BitchTapes: The Ladies of Sub Pop

The artists coming out of Seattle's Sub Pop Records have had a huge influence on me as an artist and music critic (I even covered Sleater-Kinney's "Modern Girl" on some lo-fi recording I made when I was in my early twenties... Read more »

BitchTapes: Super Nerdy Remix

I realize this mixtape is a little over-the-top nerdy. It all started when I read the news about the return of the X-Files last week and got the hankering to listen to the X-Files theme song. This led me to... Read more »

BitchTapes: Women's Hip Hop History

This week's feminist mixtape comes from Dope Folks Records, a record label that specializes in rare and unreleased limited-edition vinyl releases. They're coming up... Read more »

BitchTapes: A Teen's Guide to Current Country

As a sixteen-year-old and lover of country music, I often struggle with the demeaning lyrics about women in mainstream country music perpetuates. However, there have always been a few artists who break that mold and manage to... Read more »

BitchTapes: Glitter and Gold

This mix is mostly new releases in 2014 and 2015, but I added in some older songs, too, just to match the mood. It’s beat-driven ethereal pop that’ll make you dance in your office chair. Enjoy.... Read more »

BitchTapes: A Law & Order Mixtape

This installment of BitchTapes gets its theme from our Spring issue—Law & Order. All these songs have themes of crime, justice, or violence, with genres ranging from old timey Country to contemporary Reggae. Look here and in the... Read more »

Bitchtapes: It Hurts Me Too

I was talking to a friend about the new Bjork album Vulnicura recently, and she confided that its release was... Read more »

BitchTapes: Independent Daughters

This week's feminist mixtape is all talented daughters who grew up with famous parents. Thanks to musician and writer Jordannah Elizabeth for putting together this fun mix! ... Read more »

BitchTapes: Funk Yes!

The number one song in the country right now is Uptown Funk, the catchy tune by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars that seems to be playing on every radio. Seeing the song top the charts made me realize that I know nothing about female... Read more »

BitchTapes: Tori Amos, Cover Artist

I first discovered Tori Amos when I was a teen girl trying to make sense of the world. Her music guided me through the lows and embellished the highs, and to this day she is my favorite living musician. I also love cover... Read more »

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