BitchTapes: Heaven, Hell, God, and the Devil

Even those of us with all-but-zero religious upbringing can have a soft spot or two (or even 11, as you can find itemized below) for music on holy and unholy topics—with and without a splash of irony. (I actually sung every Sunday at a drive-in church in Florida in my late teens, but that... Read more »

BitchTapes: School Daze

School Daze from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio. Summer's winding down and those of us who are students are gearing up for another tough year. Even if you've... Read more »

BitchTapes: Blame It on the Bossa Nova

Although it's often used as a stand-in for elevator music, bossa nova really doesn't deserve the square reputation it's somehow acquired. When it began, it was actually considered cool and bohemian (bossa nova literally translates to “new trend”). If you've never listened, it's... Read more »

BitchTapes: Fictional Bands

Fictional Band Fun! from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio   This week on BitchTapes I would like to honor those fictional bands that never get any recognition... Read more »

BitchTapes: Pickathon 2012 Preview

I'm pleased as punch to be headed out to Pickathon, an inde and roots music festival all-weekend camp-a-thon in Portland. From this year's lineup, at least 15 bands are women or feature women prominently, including their big headliner for the festival, Neko Case. This week's Bitchtapes... Read more »

BitchTapes: Sexy Jams

Sexy Jamz from BitchTapes on 8tracks. “Why do I have a playlist labeled 'Sexy Jamz' with nothing in it?” I exclaimed one day while looking through my computer... Read more »

BitchTapes: The Karaoke(y) To My Heart

Maybe it's time to reclaim karaoke, stop singing along to Paul Anka, and find some new hits. Or maybe just start a Rihanna cover band. Karaoke is cool again, and your grandparents will vouch for that and say it never wasn't... Read more »

BitchTapes: This Too Shall Pass

This Too Shall Pass from BitchTapes on 8tracks.   It's one of those weeks—the kind where you wake up hating everything, and it's hard to... Read more »

BitchTapes: Blood, Sweat, and Queers

Blood, Sweat, and Queers from BitchTapes on 8tracks. I have now been here for exactly a month, and we're... Read more »

BitchTapes: Girls Rock Summer Camp

Girls Rock Camp summer showcase season is back! Since 2001 in Portland, OR, Girls Rock Camps have been empowering girls and women through music creation in cities and towns across North America and Europe, with a total of 37 camps in the international GRC network, Girls Rock Camp Alliance. GRC... Read more »