From the first time seeing them live, cumgirl8 has always felt part-punk rock, part-performance art. Delving into fashion pursuits featured in Vogue in addition to their latest conceptual music videos, it’s clear that the group’s creativity and performance quality is currently throttling at its full potential and it’s thrilling to see. -Alt Citizen
CG8 (aka Cumgirl8)—the self-described “sex-positive” band and creative entity dreamed up by Lida Fox, Chase Noelle, and Veronika Vilim—added fashion to their résumé last year with a clubby, nightlife-inspired collection. This season they brought their work into the sun and onto the street when they presented their sophomore collection outside Café Forgot on the Lower East Side on September 11. It was a real New York moment that created a bridge between Y2K and today. -Vogue
Listening to NYC trio cumgirl8 feels like going back in time and catapulting to the year 2040 all at once. It’s a heady, latex-clad future-nostalgia that’s part dial-up chatroom, part pioneering punk, and three parts sex-positive dreamgirl from outer-space. -Hero
Their stage performances are a proverbial exclamation point, one that pogos from one act to the next. An incendiary noise romp that growls at and then humours its audience. -i-D
cumgirl8 is a rising punk band from NYC known for their raucous live shows.
Blast the bombastic trio's spazzy spacey (and very solid) self-titled debut album below.
And then go see them play. That's the key. The key to everything. -OMR
Qween Kong is a heavy hitting, punk group from New Haven, Connecticut that was formed in 2021. Their debut EP, Cockroach, delivers kicking melodies, noisy, larger-than-life rhythm, and a thunderous low end.
With Cara DeLucia on lead vocals and bass, Gillian Basilicato on vocals and guitar, and Melody McCarthy on drums, Qween Kong is a high-octane, powerhouse trio that’ll cut right the fuck through ya.