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JACOB BANKS: THE BOY WHO CRIED FREEDOM

JACOB BANKS

i’m not really sure how i came across jacob banks’ music but i know that i haven’t stopped listening to it since i did; it’s addicting. when you listen to it, you feel the music, the emotion, you can see it (yeah, i’m going there)- there is this visual aspect in it that is really indescribable, which is what i think makes you want to keep hitting repeat. today he released his latest ep- the boy who cried freedom and had a chat with nylon about his inspirations, aspirations and sound . you can read the full interview here.

I love writing poems. I listen to a lot of poets speak. And then, I just tell the truth. I think my job is to help people get through the day a little easier. If I tell my truth, then more people can relate to it.

tour dates:

april 24th- hoxton Bar & kitchen– london, united kingdom

may 4th- mercury lounge– new york, ny

may 11th- masonic lodge– los angeles, ca

SXSW: LEO JAMES CONROY

ljc-4 very excited to be joining these boys at sxsw this year. leo james conroy made his solo debut at sxsw in 2016 but returns to the stage this year with some help from his friends. i’ll be down there shooting some fun content for them so stay tuned for all things sxsw! below are some photos from the live session we recorded last month.

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FADER: CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS

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so much love for this human and how fitting that this post falls on a wednesday?? holla to my #wcw! when she released her video for tilted, i was hooked immediately. mesmerized by her movements and effortlessly cool style, i stood up from my couch (where you can see my imprint from a long day of surfing the internet) and began to learn the entire routine from the video (flashback to my sia-chandelier obsession). this is just the tip of the iceberg of what you can expect from the creative french native and i am beyond excited to see her live come april. check out the latest issue of fader where you can read the full story.

story by aimee cliff | photography by alice rosati | styling by jonathan huguet