SAARA AALTO: Do you hear what I hear? ❄️

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The glittering pop princess chats working with Kylie, first love and celebrating Christmas the Finnish way… BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Saara Aalto glitters. She does. In fact, it’s the only reason I manage, sans glasses, to spot the 32-year-old in the low-lit bar we meet in, after glimpsing something shimmering in the far corner of the [….]

NEW MUSIC: Inviting older trans women centre stage

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“The Star Of Bethnal Green combines the magic of Christmas with the powerful and hopeful story of an older trans woman” BY DIVA STAFF. IMAGE FROM THE STAR OF BETHNAL GREEN. Following the release of their winter-themed EP, Only Son Of The Falling Snow, British folk-rock band, Bear’s Den, have today unveiled a powerful video [….]

MUSIC: Christina Novelli has released her first full-length album and it’s a Christmas treat 😍

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DIVA was lucky enough to be invited along to Christina’s album launch in Soho for a night of music and celebrations BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS On a cold Friday night in the heart of Soho, the friends, family and fans of Christina Novelli all gathered together for a night of celebration.  After starting her singing career [….]

WATCH: Lots Holloway drops neon-soaked video for bittersweet Off My Brain

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“The fly-on-the-wall video illustrates the intense peaks and sobering lows of a relationship” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. VIDEO THUNDER & LIGHTENING CO Multi-instrumentalist Lots Holloway – the young singer-songwriter, producer (and heartbreaker) many of you already know, is back with brand new single, Off My Brain – and we’re dropping it right here, right now (well, on [….]

EXCLUSIVE: Cate Ferris drops new single Gyroscope

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Eclectic, bold and inventive, Ferris is one to watch BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Brighton-based Cate Ferris is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and all-round music legend who has been captivating audiences over the past four years.  Immersing herself in the eclectic Brighton music scene, Cate has stepped out of her comfort zone and experimented fearlessly in order to [….]

Saachi’s “Dark” is a bringer of light

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This autumn’s self-love anthem from London-born, Mumbai-raised singer-songwriter Saachi Sen BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK Today, indie-pop singer-songwriter Saachi Sen releases her new song, Dark. The leading single for her debut solo EP beautifully translates the notion that – “In a society that profits from your self-doubt, liking yourself is a rebellious act” – into [….]

Six queer babes missing from your playlists

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Looking for some underrated LGBTQI artists to spice up your Spotify? We’ve got you covered 🎵 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES VIA INSTAGRAM Don’t get us wrong, we know it’s pretty much impossible to get bored listening to the likes of Janelle Monáe and Hayley Kiyoko. They’re the leading queer ladies in music for a reason [….]