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Pussy Whipped Turns 20

It must be weird to be a cause celebre before you've put out your first album, but that's what happened with Bikini Kill. The band was, of course, at the center of riot grrrl, the ground-up feminist punk-rock movement that burned bright and fast, that applied feminist-studies ideas to the often-boneheaded hardcore scene and saw… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 28, 2013

Q&A: Kathleen Hanna On The New Julie Ruin Record, The Legacy Of Riot Grrl, And The Illness That Derailed Her Entire Life

If you've been paying attention to music and/or pop culture for the past couple of decades, then Kathleen Hanna hardly needs an introduction. As a founding member of Bikini Kill and the creative progenitor of the Riot Grrl movement, Hanna helped inspire a generation of young women (and troubled gay boys like myself) to pick… More »

By: T. Cole Rachel / August 19, 2013

Let’s Talk About Anything BUT This Video!

I'm not sure what you guys want to talk about, but I'm pretty sure it's not this video, right? Totally, no, I know. This video! Gahhh! No way! Let's talk about anything else. The way your jeans smell after a rainstorm? A Huggy Bear 7" you haven't been able to find since the last time… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / July 19, 2012

The 10 Best Indie Rock Songs Under 2 Minutes

Time is a valuable thing, and the musicians who can make a quick point in a short amount of time deserve their props. We've put together a quick list of ten excellent songs from indie's past (and from a few associated genres), all of which end in 120 seconds or less. These tracks throw their… More »

By: Stereogum / October 17, 2011

Kathleen Hanna Slams Katy Perry, Jason Mraz

A couple of weeks ago Kathleen Hanna weighed in on Odd Future, if you remember those guys. The Bikini Kill/Julie Ruin/Le Tigre/riot grrrl icon is continuing to do interviews for the Who Took the Bomp? DVD and an in-progress documentary The Punk Singer so, of course, folks are continuing to toss her questio… More »

By: brandon / June 20, 2011