#FromtheVault: Sexual Violence Everywhere, or what i learned the day after david bowie died [TSM02]

#FromtheVault TSM02 April 2016 Sexual Violence Everywhere or what i learned the day after david bowie died by +   Do you think I came to give peace on the earth? No, I tell you, but rather division. And where there’s one they’re bound to divide it, Right in two. Right in two. This is a vignette about shame and anger, about the disgraced fall of a beloved icon from my childhood. That man is Jackie Chan. And also David Bowie. I’m listening to Tool’s “Right In Two,” for the first time in maybe ten years. I just finished Pitchfork’s review of the new David Bowie album Blackstar, it talks about him dying a little more than I’m comfortable with. I think ‘I hope David’s still alive when we figure ...

Now in Stock at: Sustain!

  The Sick Muse is now in stock at Sustain, an artist-run gallery and art shop in Uptown. Issue 8 and 9 are currently stocked, with more back issues on the way. We've never looked so pretty. Sustain has a lovely selection of handmade goods and a sick zine/book table. They also run a tape label: Niatsus! They have an open proposal system for their gallery and workshop programming, so hit them up!

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TSM #8 Feat. Blood Licker

Blood Licker was the featured band of TSM #8. If you haven't heard em', go take a listen and then come back to read this post. --> Blood Licker bandcamp Blood Licker is a duo, a melding of two minds, and possibly...probably...brains. BL’s shows are distilled magic. Seeing them in a concrete building, you’re immediately transported to a forest: you know that below that building’s foundation, there’s fungus, roots, and decomposing plant/buggo matter. BL helps you remember that soil is alive. BL’s Whitney and Mark are the kinds of spirits who reveal things in the shadows, replenish energies, and rock super hard. Also, they love rats; that’s why we did the r thing there, to get th ...