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Logan Lynn is an American musician, writer, composer, singer, producer, activist and television personality.

Based in Portland, Oregon, Lynn first gained national and international recognition in 2006 when MTV’s Logo channel began airing his music videos. He is the former host of “NewNowNext Music” and has done a number of televised commercial spots for the channel. Logan’s videos were included in 2007 and 2008’s “Top 10 Videos of the Year” by the network and have been featured on MTV, VH1 and Spike TV as well.

Logan Lynn was signed to Caroline/EMI via The Dandy Warhols owned-and-operated Beat The World label from 2007 to 2010, when he announced that he would be going on hiatus to pursue activism work full time. In 2013 Lynn returned with a new record, a U.S. tour, a handful of videos, a Miley Cyrus cover, and the promise of a new sound on the way with what will be his 8th studio album, titled “Adieu”, set for release in 2016.

For an extended bio, please check out Logan's Wikipedia page.

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“Dandy Warhols protégé Portland electropopper Logan Lynn is back with a layered confection of shiny beats, blips and synths with more lyrical heft than the average dance-floor soundtrack.”
-Willamette Week


“Somehow, a kid who grew up in a fundamentalist Christian church where even musical instruments were too secular to have around has developed into an innovative adult musician with a dirty-honest edge...blunt, raunchy, and fun.”
-Advocate Magazine


“Delightfully warm synth-pop…Feed Me to the Wolves toes the line between Cut Copy‘s epic chimes and Ladytron‘s dancefloor squiggling.”
-Under The Radar Magazine


“The singer/songwriter sets his heartfelt confessionals to the sound of blaring synths, driving drum rhythms, and pulsing basslines. Sonically adventurous yet possessing the pop sensibilities that lesser artists would forsake in the name of artsiness, Lynn is set to become the new golden boy of sensitive electro-pop.”
-URB Magazine


“Logan Lynn’s emo-disco-pop blend has already made him a hit with gay guys who like to hear their lives — from the highs to the lows — set to music. His ability to capture melancholy and melody is really no surprise, given that the grandmother who taught him about music also taught a similarly emotional man, Johnny Cash.”
-OUT Magazine


“Fans of electronic compositions and mood music will enjoy Logan Lynn, whose efforts are variously described as electro-pop and emotronic.”
-USA Today


“Having surfaced to the indie music scene for all the right reasons in recent years, Logan Lynn has released an amazing collection of upbeat, sprawling electro-pop tracks that are not over-produced but engineered to be original and free-flowing. There’s a lot of musical experience and talent wrapped neatly in this well packaged upcoming release.”
-Indie Rock Cafe

Entries by Logan Lynn

Go There When You Want To Be Loved: Charity Single in Support of Pulse Orlando Families And Survivors

(0) Comments | Posted June 17, 2016 | 11:33 AM


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On Saturday I woke up to the news of singer Christina Grimmie being gunned down and killed at a meet and greet with fans after her show. On Sunday I woke up to the news of extreme LGBT violence by way...

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Grey Tickles, Black Pressure and Bright Light: An Interview With John Grant and Rod Thomas

(0) Comments | Posted November 3, 2015 | 3:04 PM


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Many of you have just had the chance to see John Grant on tour with Bright Light Bright Light (aka Rod Thomas) all over the U.S. and, no matter where you may have caught these two along the way,...

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Dreaming Beyond Themselves: Oregon Alt-Pop Band My Brothers and I Just Want to Make You Smile

(0) Comments | Posted October 28, 2015 | 2:26 AM


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Lots of families sing together, but it's not every day that they decide to turn it into a career.

Oregon-based brothers-turned-bandmates, My Brothers And I, have been lighting a fire under the Pacific...

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I Mean Something: The Latest Chapter in 'The Teaches of Peaches' (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted October 26, 2015 | 6:32 PM


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I have entire periods of my life that are defined solely by the music I was listening to at the time, and the 2000-2003 time period -- a time when I was beginning my own journey into the music...

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'Fight Stigma' Web Shorts Lampoon Stigma Surrounding Mental and Behavioral Health

(0) Comments | Posted May 7, 2015 | 5:35 PM


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May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States, and to celebrate, my team at Trillium Family Services -- Oregon's largest provider of mental and behavioral health care for children and families (where I serve as chief communications...

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Strained Intimacy and Fiery Stank: Austin 'Drag Terrorist' Christeene Releases New Single and Video (NSFW)

(0) Comments | Posted March 2, 2015 | 7:51 PM

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My undying love for Austin's drag-punk-terror powerhouse Christeene is no secret. It takes a lot to shock me, but every time I find myself in the presence of this magical creature, she manages to take me there (and, more often than...

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Sweet Ophelia: An Interview With Musician Zella Day

(1) Comments | Posted February 9, 2015 | 8:09 AM


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If you aren't already listening to Zella Day, now is the moment to do yourself a favor and make things right in your world by putting on headphones and diving in. You can thank me later.

...
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Make It Work: An Interview With Project Runway Season 13 Finalist (and Fan Favorite) Emily Payne

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2014 | 3:45 PM


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With the Project Runway Season 13 reunion show airing this week, I thought now would be a perfect time to catch up with my darling friend (and Season 13 finalist), Emily Payne, about her time as a contestant...

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Feminism, Ebola and Donuts: Lena Dunham and Carrie Brownstein Make Like Portland (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 1:28 PM


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This past Sunday night in Portland, GIRLS star and Not That Kind Of Girl author Lena Dunham completed her ten city book tour, "Not That Kind Of Tour", with an intimate conversation with Portlandia star,

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Daniel Franzese, Mean Girls Star, Releases Hilarious Sam Smith Spoof Featuring San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2014 | 7:50 PM

Mean Girls star (and Internet-meme master of all time) Daniel Franzese has taken his "Bye, Felicia" routine to new heights today with the release of "Please Go Home," a parody of Sam Smith's meteoric hit from earlier this year, "Stay...

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WATCH: Double Duchess and Kelly Osbourne Team Up for "Good Girl Freak Out" (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted September 22, 2014 | 2:49 AM



Last weekend I had the pleasure of watching San Francisco electro duo Double Duchess perform at Stargayzer Festival in Austin, and this week they have followed up that performance with an equally mesmerizing music video for their new single, Good Girl Freak Out.

This stunning new video from the San Francisco-based outfit is a collaboration with Future People and was directed by JB Ghuman, Jr.

Oh, and Kelly Osbourne is their co-star.

If you didn't know Double Duchess before, now you do. You're welcome.

For more on Double Duchess, visit DoubleDuchess.com or follow them on Twitter and Facebook.

For more on Logan Lynn, visit his website, or follow him on...

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The Biggest, Gayest Music Festival Ever Hits Austin This Weekend

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 12:45 PM


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This coming weekend, September 12-14, over 100 LGBTQ artists and performers will descend upon Austin, Texas for the inaugural Stargayzer Festival -- an epic 3-day queer music & arts mega-fest, previously unmatched in scale.

My band

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Heaven Adores You, Elliott Smith: An Interview with Filmmakers Nickolas Dylan Rossi and Kevin Moyer

(2) Comments | Posted September 2, 2014 | 5:03 PM


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(Photo Credit: Joanna Bolme)

A stunning new documentary, Heaven Adores You, about the life and music of Elliott Smith, has just started making the festival rounds. I had the pleasure of privately screening the film this past week in advance...

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Historic Vote Brings Comprehensive Transgender Health Care to Oregon's Medicaid Program

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2014 | 10:26 PM

The Health Evidence Review Commission (HERC), which is charged with overseeing the prioritized list of services in Oregon's Medicaid program, the Oregon Health Plan, voted today to approve the coverage of medically necessary health care for transgender people.

History has, once again, been made! Transgender Oregonians on the Oregon...

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Keep Canada Weird: Host Jian Ghomeshi Brings Q to Portland

(0) Comments | Posted April 28, 2014 | 10:19 PM

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It has been exactly seven years since Canadian broadcaster, producer, writer and musician Jian Ghomeshi founded and launched his multimedia talk show turned international phenomenon, Q, for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).

Owning the airwaves for two...

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Long Live LGBTQ Oregonians: How Is Cover Oregon Working for Queer and Trans People?

(2) Comments | Posted April 21, 2014 | 1:48 PM

In my role as a queer activist, I am privileged that I get to do a lot of work with Q Center, which operates both the LGBTQ Community Center and the Sexual and Gender Minority Youth Resource Center (SMYRC) in Portland. This past year in my...

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Chicks on Speed, Julian Assange, Yoko Ono and Others Join Forces for 'Artstravaganza'

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 12:35 PM


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Long before Lady Gaga was visioning "ArtRaves" in galleries to promote her modern art-infused idea of what pop music should be and, perhaps, become, Munich-based fine art/musical ensemble Chicks on Speed had...

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Courtney Love Makes Transphobic Comments About Bruce Jenner? (VIDEO)

(24) Comments | Posted March 25, 2014 | 3:48 PM

Courtney Love has just released a new episode of her Web series #COURTNEYon, and it's something of a transphobic rant about Bruce Jenner:

Bruce Jenner. What the hell? He used to be a very masculine man who won the triathlon, and now there's a-- I saw a picture of his...
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Queers Make Waves: Seattle's 2014 'Mo-Wave Festival Offers Proof

(0) Comments | Posted March 5, 2014 | 11:43 AM


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The Pacific NW has no shortage of music festivals, and Seattle boasts some of the region's largest and most well-attended. Starting a new festival in this neck of the woods is no small feat, but last year a handful of queers from the...

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Love Is Also for Losers: The Return of 'Easy Abby'

(0) Comments | Posted February 19, 2014 | 11:09 AM

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At the suggestion of a friend, I watched all 14 episodes of hit lesbian webseries Easy Abby this weekend while I was traveling through the south, getting stranded in airport terminals and on runways for hours on end with nothing...

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