At one point Cameron characterizes Chicago as optimistic and Portland as specific and “Same Sex Symbol” perfectly embodies both of those things.
“If there’s one overarching theme on The Voyager, it’s the idea of being a woman and getting older and railing against the things that society (and even human instinct) thinks that you should have.”
Lesbian comedian Erin Foley’s new album “Lady with Pockets” is worth your time.
“The Brink” is the second full-length album from Australian band The Jezabels and you’re going to love it.
This album matters for reasons beyond the music itself. Haze remains deliberate about sharing an honest, hopeful message.
“How do you know robot love is queer if you haven’t tried it?” Plus: lots of pictures.
Mal Blum’s new album, “Tempest In A Teacup,” is so endearing and good and fun and I’m pretty sure you’ll love it.
“Say What You Mean” is full of some of the catchiest, saddest and most upbeat, vulnerable breakup songs you’ll ever dance around your living room to.
Cara’s Team Pick: Everyone’s favorite Swedish brother-sister electronic duo turns queer theory into crazy atmospheric semi-dance music. FINALLY.
Happy ‘Heartthrob’ Release Day! Process your feelings here.
Besides “it’s Kaki King.”
Trans rapper Heidi Barton Stink keeps it real. Like, really, really real.
Nicki Minaj promised she would be a game-changing artist, and this album is one step in her desired direction. Spoiler alert: this review uses the term “baddest bitch” a lot.
Intern Grace’s Team Pick: If you like bouncy ukulele music and feelings, it is possible that you will love this album so much you want to take it on a pizza date and let it order as many toppings as it wants.
Kanye West is seeking redemption — he’s just having a hard time wading through all the diamonds to get there.
“When I hear this song, I picture the shiny Lady Gaga motorcycle mutant rolling through the night, wind in its hair, and it makes me feel pretty awesome.”
Feel It Break is one of the most interesting and addictive records I’ve heard this year, it’s a thing.
Hercules & Love Affair’s new album, Blue Songs, is more Chicago house than Studio 54.
There have been SO MANY new albums released this month. I ran out of time for multiple listens and proper sentences, so instead here are my very first impressions communicated in a series of highly unauthentic haiku poems. Just go with it.
Here’s a list of the latest pop albums I’ve listened to, and how I felt about them.