Tag Archives: lgbtq

Press Play: With a soothingly sweet voice, Arlo Parks captures the complexity of life

Capturing the complexity of life, London based musician Arlo Parks pens a universal narrative with her music. Though she’s just emerged onto the music scene, Parks writes with astounding clarity and has a keen sense of perception. Singing about all that she observes and feels from the beauty we find in little moments to the […]

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Press Play: 10 Black LGBTQ Singers, Rappers & Bands You Need To Listen To

In celebration of Pride Month, we’re highlighting some of our favorite Black LGBTQ artists and bands. From the angelic voice of Moses Sumney and the velvety croons of Arlo Parks — to the post-punk vibes of Shopping, and the hard-hitting beats of Big Freedia — press play on these black voices and go purchase their […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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American Barbershop in Echo Park Moonlights as DIY Concert Venue by Night feat. Speed of Light, Garbitch and more

Echo Park has been going through a transformation in the last few years and its seen some of its favorite venues change hands or disappear completely. However, there is one new DIY venue that has been making some noise. American Barbershop is, as its name implies, a barbershop by day, but once every other month […]

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Premiere: Abby Posner Debuts Honest First Track Off Forthcoming EP, ‘Return Home’

Abby Posner is intimately organic, sending listeners right back to their roots no matter what genre they favor. With an anticipated EP on the horizon, Abby has just released it’s first single ‘Return’, recorded live at the Village Studios with the Queertet:  Born and raised in Colorado, Abby’s voice rings with an honest timbre, delivering […]

Interview: Madison Malone Proudly Advocates for the Freedom to Love

I wanted to put my own walls down with the whole world and be open with everyone about how I truly feel. I wanted to surrender to my feelings. ~ Madison Malone Last week, Madison Malone released a humble anthem for generations to come. ‘Quiet Down’ is a song inspired by love for love, declaring […]

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Premiere: ‘I Like Girls’ – Samantha Sidley Releases Jazzy New Single; Announces Tour

Los Angeles-based jazz vocalist Samantha Sidley just announced she’ll release her debut album, ‘Interior Person’ on September 13th. But first, Sidley is grabbing our attention with her colorful single, ‘I Like Girls.’ Stream the premiere of Sidley’s new single below! Samantha Sidley will be opening for The Bird & The Bee’s tour starting August 11th […]

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Premiere: micki maverick’s debut single “HE/ART” shines with electronic swirls and soul

micki maverick (aka Dylan Neil) has shared her infectious debut single “HE/ART.” Creating music as a means of dealing with anxiety and depression, related to the many challenges she faced coming out in high school, the LA-bred LGBTQ artist is an inspiration to many youths finding themselves in the same position in which she once […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |