John Preston’s essential tracks of the week include woozy R&B from Yaya Bey, a throwback dance homage by Röyksopp, simmering trip-hop from Telenova, a blues-bar cover by Lana Del Ray, a swooping ballad from FKA Twigs, a discofied club banger from Anish Kumar and a revamped classic by Madonna.
John Preston selects his favourite seven tracks of the week, featuring 070 Shake, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Halsey, Grace Ives, Sky Ferreira, HAAi and Superorganism.
The Queer East Film Festival ran throughout May, which showcased rarely seen queer shorts from East and Southeast Asia. The British Film Institute (BFI) has made available a number of these short films available to watch for free, which we outline here.
With Edinburgh Fringe 2022 not too far away, there will be many wild, wacky, and wit-fuelled comedy sets to look forward to. We round up six queer acts who we at Vada Magazine are particularly interested in seeing.
John Preston’s best of the week includes Rina Sawayama, Santigold, Flume feat. Virgen Maria, Sudan Archives, Oliver Sim, Diana Ross and Tame Impala and Mr Tophat feat. Robyn and Simson.
John Preston shares his seven best new tracks of the week – with Rose Gray, Desire, Ethel Cain, Leikeli47, The Smile, Mallrat and Shygirl.
As Manchester’s king of the go-go boys, Ali has taken the scene by storm. We got to chat with him about his work, the switch from drag to go-go, and the evolution of Manchester’s scene.
John Preston picks his seven best tracks of the week – featuring Carly Rae Jepson, Röyksopp and Susanne Sundfør, Bad Bunny, Tove Lo, Sharon Van Etten, Arcade Fire and Mya Folick.
Dopamine Land is the new immersive art experience that arrived in London in April 2022, provides a series of rooms each stimulating different senses and bringing back childhood imagination to adult kids.
This week’s best of the best includes Pusha T, Hatchie, Ruth Radelet, Etsy, Dubstar, 070 Shake and Soccer Mommy.