riot grrrl

Dig Me Out: Sleater-Kinney’s Newfound Gen Z Audience is No Accident

Together, Gen Z’s coming of age and Sleater-Kinney’s return create the perfect storm.

BitchTapes: 2016 Favorites

Bitch Music Editor Katie Presley highlights some of her favorite songs of 2016. Read more »

BitchTapes: Dilly Dally Takeover

This week’s mix, by guest DJ Katie Monks of alt-rock band Dilly Dally, is all hope, claws, and raw power.  Read more »

10 Women To Induct Into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Immediately

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has trouble remembering the legendary women who have influenced American music in the last 70 years.  Read more »

Reversing Muses: Women, Music, and Podcasts

Two recent podcasts have featured iconic female musicians in conversation with each other about representation in the music industry.  Read more »

Sex, Struggle, and Mac-n-Cheese: Sex Stains Reminds Us Why We Love Punk

The new female-fronted band sings about mansplaining and misogyny with merciless energy. Read more »

New Album "Hit Reset" Is Kathleen Hanna’s Most Honest Work Yet

The Julie Ruin's second album comes out this week, riffing on the feminism that Hanna has championed since early riot grrrl days. Read more »

A Museum Exhibition Examines Riot Grrrl’s Impact on Art

Alien She shows that there's much more to riot grrrl than music. Read more »

Bikini Kill Bassist Kathi Wilcox: "We Really Didn’t Think Anyone Was going to Hear What We Were Doing"

In 1991, Olympia punk band Bikini Kill recorded a demo tape. Read more »

Bikini Kill Will Reissue Three Previously Unreleased Songs from 1991

A treasure trove of Bikini Kill songs is set to be released in September, the band announced today. Read more »

Jessica Hopper is Planting a Flag for Feminist Music Criticism

Our work can be really tokenized because of how, lots of times, women’s work is not recorded. It’s not canonized. Read more »