Coco Solid is the musician, writer, artist and philosoflygirl Jessica Hansell hailing from Auckland Aotearoa/New Zealand

Illustration: Dane Taylor


A music video documentary made about The Fafswag Ball, a South Auckland scene that celebrates Polynesian fa’afafine (transgender) culture through fashion, vogue and dance battles directed by Coco. For more info see: www.fafswagball.com

’2 Wise 2 Wed?’ out on Tokyo Dawn Records (Germany) compilation ‘The Boogie 4′.

‘Oh My Zeus’ (ft Jizmatron & Boston Rodriguez) out July 21 on Groovadelica Records

‘Rain’ Tim Paris feat Coco Solid on My Favourite Robot Records (Canada)

Hook Ups
‘Hook Ups’ is a cartoon based on an old Coco Solid comic-strip for Volume Magazine. Twins Kowhai and Monty Hook are the aspiring ‘futuristic sound duo’ Hook Ups, trying to make it big in the cut-throat suburb of Aroha Bridge. Visit the show site HERE.

‘Possessions’ taken from the Parallel Dance Ensemble EP ‘Possessions & Obsessions’ available on Permanent Vacation Records (Germany).

Badd Energy ‘How Do You Sleep’ taken from their sophomore album, Underwater Pyramids. LP out now on Flying Nun Records (NZ) and available here on bandcamp, video directed by Thom Burton.

Hardcopies of this zine have sold out. Digital copies of Issue 1 (Brain Map of a Pacific Misfit) and Issue 2 (Draculas & Chakras) are now available to buy online and you can now view the special ‘Soul II Seoul’ edition online, click here!

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