Music

BitchTapes: The Family Way

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

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: Fight for your Rights

A mix for election season and beyond. Read more »

BitchTapes: Shout it Out

In solidarity with #MeToo, a mix of songs about using your voice, shouting out, speaking up.  Read more »

BitchTapes: After Weinstein

After Weinstein, women are more vocal than ever. Read more »

Popaganda: What Does Gender Sound Like?

Music interacts with gender in surprising and strange ways: sometimes upholding the binary, sometimes undermining it. In this episode, we’ll talk to three people who’ve thought deeply about that dynamic and come up with their own interpretations of what it all means. Read more »

Backtalk: Summer Music Fests

This week, Dahlia and Amy talk about summer music fests, Beychella, and the dismal treatment of sexual harassment at festivals. This year’s Coachella was a moment with Beyoncé being the first Black woman artist headlining and featuring a very pregnant Cardi B. doing her thing. But it wasn... Read more »

Viva Chavela: The Songs and Swagger of Chavela Vargas

Vargas’s rebellion was not just about what she wore and the company she kept, but also about what she chose to sing. Read more »

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