Music has always been a powerful medium for self-expression and storytelling. For many individuals within the LGBTQIA+ community, it has served as a means of finding solace, understanding, and empowerment. Throughout history, numerous artists have fearlessly embraced their identities and used their music as a platform to advocate for queer rights and visibility. Read more: 10 Trans Artists To Fall In Love With On International Trans Day Of Visibility In an exclusive chat with 23-year-old queer musician and activist, NOAHFINNCE, he shares 5 LGBTQIA+ artists that left a resounding impact on his life and who have deeply inspired him as… Read more »
Nashville’s rock titans, The Pink Spiders, are generating immense excitement ahead of their highly-anticipated fifth studio album, Freakazoid, set to release on July 7. However, their impact extends far beyond their music, as they proudly demonstrate their support during Pride Month. Last month, the band made a resounding statement by releasing their second single titled “Devotion”. A powerful tribute to drag culture and an unwavering display of support for the LGBTQIA+ community in Nashville. With Freakazoid on the horizon, The Pink Spiders are not only delivering their trademark sound but also using their platform to promote inclusivity and celebrate diversity.… Read more »
Happy Pride Month, idobi fam! We love you all and want to remind you that no matter who you love or who you are, there’s a place for you at idobi.
It’s never a bad time to discover a new band or artist. Somewhere out there, in either a basement, garage, or make-shift studio, a group of people are sitting around writing songs and deciding to start a new band. You never know which one of those artists might just be the next biggest thing in the world. It is our job, here at idobi Radio, to find these acts and expose them to you. Of course, you’ll always see us covering the mainstay acts like My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, or Paramore. However, all of those bands were once… Read more »
NOAHFINNCE weaves a spellbinding narrative in his latest music video for “SCUMBAG,” drawing inspiration from the enchanting world of Harry Potter. The alt-artist, who initially dropped the track in October, uses this magical realm to shed light on issues of transphobia and confront TERFs (trans-exclusionary radical feminists). Evoking the nostalgia of J.K. Rowling‘s iconic book series and the subsequent film adaptations that captivated audiences in the late ’90s and early/mid-2000s, NOAHFINNCE transforms the familiar wizarding world into a canvas for his powerful message. Despite the enchantment of Harry Potter, recent statements from Rowling have shifted the narrative, prompting discussions about… Read more »
Indie alt-pop darling Lauran Hibberd is turning up the excitement with her latest release, the empowering queer anthem “Mary.” But that’s not all—Hibberd has also announced the release of her forthcoming sophomore full-length Girlfriend Material. Her new collection will arrive on March 22, 2024, via Virgin Music. With “Mary” as the herald of what’s to come, the anticipation reaches a fever pitch for Hibberd’s eagerly-awaited record. “Mary” is a feel-good sensation that celebrates Hibberd’s personal journey as a proud member of the LGBTQIA+ community. With a masterful blend of candor and infectious energy, she crafts a tongue-in-cheek anthem that resonates… Read more »
Here at idobi, we love artists who make a statement with their music. From Green Day’s American Idiot to Neck Deep’s The Peace And The Panic, music and lyrics remain a powerful outlet for bands to share their socio-political views and spark movements within their fanbases. YouTube star turned pop-punk act, NOAHFINNCE is speaking out on trans rights and calling out TERFs in his latest single, “scumbag.” Combining his unique blend of distorted guitars and Myspace-era synthesizers, the new song is a dynamic diss track that cleverly fights back against transphobia. With lyrics like “this inclusion delusion gender confusion/why are… Read more »
When you think about your favorite childhood films, it is likely that a Disney Princess or two come to mind. If you grew up in the late 90s or early 2000s, you were probably obsessed with singing songs from each soundtrack with your parents. Something is to be said about how this music made us feel as kids. With today’s diverse and inclusive lineup of characters, how this music makes us feel today. The current catalog of Disney Princess songs features a wide range of genres and cultural influences. From the shimmering sounds of Middle Eastern guitars in ‘Aladdin,’ to… Read more »
With his recent anti-trans comments, Alice Cooper has shown he doesn’t know what he’s talking about. But people are paying attention, and that’s dangerous.
Controversial and in-your-face rocker, TX2 is back at it again with another banger. This time, he went full seduction on his new track “Degrade Me.” The provocative and aggressive new tune is all about being submissive to your partner, in a way that is obviously attractive. You rarely see men in music making statements like this, but that is honestly what TX2 is all about. He isn’t afraid to say the things that other people won’t. With a chorus like “Degrade me, to keep me hooked / I’ll let you break me, ’cause you fuck so good / I’m a… Read more »