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Band Watch: Dengue Fever; Cambodian Psychedelic Pop Rock

(via NPR) Cambodia-inspired rock band Dengue Fever is on tour in support of its new album, Cannibal Courtship. In this Live Friday concert, the group will perform at World Cafe Live at the Queen, XPN’s brand new music venue in Wilmington, Del. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oj4lA6SyA28&w=460&h=249] Brothers Zac and Ethan Holzman, both loves of vintage Cambodian pop music, […]

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Rapper Says Gay Fans Don’t Mind His Homophobic Language

 By Advocate.com Editors Rapper Tyler, the Creator, has responded to claims of homophobia, saying that his gay fans aren’t offended by his frequent use of the word “faggot,” reports MTV. The rapper, who leads a Los Angeles–based hip hop collective called Odd Future, uses the word “faggot” 204 times on his recent albumGoblin. Other musicians, including […]

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Sia, J.D. Samson Confirm Split

I go out of town and this happens, golly!  By Advocate.com Editors Musicians and longtime couple J.D. Samson and Sia have confirmed via Twitter that they have broken up. Sia tweeted a message to her fans that read, “A lot of you have been asking, yes, Mr. Boop and I broke up four months ago. […]

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Duke, Belinda Carlisle’s Son Joined the Go-Go’s on stage: Adorable!

Ok, ok, I’ve seen you kids saying, Adorbz lately on the interweb. I will steal that word because it describes to a T these videos of Belinda Carlisle’s gay son Duke, who started the Trailblazer Campaign, joined the Go-Go’s on stage at Westbury as the sixth Go-Go, singing on the group’s 1994 song “The Whole World Lost […]

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Madonna Vs Britney “Burning Up”

One of the many ways to be a bad gay is not being a fan of Madonna’s music. I fall into this category. I enjoy Madonna’s song from 1985 and before. I just caught wind of a cover (gulp) Britney Spears did a cover of Madonna’s “Burning Up.” What are the thoughts in your head? […]

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Andrew Lippa records “It Gets Better” The Song

Broadway composer Andrew Lippa and head of the musical theatre program Kaitlin Hopkins take Texas State University musical theatre students into the studio. While serving as the musical theatre program’s first Composer in Residence, Andrew and the students recorded “It Gets Better” to aide the efforts of the national anti-cyberbullying campaign. Andrew’s incredibly inspiring song […]

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X-Men Born This Way (Acoustic Parody)

Doesn’t matter if you love men or X-M-E-N! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8JjKTcpfj8&w=560&h=349] We saw X-men First Class over the weekend and it inspired us to write this song in parody of Born This Way by Lady Gaga. It’s rough at the moment but if it gets a good response we’ll try to make a full version of […]

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Moment of Wow: U2 Beams Down Space Message for Concert | Video

PHOENIX (AP) – Space shuttle Endeavour commander Mark Kelly delivered an out-of-this-world message to a U2 concert after Bono dedicated the song “Beautiful Day” to Kelly’s wife, Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Bono told the crowd at Seattle’s Qwest Field on Saturday night, “Imagine a man looking down on us from 200 miles up. Looking down […]

Art Music

“Taking Punk to the Masses: From Nowhere to Nevermind” Book

via Selectism NPR’s All Songs points our attention to a new book by Jacob McMurray that looks to dissect the rise and commercial success of the grunge movement and a look into the history of punk from the perspective of the Pacific Northwest. Taking Punk to the Masses looks to open with a discussion of The Kingsmen’s “Louie, Louie.” […]

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Peter Murphy New Album ‘NINTH’ Release Date June 6th

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0AI3FCzOCc&version=3&hl=en_US] Peter Murphy is an English rock vocalist (legend). He was the vocalist of the rock group Bauhaus, and later went on to release a number of solo albums, such as Deep and Love Hysteria. Due out on June 7th he will release his much anticipated album titled ‘NINTH.’Oh, Peter it’s been way to […]

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How to Make A Natural Speaker (video)

Just how green can we go without reverting to caveman days and banging rocks together to start a fire? This morning I tied 2 soup cans together by a mile long string so I can save time on my phone charger and keep my phone bill down. As I chatted to the end of my […]

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I have a Sweet Tooth for Dolly Parton; NEW SONG ‘Together You and I’

via tasteofcountry.com A Dolly Parton love song is like a Sunday morning stroll through the forest: quietly beautiful, instantly familiar and simply satisfying. The country legend isn’t painting a picture that hasn’t been painted a thousand times before on her new single ‘Together You and I,’ but there still isn’t anyone who works a brush […]

Art Music

Who and What Are Jedward? I Dub Them, Boy GaGas!

Jedward are like cute little well groomed androgynous puppies. I can see why they may have to fend off a fire storm of criticism and mean commentary; They are an easy targets. They have tall order haircuts and teen pop sensation energy. I am going to hang up my jaded, judgmental coat and check √ […]

Music Queer News

Yodeling, Country-music-singing, Lesbian Topp Twins

If you have not seen this film yet I suggest you see it, buy it, live it, re-watch it, buy it for Christmas gifts, buy the sound track, join their fan page and then re-watch the film. Unless you don’t enjoy being royally entertained, laughing and feeling good. Last year I had the good fortune […]

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NEW: Blondie – “Mother” – Official Video

Blondie old friend , I missed you! FYI, you are looking a little like Dolly Parton and the song sounds like it may have been written for Kelly Clarkson. That’s not a bad thing at all, I just thought we should have this conversation. Official Video for “Mother”, the first single off the upcoming Blondie […]

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A Song to All You “Skinny Little Bitches” , Long Live Husky

To all those naturally thin men out there that eat pizza, Burger King and down a 2 liter of soda everyday and don’t gain an once, you are a “Skinny Little Bitch.” To my homies out there who nibble on carrots and bird food (but spit it out in napkin to avoid calories) this song […]

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Eric Himan @ El Rio Tonight w/ Namoli Brennet 5/16 SF CA 8PM

www.erichiman.com [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WVv_F9q60Q&w=560&h=349] San Francisco, CA El Rio Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3158 Mission Street San Francisco, CA, 94110. “Though the rest is still “UNKNOWN”, I intend for “SUPPOSED” to take me to great places I haven’t been before.”-Eric Himan

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George Michael Wants His Next Album to be SUPER GAY

George Michael Wants To Work With A “Gay Collective” On His Next Album via www.popnography.com Today George Michael announced his first tour since he “retired’ in 2008, the Symphonica tour, which will see the pop star backed by European chamber orchestras. The tour will begin at the State Opera House in Prague on August 22, […]

Fashion Music

Good People Show up in the Darndest of Places; Adele on Dancing with “Stars”

I run to the dance floor whenever Adele – ‘Rolling In The Deep‘ comes on. Well, maybe not the dance floor, but the kitchen floor actually. Adele showed up on Dancing with the Stars last night. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7VzDCJhiM4&fs=1&hl=en_US] Related articles Goddess Adele Blesses Dancing With The Stars With Her Greatness (perezhilton.com)

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Ladies, Gents and You, Meet Gay Singer Songwriter Justin Utley

Acoustic Rock/Pop: Justin Utley Info gathered from Justin’s Facebook page Justin Utley has been intimately involved with the music scene and performing arts since the impressionable age of seven. He was a featured performer at the Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Olympics and earned numerous awards, including “Best Singer and Songwriter” by Salt Lake City […]

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The “Cop” from the Village People Wants Some Money

This is too good to make up. The title alone is good enough to stop reading at and flood you with enough visuals for the day of men in leather and uniform costumes. But this is serious business, the cop from Village people, I repeat, the cop from Village people is claiming rights to some […]

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Tom Goss’s San Francisco CD Release with Jeb Havens Sunday/ SF CA

Clear your calendar for this Sunday, May 1 at 5pm to catch the rising star Tom Goss perform at Kimo’s in San Francisco for his CD release party. For double the pleasure SF’s own Jeb Havens will be performing as well. Join the party, this is where it  will be happening on Sunday. Come join […]

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Morrissey Talks to BBC (Video)

Morrissey has 9 solo albums under his belt, and a reluctant interviewee. He started out by offering that he is “Surprised it’s (his solo career)lasted so long”. Interesting insight from the man who has guided me from child into adulthood. “Smiths reunion will never happen!” ————————————————————————————— He admits, “Some of his earlier songs were like […]

Music Queer News

“I’m a gay, heterosexual male.”-Lil B

My gay-straight alliance supporter list is growing and getting sponsorship from the strangest of places. Rapper Lil B is attempting to de-stigmatize the word gay. Lil B said at Coachella: “I’m going to do the most controversial thing in hip hop…i’m gonna show you that words don’t mean s**t. I’m gonna make an album called “I’m […]

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All Eyes On Wolfram (Scruff Alert)

Out Mag tip off Wolfram is an adorably scruffy (he’s got a bit of a teen wolf thing going on) Austrian musician and producer (he served as executive producer on the killer Sally Shapiro album Disco Romance) whose self-titled debut album, as collobarator Andy Butler of Hercules and Love Affair fame puts it, “intelligently and lovingly sings the praises of the significant contributions […]

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My Acid Just Kicked in; Weird Al Does Gaga

Weird Al is one of my guilty pleasure. I bounce back and forth between wanting to kick his ass and laughing. My all time favorite parody of his would be Eat it, having fun of Michael Jackson’s Beat it. There is no stopping this speeding geek train named Werid Al. _________________________________________________________ “Weird Al” Goes Gaga Some […]

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Chicks on Speed, Austra, Girls and Hunx and His Punx; Queer Music

Step away from the Britney, put down your Beyonce and lets listen to some talented queers who actually make music because they like to, not for the paycheck (although I bet none of these performers ever turned down a paycheck). I some times rate music by the lack of hearing of a group. In some […]

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Stevie Nicks, Bring it!! New Album May 3rd

Stevie Nicks is releasing her first album of new material in more than ten years. It will be her first studio album since 2001’s Trouble in Shangri-La. The album is called “In Your Dreams” and comes out May 3, and the first single “Secret Love” has already dropped oniTunes.  Pre-order it here: http://stevienicks.warnerreprise.com/. Directed by Dave Stewart. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DLrOS-BA1M&fs=1&hl=en_US]

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Ejector, Two Became Three; New Website

Cut me off a piece of that pie, Ejector pie that is. Two became three, when new member Scott  joined forces and has added a thick layer of hunk to the mix, as well as fine tuning Ejector into a tight (mmm, us gays like tight) running machine. SF has needed a band like Ejector […]

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Linda Perry Never Liked 4 Non Blondes

After reading the interview with Linda Perry in this article, I think she should have kept her trap shut about not liking her former band 4 Non Blondes, it does no good at this point. I am a huge fan of her voice but she comes across as a stuck up cunt and too cool […]