Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

The persistence of punk

The persistence of punk

Malaki Lingg, Assistant Web Editor January 24, 2023

Punk is a genre of music that has been around for over four decades. Despite its longevity, many people believe that the genre fizzled out with no chance of regaining its former glory. This belief is far...

‘Snail Society’ pop-up shop

‘Snail Society’ pop-up shop

Malaki Lingg, Assistant Web and Social Editor October 18, 2022

San Antonio has a thriving local music scene full of genres such as country, metal, indie and most importantly, punk. As a genre, punk rock is described as an overt, loud, political and DIY culture. Snail...

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Black & Brown Punk Fest ’19

Kimiya Factory September 4, 2019

On Aug 31. at La Botanica, Xingonas in the Pit presented the second annual Black and Brown Punk Fest TX. Decolonial feminist punk collective Xingonas in the Pit strive to maintain safe spaces for people...

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Afro can be punk?

Kimiya Factory April 2, 2019

This past weekend, journalism gifted me as it always does; but something about this assignment was different. Per usual, my woke Arts & Life editor presented me with what sounded like an obviously...

Behind the Beat: The Grave Babes

Paisano1 October 23, 2015

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SA’s own Signalman signed and to tour this summer

May 27, 2015

Photo courtesy of Signalman The dream for every local band is to get signed to a record label and tour. It takes years of hard work to grow a fan base large enough to sustain a tour....

Behind the Beat: Girlband

March 22, 2015

In this episode of Behind the Beat, I meet up with Bryan, TX punk rock band, Girlband, before their set at SXSW. Listen in to find out more about the band and some local music news! Opening...

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