Girls Rock Japan – a transcontinental zine cooperation

Girls Rock Japan – a transcontinental zine cooperation by Verena Spilker interview For MOM#3 we’ve been collaborating with the organizers of Ladies Rock Camp Japan quite a bit. Nami, one of the organizers, drew the amazing poster that functions as a cover...

Perfume Genius on pigs, kids and fame

Perfume Genius on pigs, kids and fame by Mareike Lütge & Verena Spilker interview In November when Perfume Genius came to Berlin to play a show at Lido, Mareike and I had the chance to interview him. Mareike had met Mike Hadreas, the mastermind behind Perfume...

Roseus Lupus

Roseus Lupus by Janielle Love Williams short story I’m the descendent of a lineage of lycanthropes. As far back as we can trace, the Martins have shed their human coats at midnight of the full moon and roamed the night in packs. Shape shifting is an ability granted...

Jay Brannan on Gummy Bears and new languages

Jay Brannan on Gummy Bears and new languages by Verena Spilker interview This October Jay Brannan played a concert in Berlin, as part of his world tour. You can read the review of the concert that Mareike wrote for TQU here. Unfortunately Jay only had time for one...

Jef Barbara – authentic and outrageous!

Jef Barbara – authentic and outrageous! by Verena Spilker interview In 2013 Montréal’s Jef Barbara released their second album, Soft to the Touch, on Tricatel. Expatriarch (run by my lovely flatmate and friend, Joey Hansom) organized their concert in...