B-Sides: The Revival
The awesome Detroit MC Invincible (interviewed in The Loud issue) has a brand new... Read more »
B-Sides: Tentative Top Ten
Tomorrow, some people from OPB’s “In House” are coming to the Bitch office to ask us about our top five favorite albums of 2009. This means that we have been spending a fair amount of time racking our brains to come up with a serviceable top five... Read more »
B-Sides: Up the Punx!
Is punk dead? Who cares – give these bands a listen anyway. Read more »
B-Sides: Grandmothers of electronic music, Part 2
Welcome to Grandmothers of electronic music, Part 2: Wendy CarlosLast week I brought you Delia Derbyshire, sonic experimenter and BBC soundtrack writer supreme. Today, we'll take a look at the work of American, Wendy... Read more »
B-sides: Grandmothers of electronic music, Part 1--Delia Derbyshire
I love electronic music—a genre that had its mainstream heyday in the 90s with a small resurgence in the form of electro-clash in the early naughts. Throughout my years listening, I’ve gathered quite a collection with my favorites including: Aphex Twin, Plaid, µ-Ziq, Boards of Canada,... Read more »
B-Sides: Karen O Goes Wild
Artsy kids’ film Where the Wild Things Are is doing great at the box office, and the soundtrack, written by Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ frontwoman Karen O, is one of the best things about the movie (along with all those big hairy monsters with broken hearts)–and you can listen to the... Read more »
B-Sides: Ida Maria Likes You Better Naked
Ida Maria Sivertsen may not have won a Nobel Prize this week, but she is one more good reason to pay attention to what comes out of Stockholm. Ida, pronounced (ee-da) was born and raised in a small Norwegian village with a population of less than 2,000. In 2007 she packed up and headed to... Read more »
B-Sides: New Music
Lady Sovereign arrested for spitting at a bouncer? Lily Allen... Read more »
B-Sides is back!
B-Sides is back! Whoo hoo! I have promised Debbie, our fearless leader, that I will be posting at LEAST 3 times a week and I am feeling less intimidated than I had in the past with the blog (until my tenure at Bitch I had never read, nor posted, on a blog), so watch out Debbie! The Bitch staff is... Read more »
Welcome to B-sides!
B-sides is the blog about B-Word, the organization behind Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture and other soon-to-come cool projects (like this very website). Why the name B-sides? Well, who can forget many a good song that was on the B side of an album—a hidden gem that completely changed your... Read more »