On her new album HERE, Alicia Keys first in three years, she has a lot of songs, but none as specifically suited to our interests here at Autostraddle than “Where Do We Begin Now,” a confusing song about first time sapphic attraction.
Maintaining your #BlackGirlMagic can be a struggle, but these tracks will help you maintain your daily practice.
“We wanted to tell a story, but rather than tell it in one frame, we divided the video into multiple parallel characters with both reality and fantasy, like a choose-your-own-adventure novel.”
Made by an all-queer cast and crew – you might recognize a couple of familiar faces.
It takes hard work to maintain any partnership — whether it’s between lovers or friends or the person you shared a uterus with.
Tegan and Sara’s “Boyfriend” is the anti-“I Kissed A Girl,” and I kinda love it.
Julien Baker’s artistry is about making the best out of nothing — making light out of the darkest times, carving faith out of doubt, building connections with strangers.
I can only conclude that this album will be songs from their previous records, rewritten to be about how they love Sara’s cats – Holiday and Mickey – to death.
This video includes a lesbian metal band shredding (on guitars) and a bunch of kittens shredding (your couch).
Probably the most romantic homage to Ozzy Osbourne’s “Crazy Train” I’ve ever heard.
Björk wrote you a note about her new album and maybe signed it “Warmthness, Björk.” Let’s start there.
We will begin with the greatest news of all…
Maybe there’s a new Beyoncé album about to drop out of the sky? Maybe not, but there’s a mysterious track list for Volume 2 making the rounds…
Excitement over tomorrow’s complete box set release has transformed into a frenzy over a new album and tour.
The band’s latest music video contains all the queers in blazers, “happy hard core” and awkward glances you’ll need for the week.
What if we just talked about ALL THE SONGS AT ONCE?!
“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.”
You’d think that since it’s summertime, I’d be cruising around with the top down, sipping on lemonade, wearing super cool neon shades and blasting high-energy tracks about lipgloss or whatever. Instead, I’m finding myself drawn to mopey women with guitars, plodding dance beats and navel-gazing, introspective lyrics.
Is it pop because there are so many catchy hooks? Is it rock because it has that new wave-y grungy garage sound? Is it electronic music because it has synthetic drums and cymbals, deep bass drums, and clap tracks that have the authenticity of a sitcom laugh track?
Punchy, hooky tunes with a punchy, hooky drink to wash it all down.