The Future Is Bright: KERA’s Queer Journey and an Optimistic New Song

Photo Credit: Michael Tyrone Delaney II Originally appeared on Ones to Watch.  Kera Armendariz is aggressively human. Watch them onstage, and you may feel the freedom that reaches beyond their extremities or giggle at the many expressions that flash across their face. Speaking one-on-one, you’ll notice their boundless charm. … Before they had the vocabulary for it, Armendariz has always centered their art on identity. They … Continue reading The Future Is Bright: KERA’s Queer Journey and an Optimistic New Song

Kera and Devendra Banhart Join Forces on Hopeful New Song, Proceeds to Benefit Trans Charities Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Emphatic folk songwriter KERA (fka Kera and the Lesbians) recently revealed a new recording of a song they penned years ago. “Bright Future Ahead” features some additional vocals by friend and now collaborator, Devendra Banhart; all proceeds for the song will be donated to Trans … Continue reading

Beach Goth V: A Little Rain Never Hurt Anyone

sngshows: Originally appeared on Thrillcall. Photo above courtesy of Julian Malagon, Refined Grind.  Things got complicated on day two. The start of the day may have been wet, but everything still ran as usual. 2 Live Crew threw a profane pep rally at the indoor Observatory main stage with lots of crowd engagement from the MC and of course the star duo, Fresh Kid Ice and … Continue reading Beach Goth V: A Little Rain Never Hurt Anyone

Beach Goth V: A Little Rain Never Hurt Anyone

Originally appeared on Thrillcall. Photo above courtesy of Julian Malagon, Refined Grind.  Things got complicated on day two. The start of the day may have been wet, but everything still ran as usual. 2 Live Crew threw a profane pep rally at the indoor Observatory main stage with lots of crowd engagement from the MC and of course the star duo, Fresh Kid Ice and Brother … Continue reading Beach Goth V: A Little Rain Never Hurt Anyone