Exclusive Interview: Sparks “there’s element of us – artistically at least – being outsiders maybe that’s something that resonates with some members of the gay community”

BAFTA-nominated British filmmaker Edgar Wright's debut feature documentary, The Sparks Brothers, about his favourite band, Sparks, which opens in theaters Friday June 18th, offers a fascinating insight into the lives of the enigmatic bandmates and siblings, Ron and Russell Mael and their creative process, which has resulted in 25 albums over their five decade career... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: singer-songwriter TUCKER on his debut single “celebrating self-esteem, sexuality, & spirit” KNOCKOUT – lyric music video premiere

After a decade of supporting other artists, today sees the release of singer-songwriter TUCKER's debut single, the uplifting pop anthem KNOCKOUT, along with the lyric music video by Jayden Becker. A veteran session-singer, TUCKER "The Retro Contempo Artist", has brought his talents to multiple seasons of Saturday Night Live, backed up artists like Carole King... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Shoplifters of the World filmmaker Stephen Kijak “growing up queer in the 80s I was that little Morrissey wannabe wearing thrift store clothes & trying to figure out my sexuality”

The music that they constantly play, it says nothing to me about my life, sang Morrissey on The Smiths song Panic, released in 1986, a year before the band broke up. Lyrics that no doubt spoke to a teenaged Stephen Kijak growing up in small town Massachusetts and that certainly resonate with the dedicated fan... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: pop star Mila Jam on her Fierce collaboration with Ultra Naté & Angelica Ross “it’s about empowerment & claiming your fierceness”

Today sees the release of electro pop anthem Fierce, a collaboration between singer-songwriter and DJ Ultra Naté, Pose actress Angelica Ross, and New York pop star and "artivist" Mila Jam. The dance track is a rallying cry, empowering listeners to be Legendary, Necessary and Extraordinary. Aiming to "enlighten, educate, and celebrate the trans community through... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Algonquin Two-Spirit trans musician Kìzis on her new album Tidibàbide / Turn “there’s a journey that I went on of sisterhood & empowerment”

Montreal-based Algonquin Two-Spirit trans musician Kìzis' monumental new album Tidibàbide / Turn : Four Spirits in Motion is released this Friday February 12th. Comprising thirty six tracks and spanning over three and half hours, the album was composed and produced in Canada, the UK, Germany and Peru and features over fifty collaborators including Cub Sport's... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Bronze Avery on his new folk-pop disco track Sea Salt “there’s a great sense of pride when other queer people are inspired to live their truths because I’m doing it in my music”

Yesterday saw the release of LA based queer singer-songwriter-producer Bronze Avery's latest single Sea Salt, featuring Miss Benny. It's a folky fall slow dance anthem to warm the soul with beautifully smooth and sultry vocals and emotional lyrics that cut deep. The Queer Review's editor James Kleinmann had an exclusive chat with Bronze Avery about... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: classically trained queer pop star Jamie Hannah talks Kylie, Boy George, performing lockdown concerts for his neighbours & his latest single Magic

Classically trained multi-instrumentalist queer pop star Jamie Hannah has collaborated with his friend Boy George, performed at the iconic Royal Albert Hall with Kylie Minogue and is currently making his mark as a solo artist on both sides of the Atlantic. During lockdown, the 24 year-old Brit has been entertaining his London neighbours with a... Continue Reading →

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