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June 2018 Playlist: Parquet Courts, Snail Mail, Father John Misty

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New music: Beach House releases ‘7’

Beach House finally release their latest studio album through Sub Pop records, appropriately named '7.' When they put out "Lemon Glow" back in February...

Mixtape: Girl riot!

Inspired by the riot grrrls of the 1990s and modern feminist icons like Courtney Barnett. The following is a collection of songs that represent...

Music festivals and gender inequality in 2018

The last few years have been amazing for women in music. The honest and vulnerable, yet badass and unapologetic attitudes of so many female...

May 2018 Playlist: Japanese Breakfast, Lykke Li, Unknown Mortal Orchestra

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April 2018 playlist: Courtney Barnett, MGMT, The Voidz

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On reclaiming the term “girl band”

The term "girl band" is one that evokes a feeling of resentment. It has often been rejected by women in music for being degrading,...

The ethics of supporting your favorite artists

*A follow-up to my post about Jesse Lacey of Brand New. As someone who has always felt emotionally attached to the bands and artists I...

2017 in music: my top 5 albums

1. "Visions of a Life" by Wolf Alice From the first minute of "Heavenward," this album was captivating - an effortless compilation of punk, grunge,...

Jesse Lacey and the grief of moving on

In the wake of what seems to be endless cases of sexual abuse, the one that hurt the most was that of Brand New...