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Feedback Friday: Bikini Kill

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It’s occurred to me over the last couple of weeks that when it comes to women and snarling, post-riot grrrl/ punk informed aggression and music  – some might call it punk — though depending on who you ask,  it’s either an idea, a genre or a way to present your self aesthetically — the present-day landscape resembles a dumping ground of too many well-meaning ideals dotted over with distractions of empty symbolism like those identical trees that you see lining suburban medians, or landfills — take your pick. 47 more words

Feedback Friday

VECKANS SKIVA: Dum dum girls – End of Daze

Dum dum girls är ett D.I.Y-projekt som startades 2008 av Dee Dee Penny (aka Kristin Welchez) hemma i hennes sovrum. Älskar den tanken, det triggar till kreativitet. 47 more words


“A Spy in the House of Love” was an interesting look into how male dominated music culture is, and how women are forced to turn themselves into products for male consumption. 378 more words

The DIY Ethic: The Punk Singer and Primer

I viewed two very different films recently that share a DIY ethic that makes me excited about what people can create with a bit of resourcefulness and a lot of passion. 977 more words


20 Years of Hole's 'Live Through This': 12 Musicians and Writers Dissect It Track by Track

Twenty years after the release of Hole’s Live Through This, the level of critical praise and commercial success the album achieved is perhaps lost on those who didn’t witness it firsthand. 5,191 more words


Kathi Wilcox: From Bikini Kill to The Julie Ruin

Riot grrrl emerged as a force with a simple goal: to carve out a space for women to feel safe at punk shows often categorized by violence. 2,489 more words

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