FROM THE VAULTS: An interview with Shura

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Singer-songwriter Shura on desire, faith and falling in love in New York City  BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE It’s been three years since indie electro-pop favourite Shura released debut album and all-around top bop, Nothing’s Real. Now that little bit older, bolder and based out of Brooklyn, “Shu”, aka 28-year-old Aleksandra Lilah Denton, is back with new [….]

Shura AND Toya Delazy are both rocking our September cover

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Also in this issue: Carrie Brownstein, how to be a gentlewoman and what really goes down at a queer strip club SHURA COVER PHOTOGRAPHED BY HOLLIE FERNANDO, TOYA DELAZY COVER PHOTOGRAPHED BY ALISSON CHAIGNEAU We’ve got a treat for all you music fans this month. To celebrate the newly rebranded HearHer Music Festival, we’re giving [….]

Shura: “Religion has done a lot to fuck up attitudes towards sex”

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The singer-songwriter on desire, faith and falling in love in New York city INTERVIEW BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE, PHOTO BY HOLLIE FERNANDO If Hayley Kiyoko is #LesbianJesus, then Shura is #LesbianPope. On the set of our September cover shoot, the super cool singer opened up about everything from religion to romance. Here’s a taster.  Shura on… [….]

DIVA Music Festival announces full, 100% female/non binary line-up

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Shura and SOAK to headline plus KT Tunstall, Toya Delazy, BETTY, LANTA, Saara Aalto and more… BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. PHOTO: TOYA DELAZY BY ROSIE POWELL That’s right, people – DIVA Music Festival is back, bigger and even better than last year… On top of that, the full, 100% female/non binary line-up has been revealed and [….]