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On “Bad Vacation,” Liza Anne Finds Community in Vulnerability

“I feel like everything is just paused and repeated in this expansive yet really calming state of learning to love and to be loved.”

Greater Expectations: Through Music, Dua Saleh Nurtures Personal and Political Identity

 “My brain was manufacturing new language because I was refusing to be seen as a woman.” Read more »

Siena Liggins Hates Being Told What to Do

“I hate my voice,” the pop singer says. Read more »

Channeling Confidence: mxmtoon Sings for Queer Teens—and for Herself

“I have this platform where I can see my own audience reacting to who I am and feeling safe to express who they are as well.” Read more »

Tanaya Winder Wants to Fire You Up

Hurt and pain have to be worked through in order to move forward and find peace. Read more »

9 Questions with The Greeting Committee’s Addie Sartino

Addie Sartino on songwriting, role models, and advice for young musicians 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 »

BitchTapes: Weathering the Storm

With global warming, and the constantly changing weather of autumn in mind, this week’s BitchTapes is a big ol’ shout out to Mother Nature. Read more »

BitchTapes: 17 Artists You Should Listen to this Summer

Celebrating musicians who are making excellent art on their own terms. Read more »

Folk Songs and Politics: Mélissa Laveaux Remixes Haitian Classics On “Radyo Siwèl”

Mélissa Laveaux is carving out a new space in music where she can ricochet the diasporic sounds of the past. Read more »

BitchTapes: SXSW 2.0

Highlighting some of the best music we heard at SXSW in Austin. Read more »

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