Category: Music

Music festivals and gender inequality in 2018

The last few years have been amazing for women in music. The honest and vulnerable, yet badass and unapologetic attitudes of so many female musicians have been a source of inspiration that I am so […]


May (2018) Playlist

These are the songs that I’ve been loving recently, featuring two songs produced by Kevin Parker of Tame Impala and new discoveries like Japanese Breakfast (Michelle Zauner.) I think she’s great – I was immediately […]


April (2018) playlist

1. Nameless, Faceless / Courtney Barnett 2. Lemon Glow / Beach House 3. Leave It In My Dreams / The Voidz 4. Hand It Over / MGMT 5. Moon River / Frank Ocean 6. Los […]


On reclaiming the term “girl band”

The term “girl band” is one that evokes a feeling of resentment. It has often been rejected by women in music for being degrading, and ultimately, sexist. I get it. It’s infuriating to always have […]


The ethics of supporting your favorite artists

*A follow-up to my post about Jesse Lacey of Brand New. As someone who has always felt emotionally attached to the bands and artists I listen to, it can be difficult to let go when […]


2017 in music: my top 5 albums

1. “Visions of a Life” by Wolf Alice From the first minute of “Heavenward,” this album was captivating – an effortless compilation of punk, grunge, and hypnotic dream-pop. 2. “Masseduction” by St. Vincent A sort-of […]


Jesse Lacey and the grief of moving on

In the wake of what seems to be endless cases of sexual abuse, the one that hurt the most was that of Brand New singer Jesse Lacey. Upon initially hearing that he had manipulated two […]


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