Tophy Dye: Remixed, revealed and recovered

Gay Music: In the Key of Q

08-05-2023 • 33 mins

Discover “In the Key of Q”: A Celebration of Queer Music and Stories.

Join host Dan Hall on “In the Key of Q,” a podcast celebrating LGBTQ+ artists and stories from around the globe. Tune in for queer music, charts, and diverse voices, and join the conversation using the hashtag #queermusic.

This week, welcomes singer-songwriter and pianist Tophy Dye. A self-taught musician from Leeds, Tophy released his debut album “Skeletons” in 2021, exploring themes of love, identity, and self-acceptance. With plans for a second album, Tophy continues to champion visibility and representation for the LGBTQ+ community.

The episode delves into Tophy’s unique story, from his complicated relationship with his alcoholic late father to his musical evolution. Learn how Tophy’s experiences have shaped his sound, and how his advocacy for the LGBTQ+ community demonstrates his commitment to inclusivity and representation.

Don’t miss this opportunity to discover Tophy’s captivating world and the transformative power of his music. This is a journey you won’t want to miss.

“In the Key of Q” is more than a podcast – it’s a platform for artists to be seen, heard, and celebrated. Support the podcast by subscribing to our Patreon page or simply spread the word to fellow music lovers. Together, we can create a more inclusive and vibrant musical landscape.


National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA) -

NACoA is a UK-based charity that provides information, support, and resources for children of alcoholics and others affected by a parent's alcoholism.

Al-Anon Family Groups UK & Eire -

Al-Anon offers support to family members and friends of alcoholics, including those who grew up with alcoholic parents. They provide meetings, literature, and a supportive community in the UK and Eire to help members find strength and hope.

Anti-Bullying Alliance -

The Anti-Bullying Alliance is a UK-based organization that aims to create a world without bullying through education, support, and resources. They provide guidance on how to deal with bullying at school and online.

Childline -

Childline is a free, confidential helpline for children and young people in the UK, offering support and advice on various issues, including bullying and coping with an alcoholic parent. They provide phone, chat, and email support.

Stonewall -

Stonewall is a UK-based LGBTQ+ organization that offers resources and support for those dealing with bullying related to their sexual orientation or gender identity. They provide guidance on how to report bullying incidents and access local support services.

In the Key of Q is a weekly 30-40 minute podcast publishing every Tuesday. I’m your host Dan Hall, and in each episode, I chat candidly with a gay/bi musician about their life and music.

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