BitchTapes: Hail to the Metal Queens

Sifting through the archives of Bitch, I happened upon a big, bad pile of the other Bitch: a newsprint zine from the '80s that called itself "The Women’s Rock Mag With Bite." To a metal fan like me, this zine is gold... Read more »

BitchTapes: One-Person Dance Party

For our mixtape this week, I put together a playlist to facilitate one-person dance parties. I know I'm celebrating Valentine's Day by dancing around my room with the music turned up loud. Pants optional.    One Person Dance Party from BitchTapes on... Read more »

BitchTapes: Eight Songs About Periods

This mixtape started as a joke, of course. I read an interview this week with Seattle band Tacocat about their song Crimson Wave and thought it would be funny to make a... Read more »

BitchTapes: American Protest Music

This week, I wrote about a new album of North Carolina musicians making songs inspired by that state's Moral Monday protests. Listening to their album made me hungry for a whole playlist of American protest music.   So, I spent way too long... Read more »

Minneapolis Ladies Mixtape

In honor of Minneapolis band Têtes Noires' latest release, The New American Dream, here is a mixtape of ladies currently dominating the... Read more »

BitchTapes: Favorite Feminist Music Finds of the Year

This week's BitchTapes mix collects some favorite songs from artists we didn't know about this time last year. Music writer Katie Presley recently rounded up some of her ... Read more »

Our Most Popular Feminist Mixtapes Ever

We recently celebrated the completion of our 200th free mixtape, put together every week by Bitch staff, contributors, and assorted music-lovers. The... Read more »

BitchTapes: DIY Feminist Punk Still Rules

Big exciting news! Bitch has now put together 200 mixtapes. That's right. We have 200 free feminist mixtapes highlighting the music made by women, queer performers, and people we... Read more »

BitchTapes: An AfroFuture Mixtape

This XIGGA playlist is an afrofuturistic journey through time, space, and energy. It embraces the XIGGA afrophilocosmology that affirms the funky fresh and courageous ways that people navigate being both on the margins and at the center. Deep inside us lives a spirit that is bold and capable of... Read more »

BitchTapes: Swing Songs For A Rainy Day

I started swing dancing in college as a way to meet people. That quickly led to a swing dancing obsession I still haven't recovered from. For me, there's something about that nice eight-count beat that really picks me off my feet and cheers me up. So, to counteract the increasingly chilly weather,... Read more »