Kate Hoos

Kate Hoos

Editor-in-Chief (she/her)

Kate Hoos is a New York based photographer, writer, and musician. Her work has been featured in Brooklyn Vegan, Tom Tom Magazine, Razorcake, Maximum Rock N Roll, and more. A stalwart of the DIY punk scene for many years, she served as an organizer for Punk Island from 2016-2022 and is the veteran of several bands, most recently playing drums with Witch Slap from 2019-2021.

When not out and about with a camera in hand or playing a show, she can be found slinging merch, lurking on abandoned train tracks or hanging with her cats, usually with her nose buried in a book.

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Chantal Wright

Chantal Wright

Contributing Writer (he/she)

A nightmare on 2 wheels, Chantal is a New York based musician and writer currently playing bass with Fisty as well fronting various cover bands.

 

NickAD

NickAD

Contributing Writer (he/him)

Nick plays drums in ALL the bands, namely WORLDSUCKS, Cathedral Ceilings, Mr. Payday, and SILENCE ON THE OTHER END. He & his partner Lysa host a weekly radio show on Radio Nope called Radiant Point, run a label called Evil Island Fortress, and play together in SILENCE ON THE OTHER END. They live in the Catskills.

Ellen Qbertplaya

Ellen Qbertplaya

Contributing Photographer/Writer (she/her)

Ellen is a New York based concert photographer and sandwich lover. Find more of her work at http://ellen.qbertplaya.com.

 

Jeanette D. Moses

Jeanette D. Moses

Contributing Photographer (she/her)

Jeanette D. Moses is a New York based freelance photographer and videographer. Jeanette is known for her high-energy photographs that capture the intimacy of New York City’s creative communities. When she isn’t playing camera, you can find her playing guitar in Frida Kill. See more of her work at jeanettedmoses.com 

 

Edwina Hay

Edwina Hay

Contributing Photographer (she/her)

Edwina Hay is a freelance photographer whose work has appeared on the internet for nearly two decades. She’s lived in Brooklyn her entire life, except for the four years she went to college where she lived in Manhattan. Her website was named after a Mission of Burma song.

 

Jenifun

Jenifun

Webmistress (she/her)

Jeni is a Newport based hot yoga enthusiast and lover of ALL of the vegan cheese. When she grows up she’s going to be Dorothy Zbornak.

 

Rebecca DeRosa

Rebecca DeRosa

Contributing Writer (she/her)

Rebecca is a writer, drummer, and yoga teacher. Her work has appeared in Tom Tom Magazine, Bust, and Brooklyn Magazine. She lives in the Catskills with two cats who boss her around.

 

Ray Rusinak

Ray Rusinak

Contributing Photographer (he/him)

Ray is the big bald guy that you see regularly in the photo pit at all too many shows.  When he’s not there he’s probably umpiring a baseball game or refereeing basketball.

 

Amanda Meth

Amanda Meth

Contributing Writer (they/she)

Amanda Meth is a person who deeply loves music and food so much that she can’t help but write about and photograph both of these things. Based in Brooklyn and raised in the Bay Area, she grew up going to shows at legendary venues such as The Fillmore and Slim’s (RIP) and making friends with musicians and music lovers both online and in-person. She has a guitar that mostly sits in her closet but on occasion gets around to playing it. Her work can be found on her website,  Amanda Meth. Her photography can be seen @amandaholdsacamera.  Her food writing can be found at World of Vegan. She lives in Bushwick with her cat Aidy Lion and can often be found at a show, in the kitchen, or at karaoke covering as much Bruce Springsteen as possible. 

 

Emilio Herce

Emilio Herce

Contributing Photographer (he/him)

Emilio Herce is a writer, musician, photographer, and music publicist based in Brooklyn. He has been involved in the NYC music scene for over 10 years and is very tired. His work can be found at Weird Kids Up Front.