The Best Overlooked Albums
BY Advocate Contributors
November 14 2011 5:00 AM ET
The Sheryl Bailey 4, For All Those Living (PureMusic)
A smoky, melancholic jazz meditation on healing from one of the best lesbian guitar players around.
Otep, Atavist (Victory)
Lesbian-fronted band offers up a burning gothic funk-metal album with hints of Siouxsie Sioux and Henry Rollins.
Gypsy Fuzz, Searching.Finding.Living.(Boxrilla Music)
Lesbian singer-songwriter Christine Havrilla performs ’70s-inspired powerhouse rock with some dark lyrics, mean guitar, and ethereal introspection.
Blame Sally, Speeding Ticket and a Valentine (Rocket Science Records)
Think Joan Jett meets Lucinda Williams with self-reflective and lyrical masterpieces from this lesbian band.
Sir Ari Gold, Between the Spirit & the Flesh (Gold18 Records)
A sexy, clubby, intentionally auto-tuned R&B meditation on the balance between literal spirit and flesh.