Music

New Music Monday: Carry Illinois

Rebuilding a band after tragedy was the engine propelling indie rock band Carry Illinois’ latest project, and the results are heartbreaking and life-affirming.  Read more »

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 »

New Music Monday: Lizzo

Born in Houston, now based in Minneapolis, singer/dancer/world dominator Lizzo took Austin by storm during SXSW this year. As far as we’re concerned, the world is her stage. All hail queen Lizzo! Read more »

BitchTapes: SXSW 2017 Wrap-up

From a festival of almost 2,500 bands, here are some of the best things we’ve seen at SXSW music festival this year.  Read more »

New Music Monday: La Dame Blanche

Our SXSW coverage continues with Cuban multi-instrumentalist La Dame Blanche, who blends genres like a painter mixes paint.  Read more »

Listening to Janelle Monáe: Lean Close to Observe the Myriad of Lives, Desires, and Complexities of Black Women

In each of Monáe’s performances, Monáe demonstrates her understanding—no, overstanding—of the complexity of Black women’s lives, desires, and perspectives. Read more »

BitchTapes SXSW Preview

Bitch Media is headed back to the SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas for the next week. Here’s a sample of what we’re most excited about seeing.  Read more »

New Music Moday: Moor Mother

Moor Mother’s music is not for the faint of heart (or ears). If you’re not on her wavelength, get out of her way.  Read more »

BitchTapes: And the Oscar Goes To...

This week’s mix highlights Oscar-nominated music composed and/or written by women. Yes, two women wrote the lyrics to the “Rocky” theme song.  Read more »

BitchTapes: Nevertheless, She Persisted

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

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