Syd’s “Fin” Proves She’s The Champion of Subtlety

Citing inspiration ranging from Brandy to Justin Bieber’s Journals, Syd imbues Fin with the emotional vulnerability of a confessional Usher ballad on top of boppy hooks reminiscent of SWV. Read more »

New Music Monday: Em & the Fates Subvert the Male Gaze in “Prey”

Em & the Fates have been using a combination of live instrumentation, harmonies, and modern feminist lyrics to build a growing fan base. Read more »

BitchTapes: Tunes For The Perfect Summer Pool Party

This BitchTape offers tunes for the perfect summer pool party. Read more »

Turning 15: Ameriie’s “All I Have” Is Still A Defining Album For Black Women

Ameriie’s debut album “All I Have” was the perfect congruence of art reflecting life. Read more »

New Music Monday: SHEL on Teaching Women How to Be Fearless

SHEL creates soothing music that speaks to common experiences, including being afraid, falling in love, and finding your purpose.  Read more »

BitchTapes: Celebrating Queer Latinx Artists For Pride

This BitchTape honors queer Latinx artists, from an array of genres, who refuse to hide their sexuality. Read more »

We’re All Vulnerable: A Review of Girlpool’s “Powerplant”

Girlpool’s formula is simple: guitar, bass, and the tightly woven voices of Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad. Read more »

New Music Monday: Bebe Huxley on Tapping Into Their Dark Side

Bebe Huxley’s “Darkside” video is a representation of how they navigate and merge the feminine and masculine. Read more »

BitchTapes: Celebrating Black Women Musicians

Donald Trump tried it. Jimmy Carter declared June African American Music Appreciation Month long ago. To commemorate it, here’s a playlist of Black women musicians.  Read more »

BitchTapes: Go Back to Bed

It’s a holiday weekend, and the beginning of summer. But it’s ok if all you want to do are listen to these quiet songs and get back under the covers. Read more »