There were a lot of very strong albums in the Sad White Girl creative space to vibe with while eating parmesan crisps in bed and watching Bon Appetit videos. Which one defined your 2019? What does it tell us about the year to come?
I’m not trying to win you over to my interpretation of the lyrics of any of these songs; but I am inviting you to explore the world within each of them. Looking at songs we love through a trans lens can teach us new things about our gender.
Music has always been there to save me but this time, thanks to Ari, I’m more grateful for it than ever.
The 2010s was an incredibly gay decade in music. Queer and trans musicians gained more visibility and success than ever before over the last 10 years! Here are the best 50 albums of the decade, according to me.
Valentine’s Day is coming up in only two months! This is my holiday gift to those of you who struggle with gifts: make her a Spotify playlist! And guess what, I’ve already done most of the work for you.
Whether you’re going all in on cuffing season, hunkering down to hibernate, or reliving your goth phase in this leather jacket weather, we’ve got tunes for you.
“Every single verse of this is like getting clocked in the side of the head with a Yankee candle.”
Londynn B is a lesbian Cardi B by way of Grace Jones — all charisma, swagger, and sex. With the bars to back it up.
It’s fall, so #feelingsfall continues — Claud has some baby gay angst anthems, Heather Mae has all the feelings if you want to cry, and Big Thief gets raw and vulnerable.
A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to photograph Flay’s show in Brooklyn, and – I don’t say this lightly – it was one of the best concerts I’ve been to this year.
In her life, Debbie Friedman did not want to be defined by her sexuality, but there’s something that feels queer about her music. The hidden history, the lyrics about liberation and joy, and, yes, a whole lot about women dancing with timbrels.
Some people just want a nice casual playlist for their Halloween party! So, I decided to split all of the song spooky suggestions into two playlists.
Sometimes you have to make a playlist and dedicate it to the horny tween version of yourself.
Inspired by their vulnerability and the powerful throwback energy of high-school-age Sara and Tegan, we’ve cracked open our own high school diaries to show you our deepest, darkest, gayest secrets and send a little love and perspective back through time on who we’ve been.
Tegan and Sara have mined through their pasts, found the gems, and put together a poignant ode to their past selves. We can live vicariously through their public vulnerability and imagine — without evidence — that if we did the same, we’d be charmed, rather than horrified, by what we found.
It seems like Halloween songs – or, just, spooky, creepy pop songs in general – are having a comeback! What’s your favorite?
There’s something extra special about the High School audiobook, and not just because it features the rough cassette recordings of the songs that make up their new album, or because they read their own chapters with their own voices, or because they interview each other for maybe the first time ever. It just feels real and ever so soft.
Singer-songwriter Tove Lo dropped her newest album, Sunshine Kitty, on September 20th, and celebrated with an intimate album release show on New York City’s Lower East Side.
“Many of Lafemmebear’s songs are full of righteous anger. This one is full of righteous caring, righteous love, righteous affection.”