Music

Grief Police: The Men Who Want Ariana Grande to Break Down

Grieving is messy and difficult and unpredictable, but being poked and prodded by paparazzi, reporters, and social-media users adds an unnecessary pressure that can send anyone into a tailspin. Read more »

BitchTapes: Holiday Travel

You can sing along—silently—and keep your head on straight. Read more »

BitchTapes: The Family Way

Singer-songwriter Laura Gibson turned in a thoughtful, multi-faceted playlist for our Family Values issue. Read more »

BitchTapes: World AIDS Day

Every December 1, the world commemorates the lives lost and the progress we’ve made Read more »

BitchTapes: Decolonize Your Music

Decolonize your playlist. Read more »

Ray of Light: Amy Ray’s New Album Gives Voice to a Rural Resistance

Holler’s bravado doesn’t simplify or glorify country life. Read more »

BitchTapes: Give Thanks

Take a break from America’s favorite colonialist capitalist festival of gluttony with our mix of songs about gratitude. Read more »

BitchTapes: Self-Produced QTPOC Musicians

A mixtape of all queer and trans performers of color makin’ DIY music.  Read more »

BitchTapes: Angry Girl Gang

From Bratmobile to Bleached, this is the quintessential playlist for any angry girl gang.  Read more »

Hell Hath No Fury: The Importance of Black Women’s Rage in Music

Black women’s screams are often purposefully ignored, but channeling that anger in music forces people to pay attention. Read more »

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