In a Billboard article titled “Trans Artist-Activist Ryan Cassata Shares Summer of Pride Mix & Talks Escaping Queer-Phobia” Ryan Cassata digs deep into his upbringing in the music industry, starting with his classic rock heroes and diving into current queer music. He writes “Before I was old enough to actually escape I found myself immersed in rock n’ roll. I would lay on my bedroom … Continue reading Ryan Cassata Creates Playlist on Billboard, Writes about Self Discovery in Classic Rock Era Music
Ezra Furman is out with an excellent new song and breathtaking music video called “I Wanna Be Your Girlfriend.” The music video is promoting the upcoming release of the highly anticipated album “Twelve Nudes.” The record is due out on August 30th, 2019. As a transgender person, this song really hit me hard. From my interpretation, the lyrical content speaks about wanting to be one’s … Continue reading Ezra Furman’s Latest Song Is “a romantic song of transgender longing”
On June 8th, Union Hall in Park Slope, Brooklyn, will be hosting a one of a kind pride after-party featuring queer country musicians from across the US. The artists featured are: Ryan Cassata, Paisley Fields, Mercy Bell, Karen & The Sorrows, and Goldenchild. Doors open up at 7PM and the show will finish up around midnight. Tickets are just $10 and must be purchased in … Continue reading Celebrate Brooklyn Pride at this Awesome After Party!
“Relationships are hard,” Micah Woods says about his new song, “Love Like That.” He says he wrote this pop song about a really difficult time in a relationship when he had to decide whether or not to stay in it, and this emotion is evident. The lyrics are heart-wrenching through the entire song, but with the bridge comes a twist in Micah’s voice. He switches … Continue reading “Love Like That” by Micah Woods is Universal
“Old Faded Flag” from Brooklyn-based band Common Jack is a timely political statement about homophobia, sexual assault, and sexism, but more than anything, the song asks us to pay attention to those around us and show them love, no matter how different they are from us. This classic folky song starts with a beautiful piano tapping simple chords and swells seamlessly to this heart … Continue reading Common Jack Calls for Empathy with “Old Faded Flag”
All the music that members of the queer community are currently stuck on from Radiohead to Young Thug to Troye Sivan! Hear the songs and why our community loves these songs… Continue reading Hear the Songs that the Queer Community Can’t Get Enough Of!
Laura Jane Grace, the bold and talented lead singer of indie rock band Against Me!, opens up in the YouTube talk show #TheTherapist presented by Noisey. She talks about coming out as transgender, mental health… Continue reading Laura Jane Grace Opens Up on The Therapist Presented by Noisey/Vice
Benjamin Love is a talented singer/songwriter and musician from Tennessee who draws influences from soul, funk and pop to create a sound that is unique in the world of indie-rock n’ roll. Love has recently released a new music video for his catchy song “Kiss It Better” which dives into the topics of the “commercialization of queer culture, queer identity and wage gaps.” The music … Continue reading Artist of the Day: Benjamin Love w music video on the commercialization of queer culture
This footage is from Ryan Cassata’s most recent tour from concerts in Oakland and Portland shows! The song is about the singers transition from female to male and his dad’s experience with that. Enjoy! http://www.ryancassata.com Continue reading Ryan Cassata Shares Concert Footage on YouTube
Rachael Cantu is an artist that should definitely be on your radar. The openly queer singer-songwriter has just released a fierce song and music video about queer friendship titled “Run Free.” The music video, which was shot in the desert, is extremely professional and well-done. It’s hard to believe that such a small crew made this compelling video in just three days! “Run Free” is … Continue reading Rachael Cantu Drops Compelling Music Video “Run Free” about Queer Friendship