In which I tell tall tales of the various indie rock, electronic and pop siren songs I heard echoed across the ocean by a chorus of whales as I navigated the briny deep with a parrot on my shoulder and a dream in my heart.
Allison Weiss is at it again with a brand new album, a new city, and a new Autostraddle Interview. We talked about Say What You Mean (Sideways Sessions), her dad and her cat, and how she can still write breakup songs even though she’s not sad anymore.
Over the years, frontwoman Khaela Maricich’s lyrics have been equal parts heartbreaking and tender, caustic and clever, and the new self-titled album is no exception.
4. Hey, have we talked about the video for “Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)” ????
As summer’s come to a close and the air’s gotten a bit cooler, I’ve found myself in downtempo synthpop land.
“How do you know robot love is queer if you haven’t tried it?” Plus: lots of pictures.
Let’s all get buzzed on The Electric Lady.
Exciting new musical things from Clinical Trials, Sparrowhawks and Lila Rose. Also, Carly thinks y’all are really gonna love Kate Boy.
Today you can buy “She Keeps Me Warm,” Mary Lambert’s new single, on iTunes. Let’s celebrate by listening together and holding hands, shall we?
A folk singer-songwriter and recent Berklee grad whose music is gonna melt your heart.
Spoon explains that “My Prairie Home” will explore themes of “death, coming out as queer during high school, and surviving abuse.”
Just some awesome new songs Stef thought you’d like, because she knows you like a cartographer knows a sextant, like a whale knows the sea.
Rad new-ish tracks from Holly Miranda, Abbe May, Saint Le Roq and Camera Obscura.
If you don’t know about Sparrowhawks then you’re in for a treat.
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.
Janelle Monáe has released a brand-new song with Erykah Badu! Get down.
Hot new songs from Laura Marling, Florence + the Machine, Polica + Justin Vernon, plus a few special words from Carmen Rios about Drake.
New song from The National! Plus tracks from Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Cold War Kids, queer musician Ellie Herring and also Antigone Rising, who give you permission to blame it on the whiskey.