Blood On the Tracks

How Blood Orange (a.k.a. Devonté Hynes) became an unlikely savior of pop music—and gave us a modern gay classic …

By Jason Lamphier

WATCH: Lily Allen’s ‘Air Balloon’ Will Give You Vertigo

What the hell did I just watch?

By Alex Panisch

WATCH: The Julie Ruin's New Video for "Goodnight, Goodbye"

Cure any February blues you might have by hanging out with Kathleen Hanna & Co.

By Samantha Henderson

Catching Up With John Newman

England's rising soul-pop star discusses his U.S. success, crossing the pond & being bearish on the BRITs

By Alex Panisch

The Emancipation of Angel Haze

The Detroit–bred, New York–based firebrand has questioned her family, her sexuality, and God. From the confusion and …

By Alexandria Symonds

Ellie Goulding: Girl on Fire

Ellie Goulding can do heartache like the best of them, but her musical range— from anthems like 'Burn' to her U.S. …

By Paul Flynn

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Solomon’s ‘3 Dolla Bill’

Solomon does it short and sweet

By Alex Panisch

WATCH: Sam Sparro’s “Hang on 2 Your Love” video

From out artist Sam Sparro comes a new video for “Hang on 2 Your Love,” a track released late in 2013 and featuring …

By Matthew Breen

Catching Up With A Great Big World

Ian Axel & Chad Vaccarino have a new album, a Broadway musical in the works, and the 'gayest song ever'

By Samantha Henderson

Planningtorock’s Political Dance Party

Misogyny Is Dead. Long Live Jam Rostron.

By Steph Kretowicz

Gem Club's Porn-Inspired Bedroom Ballads

Including one about the tragic life of gay adult film star Joey Stefano

By Steph Kretowicz

Mary Lambert Teams Up with Nonprofit To Spark Dialogue, Find Support

A pair of out musicians were among the headliners for Heavy and Light, the annual flagship event of suicide and …

By Sunnivie Brydum

Leaving the Mountain

As 'Brokeback Mountain' becomes an opera, the author of the inspirational gay love story prepares to move on.

By Jerry Portwood

Bad Girls Need Christmas, Too

Nostalgia reigns in these six new holiday albums

By Tray Butler

The Top 50 Tracks of 2013

Out's Senior Editor Jason Lamphier chooses his Top 50 songs of the year

By Jason Lamphier

10 Singles (From Your Favorite Artists) You May Have Missed This Year

No, not "Royals," that other Lorde song and more

By Stacy Lambe