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Warpaint at American Museum of Natural History, NYC photographed by Jolie Ruben for SPIN.

Emily: “In a group, dudes, you’d think they’d be like, “Fuck you, I don’t agree with you.” Or they’d be fine having different perspectives. As women, we’re always trying to understand each other, but also have our needs met of being understood. So the fact that there are different opinions can be difficult in that we’re always trying to agree instead of being okay with disagreeing. It’s a little more sensitive. And sometimes frustrating.”