BitchTapes: SXSW 2017 Wrap-up

From a festival of almost 2,500 bands, here are some of the best things we've seen at SXSW music festival this year. 

New Music Monday: La Dame Blanche

Our SXSW coverage continues with Cuban multi-instrumentalist La Dame Blanche, who blends genres like a painter mixes paint.  Read more »

BitchTapes SXSW Preview

Bitch Media is headed back to the SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas for the next week. Here's a sample of what we're most excited about seeing.  Read more »

SXSW Interactive: The Ultimate Experience in Branded Reality

Learn how much fun branded rebellion can be! Read more »

12 Female-Fronted Bands We Love at SXSW

From the 2,100 bands playing this week at SXSW, music critic Katie Presley highlights bubblegum pop, up-and-coming stars, and the best synth keyboard you'll hear in 2016. Despite its overwhelming size, SXSW is still largely a festival of discovery.  Read more »

Photos: Female Musicians Rocking SXSW

SXSW is over. We can all go take a nap.  Read more »

Backtalk: Starbucks, IUDs, and SXSW

On Backtalk, hosts Amy Lam and Sarah Mirk discuss top pop culture stories of the week,... Read more »

15 Female-Fronted Bands to Love at SXSW

South Korean doo-wop group The Barbarettes. Photo via the band's Facebook. The SXSW music festival has taken over Austin, Texas! I’m here to sort through the more than 2,000 bands that will play around town before Sunday... Read more »

When Women Take to the Sea to Provide Safe Abortions

The Women on Waves ship heads to international waters to dispense the abortion pill to women in need.  The documentary Vessel begins starkly, with the reveal of a typed plea from a woman in Morocco in 2012. Her words are... Read more »

Revel in Brooklyn R&B Duo denitia and sene's Moody Beats

In the week I spent sprinting between shows at SXSW last month, Brooklyn electronic R&B duo denitia and sene’s performance stood out. I reveled in the band’s moody, sexy electronic sounds that weave in warm human voices. Read more »

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