Music Queer News

All Eyes On Rainbow Noise “Ridin Swervin” | Lesbian Owned Record Label Specializing in LGBTQ Music

About time we get some lady power up in here, it’s starting to smell like a mens locker room in here (mmmmm). These ladies (umm, clears throat) are dropping it like it’s hot. Rainbow Noise Entertainment is a lesbian owned record label specializing in LGBTQ music artist with an independent name and mainstream appeal; But […]


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] Brothers Zac and Ethan Holzman, both loves of vintage Cambodian pop music, […]


Rapper Says Gay Fans Don’t Mind His Homophobic Language

 By 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 […]

Music Queer News

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 […]

Music Queer News

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 […]


X-Men Born This Way (Acoustic Parody)

Doesn’t matter if you love men or X-M-E-N! [youtube] 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 […]


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.” […]


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

[youtube] 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 […]


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

via 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 […]


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

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] Related articles Goddess Adele Blesses Dancing With The Stars With Her Greatness (


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 […]


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 […]