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It’s been a tumultuous year for queer music. they We’ve already picked our favorite trucks for 2022. But he couldn’t let December go by without highlighting some of the gorgeous products that hit the shelves just before the holiday season.
Christmas came early when SZA dropped her long-awaited sophomore album SOS “F2F” is a surprisingly heartbreaking rock anthem infused with pop-punk breakdown. With lines like “I hate enough for the two of us” and “I didn’t want to sell my soul,” the singer-songwriter gives major emo vibes.
Cheeky and irreverent 100 gecs return with ‘Hey Big Man’ from new EP Snake-eyes, which showcases the band in their absolute bravado.Hyper Pop Duo’s new song is like this check the head-The Beastie Boys of the era performed at a broken karaoke machine and “shotgunned beer, then threw it at your mother/Then stole your car keys and threw them in the gutter.” Mockingly rapped. All I know is that I don’t want to get into a parking lot brawl with these two.
And 2020 Now List winner Arca has released her compilation. kick The album cycle includes 3 new tracks, the best of which is ‘Ritual’. The abstract song is haunted by a stuttering robotic voice while distorted piano notes are sprinkled over a unique rhythm. Alka is Alka and I’m here for it.
December was also a great month for queer independent artists. In particular, Oakland power her popper Bruce Her Lawyer has released a new single from her upcoming album, “Chance Encounters”. all in good timeThe catchy pop-rock track has a clever, to-the-point guitar riff and a sarcastic, melancholic vocal melody that gives the song a mature quality. Water From Your Eyes bandmate Rachel Brown’s musical name, Thanks for His Cam, has dropped a totally serious new song, “Plagiarizer.” As Brown sings about finding beauty in the struggles of his life, the track is boldly intimate, stripped down to vocals and electric guitars. Toronto-based singer his songs his writer Maryam Said makes music under the name Poolblood and is a sumptuous indie with brass and cello splendor. ” was released. Said’s luscious vocals are underpinned by wistful wisdom reminiscent of his Phil Elvrum of K-records luminaries The Microphones.