NEW ALBUM OUT: M. LAMAR “THE BLACK DEATH”

Fans of Diamanda Galas, Nina Simone, Antony and the Johnsons need to make sure they’re aware of M. Lamar. I’ve been a fan of M. Lamar for a few years now and have watched Lamar evolve from a sex symbol to a deeply provocative singer songwriter. A few months ago he played a show at my old place in Oakland; Ariel Goldberg and Debutante shared the bill. His intricate grotesque lyrics and his Klaus Nomi esq delivery demands your time. His new album “The Black Death” has just been recorded; he has been kind enough to give us an interview and a few MP3’s to check out. Watch his website for future updates. Continue reading

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LOVE LEAVES: a hunger for more: mp3s

Bay Area::: I’d like to let everyone know a new musician is heading your way – meet Love Leaves. Fans of Debutante, Casey Chisholm, Samuelroy and Brother Bruno will totally be happy!!!! Love Leaves is working on an album. It’s been described by Love Leaves as, “a labor of love.” When I asked how long he’s been working on it, he replied, “hmm, not too long, the album proper, probably like a year or so, i mean, I didn’t decided to make an “album” until this past winter and I’ve been making music for just a few years, but you know, I’ve always loooved it. I went to school for painting and then for poetry and I guess really I thought music is where it’s at. It’s all produced but I have very strong feelings about electronic music, and don’t like people to disown it as genuine.” Continue reading

Sebastian Sebastiani GETS NAKED: Upcoming Reading Event

Hey everyone,

I have a few upcoming events happening. On May 30th is the finale performance that I am apart of with Gage Boone and Marc Arthur. Then on June 3rd I’m reading at the Army of Lovers festival. Details below:

Co-presented by the National Queer Arts Festival, Sex Worker Fest, Army of Lovers and the Center for Sex and Culture.

Hosted by Kirk Read

Center for Sex and Culture, 1519 Mission Street near 11th

Tickets are $10-20 sliding scale, no one turned away

Advance tickets encouraged: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/66814

More info: armyoflovers.org and kirkread.com

More Sex Worker Fest events! Check out http://www.sexworkerfest.com

WEDNESDAY JUNE 3

Peggy L’eggs aka Matthew Simmons

George Birimisa

M. Lamar

Matt Walker aka Elliott Skellington

Stephen Boyer

Amos Mac

Nico

Seeley Quest

Kirk Read

THURSDAY JUNE 4

Christraper Sings

Stephen Elliott

Debutante

MACK

Daniel Allen Cox

Krylon Superstar

Mikiki

Scott Upper

Alvin Orloff

Alic Shook

Durward

Kirk Read

Army of Lovers is funded by the San Francisco Arts Commission, Theater Bay Area, the Zellerbach Family Foundation, the California Arts Council and the Horizons Foundation.