She Shreds is pleased to announce our #16 issue, featuring our exclusive cover artist: Nai Palm.

Subscribe here now to receive She Shreds #16 as your first issue in a full year of magazines. You can also order a single issue of the magazine through our online store for a limited time. She Shreds Issue #16 will available in stores (including select Barnes & Nobles), starting December, 17th 2018. Our current list of stockists are available here, and keep your eye out for new retailer announcements to come!

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Thank you to our issue #16 sponsors: Fender, Martin & Co, Ernie Ball, Apogee, Orange Amps,, PRS Guitars, Triple Crown Records, EarthQuaker Devices, Old Blood Noise, Walrus Audio LLC, Animals Pedals. We literally would not be able to produce this issue without their support.

Cover Story: Nai Palm

Kendrick Lamar, Anderson .Paak and Drake are just a few among Nai Palm’s fans. This Grammy nominated artist opens up about her songwriting process and what it means to connect with fans across the world.

Black Belt Eagle Scout
Black Belt Eagle Scout, or Katherine Paul, uses her experiences as a queer indigenous woman to shape the dialogue she wants to create with her music. From climate change to indigenous resistance, Paul shares her healing process through music.

Francesca Simone

The trailblazing artist who’s works with the likes of queens like Beyonce and Kehlani, Francesca Simone chats with She Shreds on taking creative risks and the genres that’s influenced her sound.


Singer and bass player, Adeline is bringing all of her worlds in her music. Raised in Paris and roots in Martinique, Adeline shares her warmth and sincerity on her growth on becoming an artist.

Kadhja Bonet

Kadhja Bonet is an artist that cannot be easily categorized. The multi-talented producer opens up about rebellion in traditional training, solitude in music making and her newest project.

How An LA Community is Radicalizing Traditional Latinx Genres

El Sancha, Sister Mantos, and Gemma Castro are a few of the queer, latinx artists reclaiming traditional Latinx genres.

19 Scene Report: Melbourne, Australia

21 Sylvia Robinson’s Legacy as the “Mother of Hip Hop”

25 It’s A Hit: The Transformation of the Guitar in Pop Music

29 How an LA Community is Radicalizing Traditional Latinx Genres

35 Black Belt Eagle Scout

41 Nai Palm

49 Francesca Simone

57 Adeline

63 Kadhja Bonet

69 Jazz 101

73 Tabs “Crossfire” by Nai Palm

75 Sound Control: The New Respects

77 Reviews: Gear

79 Comic

80 Activity Page

81 Glossary