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B.A.R. launches memberships

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By Gregg Shapiro | October 20, 2020

On her exceptional second album 'Eno Axis,' the North Carolina-based H.C. McEntire expands on the promise of her first record, delivering ten breathtaking songs on one of the best albums of 2020.

By Brian Bromberger | October 14, 2020

Chanticleer, founded in 1978 in San Francisco and dubbed as "the world's reigning male chorus," is not immune to the disruption engendered by the coronavirus. Yet despite tour cancellations, they continue to evolve and engage fans.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | October 13, 2020

With references to the TV show 'Dark Shadows,' Kyle Motsinger's musical stylings range from playful goth to inspiring pop in 'Any Way I Want It To,' his just-released second album.

By Jim Provenzano | October 12, 2020

For some deliciously diverting fun, the new Netflix series Julie and the Phantoms brings a new adaptation of the popular Spanish telenovela with bouyant style. Among the cute cast are a gay drummer, and Cheyenne Jackson as a charming villain.


By Gregg Shapiro | October 6, 2020

Listen up for new music from Maria McKee, Evangeline Gentle, Kim David Smith, Rachel Garlin, Bonnie Whitmore and other LGBTQ+ musicians.

By Gregg Shapiro | September 29, 2020

Erasure, Sabrina Chap, Matt Lovell, Rituals of Mine and other queer and trans musicians deserve to be on your playlist. Listen up.


By Gregg Shapiro | September 29, 2020

Branden James has enjoyed success as a gay classical crossover musician in the duo Branden & James (with his husband James Clark). But his triumphs were not without trauma, something he goes into detail about in his new memoir, 'Lyrics of My Life.'

By Jim Provenzano | September 28, 2020

You need some music to relax. Jada Michael's vocals range from moments of under-the-covers intimacy into the charismatic chorus with R&B smooth grooves, just what we need to feel better. Oh, and she's an out and proud lesbian, too.


By Gregg Shapiro | September 22, 2020

If gay modern rock legend Bob Mould isn't the hardest working man in music, he's definitely one of them. To prove that point, he's wasted no time in following up 2019's 'Sunshine Rock' with the new 'Blue Hearts.'

By Gregg Shapiro | September 1, 2020

New music and re-issues from Diana Ross, Tanya Donelly and the Parkington Sisters, Jonatha Brooke, The Beths and PJ Harvey's are reviewed.


By Gregg Shapiro | August 18, 2020

Give a listen to new music from Caroline Rose, Girl Friday, Soko, Xoe Wise and Fay Wildhagen.

By Jim Provenzano | August 15, 2020

Erasure's new video for their latest single, "Nerves of Steel," features more than 20 LGBTQ stars, including several best known for their appearance on 'RuPaul's Drag Race.' But as always, the music duo's work stands on its own.


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