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Jade Gomez

Freelance Journalist

Location icon United States

I'm Jade Gomez, a 22 year old journalist from New Jersey/New York and a recent graduate of The New School's Journalism and Design program.

I primarily write about music but also have experience with more political and narrative forms of journalism. I'm also an experienced live music photographer on the side. I specialize in hip hop and rock music coverage and have written for Rolling Stone, The FADER, Vinyl Me Please, and independent blogs.

Please view some of the links and clips below for an idea of my work. Have a fantastic day!

Portfolio
Vinyl Me Please
03/31/2020
Orion Sun Is Creating And Finding Home

The words "sheltered" and "isolation" seem to come up a lot in my conversation with 24-year-old Orion Sun, to the point where the words just spill out of her mouth effortlessly. In between our thoughts, the pockets of silence echo in my ear and disappear into the emptiness of both of our suburban homes.

pastemagazine.com
04/08/2020
Purity Ring Provide a Guiding Hand on WOMB

It's been eight years since electronic synth-pop duo Purity Ring released Shrines, which took the blogosphere, critics and the world by surprise. Their music was decidedly delicate, existing on the cusp of both '90s trip hop and futuristic pop with a grotesque twist.

Vinyl Me Please
11/01/2019
Angel Olsen On 'All Mirrors,' Her Straightforward Love Letter To Growth

Angel Olsen is comfortable with herself. She effortlessly describes heartache in the same matter-of-fact tone as talking about feeding her cat, all while she attempts to quietly close her cupboards in the background. The beloved wide-eyed indie rock darling of the Midwest has enjoyed an incredible trajectory, making her way into countless hearts and sad mixtapes with the release of her acclaimed 2016 album MY WOMAN.

DJBooth
08/28/2019
Meet Big Momma, Florida's Best Kept Horror Secret

Smack dab in the middle of the large Venn diagram of the lo-fi terror pioneered by Three 6 Mafia, the infectious bounce of Miami and New Orleans clubs, and the luxury of Lil' Kim is Florida's Big Momma.

The FADER
10/04/2017
Daniel Johnston's New York leg of his final tour was an unexpected joy

"Hello, I am the ghost of Daniel Johnston." The house lights dimmed in the Town Hall Theatre and a shaky image appeared on the stage screen. I was seated in the historic venue located right off of Broadway, known for its acoustics and for hosting classical composers since its opening in 1921.

The FADER
10/11/2016
Hungry is the trippy avant-garde drag queen responsible for Bjork's Utopia cover

Hungry's Instagram bio says "distorted drag", and I think it is the only appropriate way to describe her style. With over 174,000 followers, the Berlin-based drag queen uploads equal parts headache-inducing and awe-inspiring looks that play with snake-like curves, pearls, and impeccably blended colors.

The FADER
CHAE BUTTUH's "Everything Did" video is a tribute to fly femmes everywhere

"Hair did, nails did, everything did / I'm magnificent / These bitches ain't got nothing on me," says North Carolina rapper CHAE BUTTUH on the woozy, minimal "Everything Did." The video for it - dropping today on Mister Wallace and aCeb00mbaP's FUTUREHOOD label as part of their FUTUREHOOD Fridays series - is a nod to early Hype Williams videos, Lil Kim photoshoots, and late '90s and early '00s nightlife fashion.

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