Tag : LGBTQ+ and Music

Queer Identities in Music: From Bowie’s Ziggy to ‘Trans Dysphoria Blues’.

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

With last Thursday marking ‘National Coming Out Day’, Tom Poole reflects on  ‘queerness’ within the music industry, and how artistic output has served to challenge conventions in recent years. I had just turned 13 when I heard Macklemore’s ‘Same Love’ for the first time. I wasn’t yet into music all … Read More

Janelle Monáe celebrates intersectional feminism and femininity with stunning new track ‘Pynk’

7 months ago / 0 comments

Janelle Monáe is renowned for being something of an LGBT icon, who unashamedly embraces sexuality and calls out BS over pop hits. Her new release ‘Pynk’—the third instalment of her upcoming album Dirty Computer— absolutely lives up to this, offering a brash feminist statement which is both empowering and ripe … Read More

In The Middle with LP

11 months ago / 0 comments

American singer/songwriter, LP (Laura Pergolizzi), performed at Stylus this weekend as part of her ‘Lost On You’ tour. Music writer Katie O’Kelly asked her a few questions about her experiences in the music industry, songwriting, and how she feels about music streaming services. When discussing the European leg of her … Read More