BitchTapes: Fireplace Grooves

Music good for: eating bowls of soup, drinking hot cider or cocoa from an oversized mug, cuddling with your pet(s), knitting scarves, drinking wine or hot toddies. Track list after the jump! Fireplace Grooves from... Read more »

BitchTapes: The Daily

BitchTapes: The Daily from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio. I don't know about you, but I've been spending a whole lot of time with preschoolers lately. Amongst... Read more »

BitchTapes: Keepin' it Tropic

This week on BitchTapes, we're taking a trip back to 1968 to visit the country of Brazil and the glory that is tropicália. Keepin' it Tropical(ia) from BitchTapes on... Read more »

BitchTapes: Young at Heart (and Age)

Sometimes music sounds youthful and exuberant, and then sometimes you flip the record cover over and see the a picture of three smiling 16-year-olds and you think "damn, they are actually are young and exuberant!" This week's BitchTapes is dedicated to those who don't wait around to start making... Read more »

BitchTapes: Shout Back!

Earlier this month, Vancouver, BC hosted the first (and fingers crossed, annual) Shout Back! — an all-ages, queer, radical, D.I.Y., anarcha-feminist music festival. Nearly 50 bands played over the hectic span of 2.5 days. From... Read more »

BitchTapes: Heaven, Hell, God, and the Devil

Even those of us with all-but-zero religious upbringing can have a soft spot or two (or even 11, as you can find itemized below) for music on holy and unholy topics—with and without a splash of irony. (I actually sung every Sunday at a drive-in church in Florida in my late teens, but that's another... Read more »

BitchTapes: School Daze

School Daze from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio. Summer's winding down and those of us who are students are gearing up for another tough year. Even if you've been in... Read more »

BitchTapes: Blame It on the Bossa Nova

Although it's often used as a stand-in for elevator music, bossa nova really doesn't deserve the square reputation it's somehow acquired. When it began, it was actually considered cool and bohemian (bossa nova literally translates to "new trend"). If you've never listened, it's time to give bossa... Read more »

BitchTapes: Fictional Bands

Fictional Band Fun! from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio   This week on BitchTapes I would like to honor those fictional bands that never get any recognition.... Read more »

BitchTapes: Pickathon 2012 Preview

I'm pleased as punch to be headed out to Pickathon, an inde and roots music festival all-weekend camp-a-thon in Portland. From this year's lineup, at least 15 bands are women or feature women prominently, including their big headliner for the festival, Neko Case. This week's Bitchtapes gives you a... Read more »

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