Tag Archives: gay artists

Sigur Rós – Brennisteinn

From the comments over on Stereogum: “I’m seeing these guys on Sunday and I’ve never heard a note. What should I expect?” Answer: “Really relatable lyrics about relationships and concise pop song structures.” Heh. The new album is due in June.

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Brendan Maclean –Stupid (Remix)

Last month I posted the quirky performance video for this track and today my Aussie pal DJ Jonny Seymour and his musical partner Paul Mac released a great remix, which does evoke the 1984 club smash by Giorgio Moroder and Limahl. Click over and give it a listen.  The Stereogamous naughty remix of Credit Card Babies by Brooklyn’s trans collective ...

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Slow Knights – Shame

Here’s another cut from the coming album by Scissor Sisters guitarist Del Marquis and his collaborators. From the press materials: Slow Knights is a collective that steps away from glamour shots and imagery that pushes the personality of anyone within, instead inviting the listener to get lost in the lyrics, in the melodies, and most importantly the rhythm of the ...

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June 19th At NYC’s Roseland Ballroom

Obviously timed for gay pride, the B-52s and the Go-Go’s play Manhattan’s Roseland Ballroom on June 19th as part of a joint tour that has yet to confirm any other dates, although ten other cities are on the TBD roster. Tickets for the NYC date are already on sale. This is the first tour for the B-52s without guitarist Keith ...

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Pet Shop Boys Leave EMI After 28 Years

After spending their entire career with EMI’s Parlophone Records, the Pet Shop Boys have jumped ship and this June will release a new album with the relatively unknown Kobalt Label Services. “This is a very exciting point in our careers,” said Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe in a statement. “We are hugely proud of the new album and are very ...

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Kazaky – Crazy Law

Dan Avery wonders if Ukraine’s famed stiletto-wearing hotties aren’t dissing Russia’s “gay propaganda” laws with this track.

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Samwell – Just Be Free

Here’s something new from one of YouTube’s first breakout viral stars, Samwell, whose What What In The Butt now has over 50 million views.

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Quote Of The Day: Ellen DeGeneres

“I’ve never filed a brief to the Supreme Court, so I thought I would post mine here. I’m sure someone will tweet it to them. Portia and I have been married for 4 years and they have been the happiest of my life. And in those 4 years, I don’t think we hurt anyone else’s marriage. I asked all of ...

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Bob Mould Plays Jimmy Fallon

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John Grant – Pale Green Ghosts

The Irish Times writes today about openly HIV+ singer and songwriter John Grant: There are confessional songwriters, and then there is John Grant. The Michigan-born, Colorado-raised musician had been celebrated as a lyricist throughout his tenure with The Czars, the band he fronted for 10 years until their split in 2004. Yet it was the release of his astounding solo ...

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Matt Gold – Oh Joe

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Gay Pianist Van Cliburn Dies At 78

Renowned concert pianist Van Cliburn, who in 1998 was unsuccessfully sued for palimony by his former partner in a case that made global headlines, has died of bone cancer at the age of 78. Mr. Cliburn, a Texan, was a lanky 23-year-old when he clinched the gold medal in the inaugural year of the Tchaikovsky competition, and the feat, in ...

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Father Tiger – Head Hung Low

You might recall that Father Tiger’s holiday song was a big hit with you back in December. (Tipped by JMG reader Jared)

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Ben Ivory – The Righteous Ones

In the comments of the Eurovision post from earlier today, reader Nobbi tips us that the second place finisher in Germany’s contest was this rousing anthem to queer liberation.  Wow! You can close your eyes if you want to Lock your doors and hide if we haunt you Get your guns tonight if we scare you But we ain’t goin’ ...

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Brendan Maclean – Stupid

He’s apparently quite well known in Australia, but this is the first I’ve heard from him. Oddly endearing. He’s selling the track with a “pay what you want” offer.  His site notes that he has a part in Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby, which is scheduled to come out in May.

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Frankmusik – Map

From the producer of the most recent Erasure album.  You can download this track and three others for free on his website.

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Boy George: I Am A DJ

Boy George explains his 30+ year progression from pop star to a DJ who plays massive events all over the world.

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The Gossip – Get A Job

(Tipped by JMG reader Bill)

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Ellen Signs On For Finding Nemo 2

Just keep swimming, just keep swimming. Ellen DeGeneres has agreed to reprise her popular role in a sequel to the 2003 smash, Finding Nemo. According to the LA Times, DeGeneres has agreed play everyone’s favorite blue tang fish with short-term memory loss again. Rumors regarding the sequel to the Pixar/Disney film have been swimming around for years but were finally ...

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Sebastian Castro – Bubble

Possibly not work-friendly.

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