Posts tagged "SOPHIE"

The Enduring Queer Excellence of SOPHIE: Six Essential Tracks

On the 30th of January 2021, Scottish born producer and acclaimed pop visionary Sophie Xeon began to make her way up to her rooftop in Athens to gaze at the moon. “True to her spirituality,” the statement from her label Transgressive would read later that day while confirming that the

Image courtesy Ben Long SOPHIE’s brother has revealed that he is in possession of “literally hundreds” of unreleased tracks from the late producer. In an interview published by Billboard, Ben Long discussed the “vaults” of unreleased material, and his plans for the music.  Reportedly, the material features tracks in various

Image by Renata Raksha It was during a 2018 interview with Paper magazine that pioneering DJ and producer SOPHIE was asked if she believed in God. “Yes,” she replied, “God is trans.”  Beyond her gamechanging work in electronic music, SOPHIE was an important voice for the transgender communtiy. In honour

At this time respect and privacy for the family is our priority. We would also ask for respect for SOPHIE’s fanbase, and to treat the private nature of this news with sensitivity. A statement from SOPHIE’s representative It is with great sadness to say goodbye to one of the most

By Jenna Dreisenstock 2018 has been quite a year, with many exceptional releases stunning fans with brand news innovations and experimentations in sound, style and personality. From experimental avant-pop, to dreamy R&B inspired synth-love; the music world has sculpted an incredibly diverse experience for all. We’ve compiled a list of

By Jenna Dreisenstock Narratives engulfed in spectral animation; hauntingly beautiful in visualisation, painfully loved – executed in stunning awe. To end off October, we’ve curated a list of 15 music videos from 2018 that make one’s skin crawl; whether it be disturbing or strange imagery, the portrayal of heart-wrench narratives

By Jenna Dreisenstock The shroud that is the tender chill of experimental music presents itself in many forms; whether that be unconventional use of genre-defiance, the irregular use of certain instruments structured in unique ways; creating atmospheres as well as breaking away from the perceived expectations of genre to form

By Jenna Dreisenstock An album’s artwork is what makes the first impression of a new release, even though it’s definitely unfair to ‘judge a book by its cover’. We can’t assume what the tracks of the album sound like just by it’s album art, however the artwork is the most

Written by Jenna Dreisenstock With June now drawn to a close; the rainbow shimmer sparkle of Pride Month’s luminous glow has been a celebration in diversity and acceptance for all – the music world no different. Despite every month (even if not ‘officially’) being Pride Month, we thought we’d say

SOPHIE | Oil of Every Pearls Un-Insides | Future Classic / MSMSMSM Release date: 15 June 2018 Written by Jenna Dreisenstock Drenched syrup-swirl; a hallucinatory richness screams The Birth of Venus, the reveal and a shimmering pearl curling in picturesque shine in a nude pop-layered, mermaid-sweetened melody. A dreamlike playfulness in dance

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