Cryptophasia was once a zine and is now
a music newsletter by me & Liz.
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Starting in 2009 I sporadically curated and
co-curated music events in the New York area.
I helped curate music, visual art, and poetry
at Basilica Soundscape from 2017 to 2019. I also
curated an annual Pitchfork showcase 2013-2017.
Since 2016 Abandon is the collaborative
project of writers Jenn and Liz Pelly
with noise musician Stephen Lee Clark.
Abandon has performed frequently throughout
New York at Silent Barn, MoMA PS1, and
The Glove. A collection of Abandon writings
is forthcoming from Des Pair Books.
→ Nothing Feels Natural: Interviews in 2016
ROUGH TRADE EDITIONS No.8 Nothing Feels
Natural is an abridged edition of the
zine that originally accompanied Priests’
debut LP of the same name in 2017. It
features a series of interviews conducted
with the band by journalist Jenn Pelly in
Washington, DC during the first days of
November 2016. Published by Rough Trade
Books in June of 2018.
→ Hidden Eye
Hidden Eye is a small arts magazine founded
in 2014. Issue Zero was a collaboration b/w
Jenn Pelly, Carson Cox (Merchandise), Trip
Warner (Wharf Cat Records), and Jason Vachula
(Psychic Blood). It features long interviews
with visual artists Emma Kohlmann and Shawn
Reed (Night-People Records), and original
writing and collage art, among other things.
→ Time capsules
2021, 2020, 2019, 2018