theGlitoris' Top 5 Albums to Pick Up in Janurary, 2011
As publications reflect back on 2010, theGlitoris looks to 2011.
By The Glitoris,
9:29AM, Fri. Dec. 17, 2010
The lead singer from Washington's indie rock band, Gossip, is going solo. Twenty-nine-year-old, Beth Ditto,- will release a four-track EP in January, 2011. Ditto, who is a lesbian, is well known for her outspoken support of both LGBT and feminist causes. Beth Ditto's forthcoming solo EP has reportedly been produced by Simian Mobile Disco.
Simian Mobile Disco, are a UK-based production and remix team comprised of James Ford and Jas Shaw. In addition to his work with Simian Mobile Disco, James Ford is a producer and has worked with bands such as Florence & the Machine, Arctic Monkeys, Peaches, Klaxons, and now Miss Ditto.
Another artist breaking free from a successful project, is Casey Spooner of Fischerspooner fame. The electroclash duo, Fischerspooner, has been around for over a decade forming in N.Y.C. during 1998. The 40-year-old openly gay artist/musician, Casey Spooner, will release his first solo album, Adult Contemporary, on January 24, 2011 after just coming off tour with the Scissor Sisters. The two solo artists top off:
theGlitoris' top 5 albums to pick up in Janurary 2011:
1. Beth Ditto EP Beth Ditto
2. Adult Contemporary Casey Spooner
3. Blue Songs Hercules and Love Affair
4. 21 Adele
5. (Yet untitled) Amy Winehouse
Bonus: Ventriloquizing FUJIYA & MIYAGI