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Anohni nominated for Best British Female at BRIT Awards

Anohni nominated for Best British Female at BRIT Awards




Ethereal vocalist and out trans artist Anohni has been nominated for Best British Female at this year’s BRIT Awards for her stirring 2016 release Hopelessness. Formerly the singer for UK outfit Antony and the Johnsons, Anohni revealed that she identified as a trans person who prefers feminine pronouns last year. “‘She’ used to make my skin crawl. Within […]

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Bronski Beat’s Larry Steinbachek dies

Bronski Beat’s Larry Steinbachek dies




Larry Steinbachek, keyboard player for queer ’80s band Bronski Beat has passed away. Steinbachek’s sister Louise Jones, told the BBC that he passed away in December following a short battle with cancer. He was 56 years old. Alongside Steve Bronski and Jimmy Somerville, Steinbachek formed the electro band Bronski Beat in 1983 and the trio quickly […]

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Crazy P’s Ron Basejam is playing at Coast on Friday




Crazy P  (formerly known as Crazy Penis) are well known and loved for their work as one of the biggest disco/funk bands to emerge from the last 20 years. Best known for the smooth funky track There’s a Better Place, which sampled Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, they have been relentless in releasing new material, much […]

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Asbjørn brings his boy pwr




Singer Asbjørn, who is originally from Denmark but now based in Berlin, has highlighted the power of gay role models in his newest tune. Boy Pwr challenges gender stereotypes and puts forward different ideals of masculinity. “It’s up to you what gender you feel” Asbjørn sings in the track. The singer’s video also visually references Madonna’s […]

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Will George Michael’s unreleased music ever be heard?

Will George Michael’s unreleased music ever be heard?




Singer George Michael may have  left behind as much as three albums worth of unreleased material at the time of his sudden death on Christmas Day. Record companies are apparently scrambling to have leaked tracks removed from internet sites including YouTube in an effort to protect their intellectual property. It’s likely however that the unreleased […]

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Ricky Martin teams up with Delta Goodrem

Ricky Martin teams up with Delta Goodrem




Ricky Martin might not be a coach on The Voice anymore but he still loves hanging out with Delta Goodrem. The pair have just teamed up to record an English language version of Ricky’s hit Vente Pa’Ca. The original recording featured Columbian reggaeton star Maluma. Translated into English the phrase means ‘Come over here’. Since the track was released […]

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Singer Kirbanu makes her Fringe World debut in 2017

Singer Kirbanu makes her Fringe World debut in 2017




Australian born, European based singer-songwriter Kirbanu is planning on putting the fun back in Fringe, by taking her audience on a journey, literally and metaphorically. Her show Atmospheric Pop Dreams is set on a two hour long cruise down the Swan, with the backdrop of the city’s lights. Kirbanu fuses the acoustic guitar with atmospheric soundscapes […]

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Lost American cast a spell




Lost Americans have released a new tune Put Me in a Spell and it comes with a pretty hot video from director Jordi Estrada. The track from electronic pop band, who are based in Barcelona, is pretty catchy but it comes with a video featuring some very attractive guys hanging out in bathtubs drinking champagne. The style […]

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Tokio Hotel’s Bill Kaulitz is all grown up




Bill Kaulitz, the lead singer of emo rock band Tokio Hotel is all grown up and releasing solo music under a new moniker. Now performing as BILLY, the singer released his first solo EP earlier this year.  German band Tokio Hotel, featuring Bill and his twin brother Tom, burst onto the music scene in 2005 […]

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December Album Reviews: Alicia Keys, Heiðrik and more




Alicia Keys Here ★★★★★ Here is Alicia Keys highly anticipated sixth album and it’s a honeypot for the ears. Colliding the sounds, tastes and people of New York City with a spiritual cornucopia of the RnB, hip-hop and soul movements and its intrinsic link to the civil rights movement and #blacklivesmatter. Like an old time, […]

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