B-Sides: F**k yeah FOC FEST!

<img src=”http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2489/5730896577_751f2de0c5_m.jpg” alt=”A blurry picture of a 3 piece band. They play beneath christmas lights and a banner reading FOC FEST” align=”left” hspace=10”>I spent my weekend hanging out at... Read more »

B-Sides: Jesca Hoop

Jesca Hoop will win you over with a word. At least, that’s how it went for me. I came across... Read more »

B-Sides: Sex, Hope, Alison Mosshart, Ellen Willis, and Rock'n'Roll

“Rock is, among other things, a potent means of expressing the active emotions—anger, aggression, lust, the joy of physical exertion—that feed all freedom movements, and it is no accident that women musicians have been denied access to this powerful musical language. I think it’s crucially... Read more »

B-Sides: RYAT Girl (and Guy)

Christina Ryat has been making electronic music as RYAT since 2006 (fans of Electo Feminisms take note!). She recently teamed up with Tim Conley and their debut album Avant Gold came out last month from Obvious Bandits. Read more »

B-Sides: "What the Hell" Do You Make of This?

Perhaps inspired by her... Read more »

B-Sides: Abigail Washburn

Sometimes part of what makes a musician so compelling is the story behind them. Were the White Stripes married, or brother and sister? Would Sid have been the... Read more »

B-Sides: Video Dance Party!

As much as I adore music videos at dance parties, watching choreographed dance moves on a giant screen in public typically does one of two things to me: infuses my... Read more »

B-Sides: Lucinda Williams

It's taken me more than a decade to come around to Lucinda Williams. When I was in middle school, my dad came suddenly into my room and put a CD in my stereo with no... Read more »

B-Sides: Video Rrrrround-up!

Here’s a video round-up of some tunes to keep your toe tapping all week! Up first…. Erykah Badu - Gone Baby, Don’t Be Long More after the jump!…. Read more »