BitchTapes: 4th of July Mixtape

What many people think of as quintessentially patriotic songs are by male musicians (like Toby Keith, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson) so we've compiled a mix to celebrate both the Fourth of July and the oh-so-talented female musicians who also have a thing or two to say about the U.S. of A. Enjoy!... 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 »

BitchTapes: SXSW 2013

Weren't in Austin for SXSW this year? We've got you covered. This week's BitchTapes is an epic 20-track playlist of some of the best female-fronted bands we came across in our marathon week of coverage from Hill Country, Texas. Track list after... Read more »

Bitchtapes: Mixtape Tennis Edition

One of the things I used to love about making an actual mix tape when I was just a pup was packaging it up and sending it off in the mail, waiting for a response. This week, my sister Julia and I decided... Read more »