5 Queer Musicians to Listen to Today
by Nickia Delaware
1. Arlo Parks
Born Anaïs Oluwatoyin Estelle Marinho, Arlo Parks is an openly Bisexual British indie-pop singer/songwriter & poet.
Album – Collapsed in Sunbeams (2021). Listen to “Cola”
2. Chanti Darling
A Portland, OR Retrofuturist electro-soul group fronted by Chanticleer Trü, who you may know from their former band Magic Mouth.
Album- RNB VOL 1. (2018). Listen to ” Casual” ft The Last Artful Dodger
VA born, NY raised advocate for the LGBTQIA+ community. Known for being super private, she always performs with a balaclava or facemask and has not released her real name to the public.
Album – Wash & Set (2017), Acrylic (2018). Listen to “Money”
4. Tash Sultana
Gender fluid Australian multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, producer and engineer. Known for her viral bedroom recording of their single “Jungle”
Album – Flow State (2017), Terra Firma (2020). Listen to “Free Mind”
5. Steve Lacy
Bisexual singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer from Compton,CA. Best known for his work with the band The Internet.
Solo Album – Apollo XXI (2019). Listen to “Dark Red”