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Gay Music: In the Key of Q

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Music-loving gay podcast. The best bi and gay music from around the world featuring insightful and inspiring conversations with Queer musicians. Episodes drop weekly and are 30-40 minutes in length, celebrating LGBTQ identity, tunes and stories. Presented by Dan Hall (producer, BBC’s Freddie Mercury: The Final Act) and produced by Pup Media.

Music-loving gay podcast. The best bi and gay music from around the world featuring insightful and inspiring conversations with Queer musicians. Episodes drop weekly and are 30-40 minutes in length, celebrating LGBTQ identity, tunes and stories. Presented by Dan Hall (producer, BBC’s Freddie Mercury: The Final Act) and produced by Pup Media.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Music-loving gay podcast. The best bi and gay music from around the world featuring insightful and inspiring conversations with Queer musicians. Episodes drop weekly and are 30-40 minutes in length, celebrating LGBTQ identity, tunes and stories. Presented by Dan Hall (producer, BBC’s Freddie Mercury: The Final Act) and produced by Pup Media.

Twitter:

@inthekeyofq

Language:

English


Episodes

Don+: Hip Hop, Islam and The Golden Girls

6/6/2022
Welcome to https://www.inthekeyofq.com/ (In the Key of Q) the weekly podcast where I chat with inspiring Queer musicians from around the world as they share stories, inspirations and of course their music. Don+ is an independent artist and writer who has been writing and making music since 2013. He gained recognition with his first EP Raw Rhythm and Words (https://music.apple.com/us/album/r-a-w-rhythm-and-words-ep/1575238032 (Apple) /...

Duration:00:39:39

Taylor Gray: Bullies, Addiction & Black AF

5/30/2022
Taylor Gray is this week’s guest. He is an R&B artist based in Los Angeles and curator of the popular playlist "Flavor Waves" on https://music.apple.com/gb/playlist/flavor-waves/pl.u-MDeJCJRNmo9 (Apple Music) and https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3CC4uQRDk8fBtHG5kj1h1D?si=4148636a16f34700 (Spotify), which has garnered the attention of artists such as Victoria Monét and Ro James. (1:22) https://player.captivate.fm/episode/7c85b45a-bb5f-446f-b5df-f2a13a14b7e8 (Highlight) - Gray talks about his...

Duration:00:38:51

Billy Mick: Cocaine, Toxic Masculinity & Dinner Theatre

5/23/2022
Welcome to https://www.inthekeyofq.com/ (In the Key of Q) the weekly podcast where I chat with inspiring Queer musicians from around the world as they share stories, inspirations and of course their music. Billy Mick released his first single in 2019. He's performed at Pride and Gay Days events. And in America's pandemic lockdown continued to release songs and music videos. The autobiographical studio album Just Be came out in 2020, followed up by the long-player Levelling Up. Billy speaks...

Duration:00:34:59

Levi Kreis: Church, Chems and Tony Awards

5/16/2022
Welcome to https://www.inthekeyofq.com/ (In the Key of Q) the weekly podcast where I chat with inspiring Queer musicians from around the world as they share stories, inspirations and of course their music. Levi Kreis is a multi-award winner. Having gathered himself awards from https://criticscircle.org.uk/ (Critic's Circle), Out Music, and most excitingly, the https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHrFrqB48wk (Tony's). Born in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ba9mWXtGU4g (Oliver Springs), Tennessee...

Duration:00:46:40

SonicFluxx: NASA, Synths and Mental Illness

5/9/2022
Welcome to https://www.inthekeyofq.com/ (In the Key of Q) the weekly podcast where I chat with inspiring Queer musicians from around the world as they share stories, inspirations and of course their music. Sonicfluxx was born and raised in Florida in the United States. And in January 2020, his first single https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guYvYLmA9gk (Nothing Will Ever Be the Same) debuted at number two in the https://lgbtqmusicchart.uk/ (UK's LGBTQ charts). Quickly following this success was...

Duration:00:35:16

Xantheartist: Kanye, Military & Self-Defence

5/2/2022
Welcome to https://www.inthekeyofq.com/ (In the Key of Q) the weekly podcast where I chat with inspiring Queer musicians from around the world as they share stories, inspirations and of course their music. Xantheartist counts an impressive hundred thousand streams on Spotify. He's only three years into his music career, but has already secured a number one record with his cover https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4k8YciWlzpc (Hapsburg Lippp). Before transitioning to a man, he served in the...

Duration:00:40:08

Matthew and the Keys: Potter, Madonna and Silenced BIPOC

4/25/2022
Welcome to https://www.inthekeyofq.com/ (In the Key of Q) the weekly podcast where I chat with inspiring Queer musicians from around the world as they share stories, inspirations and of course their music. This week's guest is from https://exploreedmonton.com/ (Edmonton, Alberta in Canada). His music combines personal experiences, passion, and is inspired by artists as varied as https://vanessacarlton.com/ (Vanessa Carlton), http://johnmayer.com/ (John Mayer) and https://www.ilovemetric.com/...

Duration:00:36:00

Dead Method: Femme, Feelings and Welsh Resilience

4/18/2022
Welcome to https://www.inthekeyofq.com/ (In the Key of Q) the weekly podcast where I chat with inspiring Queer musicians from around the world as they share stories, inspirations and of course their music. Lloyd Best performing as Dead Method is an alternative pop artist based in https://www.visitcardiff.com/ (Cardiff, Wales). They started a solo career in 2018 and they've gone on to support https://65daysofstatic.com/ (65 Days of Static) and https://www.publicservicebroadcasting.net/...

Duration:00:34:12

Gentleman Reg: Nomad, Underground & Military Brat

4/11/2022
Welcome to https://www.inthekeyofq.com/ (In the Key of Q) the weekly podcast where I chat with inspiring Queer musicians from around the world as they share stories, inspirations and of course their music. Gentleman Reg hails from Toronto in Canada. He's a singer songwriter, drag artist, DJ and makeup artist. He has released seven full-length albums with various bands, including https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_lRbqGuNlw (Light Fires), and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VArVTO0OB9I (Regina...

Duration:00:36:01

A-Natural: Homelessness, Rape and Conversations with God

4/4/2022
Welcome to https://www.inthekeyofq.com/ (In the Key of Q) the weekly podcast where I chat with inspiring Queer musicians from around the world as they share stories, inspirations and of course their music. A-Natural founded https://www.naturalcitymusic.com/ (Natural City Music) recording label and has himself won two international independent music awards. He's opened for https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBrRBZy8OTs (T-Pain) and has written and produced for multiple major artists. In 2020 he...

Duration:00:40:01

Benjamin Stewart: Gender, Soundscapes & Lucid Dreams

3/28/2022
Welcome to https://www.inthekeyofq.com/ (In the Key of Q) the weekly podcast where I chat with inspiring Queer musicians from around the world as they share stories, inspirations and of course their music. Benjamin Stewart has been making music for over 10 years and has written and recorded since the age of 12. They define as non-binary. Living an authentic life in America's Mississippi state. In November 2021 they released the album 'Spaces', a dystopian electronic eight-track instrumental...

Duration:00:33:59

Brandon James Gwinn: Broadway, Tumbleweed and Tori Spelling

3/21/2022
Welcome to https://www.inthekeyofq.com/ (In the Key of Q) the weekly podcast where I chat with inspiring Queer musicians from around the world as they share stories, inspirations and of course their music. This week's guest is Brandon James Gwinn, a https://www.livenation.co.uk/ (Live Nation) touring artist and Billboard number one indie music producer. He won the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Rodgers_Awards_for_Musical_Theatre (Richard Rogers award) for musical theater writing....

Duration:00:39:18

QBoy: Bullies, HIV & Victoria Wood

3/14/2022
Welcome to https://www.inthekeyofq.com/ (In the Key of Q) the weekly podcast where I chat with inspiring Queer musicians from around the world as they share stories, inspirations and of course their music. This week's guest is https://www.qboymusic.com/ (QBoy). Born Marcos Brito he is a DJ, music artist, producer, rapper, and dancer. He was raised in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basildon (Basildon), Essex and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Gomera (La Gomera), Canary Islands, being of...

Duration:00:49:01

Feed Takeover! The Song Surfing Podcast

3/7/2022
Welcome to https://www.inthekeyofq.com/ (In the Key of Q) the weekly podcast where I chat with inspiring Queer musicians from around the world as they share stories, inspirations and of course their music. This week we're taken over by the https://songsurfingpodcast.com/ (Song Surfing podcast)! It's a music discovery podcast showcasing the best indie music from around the world! Hear an eclectic mix of music spanning many genres and discover your next favorite artist....

Duration:00:36:16

Paul Andrews - Revisited

2/28/2022
Welcome to https://www.inthekeyofq.com/ (In the Key of Q) the weekly podcast where I chat with inspiring Queer musicians from around the world as they share stories, inspirations and of course their music. Featuring new material made public for the first time, LGBTQ singer Paul Andrews discusses his five favourite songs plus the one track that he'd chosen as a gateway song into his catalogue. Series 2 of In the Key of Q is scheduled to appear on 15 March 2022. Please...

Duration:00:11:01

A Message about Series 2

2/27/2022
A message from presenter and producer Dan Hall about series 2.

Duration:00:00:40

Catch-Up with Ty McKinnie

2/21/2022
Welcome to https://www.inthekeyofq.com/ (In the Key of Q) the weekly podcast where I chat with inspiring Queer musicians from around the world as they share stories, inspirations and of course their music. Just one week until the launch of Season 2 with https://www.qboymusic.com/ (QBoy)! But until then pull up a chair and listen in on TyMcKinnie and I talking gentrification, COVID and dating, not dating, dating, not dating, definitely not dating, but sort of dating... :-) Additional...

Duration:00:03:46

Jsky - Revisited

2/14/2022
Featuring new material made public for the first time, LGBTQ singer Jsky discusses his five favourite songs plus the one track that he'd chosen as a gateway song into his catalogue. Series 2 of In the Key of Q will begin on 1 March 2022. Links: Episode https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hbQ9KUtI3pwOSaAoL7i7YPPYGeveg7lJ/view?usp=sharing (transcription). Jsky’s choices: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deniece_Williams (Deniece Williams), https://www.pavarottiofficial.com/ (Pavarotti),...

Duration:00:13:04

Wuhryn Dumas - Revisited

2/7/2022
Featuring new material made public for the first time, LGBTQ singer Wuhryn Dumas discusses his five favourite songs plus the one track that he'd chosen as a gateway song into his catalogue. Series 2 of In the Key of Q will begin on 1 March 2022. Links: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VJh3-LDPbJmUhUyvxCjIhUIYM9gwGHC6/view?usp=sharing (Transcript). Wuhryn’s https://www.wuhryndumas.com/ (homepage). Wuhryn on: https://open.spotify.com/track/3v5xsVnpZWBj1TP9qBzllh (Spotify),...

Duration:00:13:01

Brendan Maclean - Revisited

1/31/2022
Featuring new material made public for the first time, LGBTQ singer Brendan Maclean discusses his five favourite songs plus the one track that he'd chosen as a gateway song into his catalogue. Series 2 of In the Key of Q will begin on 1 March 2022. Links: Show https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UJa77IXX5oW0mlEyOZcGhqtQjvYuV8Ce/view?usp=sharing (transcript). Brendan at https://brendanmaclean.bandcamp.com/ (Bandcamp), https://www.facebook.com/brendanmaclean (Facebook),...

Duration:00:22:14