Posts Tagged ‘queering sound’

ToDo ToDay: Afrojack, Jazz Fest, and Sausage-Making

Those of us who turn an ear toward mainstream dance music only when we amble past the open doors of a Georgetown chain store might not grasp the extent to which a particular strain of Dutch house has permeated club music. Several years ago, the bleepy, hip-hop-flecked interpretation of house—commonly called “Dirty Dutch”—didn’t make a [...]

This Weekend: Queering Sound at Pyramid Atlantic

Despite what VH1 might suggest, there is more to queer music than Lady Gaga. In fact, some LGBTQ artists are motivated by their own less-than-mainstream status to push their music into some unusual places. The Triangle Artist Group in the Washington-Baltimore area knows this and celebrates it annually with a gay-friendly, avant-garde fest called [...]