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Live Review: Hands Off Gretel, Healthy Junkies, A Void + Yanna A at The Black Heart, Camden

It was one of the hottest September days in memory, and one of the hottest days of the year, so being jammed into the upstairs music room of the Black Heart in Camden was probably not the best place to be, except that it was. 483 more words

Music Park: Sex Stains @ Comet Ping Pong -- 9/15/16


Allison Wolfe of Sex Stains (Photo by Theresa Sanchez)

In 2016 riot grrrls use Snapchat.

Don’t believe me? Not punk enough?

Boisterous, bespectacled redhead Allison Wolfe would beg to differ. 1,585 more words

Music Park

This One’s For the Ladies

I always enjoy finding an exceptional new band or album, and my most recent discovery is Lost Time by Tacocat. Let us pause a moment to spell Tacocat backwards. 551 more words

Music

Your punk politics will be privileged, or it will be bullshit

An assault on an all female band by a member of security staff at this weekend’s Undercover punk festival in Brighton has brought the online mansplainers and slut shamers out of the woodwork.   1,588 more words

Subcultures

Days 5, 6, and 7 of the 30 Days Challenge

Welcome back! It’s been a crazy week around here, with lots of small adventures, but I assure you I haven’t abandoned hope on this excellent project. 1,425 more words

Music

Can't Stop Won't Stop: Feminist Punk

Earlier this month Pitchfork came out with The Story of Feminist Punk in 33 Songs. I don’t reach Pitchfork but theriotgrrlproject  has been posting a song on a day on Instagram which I have loved following. 200 more words

Strong Women

Riot Grrrl Era

With the influx of 90’s nostalgia the term ‘riot grrrl’ has come back into circulation.

What exactly is a riot grrrl? The term is typically used when describing early 90’s girl punk bands, like Bratmobile, Sleater-Kinney, The Gits and Bikini Kill. 450 more words