SXSW

When Women Take to the Sea to Provide Safe Abortions

The Women on Waves ship heads to international waters to dispense the abortion pill to women in need.  The documentary Vessel begins starkly, with the reveal of a typed plea from a woman in Morocco in 2012.... Read more »

Revel in Brooklyn R&B Duo denitia and sene's Moody Beats

In the week I spent sprinting between shows at SXSW last month, Brooklyn electronic R&B duo denitia and sene’s performance stood out. I reveled in the band’s moody, sexy electronic sounds that weave in warm human voices. Read more »

Meet Lowell, the Raucous Garage Pop Singer Who's Not Afraid to be Hideous

Lowell examining some tasty trash at SXSW and the cover of her new EP. (Photo via Lowell’s Instagram)   SXSW has changed a great deal in its 27 years. For most of two decades, the country’s largest urban music... Read more »

New Film "I Believe in Unicorns" is a Teen Girl Dream, But Gets Lost in its Own Magic

When we meet Davina (Natalia Dyer) in Leah Meyerhoff’s film I Believe in Unicorns, she seems like many teenage girls—a dreamer lost in her own imagination, clad in Converse shoes and slip dresses, and... Read more »

Veronica Mars is Back—And She’s Still Everything You Love.

When The CW canceled beloved TV show Veronica Mars in 2007, I was in my last year of college, huddled around the TV with friends. We all berated The CW for canceling our... Read more »

My 17 Favorite Female-Fronted Bands From the First Frantic Days of SXSW

I’ve been running all over Austin this week, trying to cram in as many SXSW shows into my days and nights as humanly possible. I’ve done a pretty decent job, hitting up 17 shows in two days. Here we go!  Read more »

BitchTapes: SXSW 2013

Weren't in Austin for SXSW this year? We've got you covered. This week's BitchTapes is an epic 20-track playlist of some of the best female-fronted bands we came across in our marathon week of coverage from Hill Country, Texas. Track... Read more »

No Sleep, Only Rap: We Survived SXSW!

After five days, 40 bands, and a combined 20 hours of sleep over the course of the week, we made it to the end of SXSW... Read more »

Photo Essay: Seven Female-Fronted Bands from SXSW

There were hundreds of astounding musicians at SXSW music fest, which wrapped up this weekend. Photographer Garrett Cornelison put together this photo collection of seven great female-fronted bands from Austin... Read more »

SXSW Day 4: Bouffants and Grammy Predictions

Running on breakfast taco fumes and contraband waterbottles (seriously, it’s water, let me bring it into your bar), Bitch caught several more excellent female... Read more »

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