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Meet Lo-ghost, Cape Town's New 'Queer Positive' Alt-Pop Duo

Cape Town alt-pop duo Lo-ghost's debut music video, "Ghost in a Blood Machine," may very well be the prettiest video you'll see all year.

Alternative pop music has long been a stronghold in the fight for queer positivity. The “patron saint of strange gay boys everywhere” (to borrow from Pitchfork’s Alex Frank) is of course David Bowie. “There are few figures, at least in the influential world of pop culture, that I’d give more credit to for expanding the boundaries of what we think of as beautiful,” Frank recently wrote.

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