Sometimes the hardest part of being a person with a body is admitting how hard it is in the first place. So it goes in the newest single from Mal Blum, rock musician, friend of Autostraddle/A-Camp, and all around cool human.
“If Rachel Maddow ever hits Dinah Shore karaoke party in a three-quarter-length leather coat and leather pants, it will look like every performance on this live album.”
Princess Nokia, Dodie, Hayley Kiyoko, Tegan & Sara, Nina Sky and so many other artists blessed us this year with some very queer video imagery this year!
Tegan and Sara are running errands at otherwise-mundane spaces — the laundromat, the post office, the market — where they are bombarded by innuendo in everything from envelope-licking to ears of corn. The result is very funny and very sexy.
The snakes have boobs! The weird bird people have butts! The horse uses the mountains as a blanket! The video for “Hang On to the Night” has it all!
In the past 48 hours, Tegan and Sara have released new videos for “U-Turn” and “100X,” lifting the curtain on what their forthcoming album Love You to Death has in store.
“If you were hoping for some sort of visual depiction of that classically gay narrative in their eagerly anticipated video for ‘Boyfriend,’ released this morning on Pitchfork, that’s not what you’ll find.”
This music video is so gay Ali Liebert is playing it in the movie version. It’s so gay it’s legal to discriminate against it in Mississippi and North Carolina. It’s so gay the CW is planning on killing it off next week.
Alynda Lee Segarra’s voice is like dark chocolate with sea salt. Her politics make my heart beat faster than a KitchenAid stand mixer. Her lyrics are pointed as star anise, and powerful as ghost pepper. I could go on, but I’m getting hungry. Just watch.
Some songs are just a lot better when queer people are singing them.
Quotes from a new Rolling Stone cover story just make explicit the themes she’s been shredding about for years.
My libido / my libido / my libido / my libido / YEAH
It was a very musical week, ok.
New music videos from Robyn and Yeah Yeah Yeahs, the cure for RBF, and a web series guided by a 2-year-old’s dialogue with her father.
Cara’s Team Pick: “Women In Punk” offers dozens of hours of your favorite rock stars spliced together real nice on your computer. Wear your best headphones.
Because without Destiny’s Child, there’d be no Beyoncé and how else would I have learned to crip walk? Also, something something Half Time show Destiny’s Child.
Were these two women at your meetups? Probably.
“Let’s get this party started, let’s squeeze the lime.”
Is this just a half-hearted excuse to talk about cute musicians? Isn’t everything?
The Afghanistan re-make of Lady Gaga’s “Telephone,” courtesy of our U.S. Army soliders, has been making the rounds on the internet this week. And it turns out, they’re not the only pop-loving, hip-shaking servicemen out there. Newsweek has compiled a few of their favorite military music videos on their blog, so check it out if […]