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Desdemona Dallas

About Desdemona Dallas

Desdemona Dallas is a writer and photographer currently based in Brooklyn, NY. Through her work Dallas aims to highlight artists and activists engaged in changing social dialogue and igniting culture conversation. Currently looking for beauty in the belly of the beast. Follow her on Instgram @dily.daly and twitter @storiesbydallas

WOMAN OF INTEREST: NOW WHAT?? Offers A New Approach to Networking in the Digital Era

The three hosts of NOW WHAT?? take questions at the beginning of their roundtable discussion. All photos by Desdemona Dallas. Spreadhouse Cafe is lit softly with rose-colored neon. A group of creative types gather around a table, excitedly talking about art, projects, new ideas, past ideas, failures and successes. There are about forty [...]

By |2019-02-11T20:01:54-05:00February 12th, 2019|FEATURES, Woman of Interest|

AF 2018 IN REVIEW: The Best Music Videos of the Year

It's been a long time since music videos have aired on television, but as the popularity of YouTube soars among a generation who doesn't even remember what MTV used to be, artists are now approaching the medium with a new creative fervor. As you'll note from this list, by and large we're seeing women and [...]

By |2019-01-10T16:38:32-05:00January 2nd, 2019|FEATURES|

INTERVIEW: Mother Feather Discuss the Big Ideas and Bigger Sound on Constellation Baby

Forged in the flames of New York City's rock club scene, glam rock outfit Mother Feather developed a stand-out style with glittering costumes and a punk rock attitude from the get-go. Its lead vocalists, Ann Courtney and Elizabeth Carena, met in college, forming a tight-knit bond and eventually adding drummer Gunnar Olsen and bassist Seth Ondracek and [...]

By |2018-11-07T14:16:47-05:00November 6th, 2018|FEATURES, Interviews|

INTERVIEW: Amanda Palmer on Making Art in the Era of #MeToo

On the set of "Mr. Weinstein Will See You Now." Photo by Hayley Rosenblum. Exactly one year to the day of the New York Times article that exposed Harvey Weinstein as a serial sexual predator, Amanda Palmer and Jasmine Power released a video that cements the importance of the #MeToo movement. Though its [...]

By |2018-11-06T18:38:00-05:00October 29th, 2018|FEATURES, Interviews, Reviews, Video of the Week|

ALBUM REVIEW: Mountain Man – Magic Ship

For years they hid from us. Like the hermetic enigma their name conjures, Mountain Man headed for the hills after releasing their hypnotic 2010 debut, Made the Harbor. The siren-like harmonies of Molly Erin Sarle, Alexandra Sauser-Monnig and Amilia Meath faded into the mist; Meath resurfaced four years later as one half of Sylvan Esso, bringing folksy [...]

By |2018-10-04T16:52:05-05:00October 4th, 2018|FEATURES, Reviews|

INTERVIEW: Kat Cunning on Carving a Niche For All The Weirdos

If ever there was a case for blazing your own trail to success, Kat Cunning's rising stardom is certainly one of them. Back with a new single called "Stay On The Line," Cunning is a study in fluid adaptability; time and time again, she's made opportunities for herself in all the spaces where she once [...]

By |2018-08-09T17:04:09-05:00July 24th, 2018|FEATURES, Interviews|

PREVIEW: Our Favorite Electronic DJs Playing at Panorama

So we lost Cardi B, who got replaced by Lil Wayne, due to her pregnancy, but Panorama Festival is still packed with some amazing women in music. Janet Jackson, who is making a long awaited come back, Sza, who has had an amazing year since her release of album Ctrl, and indie star favorite St. [...]

By |2018-08-09T17:04:10-05:00July 18th, 2018|FEATURES|

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Mitski “Nobody” & More

 Mitski has been on a rocketing career path over the past few years, and is set to release her sophomore album Be The Cowboy on August 17th. We've only seen a few glimpses into this record so far - via videos for her singles "Geyser" and now, "Nobody" - but it seems as though Mitski's been [...]

By |2018-08-09T17:04:12-05:00June 28th, 2018|FEATURES, Video of the Week|

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Twin Shadow “Saturdays” & More

 When Twin Shadow released his album Caer in April of this year, it brought a sense of relief to fans - not only did it signify recovery from his bands' catastrophic tour bus crash, the music felt like a return to form. His first two records, 2010 debut Forget and its 2012 follow-up Confess, [...]

By |2018-08-09T17:04:14-05:00June 14th, 2018|FEATURES, Video of the Week|

How the #MeToo Movement Could Make Music Festival Season Safer

When I was 16 my most essential possession was a small backpack. It was made of a simple worn-in cloth, the fabric comprised of a colorful rainbow of stripes. The colors weren’t overtly vibrant, instead dulled, to give the desired vintage effect. It was a small bag and would fit no more than a cell [...]

By |2018-08-09T17:04:15-05:00June 11th, 2018|FEATURES|

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