Need to slow it down? Do it with Claire Littley

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“Following your passion is like being with a lover. It doesn’t always work out” BY SAMANTHA GRIERSON, PHOTO BY CLAIRE LITTLEY I met with Claire Littley outside of a busy Euston Station. She was easy to spot at just under 6 foot, with a heartwarming smile and a relaxed confidence. Where had this former internet [….]

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Ladyhawke talks Time Flies, mental health and The Last Of Us II

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Get excited, DIVAs! Time Flies arrives on 19 November ✨ BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGES BY LULA CUCCHIARA Bursting onto the scene in 2008 with the release of her self-titled debut album, New Zealand-based Pip Brown has been making waves as Ladyhawke for 13 years now. Its lead single, My Delirium, was an instant hit, reaching [….]

Scarlette Fever talks Back To Life, building a sustainable career and finding love

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“This is the first album that I’ve written that is completely, this is me, a completely out there, married, same-sex relationship woman” BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY JOHN MILIOS In true working from home style, Scarlette joins our Zoom call accompanied by her canine child Arnold. Behind her is a beautiful art piece of Super [….]

Like Mercury is not like anything you’ve ever seen before

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It’s a combination of evocative beatbox, emotionally compelling dance composition and a stark spoken narrative BY SAMANTHA GRIERSON, IMAGES BY SAMANTHA GRIERSON An all queer cast, Like Mercury is an alliance between musician and world champion beatboxer Bellatrix, dancer and choreographer Emma Houston, Annie Edwards and Chantelle Dawe. Born out of a lockdown collaboration and commissioned for Birmingham International [….]

Grace Savage talks Tracy, queer parenthood and beatboxing

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“Tracy is about confirming my sexual identity. It’s a nostalgic letter to my younger self” BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY RICHARD DAVENPORT Juggling beatboxing, teaching, acting and music, Grace Savage spins a lot of plates. Her new single, Memory, is out now. Go go go, DIVAs! Your latest single, Tracy, was released on 30 September. [….]

Songs by Black queer musicians that made our year

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Whether you’re looking to reflect or dance around your room, there’s something for everyone BY DIVA STAFF, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM 2021 has been a great year for music. Here are some of the many LGBTQI artists who have made us dance like no one is watching during this chaotic year.  Collapsed In Sunbeams by Arlo [….]

Five queer female artists you’ve got to check out

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Here are some oh-so-relatable queer bops to wrap your ears around 🌈 BY ELA ERTAN, IMAGE VIA ARLO PARKS ON INSTAGRAM Are you searching for new music by queer artists? If so, check out these five incredibly talented musicians who are currently big in the LGBTQI+ music scene.  Who doesn’t love a good tune to [….]