This week, Samira Wiley is dancing with a statue, Kaki King is partying with Melissa Etheridge, and Sarah Paulson potentially gets a mystery haircut.
We will begin with the greatest news of all…
Kaki King made you a playlist. It’s a playlist made for you, by Kaki King. A Kaki King playlist.
Besides “it’s Kaki King.”
Happy fucking birthday Kaki King!
Ericka serves up the best music news from the internet this week.
If you really did take a shot of whiskey for every Autostraddle vote in the Bloggies, you may be looking for something quiet and comforting to listen to this morning.
This week all I want to do is listen to Kaki King. You know?
This is an Audiostraddle PSA for our Australian readers.
In the midst of her North American tour with An Horse, Jess G. caught up with guitar goddess Kaki King at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC. In an exciting (and terrifying) chat in the club’s backstage area, Jess asked her about her new album ‘Junior,’ life on the road, breakup songs, and her ever-changing sound. Listen to the Autostraddle interview with Kaki King now! With brand-new photos from our photoblogger Robin Roemer!
This week in the news, Erykah Badu gets naked & fined, Slash premieres his new album and Tegan & Sara, Kelis and Hunter Valentine premiere new videos. Also in the fix: Madonna tops the pops, Evelyn Evelyn is released and so is Kaki King’s new signature guitar. Oh and An Horse want you to hear their new remix track.
Audiostraddle gets a make over! Also Tegan & Sara’s Alligator video premieres for real, Kaki King releases a new track from Junior, the Gossip announce US tour dates, the Vampire Weekend play doubles with a Jo-Bro and also; Ke$ha on bisexuality, Elton John says Jesus is gay, Nicki Minaj has a threesome and Lady Gaga is in a lot of magazines.
An Horse and Kaki King will be touring the US together. Arcade Fire singer Régine Chassagne has a moving editorial on her home country of Haiti. Ke$ha has the top chart spot. Plus, Vampire Weekend’s new album, Coachella 2010, a video from Orianthi, and so much more!
“My principal concern when crafting Fish out of Water was that love and humanity sparkled through the muddled mess of human interpretation” – Intern Elizabeth talks with the people behind the new documentary “Fish out of Water” about LGBT faith, the church, Kaki King, Fred Phelps, Wal-Mart and how you can see the film yourself!
Love Kaki King? Live in or near Brooklyn, NY? This give-away is for you! Email us to score two free tickets to Kaki King’s Williamsburg concert on December 12.
Kaki King hosts a Brooklyn Art Show and all the lesbian hipsters are there! “People need ways to communicate their inner feelings, and that could be through music, visual arts, or even dance. The value of this goes up even more in minority groups, such as the girl-on-girl community. With oppression comes a need to express yourself in a multitude of ways, and the arts are an excellent form of expression.”
“Well, a friend of mine saw me playing at some point and said, ‘You know, it’d be interesting if you took paint and put it on your fingers and and left a mark of where your fingers traveled on the guitar.’ … I kind of took this idea for a minute and thought well, OK.. That was the first seed planted.”
“The very top of my Hot list would probably be this girl who works in my office building. I don’t know her name or who she is, but she’s hot and I wish I did. think Hilary Duff & Clea Duvall are hot … Every girl who has been an ADA on Law and Order is hot ..”