#MIXTAPE096 – Hoax Zine Playlist #1: Manifest the Mystery by Rachel Hoax

This mixtape is intended for queers among us who are known for their appreciation of nineties leading ladies, distortion pedals, getting lost in daydreams, feminist utopian visions of social transformation and, of course, sludge metal.  Really, the only theme is that these are all songs Hoax Zine co-editor Rachel plays as background music while she is editing zine submissions. Hoax Zine is a US bi-annual queer feminist compilation zine that aims... Read More

#MIXTAPE095 – No Names: A Feminist Zine Fest Mix by Jordan Alam

This mixtape was created by Jordan Alam while in the midst of planning the Feminist Zine Fest! It is a mixture of upbeat and low tempo tones which mirror the progress of planning the event from the initial excitement to the calm relief after the event has passed. It also includes a lot of songs Jordan uses to wake up in the morning over the course of a week. Jordan Alam is a writer and activist currently based out of NYC, but with roots in Seattle... Read More

#MIXTAPE093 – Love Letters Vol. II by TeknaColorNinja

Love is in the air and what a perfect time than to feature Volume 2 of TeknaColorNinja’s “Love Letter Series”. The idea behind this series is to showcase the emotional, gentle, funky, groovy and uplifting beats in the form of a lyrical journey of “letters”. This mix goes deep into the pool of sexy vibes…so get yo bubble bath on, snuggle up with your special someone ‘n kick it cozy. This mix features oldies... Read More

#MIXTAPE092 – Know Cover by DJ Jane Dupree

The mix is chill, downtempo, and progressive house with covers of Haddaway’s “What is love?”, Whitney Houston’s “It’s not right but It’s ok”. Tracks by Chvrches, MNEK, Louis La Roche, Shaun Frank, Kaskade, and more. Nashville based DJ Jane Dupree has represented Nashville, keeping on the pulse of dance music’s evolution at clubs, parties, and events. With a solid foundation in House and Electro... Read More

#MIXTAPE091 – Let’s Not (a mixtape for gettin’ over it) by Molly Steadman

Sometimes you’re into it and then you’re not. This week’s mixtape was put together by Molly Steadman, a queer graphic designer with a penchant for holding a grudge. Check out her work at mollysteadman.com and follow her on twitter @mollysteadman. Tracklist:  1.) Tuscadero – Dime A Dozen 2.) The Rentals – Waiting 3.) Giant Drag – YFLMD 4.) Sebadoh – License to Confuse 5.) Quasi – Repulsion 6.)... Read More

#MIXTAPE090 – Real Talk by DJ PlayPlay

#MIXTAPE090 – Real Talk by DJ PlayPlay by Homoground on Mixcloud No stranger to Homoground, DJ PlayPlay’s latest mix features an energetic selection of house, juke, footwork, and trap remixes with a little 90′s nostalgia sprinkled throughout. PlayPlay is a queer DJ based in North Carolina who organizes and promotes benefits and 90′s themed parties. PlayPlay’s dream is to DJ queer dance parties around the globe; the... Read More

#MIXTAPE089 – Love Letters Vol. 1 by TeknaColorNinja

#MIXTAPE089 – Love Letters Vol. 1 by TeknaColorNinja by Homoground on Mixcloud Here’s what she says about this series and volume 1: I’ve been hankering to do a ‘love mix’ for some time now and wanted it to be more than just a vibe, but a journey. My idea was to showcase the emotional, gentle, funky, groovy and uplifting beats in the form of a lyrical journey of “letters”. I also wanted to play with gender/pronoun-age... Read More

#MIXTAPE088 – Cheers, Queers! by Beerded Ladies

This mixtape was compiled by Meredith Heil of Beerded Ladies, a female-run craft beer blog that features things like beer tourism, unlikely beer pairings and behind-the-bar opinion pieces. “I’m a craft beer writer, a music lover and longtime friend of Homoground. What better way to combine my interests than make a beer-themed mixtape?? I see a lot of similarities between queer music and craft beer. Both were founded on DIY ethics,... Read More

#MIXTAPE087 – Wild Summer 2013 by DJ Monstar

This Wild Summer mix was made by DJ Monstar and is filled with 90s moombahton, hip hop, bangers, and dance mixes for all. DJ Monstar is a Brooklyn raised DJ from Ukraine with a love for moombahton. Residencies include WITCHES & JEM Entertainment parties. Playlist:  1. Rocky Theme – Team Bayside High 2. Be Faithful – Fatman Scoop Petedown moombahton remix 3. Creep – TLC Astronomar moombahton remix 4. Swing Break –... Read More

#MIXTAPE086 – Sunday Drive (House of Bass 9) by Aikiaum

“Sunday Drive” is a deep funky disco house journey keeping it at 120 deep Sunday drive vibes by DC-based DJ/Producer. Old school meets new incorporating those lovely classic disco and house vibes and sounds with today’s new DAW’s and VSTs to give it more of a modern feel. “In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the... Read More

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