BitchTapes: Songs About Art

Earlier this summer, Jay Z invited a small audience of cultural heavies—among them Marina Abranovic, Michael K. Williams, and Jerry Saltz—to a New York gallery for a ... Read more »

BitchTapes: Brooklyn's Afropunk Festival

It's your lucky day! Brooklyn's Afropunk Fest isn't until the end of this month, but the festival organizers put together this special sneak-peek mixtape for us! Check out the playlist below the cut and put this mixtape on repeat. ... Read more »

BitchTapes: Folksy Summer Ladies

This Friday's mixtape is a somewhat eclectic mix of folk and dreamy rock that all flows together for good summer front-porch listenting. All of the bands on the mixtape include women and will be performing this weekend at Portland's Pickathon... Read more »

BitchTapes: Sweet Summer Jams

It's been a long week. I know I'm going to be spending Friday afternoon sitting on my front porch, drinking iced tea and blasting some summer... Read more »

BitchTapes: Women-Made Electronica Playlist

The history of electronic music arguably starts with the patenting of the theremin in 1928, and Clara Rockmore was there from its inception to champion the instrument as both an important technological and artistic advancement. This mix highlights the brilliant, creative women who make (and made)... Read more »

BitchTapes: The Maneater Mixtape

  A few weeks ago, I was at a party, talking to a guy I'd never met. I told him I work for a feminist magazine. He got very sincere.  "You're a feminist," he said. "Does that mean you hate men?"  This is a persistent myth. There are plenty of things in the world that hate men, but I'm not one of... Read more »

BitchTapes: Songs for Public Transit

Public transit gets a lot of hate. It's high time for a playlist celebrating buses, trains, subways, and taxis. The fine DJs at OPB Music put together this public transit playlist just in time for your Friday commute.  Songs For Public Transit from BitchTapes on... Read more »

Black Women Rock Playlist

Writer Jordannah Elizabeth wrote up a list of her five favorite black women musicians for Bitch this week. People loved the post and wanted more. So Jordannah put together a whole mixtape of Black women artists. Enjoy... Read more »

BitchTapes: Feminist Country Music Playlist

Country music can be a hard place for women. Lyrics have women being drowned in rivers, abandoned as whores, or obsessed over as angels-in-the-flesh. From the beginning of the Nashville scene, husbands, managers, and music labels kept a tight grip on female performers' money and artistic freedom.... Read more »

BitchTapes: Marriage Equality Edition

Maybe this is a little premature, but for this week's BitchTapes playlist, I put together a mix for this summer's same-sex weddings. Like the scouts say, "Be prepared!" Big thanks to Portland's... Read more »

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