA MENDIETAContinue readingWHERE IS ANA MENDIETA

"Bisexual Banter" Episode 3: Trans/Bi

[Image description: crinkled holographic paper, reflecting light in many colors] This project was lots of fun to film and I’m really happy with how it’s turning out. “Cis” is a very specific thing, and “trans” is all the rest of it. Gender is infinite. Here we … Continue reading"Bisexual Banter" Episode 3: Trans/BiContinue reading"Bisexual Banter" Episode 3: Trans/Bi

The Best Album of 2016 (Yes, Already): HOPELESSNESS by Anohni

[Image description: Anohni’s pale face, dark hair, dark eyes, and somber expression, with the words “I Love You + Want The Best For You” written on her cheek] Content note: discussion of state violences, dysphoria, abuse, death   HOPELESSNESS is an ode to neoliberal imperialist USAmerica, … Continue readingThe Best Album of 2016 (Yes, Already): HOPELESSNESS by AnohniContinue readingThe Best Album of 2016 (Yes, Already): HOPELESSNESS by Anohni

Review of Travis Alabanza's "Stories Of A Queer Brown Muddy Kid" for Beyond The Binary

[Image description: Travis, a black trans femme, wearing black lipstick, a black headscarf, black shirt and chunky gold chain, sits in a bookshop facing camera with a stoic expression. Photo by Alexander Lijka] Beyond The Binary asked me to review “Stories Of A Queer Brown … Continue readingReview of Travis Alabanza's "Stories Of A Queer Brown Muddy Kid" for Beyond The BinaryContinue readingReview of Travis Alabanza's "Stories Of A Queer Brown Muddy Kid" for Beyond The Binary