punk

Four Female-Fronted Bands to Watch for in 2014

With so many folks starting new musical projects all the time, it can be super hard to keep track of who’s who. And while I’m a fan of more bands than I could ever list (who isn’t?), I’ve compiled a tiny sliver of a showcase of just four of our favorite new(ish) bands to watch out... Read more »

BitchTapes: DIY Feminist Punk Still Rules

Big exciting news! Bitch has now put together 200 mixtapes. That's right. We have 200 free feminist mixtapes highlighting the music made by women, queer... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Riot Grrrl Revisited

This is a big year for musicians who grew up with the Riot Grrrl movement. In this episode, we talk with iconic musicians Kathleen Hanna and ... Read more »

Listen to the New Album from Pioneering All-Female Punk Band The Neo Boys

The Neo Boys broke into the male-dominated punk scene in 1978, when the band of four women took to the stage in Portland and made a ... Read more »

"Cats Against Catcalling" is a Five-Hour-Long Anti-Street Harassment Mixtape

Riot Grrrl Berlin recently released their sixth music compilation—joining mixtapes like “This is What Feminism Sounds Like” and “... Read more »

Comic: Punk Is Not Just for Straight, White Guys

Punk is supposed to be inclusive, right? Artist Suzy X wrote and illustrated this comic about feeling excluded from the punk scene and eventually finding a comfortable place in music. Read more »

Legendary Indie Music Nerd Zine chickfactor Celebrates 21 Years in Print

“Hey, uh, do you have chickfactor?” I walked into Other Music in New York’s East Village, and asked the bearded, plaid-ed clerk, hoping he had the iconic music zine’s 17th print edition in stock.  His Beardedness pointed me to a shelf with several other too-cool-for-... Read more »

Why I Was Never a Riot Grrrl

A couple of years ago I saw ex-Bikini Kill singer Kathleen Hanna speak in New York City, right before she donated her musical archives to New York University’s Fales Library. I was struck by her acerbic wit, her ‘I don’t give a fuck’ attitude. While I was a teenager during the grunge... Read more »

Digging into Nü Sensae's Canadian Fuzz

Vancouver, BC’s bugged-out Nü Sensae sounds like “does ‘fuck you’ sound simple enough?”–era Kim Gordon backed by the Canada’s scuzziest punk unit.  Read more »

Bitch in a Box: Holiday Gift Guide, Music Edition

              What better way to celebrate the time of giving than by giving back to your favorite labels, artists and general-music-enablers and purchasing some of their finest goods for a friend? 2012 was a great year for music, so step away from the... Read more »

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