In conversation with Heather Peace about her latest album This Love

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The groundbreaking artist talks creating joy during lockdown, her love of disco and her upcoming tour BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY LUCY POPE Whilst many of us spent our lockdowns picking up new skills such as learning to knit, or keeping up our Duolingo streaks, LGBTQI icon Heather Peace was working on her fifth album [….]

Today’s episode of podDIVA features the incredible Mogli

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Tune into this week’s DIVA Dialogues to hear the artist open up about her life and art BY TEAM DIVA, IMAGE BY GIULIA DELAY Hey podDIVA listeners! In today’s episode, singer, songwriter, musician, artist, film-maker and all round queer creative Mogli talks to DIVA editorial assistant Eleanor Noyce about her new visual album Ravage, her [….]

REVIEW: Kae Tempest’s The Line Is A Curve

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Experimental and achingly personal: the modern poet’s new album is a revelation BY MILLICENT MACHELL “To be known and loved/ It’s so disgusting man, I’ve had enough” announces the first song on Kae Tempest’s new album. And yet this is exactly what The Line Is A Curve invites us to do. Each song is a [….]

LGBTQI icon Heather Peace launches new album This Love

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Are you ready to stream this serving of queer magic on repeat? BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY LUCY POPE TGIF, the weekend is here, but most importantly, the musician, actress and ultimate LGBTQI icon, Heather Peace has returned with her fifth album, This Love, which will be released on 15 April. It is also available [….]

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 [….]

Louisa Roach: “I will not behave myself”

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The front woman of She Drew The Gun talks feminism, queer love and being yourself BY CAIT FINDLAY, IMAGE BY ROB BLACKHAM What does music mean to you? For Louisa Roach, front woman of the alternative band She Drew The Gun, music has been an integral part of her life and connection to other people. [….]

DYLEMA has dropped her debut single and it’s a dreamy slice of contemporary jazz

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DYLEMA plays the Round Chapel in Clapton, East London on 30 October BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE VIA THE DYLEMA COLLECTIVE ON INSTAGRAM Describing herself as a “Jazz meets Storytelling” experience, DYLEMA has dropped her dreamy debut single, Mine. The video stars Kikz Katika and Tania Chikaima, depicting stunning visuals of #WLW lust with the iconic [….]