Tag Archives: Scissor Sisters

SWERLK: Scissor Sisters And MNDR Release Charity Dance Single In Advance Of Pulse Anniversary [VIDEO]

Via press release from GLAAD: Today MNDR and Scissor Sisters release a charity single called “SWERLK.”  Proceeds from the single will go to Contigo Fund, which emerged from the Pulse mass shooting and offers financial support to organizations working to heal, educate and empower LGBTQ and Latinx individuals, immigrants and people of color, as well as those working to end ...

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Bright Light & Ana Matronic – Good Luck

Welsh cutie Bright Light (Rod Thomas) teams up with former Scissor Sisters vocalist Ana Matronic with this track from the coming Life Is Easy remix album. The pair recently covered the Pet Shop Boys classic West End Girls in a charity single for NYC’s Hetrick-Martin Institute, which serves at-risk LGBT youth. (Tipped by JMG reader Chris)

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Free Download: Scissor Sisters’ Ana Matronic & Bright Light Cover PSB

Get it here. (Tipped by JMG reader Dwight)

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The 23rd Annual Night Of 1000 Stevies

A tambourine-waving crowd packed the Chelsea’s Highline Ballroom for the 23rd annual Night Of 1000 Stevies, which bills itself as “the largest and most beloved Stevie Nicks fan event in the world.” The performers included former Scissor Sisters guitarist Del Marquis & Xavier, the Ho Hos, and Jenna Torres.

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At The GLAAD Media Awards

Loyal JMG photographer Dr. Jeff snapped over 650 photos on the GLAAD Media Awards red carpet and afterwards and he’s edited that down to a more user-friendly 130 shots. Click through for lots of heroes to the movement like Chris Kluwe, Brendon Ayanbadejo, Peter Staley, and many others. Kitchen Cousins!

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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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Del & Xavier – Let Me Tickle Your Fancy

Alex Erickson writes at Paper Magazine: Since the Scissor Sisters announced their indefinite hiatus at a London show last October the “Let’s Have a Kiki” band members have been off working on projects of their own. Guitarist Del Marquis teamed up with Boys Choir of Harlem alumnus Xavier to record a new mixtape, Tickle, available for free download on Del’s ...

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Jake Shears Vs Azealia Banks

    Yesterday former Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears took on his one-time collaborator Azealia Banks over her “faggot” attack on Perez Hilton.  GLAAD also responded yesterday on their blog: Our society knows that “fa**ot” is a derogatory word for gay men, and in this case it was used to attack someone in a very public altercation with hundreds of ...

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JMG Top Ten Tracks For 2012

Here’s my annual roundup of the tracks that got the most play at Casa JMG. A few of them appeared here on the blog over the year, but most did not.  A couple of them aren’t even originally from this year, but became unexpected 2012 hits due to remix treatments.  Clickety on the unfamiliar ones and tell us what you ...

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Glee Has A Kiki

With help from Sarah Jessica Parker and Shangela. (Via Towleroad)

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Scissor Sisters Announce Breakup

Last night in London, Scissor Sisters announced that the band is going on an indefinite hiatus. The New York band performed their second of two nights at the North London venue, playing an extended set as a thank you to fans – announcing their separation towards the end of the show. Frontman Jake Shears told the audience “This will be ...

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Sydney Mardi Gras Has A Kiki

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Scissor Sisters Score Third US #1

This is their third dance chart #1, following Filthy/Gorgeous (2005) and Fire With Fire (2010).

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Scissor Sisters At The DNC

After the conclusion of the convention last night, NYC council candidate Corey Johnson and I cabbed to Charlotte’s boisterous club district for an unadvertised private concert by the Scissor Sisters, who opened by advising the mostly straight audience: “If you’ve never heard of us, it’s because you aren’t British or gay.” Track list from their abbreviated set: Shady Love, Let’s ...

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Scissor Sisters: This Is How You Kiki

Today the Scissor Sisters released an “instructional video” to support their unexpected smash album track, which is outselling the official single. Look at Jake strut in that mesh tank top!

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Scissor Sisters: Kiki Remixes

As an album cut from the latest Scissor Sisters release is blowing up huge in the clubs, Universal has rushed out five remixes of Let’s Have A Kiki. Below is the Danny Verde Remix, which is very much in the style we once called “the big room mix.” Other mixes here.

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Scissor Sisters Have A REAL Kiki

Last night the Scissor Sisters played Terminal 5 in Hell’s Kitchen where an already ecstatic (and virtually all-male) audience went nuts when during their current club smash, Let’s Have A Kiki, the band brought out Justin Bond of the legendary cabaret act Kiki & Herb. We literally screamed in delight and later at the XL after party I got to ...

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Let’s Have A Video Kiki

Dan Avery tips us to a brilliant video take on my favorite track of the summer. We thought we loved Scissor Sisters’ “Lets Have a Kiki,” when we first heard it last month. But we didn’t know love until we saw this inspired video remix by Boston party people Craig MacNeil and Blythe Russo, the folks behind Videodrome Discothèque. As ...

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Scissor Sisters – Baby Come Home

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of Fly Life, today’s Swag Tuesday prize is two tickets to any stop on the Scissor Sisters tour in support of their brand new album, Magic Hour. Included in your prize is backstage access for a meet-and-greet session with the artists themselves. The North American tour launches in Las Vegas on June 15th and concludes in New York City. ...

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