Single Review: Ziggi Battles – Man Like Me

Ziggi Battles is a singer/songwriter, Drag Artist and drummer from Scotland. They identify as queer and use He/Him pronouns. Today I will be reviewing their single 'Man Like Me' which was released on June 25th 2022. The track is an anthem to Ziggi's experience as a trans man, and I'm glad I had the opportunity … Continue reading Single Review: Ziggi Battles – Man Like Me

Single Review: Stefano May – Crazy

Stefano May is an Italian born, Miami based musician, both a singer/songwriter and highly talented, classically trained pianist, their background helps to shape the music they create, which blends soul, pop and classical into one fluid composition. Weird coincidence, but this review will be going up alongside another Miami based musician, Moonlight Jones, and you … Continue reading Single Review: Stefano May – Crazy

Chaotic Bling

So as regular visitors to the site will know, one of our guiding principles here on Off the Record is that we endeavour where possible to boost, promote and support other creators through our content. For a couple of years now I’ve been following internet personality, Fay Kanevsky, more popularly known as Faythefae or FaytheGay, … Continue reading Chaotic Bling

EP Review: Addison Grace – Immaturing

So I’ve already reviewed two tracks off this EP which you can check out here and here for a little bit more analysis, but I’m super excited to finally get a chance to hear the full EP. Also I want to share something I haven’t really talked about much personally, people like Addison and Mal … Continue reading EP Review: Addison Grace – Immaturing


Emma Hunter is a 19-year-old crafter from Ayrshire, they identify as pansexual and autistic, and are a member of Unity League, a Kilmarnock based LGBT+ community group. They were previously attending college to study Social Sciences, however have since moved on to a night course focusing on the hospitality industry, specifically baking and cake decorating.  … Continue reading Crybbycrafts


Avery Dixon, is a 27-year-old crafter from Ayrshire, they are a member of a Kilmarnock based LGBT+ community group, Unity League, a teaching assistant at a primary school and are a summer school teacher with Edinburgh Zoo. Today I want to talk to you about their business, PuppyBandits. Avery started PuppyBandits about 4+ years ago, … Continue reading PuppyBandits

Solo Musician Interview: Addison Grace

To start with, can you tell us who you are, a little about you and what is your favorite flower and why?I’m Addison Grace, I use they/he pronouns! Overall I just consider myself a queer, 21 yr old musician from Utah. I’ve been singing since I was a kid and writing music since I was … Continue reading Solo Musician Interview: Addison Grace

Single Review: JoJo Siwa – Nonstop

Joelle Joanie Siwa, more commonly known as JoJo Siwa, is an American dancer, singer, actress and YouTuber, known for appearing on Dance Moms, and for her association with several Nickelodeon properties. I hadn’t really listened to any of Siwa’s music until recently when I saw that she was not invited to the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice … Continue reading Single Review: JoJo Siwa – Nonstop

Single Review: Jessica Darrow – Make It Clean

Jessica Darrow is a Cuban-American actress and singer, who is probably best known for her role as Luisa Madrigal in Disney's Encanto. Speaking of which, you can check out my thoughts on her song from that movie by clicking here. Today, however, I will be reviewing her single ‘Make It Clean’ which is off her … Continue reading Single Review: Jessica Darrow – Make It Clean

TV Review: Love, Victor (Season 1)

“Love, Victor” (2020) is a television spin-off of the 2018 movie, Love Simon. Set in the same town and school as the original movie, the series follows the titular Victor Salazar (Michael Cimino) as he navigates high school, relationships, and sexuality.While the original movie was well received upon release, there was some criticism that it … Continue reading TV Review: Love, Victor (Season 1)

Single Review: Robert Ball – I Need A Man

Robert Ball is a Toronto based LGBT+ singer/songwriter and today I will be reviewing his R&B infused track ‘I Need A Man’ which was released on the 30th June 2021. ‘I Need A Man’ opens with a twinkling note, backed up by some raw percussion before merging into a deep sultry beat that is just … Continue reading Single Review: Robert Ball – I Need A Man

Single Review: KiNG MALA – Mercy

Areli Castro, also known as KiNG MALA is an El Paso born queer alternative soul singer/songwriter who is based in Los Angeles. Today, I will be reviewing their single ‘Mercy’ which was released on the 22nd July 2021. ‘Mercy’ has a heavy intro, a rushing note that flows into KiNG MALA’s amazing vocals, rich and … Continue reading Single Review: KiNG MALA – Mercy

Single Review: Noah Malcolm – If Not

Noah Malcolm is a indie folk/pop artist from Prince Edward Island, in Canada but is currently based in Toronto. Today, I will be reviewing ‘If Not, which was released on the 23rd October, and is the second single off their debut EP ‘On Time’.  ‘If Not’ opens with soft, acoustic guitars that blend perfectly with … Continue reading Single Review: Noah Malcolm – If Not

When My Blood Flows in the Street by Sonia Okereke

When my blood flows in the street                                                                                                  … Continue reading When My Blood Flows in the Street by Sonia Okereke

Unity League

So I just wanted to talk a little bit about Kilmarnock Unity League, full disclosure I am a member of the group, and I’m the secretary for the committee as well so my opinion may be biased but I happen to think that we are a hardworking, dedicated and supportive group for LGBT+ people. We … Continue reading Unity League