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Building a Music Legend: A Review of Jesca Hoop's "Memories Are Now"

Jesca Hoop’s penchant for the ephemeral and the innate resonate on Memories Are Now, which is a brave, bold experiment in texture and vocal range. Read more »

New Music Monday: TOMBOi

TOMBOi spend their non-music-making hours mentoring LGBTQ youth, and their music-making hours creating and holding space for their queer peers. Their sound is ethereal electro-pop, but the work they’re doing is deeply grounded. Read more »

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 »

BitchTapes: Nevertheless, She Persisted

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

New Music Monday: Aurora Nealand

New Orleans composer/musician Aurora Nealand splits her time between bandleading for her traditional ragtime band and making inventive, political art-pop as a solo artist. Read more »

New Music Monday: YACHT

The unique band makes otherworldly, beat-driven pop songs about topics like internet privacy and the war on women. Read more »

New Music Monday: Alsarah & The Nubatones: '3roos Elneel'

Nubian tradition meets Brooklyn cool in Sudanese singer-songwriter Alsarah’s latest project, Alsarah & The Nubatones.  Read more »

BitchTapes: Holidaze Come-down

Still nursing that holiday burn-out? Use this mix to get back to you.  Read more »

New Music Monday: Noga Erez "Pity"

Singer-producer Noga Erez explores violence, power, control and liberation on the dance floor.  Read more »

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