Punk Zines and Nirvana: an Interview with Napalm Star

Photo by Dean Stacy By Vlada Stark Early one morning, a friend of mine played “Never Learned How to Dance,” a slow-paced emotional song with a poetic, horrifying twist that symbolizes the adolescent fears of sex. The band behind the song, Napalm Star, is an indie-rock group with punk influences from Las Vegas’ growing music…… Continue reading Punk Zines and Nirvana: an Interview with Napalm Star

From A to Z(ines): An Interview with Manny Muñoz

Photo by Jacob Vecchione By Tracy Fuentes Back in August of last year, I began interning at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, the only art museum in Las Vegas. During this time, I met Manny Muñoz, the Educational Outreach and Programming Assistant at the Barrick. While doing archival work, we bonded over our love…… Continue reading From A to Z(ines): An Interview with Manny Muñoz

The Revival of Shoegaze

Photo by Vlada Stark and julie By Vlada Stark Shoegaze is a palpable experience.  Surging distorted riffs melt with obscured lucid vocals. The ripple of pure sound swells into an echoing downpour. Every element of you, both physical and metaphysical, reverberates as the intensifying wave of warped sound crashes into you. When the music finally…… Continue reading The Revival of Shoegaze

Kindergarten Turns One!

Nearly 200 posts, 12 issues, and one year later, here we are at the first anniversary of Kindergarten Mag! In order to commemorate this moment, editors Tracy and Kleigh asked contributors questions about their time at Kindergarten and their experiences in the past year. Celebrate with us as we reminisce about Kindergarten’s growth and look…… Continue reading Kindergarten Turns One!

An Interview With My Soulmate

Photo by Charlotte Turner By Charlotte Turner For the Soulmates issue of Kindergarten, I interviewed my twin sister and best friend Gemma about our relationship, and if we’re each other’s soulmates. I wanted to interview her because being twins is a big reason why we’re so close, and because this gives a unique perspective on…… Continue reading An Interview With My Soulmate