Alcynna Lloyd

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May / 18
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Words // Alcynna Lloyd Insane weather put Levitation Fest on a hiatus in 2016, but this year, it returned with a vengeance. Levitation blessed Austin with an abundance of psychedelia, doom metal, stoner sludge, shoe-gaze, and dream pop. When we say this festival had a taste of everything – we

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Apr / 18
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Photos – Garrett Smith // Words – Alcynna Lloyd Close your eyes. Now imagine you are in a dark room, the sound of cello easing you into a state of pure relaxation. Then without warning a beautiful voice joins the strumming. It is soft and heavy at the same time. Your

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Mar / 18
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Words // Alcynna Lloyd – Photos // Ellie Alonzo Last week, Dallas was hit with a wave of electronic pop that sent people into a dancing frenzy. This show was, simply put, magical. A true representation of the power of live music and the visual arts. Suzi Analogue opened the show, bringing the energetic sound of electro-soul. Her music is a mixture of hip-hop

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Mar / 18
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WORDS: Alcynna Lloyd // PHOTOS: Ellie Alonzo It was finally that time! The time to make a psychedelic pilgrimage to see one of rock’s most notable bands, MGMT. They have always been an escape from normalcy that so many of us need. Songs like “Electric Feel”  “Weekend Wars” and “Time to Pretend” have ushered

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Feb / 18
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// Photography by Hannah Kingsolver What’s that in the air? Oh, it’s just love. Yes, today is Valentine’s Day. A day filled with chocolates, teddy bears, and expensive wine. While many attribute the holiday’s importance to capitalism, for many Valentine’s Day is just another day to let that special person

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Oct / 17
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Words//Alcynna Lloyd Photos//Drew Herring + Alcynna Lloyd [dropcap size=small]W[/dropcap]hen going to a show, I’m always looking for a few things. I want the music be great, the crowd to be excited, and the dancing to be contagious. That’s exactly what I got this weekend. Joyce Manor, Wavves, and French Vanilla,

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Oct / 17
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Words // Alcynna Lloyd Photos // Ellie Alonzo + Drew Herring Video // Drew Herring [dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]always wanted to be a skateboarder, but the idea of being bloodied was enough to make my parents steer me in the direction of more traditional sports. To be fair, with my luck I would

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Jul / 17
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“Do you know what it is like to love someone who is suffering?
A person afraid of their own softness.”

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Jun / 17
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A refugee story from our 19th print issue, Dawn.

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May / 17
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This story was printed in the DAWN issue. Secure your copy here. Photo by Austere’s Ellie Alonzo [dropcap size=big]C[/dropcap]lose your eyes and imagine a woman. Is this woman tall or short? Skin dark as the richest soil? Perhaps, pale like a cloudless sky. Is she thin like stems stretching on

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