Gender Confetti’s Elyse Clouthier (all pronouns) and Sylvia Johnson (they/them and she/her) drop by the studio to talk with the Dropouts about their new full-length album, We’re Gay. The pair reflect on their July 20 album release show at The Wisco (3:20), share the history of their latest song “No Borders” (9:31), dig into the lyric zine for We’re Gay (25:40), and chat about their love for skating and Femme Skate Night (40:02). Tracks from We’re Gay appearing throughout this episode include “No Borders” (6:11), “Deviant” (20:24), and “Wonderbread” (35:05).
To learn more about Gender Confetti and We’re Gay, you may read Scott Gordon’s piece about the band for Tone Madison here.
Gender Confetti kicks off a tour with Gully Boys and Miyha at the Winnebago on July 30. Be sure to pick up their new tape and wish them luck! We’re Gay is also available now via Bandcamp.
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Image: drawing from the centerfold of We’re Gay’s lyric zine, by Elyse Clouthier.