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

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

BitchTapes: Even more SXSW Favorites

Our Music Editor Katie Presley was at SXSW Music Fest in Austin last week, and all this month she’s highlighting the best feminist music she discovered in the Lone Star State.  Read more »

BitchTapes: Nevertheless, She Persisted

A mix for women who were warned. Who were given an explanation.  Read more »

Loamlands Makes Folk Songs for Punk Hearts

Loamlands, with its ’70s-rock guitar and pastoral imagery, has given Register a platform from which to write songs about queer life and history. Read more »

BitchTapes: 2016 Favorites

Bitch Music Editor Katie Presley highlights some of her favorite songs of 2016. Read more »

BitchTapes: Holiday Shmoliday

A mix of non-traditional holiday songs for the end of a non-traditional year.  Read more »

This is Feminist Country: As the CMAs Show, Beyoncé and the Dixie Chicks Herald the Future of Country

If the Country Music Association wants to last another 50 years, it’ll have to accept Beyoncé and other artists of color. Read more »

Reversing Muses: Women, Music, and Podcasts

Two recent podcasts have featured iconic female musicians in conversation with each other about representation in the music industry.  Read more »

"Midwest Farmer's Daughter" Makes Good: Singer Margo Price's Golden Year

If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of this generation’s Tammy Wynette, you’ll be pleased to know that the wait is finally over. Read more »

The Rise of Bro-Country

Florida Georgia Line has the best-selling digital country song of all time, “Cruise,” which is about approaching an attractive lady and asking her to ride in their truck. Love it or hate it, country music has recently displaced Top 40 as America’s ... Read more »

BitchTapes: A Teen's Guide to Current Country

As a sixteen-year-old and lover of country music, I often struggle with the demeaning lyrics about women in mainstream country music perpetuates. However, there have always been a few artists who break that mold and manage to... Read more »

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