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Interview: Martika

June 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Martika’s time under the bright pop spotlight, while brief, left a mark on the 80’s that continues to help define the decade as one of the music industry’s finest periods. The singer – born Marta Marrero – burst onto the world stage in her late teens with the iconic single, Toy Soldiers which was taken from...

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Interview: Roxette

June 8, 2016 | 1 Comments

With sales in excess of 70 million, Roxette have become one of the most successful pop acts in history. Their hit singles span the last 30 years and include early highlights like The Look, Joyride, It Must Have Been Love, Dressed For Success, Spending My Time and Fading Like A Flower through to more modern...

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After ten gruelling weeks of watching our favourite queens jump through hoops to reach the finish line, season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race has finally reached its conclusion. With Bob the Drag Queen, Kim Chi and Naomi Smalls all reaching the final stage of the competition, they fought for their right to the title of...

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After ten gruelling weeks of watching our favourite queens jump through hoops to reach the finish line, season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race has finally reached its conclusion. With Bob the Drag Queen, Kim Chi and Naomi Smalls all reaching the final stage of the competition, they fought for their right to the title of...

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Interview: White Lung

May 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

White Lung is a band that continuously simmers, having spent the past ten years carving out a name as one of Canada’s most exciting punk rock bands.  Following up their highly acclaimed 2014 record Deep Fantasy, the trio now return with Paradise – a collection of ten songs that embody a rawer, reinvented sound and...

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After eight emotional, surprising and downright shady episodes, we’ve reached one of the most important points of RuPaul’s Drag Race: The final four! With Bob the Drag Queen, Kim Chi, Naomi Smalls and Chi Chi DeVayne all remaining in the race for the crown at this point, they were thrown into the all-important final challenge...

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With last week’s Shady Politics challenge out of the way, RuPaul’s Drag Race’s top five for season eight were left to face one of the show’s biggest challenges. With this season’s ball challenge finally upon is, the queens were tasked with creating three separate looks as a part of the RuPaul Book Ball: On top...

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In the wake of Robbie Turner’s elimination during the makeover challenge, the queens returned to the workroom to learn about their next task on the road to winning RuPaul’s Drag Race.  With this week’s task requiring them to create political smear campaigns as they hypothetically ran for president, they were paired off and left to...

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This week’s challenge was one that Drag Race fans always anticipate with bated breath: the makeover! Following on from the recurring reading mini-challenge, the main task saw the queens paired with the cast of Little Women: LA in a Wizard of Oz-themed runway and interpretive dance number that saw them dressing themselves and their partner...

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Interview: Chairlift

April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Since the release of their breakout 2012 album Something, Chairlift have had a very eventful few years. Vocalist Caroline Polachek and multi-instrumentalist Patrick Wimberly have toured around the world, collaborated with Beyoncé on her self-titled fifth album, Polachek released her own solo record as Ramona Lisa, and this year the band released their new album...

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Interview: Night Moves

April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Since forming in 2009, Night Moves have carved out an addictive sound where psychedelic guitar licks and otherworldly vocals twirl together seamlessly with folksy nuances. The Minneapolis outfit first broke into mainstream recognition with their debut album Coloured Emotions, which gained waves of positive exposure on sites like Pitchfork and Stereogum, before touring with the...

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Interview: Lucius

April 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mix together two women, three men, an array of bold outfits and a series of infectious pop-driven tunes, and you have the stylish formula that makes up Lucius. The band found its roots in 2005 when frontwomen Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig met at Berklee School of Music, and quickly gelled as both friends and...

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With two queens finding themselves ejected from RuPaul’s Drag Race following the Bitch Perfect challenge and first eliminated queen Naysha Lopez finding her way back into the competition, the first three episodes of season 8 have been a wild ride for everybody involved. With the season’s first big twist behind us and the competition having...

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