Aaron Porter

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After teasing us for weeks, Aaron Porter has blessed us with a sexy video for I Wanna Let Love. Get it.


If you spend your life sparing people’s feelings and feeding their vanity, you get so you can’t distinguish what should be respected in them


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Bilal Hassani

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Bilal Hassani's Roi is the French entry for this years Eurovision Song Contest; Hassani came out as gay in 2017. The next day he attended Paris Pride.

I don't ask you to love me always like this, but I ask you to remember. Somewhere inside me there'll always be the person I am tonight


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GAIKA

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Here's the video for Seven Churches For St. Jude, from Brixton's GAIKA. “The video for Seven Churches for St Jude is a piece about mental survival in an age of disaster media inundation,” says co-director (GAIKA is behind the camera too) Rob Heppell. “The last few years have seen the hydra heads of reactionary extremism bubble up through cracks that used to be called conspiracy theorists, lifting the tectonic plates of global politics and diluting reality with weaponised fantasy.” Get it.

We all have souls of different ages

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TOBi

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If you haven't heard Nigerian-Canadian artist TOBi (purveyor of "unapologetical soul music") yet, don't waste any more time: press play. He sounds as good as he looks. Get it.

You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person I have ever known - and even that is an understatement

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Shy Lennox

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"I want to establish a strong sense of camaraderie with the black queer community through my music," Shy Lennox says, talking about his hypnotic new video Signs. Eagerly waiting for more. Get it.

Life is much more successfully looked at from a single window

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Saro

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Die Alone is the haunting title track to Saro's forthcoming EP, due in May. Get it.

Strange children should smile at each other and say, "Let's play"

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Todrick Hall

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Glitter might be highly toxic to the environment, but Todrick Hall isn't. "I just wanted an anthemic song to just remind people that it's OK for them to be crazy," he says. Glitter. Get it.

I shall go on shining as a brilliantly meaningless figure in a meaningless world

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Nakhane

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Here's the breathtaking video for South African powerhouse Nakhane's soaring New Brighton, from the forthcoming re-release of his album You Will Not Die, out 22 February. Get it.

Boy Sketches

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Sometimes it is harder to deprive oneself of a pain than of a pleasure

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MNEK

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MNEK is done with being the sidepiece on his new single. Get it.

I shall go on shining as a brilliantly meaningless figure in a meaningless world

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Aaron Porter

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The latest single from Aaron Porter is here, following on from the sexy Boy.



A video is soon to come. If the little taster below is anything to go by, it's gonna be hot:


Rusty McPhee

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Youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness

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Alex Palmieri

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Here's the incredibly powerful video from out gay Italian artist Alex Palmieri, from his latest album, Reset. Get it.

I'm a cynical idealist

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Mathew V

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“I was always scared to make pop music. I was scared that I wouldn’t fit the mould as a man unless I was singing about girls in the club," Vancouver's Mathew V says. "The Coast is the first song where I broke down those limitations and made music that I want to listen to on repeat.” Get it.

And in the end, we were all just humans... drunk on the idea that love, only love, could heal our brokenness

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Jeff Carl

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“It was about not running anymore and facing the heartache... not so you could get [it] back, but so you could let go and move on,” Jeff Carl says of Buried In New York, his stunning new video in which he returns to the scene of multiple heartbreaks — that club, that party, that bedroom — where he fell in and out of love. Get it.

 
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