Gay Rappers, Country Singers & Music Trends - Out Magazine

'Talk That Talk', released today, just might solidify Rihanna as the reigning dance diva.

November 21 2011 1:54 PM

Video of Beth Ditto photo shoot for Out

October 30 2011 3:18 PM

This foursome’s icy-hot, ultramodern funk has america calling.

October 10 2011 8:00 PM

Nietzsche said that without music life would be a mistake. Get it right and start listening to these five albums. 

> The Rapture, In The Grace of Your Love. After a five-year hiatus, the N.Y.C. dance-rockers rejoin their original label and reemerge with a set of euphoric disco bangers, guitar rock, and straight-up pop. (Out now, DFA)

September 12 2011 3:44 PM

Hercules and Love Affair’s prince and princess have some advice for the queens of pop.

August 16 2011 8:00 PM

The breakout star of NBC’s 'The Voice' wasn't a contestant -- it was its judge and Maroon 5's front man. Here, the singer opens up about his natural exhibitionism, why his show trumps 'Idol', and how parents should react when a kid is queer.

August 14 2011 8:00 PM

The breakout star of NBC's The Voice wasn't a contestant -- it was its judge and Maroon 5's front man. Here, the singer opens up about his natural exhibitionism, why his show trumps Idol, and how parents should react when a kid is queer.

August 14 2011 8:00 PM

Tori Amos has been called a lot of things over the last 20 years -- piano prodigy, queen of the kooks, survivor, mother, cult leader -- but there's one word she's always managed to steer clear of: predictable.

August 10 2011 8:00 PM

Chrissy Murderbot and MC Zulu know Chicago and -- more importantly -- Chicago knows them. An expert on the Midwest house music scene, Chrissy Murderbot began DJing in Chicago in 1995 and has since dominated dance floors at over 400 events in more than 15 countries. Chrissy draws fans in with his unique rhythmic style, which he describes as 'booty-rave-jungle-house-bass-bashment-ghetto-garage-core' and his collaborations are just as diverse as his sound -- he's remixed everyone from Delorean to Lemonade to Nate Mars to Noise Floor Crew.

August 01 2011 8:00 PM

When Tyondai Braxton said adieu to Battles in the midst of a writing session for their latest album, Gloss Drop, the band replaced his would-be instrumentation and vocals with some of music's most venerable voices. Ranging from '80s anti-pop icon Gary Numan to techno producer Matias Aguayo and Blonde Redhead's Kazu Makino, Battles turned what was a difficult situation into an advantageous one and ended up extending their math rock to a larger, more diverse audience.

July 27 2011 8:00 PM
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